Places To Visit In Narkanda

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1. Skiing in Narkanda

Skiing in Narkanda
Top Attraction 4.1 /5

0 km
from city center
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Places To Visit in Narkanda

Narkanda is situated at an altitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan Tibet road. It gives a beautiful view of snow ranges. Famous for Skiing & Winter sports, Narkanda is among India's oldest ski destinations with the undulating beauty of nature. Perched at an altitude of 8100 ft, the slopes of the hill town is perfect for the skills of beginners as well as experienced skiers.

2. Hatu Peak

Hatu Peak
Top Attraction 4.2 /5

4 km
from city center
2 out of 11
Places To Visit in Narkanda

Highlights: Hatu Peak Trek, Camping at Hatu Peak

Soaring at a height of nearly 12,000 feet above sea level, the Hatu Peak is the highest peak in the entire Shimla district, located 8km from Narkanda. Surrounded by majestic mountains and covered in a dense green blanket of sky-touching cedar and fir, Hatu Peak may just be paradise on earth.

3. Hatu Mata Temple

Hatu Mata Temple

2 km
from city center
3 out of 11
Places To Visit in Narkanda

Hatu Mata Temple is more than a pilgrimage site situated at 3352 meters above sea level in Narkanda, Shimla. It is a must-visit place if you are visiting Narkanda. The architecture of Hatu Mata Temple is different from other Hindu Temples.

4. Stokes Farm

Stokes Farm
4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 11
Places To Visit in Narkanda

Stokes Farm, in Thanadar hamlet, is famed for its spectacular apple orchards. Located 16km from Narkanda, it is Shimla's oldest apple orchard. In 1916, Mr. Satyanand Stokes, an American who eventually migrated in India, began apple planting in this region. When the heat of the plains got to him on a leprosy mission in India in 1904, he was recommended to recover in Kotgarh near Thanedar in Himachal.

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5. Tannu Jubbar Lake

Tannu Jubbar Lake
4.1 /5

5 km
from city center
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Places To Visit in Narkanda

Tannu Jubbar Lake is encircled with trees all around is an ideal picnic spot and to spend some relaxed time with the clear reflection of tress in the lake. Please note that it is a small lake with no boating facility. 

6. City Shopping

City Shopping
4.1 /5

29 km
from city center
6 out of 11
Places To Visit in Narkanda

Although not known for it's shopping experience, Narkanda has plenty of clothing stores. One can buy some Himachali shawls, Pattoo blankets and caps as well as Pullans, which are shoes made out of wool. One finds some fine traditional items at the Himachal Hat outlets.

7. Mahamaya Temple, Kacheri

Mahamaya Temple, Kacheri
4.1 /5

35 km
from city center
7 out of 11
Places To Visit in Narkanda

Located at distance of 7km form Narkanda is the Mahamaya Temple, dedicated to Goddess Kali. Set amidst breathtakingly beautiful surroundings with a sense of calm and serenity, this temple provides the perfect ambience for meditation and introspection.

8. Jau Baug

Jau Baug

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Places To Visit in Narkanda

Jau Baug is a top tourist attraction located 8 kilometers away from Narkanda town in Shimla. The beautiful mountains and meadows are just picturesque. It is also a trekking point for tourists situated just 15 minutes away from Hatu peak. The approximate time to visit Jau baug will take around 2 to 3 hours.

9. Kacheri


4 km
from city center
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Places To Visit in Narkanda

Kacheri is a tourist spot located around 7 kilometers away from the nearest bus stand of Narkanda town. It is a less –explored hamlet which is around 500 meters walking distance from Oddi. The famous Mahamaya Temple is also located in Kacheri. Apart from that, the land gets covered with snow during winters.

10. Derthu Mata Temple

Derthu Mata Temple

4 km
from city center
10 out of 11
Places To Visit in Narkanda

Derthu Mata Temple is a beautiful ancient Hindu temple located near Narkanda. The Derthu Mata Temple is situated at an altitude of 8500 feet. It is said that Derthu Mata is the Mother Goddess of Kumharsain and Sangri people of the area. The spectacular view and the divine aura of the temple make this a worth-it experience.

11. Koteshwar Mahadev Temple

Koteshwar Mahadev Temple

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Places To Visit in Narkanda

The Koteshwar Mahadev Temple is one of the popular temples in Shimla. It is located in Mandoli which has a beautiful village with a scenic and divine atmosphere. Koteshwar deity is believed to be the incarnation of Lord Shiva. As per the religious beliefs of the locals, they say that God Koteshwar comes out of the temple once every four years.

FAQs on Narkanda

What are the top sightseeing places in Narkanda?

The top sightseeing places in Narkanda are Hatu Peak, Skiing in Narkanda, Tannu Jubbar Lake, Stokes Farm, City Shopping, Mahamaya Temple, Kacheri.

How much does a package cost for Narkanda?

The packages for Narkanda start at INR 7000 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

How can I commute within Narkanda?

Local transport is easy. Cabs buses and rickshaws are easily available.
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