About Nalagarh

Far away from the chaos of cities, Nalagarh is known for its abundant greenery, serenity and the amazing view of the Shivalik hills past the Sirsa river. If a relaxing break is what you seek, Nalagarh is the place to go The Mughals and the Britishers during their rule cherished the beauty of this place and regarded it as a princely state and till date the royal touch is still alive and unscathed. Nalagarh's main attraction is the Nalagarh Fort which has now been converted into a heritage hotel that attracts tourists from all over the country. Besides the regal attributes attached to the place, Nalagarh successfully embraces the growth in steel, chemicals, thread mills, leather and breweries and is an upcoming industrial town. The place is surrounded by the view of the outer Himalayas on one side and the Shivaliks on the other. The place is sprinkled with the ruins of many forts around the valley, which include the forts of Chamba, Surajupur, Ramharh and Malaon.

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Experience Time: 2-3 Hrs

Distance: 2 kms

Nalagarh fort

Nalagarh Fort is one of the most famous heritage hotels situated in Himachal Pradesh. Located on the edge of Aravalli Hills, the fort overlooks the city of Jaipur in Rajasthan. It was initially given the name Sudarshangarh which later evolved to the Nalagarh meaning home of tigers. The mighty fort was originally built as a place to move to above the city and was connected to the fortress of Jaigarh which was the old capital of Amber through its walls over the surrounding hills. Situated in the middle of lush greenery combined with modern amenities, it serves as an ideal getaway for the weekend. The fort witnessed some paramount events in the history including treaties with the Marathas and their wars with Jaipur in the 18th century. The Europeans were moved to Nahargarh Fort during the Indian Mutiny of 1857 by the king of Jaipur for their protection. Nalagarh Fort is spread over an area of 10 acres on the top of a hill. It has been built in the Mughal Style of architecture in five levels. The majestic fort has now been converted into a hotel. The conference hall of the fort known as Diwan-E-Khas was built by Raja Sansar Chand in 1618 AD. The Nalagarh Heritage Resort can be reached easily from Manali, Dharamshala and the other hill stations present in Himachal Pradesh.

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Distance: 47 kms

Ramgarh fort

As you walk inside the tallest Door in India, ambling past ancient sundials, bending to look inside a massive well or an unused tunnel it would strike you that perhaps someone has gently picked the back of your collar and dropped you into the unturned pages of a history book which has magically come to life. Ramgarh fort built by Raja Ram Chander is located at the hilltop having amazing Shivalik hillocks on the back drop. It is yet another historical monument turned into a heritage hotel with luxurious facilities and not even a paper thin architectural trait has been destroyed by the touch of modernization. This fort is located around 1 hour from Nalagarh and hence, one should factor in the time

Experience Time: 1-2 hrs

Distance: 45 kms

Gobind Sagar Lake

The unparalleled scenic view of rolling hills and plains overlooking the azure blue tint of the man-made reservoir of the Gobind Sagar lake is an alluring vista to gaze upon. The gigantic reservoir is formed on the Sutlej river by the Bhakra Dam, one of the highest gravity dams in the world. Built in 1963, The Bhakra dam stands as an iconic marvel of dam engineering. The multipurpose dam has given birth to a mighty artificial lake that encompasses an area of 170 square kilometres and is 90 kilometres long. Owing to its location and proximity to the Himalayan ranges, the lake is surrounded by lush greenery and an aura of tranquillity at every turn. Gobind Sagar Lake is renowned for being the third largest reservoir in the country which stands as a lifeline to Himachal Pradesh and several other North Indian states such as Rajasthan, Haryana and Punjab, providing millions of cubic tonnes of water for irrigation to over 10 million acres of fields across these regions. The enormous lake is named after Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth guru of the Sikhs. There is a sense of repose and calmness that Gobind Sagar lake welcomes you with. The views of the artificial lake from the lofty dam or the elevated areas around are enchanting and worth a visit. Famous for recreational activities such as water sports and picnicking and obviously the scenic beauty, large number of tourists frequent the vast water reservoir for a jaunt. There are hardly any reasons for you not to stop by!

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Distance: 34 kms

Pinjore Gardens

Pinjore Gardens is a beautiful Mughal Garden made in 17th Century India located in the city of Pinjore, in the district of Panchkula, Haryana. The garden expands over a massive area of 100 acres and is a beautiful place to unwind with nature in the ever-growing concrete city. The Pinjore garden is also known as Yadvinder Garden which is famous all over the world for its well-maintained greenery, refreshing fountains and mesmerising water bodies. Tourists from all over the world visit the Pinjore gardens to experience this Mughal creation that India has very proudly and carefully maintained. Pinjore Gardens are a good illustration of terrace gardens in India. During Baisakhi, between April and June, the Garden serves as the venue of the annual Mango Festival. It doesn't just have a vast expanse of beautiful flora but also houses a mini zoo, an area dedicated to historic places, a serene Japanese garden, a splendid nursery and some areas that serve as picnic spots. So, the Gardens have enough for everyone, be it kids or adults. Many believe that the Pandava brothers rested her for a while during their exile. The best time to explore the gardens is in the evening time. The entire garden is lit up after sunset in such a way that the ambience of the garden changes completely.

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