Explore Mashobra: An Offbeat Place In Himachal Pradesh!

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

Mashobra, a lovely hill hideaway in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, is surrounded by Himalayan hills, oaks, apple orchards, deodars, and pines.

Wildflower Hall was Lord Kitchener of Khartoum's home and Lord Ripon's vacation getaway. After a 1993 fire, the Himachal Pradesh Government and Oberoi Group rebuilt it as a hotel

Wild Flower Hall


Chevalier Federico Pelite built the classic Italian villa and called it after his village. Oaks and pines surround the wooden villa.



For its prevalence throughout the continent, rich coniferous cover, and birdwatching, the Reserve Forest Sanctuary is a must-see.

Reserve Forest Sanctuary


In May, visit Mahasu Peak to explore obscure traditions and festivities. On the third Tuesday of May, Mahasu Jatara celebrates Lord Mahasu's changing idol.

Mahasu Peak


This freshwater stream is a big part of Mashobra and is a great place for extreme water sports fans to do things like river rafting, camping, and more.

Tattapani River


Chadwick Falls is a popular Shimla tourist attraction. Visitors seeking Shimla's natural beauty often visit the waterfall in the Glen Forests.

Chadwick Falls


India's president's retreat is atop Chharabra peak. The site's magnificent architecture and lively atmosphere make it one of Mashobra's must-sees.

The Presidential Retreat


Jakhu Temple, dedicated to Lord Hanuman and located on Shimla's highest mountain at about 8,500 ft, is a prominent Ramayana-era temple complex.

Jakhu Temple


The market sells souvenirs and wooden goods. Great wooden handicrafts can be seen here. An exciting world of miniature cars, trucks, and cycles awaits you.

Lakka Bazaar


The Mahasu Devta temple is a popular place of worship for the locals and a delight for spiritual seekers who come here to ask for blessings from heaven.

Mahasu Devta Temple