Nalagarh Hill Station
Nalagarh hills are most famous for its natural beauty. The beauty of this place not only calms the eyes but also mesmerizes the onlookers. This place is far from the hum drum of the city. It has fresh air and a very clear atmosphere all around.
Nalagarh hill station is established in 1100 AD by regulars of art and architecture known as Chandela Rajputs. Nalagarh is also famous as “Hindur” or “Nawalgarh”; it is situated in the Solan districts. During the British rule Nalagarh was a significant state well-known for its forts and kinu fruits orchard.
Nalagarh is a famous hill stations but now-a-days as the state is developing there are many factories of steel, leather and chemical that are destroying the beauty of the state. People can enjoy by having a leisure walk in the flourishing green environment of Nalagarh. Tourists can have their lunch in the shades of the royal orchards trees or in the machaan
Interesting places to visit in Nalagarh hill:
The main attraction that pulls the tourists to Nalagarh is the very famous Nalagarh Fort; it is just 6 kilometers away from the main city palace in the northwest. This fort is being constructed by the kings of Rajputs, and it is said that this fort is the first of the three forts built by them. The view of the Shivalik hill with its amazing beauty can bee seen from the fort which is very impressive.
It is an excellent fort which is built by Raja Ram Chander in the year 1540; this fort is located in north and is just 21 kilometers away from the Nalagarh hills. The fort is at the height of 4000 feet. From the fort the awesome views of the great Himalayas showing the snow clad and the small towns of the Punjab can be enjoyed.
Naina Devi temple:
This temple is just 60 kilometers away from the Nalagarh hills. This temple is derived from the goddess Naina Devi. The temple is located on the top of the Naina hillock. The popular hill station Ninital is named after this holy place.
This is very popular Mughal garden Pinjore located just 35 kilometers away from the Nalagarh. This is panaromic garden which has a house of mini zoo, Japanese garden and the plants nursery.
Place to stay:
Accommodation here is easily available as there are many options available here. There are hotels, resorts, private guest house and lodges are available in the main city Nalagarh. There are all facilities available according to the tourists such as swimming pool, huge dining hall and bed rooms that are well ventilated.
Nearest airport is the Chandigarh airport just 60 kilometers away from the Nalagarh hills. There are regular flights from Chandigarh to major cities of India.
- Rail ways:
Nearest railway station is the Chandigarh station just 60 kilometers away from Nalagarh hills. There are pre-paid taxis and buses from Chandigarh to Nalagarh hills.
- Road ways:
There are many state transport and luxury buses from Nalagarh to all the major cities of India.
Ideal time to visit:
Best time to visit Nalagarh hills is from March to October as during this period the weather is very cold here and you can enjoy the foggy climate.