Thursday, July 21, 2011

Narkanda Valley- Beauty Beyond Imagination

Narkanda is one of the those place which are surrounded by dense pine forest and Himalaya. Narkanda is at distance of 63 km form Shimla and situated at hight of 2703 meters fom sea level. Narkanda is on the Hindustan Tibet Road and at mid distance between Shimla and Rohru.

If you are planning to visit Shimla don't miss to visit Narkanda, and if your are nature lover, you will like this place more than Shimla. Lots of construction and population reduce the beauty of Shimla. It's better to visit the Mashobra, Kufri, Naldera and Narkanda if you are planning to visit Shimla.

Pic.Credit:Team BHP

Center of Attraction at Narkanda Valley

Hatu Peak
Hatu Peak is main centre of attraction in Narkanda Valley, named after Hatu Mata whose ancient temple is situated at top of hills. Hattu peak is located at altitude of 3,330 meter and offer the panoramic view of dense pine forests, you can see a wide range of Himalaya forests from Hattu peak.

Places to Visits near Narkanda Valley

Kotgarh valley
Kotgarh is Apple heartland of Himachal and had lagre no. of Apple gardens. Kotgarh is famous of its delecious Apple and orchards, which exported all over the world. Kotgarh is at distance of 82 Km from Shimla.

Mode of Transportation

You can reach the Narkanda by all modes of transportation. By Road you can take bus from ISBT Delhi or Chandigarh to Shimla. From Shimla you can take HRTC bus or hire Jeep to Narkenda.

By Train nearest raliway station is Kalka which is at a distance of 60km form Shimla. You can take train from Kala to Shimla but it's toy train and run at slow speed. But you will enjoy the tunnels and beauty of hills in Shimla Kalka toy train.

By Air nearest aitrport is at Bhuter which is few km away from Shimla

You can visit the Narkanda through out the year. January to June is best time to visit the Narkanda Valley.