Best Places To Visit In Narkanda, The Gateway To Apple Country

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

Narkanda is a small, pretty town about 65 kilometres from Shimla. It takes about 2 hours to drive on a very smooth road, which is a plus.

This is one of the best places for tourists to visit in Narkanda because it is so beautiful and has a nice view of snow-capped mountains.

Stokes Farm


Hatu Peak, 12,000 feet above sea level, offers panoramic views of the surrounding lowlands. As Shimla's highest mountain, you can see a blanket of cedar and fir.

Hatu Peak


Need peace from city life? Visit the Mahamaya Temple in Kacheri to meditate with 'sadhus'

Mahamaya Temple, Kacheri


Tanni Jubbar Lake is a good family holiday spot. This beautiful lake is perfect for family time and fun activities.

Tannu Jubbar Lake


Jau Baug is 8 km from Shimla's Narkanda town. The mountains and fields are nice. It's a 15-minute trek to Hatu Peak.

Jau Baug


The Hatu Mata Temple is another place of worship that many people go to in Narkanda. It is one of a kind because it is made of wood and has carvings in the style of China.

Hatu Mata Temple


Kacheri is 7 km from Narkanda's bus station. 500 metres from Oddi, it's a charming offbeat attraction in Himachal Pradesh.



This old temple is at an elevation of 8,500 feet and is dedicated to the goddess of the Kumharsain and Sangri tribes.

Derthu Mata Temple


Narkanda is one of the oldest ski resorts in India. It is set in rolling hills and offers skiing and other winter sports.

Skiing in Narkanda


If you visit Narkanda and miss this location, you've missed a treasure. Narkanda's Market is a popular destination.

City Shopping in Narkanda