Away from the hustle bustle Naldehra is a small hill station situated at a distance of 22 kilometres from Shimla and is one hour journey. Placed at an altitude of 2200 meters it is picture perfect real green paradise and admired by true nature lovers as the place is covered by evergreen deodar forest all over. The full fledged 18 hole golf course just adds to the beauty of Naldehra. It is perfect picnic spot where one could enjoy strolling around and enjoying with family and friends especially during springs and summers. This, not a place where you would see man made architectures which most people sought for and like any hill station you will need to walk.
A little History
Lord Curzon who was Viceroy of India in early 1900 got mesmerised by the beauty of this place and established a 9 hole golf course and named this place Naldehra on his third daughter name Alexandra Naldehra.
Things to Do at Naldehra
You can do horse riding at Naldehra on a hilltop stretch on direct payment to horse vendors.
You can enjoy rope way riding on hilltop.
Entry to the general public is restricted. Only members can enter and play course who paid membership of 2.5 lakh.
Naldehra Golf Course 1905
On a spur that extends from the Kufri massif, the Naldehra Golf Course has been in existence from the early twentieth century, it owes its existence to Lord Curzon the British victory of India who fell in love with the spot & often camped here for days on end. He was so enchanted by the spot. That he even named his daughter Naldera after the place.
As a significant part of this romance, Curzon suggested the layout of a Golf Course on the site. The course took shape on totally natural topography which remains unchanged to the present day. Given the point of time when manicured green took the place of Himalayan Grassland, This is perhaps the oldest Golf Course in this part o the world. Naldehra is eighteen (18) holes, par 68 Course with 4423 yards. The yardage in the second round designed over a long sloping glade, the course is regarded as one of the most challenging ones in the country. Set below a thicket of Deodar tree, Naldehra probably owes its name to NALDEO the NAG DEVTA or serpent deity whose temple still stands on the greens.
Nanahal Naag Devta Temple
To one side of golf course is Nanahal Naag Devta temple from where you can get a better view of Golf Course.
Walk around nature
You can stroll around the place admire the natural beauty and have a fun time with friends and family.
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