Nahan - A Quiet Getaway in Himachal Pradesh
Nahan, a locality sparsely populated by people, and hardly known to the outer world. Situated at the Southern tip of Himachal Pradesh, Nahan is off the touristy trail. Located at an altitude of 932 m from mean sea level (MSL), the town will grip your awe with its cleanliness. Traveler can plan their stay in beautiful properties - Shakuntalam (Homestay), Babavally Farm (Vacation Home) and Divya Anand Lok Camp (Camping site)
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Nahan: A Quiet Getaway in Himachal PradeshHimachal Pradesh is known to be a hub of getaways in thehills, with well known tourist centres such as Shimla,Kausauli, Manali, Palampur spread across it. In fact, a largechunk of the economy of the state is based on its tourism.But snuggled cosily among the hills, there are small townswhich are not only picturesque, but are enriched withnatural beauty and historical mystic.One such town is Nahan, a locality sparsely populated bypeople, and hardly known to the outer world. Situated at theSouthern tip of Himachal Pradesh, Nahan is off the touristytrail. Located at an altitude of 932 m from mean sea level(MSL), the town will grip your awe with its cleanliness. It isstrategically located near Rani Tal, Giri Nagar, Renuka, PontaSahib, Suketi Fossil Park, Chaugan, Bikram Bagh, etc. Thevarious tourist spots in Nahan are spread around the coretown and offer lovely scenic views.The city is believed to be founded in 1621 by Raja KaranPraksh in 1621. It is believed the city takes it name fromNahar (The Lion) which accompanied a saint who once livedthere.The picturesque location on an isolated ridge in the Shivalikrange makes it a beautiful hill station overlooking lush greenvalley and meadows. Pleasant climate, attractive walkwaysand peaceful serene atmosphere is a major attraction fortourists coming to Nahan. The dense foliage is home to avariety of birds and animals that still can be seen in theirnatural habitat. The forest routes filled with lush greeneryadds to the calm nature of the place. Nahan is a small town in the centre of lush green mountainsnearby. Abundant green woodlands, eminent mountain ranges, absolutely carved river valleys makeNahan a perfect place to holiday for nature and adventure lovers.Apart from natural scenic locations, Nahan is known for many ancient temples and places of pilgrimage.Interested to know more? We invite you to check out this spot first hand. Visit Shakuntalam, a homeaway from home, brought to you by The Other Home, just perfect for your needs. It is located on theoutskirts, about 8 km from the city centre, in Keli village, where hardly a dozen families reside. Nestledbetween the hills and the jungle, Shakuntalam is an absolute beauty. With a living room and a spaciousdeluxe suite, the homestay offers a lovely view of the Cedar forests. Shakuntalam’s proximity to the city
yet its peaceful and natural surroundings allows the guests toenjoy the best of both worlds. Sitting outdoor they can relax andenjoy the serenity of nature. For those in mood for more activitythere are nature walks and hikes that will also teach you a lotmore about the region. There is an organic farm and smallorchard with more than 200 variety of trees including mangoes,banana and papaya trees. Daily tours to various other touristattractions can also be organized.Another option for a cosy homestay in a villa is offered inBabavalley Farm, located beside the Markandey River nearNahan district. You may also cook your own food there, if youdo not wish to avail of the cook facility. Relax in the lawn or fishin a cosy corner by the pond, do not let the madding crowd gethold of you!!!Lest you are in the adventurous mode, we offer a plethora ofexciting packages in Divya Anand Lok Adventure Camp, locatedbeside the Markandey River near Nahan district. The variousoutdoor activities on the palette include swimming, TarzanSwing, River Crossing, Balancing Beam, Climbing Wall, Ramp,Archery and Darting. The major attraction is staying in a tentunder the open sky, so less polluted.The weather in Nahan is always pleasant, ranging between6-380C. Guests can enjoy their vacation throughout the year.However, the best season to visit is between October – April.For more details on Shakuntalam, follow the link:Hope to see you there soon!!