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Places to visit at Narkanda

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Narkanda is a hill station which has gained popularity in the recent decade. It has an average elevation of around 2600 meters which is higher than Kufri and is at a distance of 65 kilometres from Shimla city connected by NH 5. The place has the beauty of its own kind and is quite different from Shimla. The place is surrounded by deodar forest and big apple orchards.Like Kufri, this place is also famous for skiing.

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Narkanda

Places to Visit at Narkanda

Hatu Peak

Hatu mata temple
Hatu mata temple

Hatu Peak is at a distance of 5 kilometres from Narkanda at an elevation of 3400 meters and is the highest point in Shimla. At the top of the peak resides Hatu Mata temple. Hatu Mata temple is the dedicated to ‘Mandodari’ who was the wife of ‘Ravana’. The road to Hatu from Narkanda is little treacherous at certain points especially for drivers who haven’t driven much on mountain roads. However, this sort of roads is an everyday thing to local taxi drivers. The view of mountains from the top is very mesmerising. You should not miss Hatu if you are at Narkanda.

 

Hatu Temple Narkanda
Hatu Mata Temple Narkanda

Tani Jubbar Lake

Tani Jubbar Lake is at a distance of 10 kilometres from Narkanda. It is a rain fed lake and to the side of the lake is Nag devta temple. Adjacent to it is small Tani Jubbar village. The lake is not very big but its okay as rain fed lakes in mountains are not that huge.

Tani jubbar lake
Tani jubbar lake

 

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