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Nalagarh Parwanoo Kasauli

Nalagarh is a charming city in the Solan District of Himachal Pradesh. The city was first established in 1100 AD by Raja Ajai Chand. It is popularly known as the gateway to Himachal Pradesh. The city is worth visiting to appreciate its architectural and cultural extravaganza. The Ramgarh Fort is the prime attraction of the city. Today the palace is a heritage hotel and tourists can enjoy a royal experience.

Parwanoo is located about 43Km from Nalagarh. It is an industrial town placed at the borders of Panchkula, Haryana. The town spans across the Shivalik Range and serves as an access point to tourist destinations like Kasauli and Pinjore. The cable car ride of Timber Trail is quite popular among tourists. It connects two hills of the Shivalik Range and tourists can enjoy views of the Kaushalya River flowing down below.

The hill station of Kasauli has its own appeal and attracts thousands of tourists every year. Kasauli is located about 40 minutes away from Parwanoo. Sitting amidst picture-perfect surroundings, the ambiance of Kasauli seems to have idled in the settings of 19th century. Kasauli was developed by the British and boasts of having leading medical research institutes.

Attraction for Tourists

Temples


Tara Devi Temple (Nalagarh)

The temple is located on a hill top about 3Km from the city. The temple is dedicated to Tara Devi the main deity of the family of the King of Nalagarh. From the hill top the entire valley of Nalagarh can be seen.

Kali Mata Temple (Parwanoo)

This temple is located about 2Km from Parwanoo and is dedicated to Goddess Kali. It is visited by several pilgrims especially during the festival of Navratri.

Hanuman Temple (Kasauli)

The temple is located atop the Monkey Point, a major attraction in Kasauli. The temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and it is believed that while returning after taking the Sanjeevini Buti, Hanuman’s foot touched the hill and hence the surface of the hill top is shaped like a foot.

Baba Balak Nath Temple (Kasauli)

About 3Km from Kasauli on a hill is the Baba Balak Nath Temple. The temple is dedicated to Baba Balak Nath a staunch devotee of Lord Shiva.

Adventures Options


Trekking

Parwanoo offers some good trekking options to Pinjore and Kasauli. The trails are adventurous and quite exciting. Some of the best trails in Kasauli include Kalka to Kasauli, Garkhal to Kasauli and Jabli to Kasauli. Trekking can best be enjoyed during the summer months.

Rock Climbing

The areas of Nalagarh, Parwanoo and Kasauli are surrounded by hills giving people a chance to enjoy rock climbing and mountaineering.

River Rafting

The close proximity of lakes and rivers from Parwanoo and Kasauli gives tourists a chance to enjoy river rafting and other water sports.

Best Tips

Parwanoo is known for its fresh fruits, jams and jellies. The bunsams or bun samosas in Kasauli are a must-try.

Nalagarh / Parwanoo / Kasauli Shopping

The shopping scene in Nalagarh, Parwanoo and Kasauli is not fancy. Nalagarh and Parwanoo have regular shops selling apparels, woollens, handicrafts, etc.
Kasauli offers a good shopping experience. Tourists can buy fresh jams and jellies in Kasauli. There are souvenir shops in and around the hill station that offer Tibetan handicrafts and wooden souvenirs and hand-knitted woollens. The best places to shop in Kasauli include Mall Road, Old Bazaar and Tibetan Market. Visit souvenir shops like Mug Studio and Pinkonez on Mall Road.

Tourist's Travel Route to Nalagarh / Parwanoo / Kasauli

Nalagarh can be reached by air, rail and road. The closest airport to the city is at Chandigarh 55Km away. Taxis and buses connect Chandigarh to Nalagarh. The nearest railhead is at Ghanauli 20Km away. There is a regular bus service from major cities like Chandigarh, Kalka, Ambala and New Delhi to Nalagarh.

The nearest airport to Parwanoo is at Chandigarh about 25Km away. The closest railhead is at Kalka about 4Km away. Kalka and Chandigarh are conveniently connected to Parwanoo by roads. Buses and taxis are easily available. It can also be reached by road through Nalagarh and other major cities in Himachal Pradesh.

Kasauli is well-connected by road to major cities in northern India like Shimla, Delhi and Chandigarh. The closest railhead is at Kalka about 40Km away from Kasauli. The nearest airport is at Chandigarh about 61Km away. Bus service and taxis are easily available from Chandigarh and Kalka to Kasauli.

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