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MASHOBRA & NALDEHRA

MASHOBRA
Mashobra is a beautiful village that lies on the road leading from Shimla to Naldehra. This is situated at an elevation of 2148 meters above the sea level and is about six miles from Shimla Church. The entire valley is covered by dense woods of oaks and pines and is ideal for taking a pleasant walk in the midst of extremely soothing climate.

One of the greatest places to visit at Mashobra in Himachal Pradesh is the Goddess Durga temple. The place has an enormous religious importance for not only the people of Himachal Pradesh but also to the tourists. Mashobra is an exceptionally beautiful place. The hilly flora and fauna adds to the exotic beauty of the place. The place features sprawling gardens and plantations here and there unveiling colorful daffodils, hyacinths, asphodels and celandines. The place of Mashobra is a well known spot for picnic.

Mashobra attracts tourists for its utmost tranquility. The well known Craignano Resort is only three kilometers from Mashobra. Sipur is a lovely place closely located to Mashobra that is a nice tourist hang out amidst shadows of cedar trees. The highest peak of the belt named Shali can be reached by trekking from Mashobra.
Fast Fact – Mashobra
  • District : Shimla.
  • STD code : 0177
  • When To Go : All Year Around. Mashobra is lively in winter snow.
  • Location : This tiny Raj-era retreat is at a height of 7,700 ft, 14 km N of Shimla.
  • Distances : 102 km NE of Kalka,128 km NE of Chandigarh, 356km N of Delhi
  • Journey Time :
    By Road : 1 Hrs from Shimla, 5 Hrs from Chandigarh, 9 Hrs from Del
    Journey Time :
    By Road : 1 Hrs from Shimla, 5 Hrs from Chandigarh, 9 Hrs from Del
  • Himachal Tourism : The Mall
    Tel: 0177-2652561, 2658302.
    Email: shimla@hptdc.in
    Website : www.hptdc.nic.in>
GETTING THERE

  • Air : Nearest Airport: Jubbarhatti (37Km/2 Hrs). Taxi Cost Rs 1200-1500 to Mashobra
  • Rail : Nearest Railhead: Kalka(102 Km/3.5 Hrs). Taxi fare to Mashobra is Rs 15,00/-
  • Road : Mashobra is just 14 Km NE Shimla from Delhi & Chandigarh. Drive 8 Km East from Shimla alone NH22 to Dhalli and take the left turn going downhill. Mashobra is 3 km away on this road. From Shimla a taxi will charge Rs 600.

NALDEHRA – TEE TIME

Naldehra is the site of the the oldest golf course in India. The beautiful golf course at Naldehra was the brainchild of none other than Lord Curzon-a viceroy of the erstwhile British Raj. Naldehra got its name from a Nag temple situated inside the golf course. Tall deodar trees surround the links making it one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world. Naldehra is located at a distance of 22 kilometers from Shimla. The distance from Delhi to Naldehra is 392 kilometers. The easiest way to reach Naldehra from Delhi is to travel by car via Chandigarh. Chandigarh is 139 kilometers distant from Naldehra. The nearest airport is Chandigarh, and the closest railway station is Shimla. Only narrow gauge rail services are available in the region.

The USP of Naldehra is its unusual golf course. The golf course is India's oldest and is regarded as one of the most challenging links in the world. The golf course of Naldehra is situated at a height of 2044 meters above sea level.

THINGS TO SEE AROUND NALDHERA
Chabba – 18 Km
Between May to June & September to October, the powerhouse on the sutlej at Chabba is the starting point for the 11 km rafting stretch to Tattapani. The Chalets Naldehra organizes rafting trips.

Tattapani – 35 Km.
Tattapani, at 2,230 ft, is famously home to sulphur springs next to the satlej River.Such is the water’s warmth that locals from adjoining Sunni bathe here in the winters.

Shaily Peak – 23 Km.
Shaily Peak trek.

GETTING THERE
Air : Nearest Airport: Jubbarhatti (53Km/2.5 Hrs). Taxi Cost Rs 1200-1500 to Naldehra

Rail : Nearest Railhead: Kalka(118 Km/4 Hrs). Taxi fare to Naldehra is Rs 25,00/-

Road : Naldehra is just 30 Km NE Shimla from Delhi & Chandigarh. Drive 8 Km East from Shimla alone NH22 to Dhalli and take the left turn going downhill. Naldehra is 22 km away on this road via Mashobra
Fast Fact – NALDEHRA
  • District : Shimla.
  • STD code : 0177
  • When To Go : March to June(Tourist Season)& August to December.(off Season ). Skip the monsoon months.
  • Location : Naldehra, at 6,706 ft, hosts the world’s highest golf course, set amidst pine forests just off the Hindustan-Tibet Road,30 km NE of Shimla.
  • Distances : 118 km NE of Kalka,144 km NE of Chandigarh, 372km N of Delhi.
  • Journey Time :
    By Road : 1.5 Hrs from Shimla, 5.5 Hrs from Chandigarh, 9.5 Hrs from Delhi.
  • Route from Delhi : NH1 to Ambala via kundli,Murthal,Samalkha,Panipat,Karnal,& Pipli;NH22 to Dhalli via Dera Bassi, Panchkula, Pinjore,Parwanoo,Dharampur, Barog, Solan, Kandaghat, Tara Devi and Shimla; SH to Naldehra via Mashobra.
  • Himachal Tourism : The Mall Tel: 0177-2652561, 2658302. Email: shimla@hptdc.in Website : www.hptdc.nic.in

WHERE TO STAY - Mashobra / Naldehra
Mashobra / Naldehra (7000 ft)
Whispering Pines @ Gables - Club Mahindra Resort / Spa Mashobra, 15 kms from Shimla
Koti Resort Resort Baldeyan, 20 kms from Shimla
Golf Links ** Naldehra, 24 kms from Shimla
Woodstock Resort ** Naldehra, 25 kms from Shimla
Chalets Naldehra Resort Naldehra, 25 kms from Shimla
Golf Glade - HP Tourism ** Naldehra, 25 kms from Shimla
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