About Parwanoo

This is a place where one can enjoy the captivating ambience of a hill station and hustle-bustle of a city. Situated on the border of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, this small town offers beautiful apple orchards and delicious fruit products. An ideal getaway for outdoor activities such as trekking and hiking, it is also a destination for nature lovers. Once a sleepy town, today Parwanoo has transformed into an industrial city. The verdant cover of pine and fir trees along with pleasant weather will make you fall in love with this place. Packed with lakes, temples and gardens and a ride on a cable car, a trip to this town can be one of the most enjoyable and cherished.

Place to must visit in Parwanoo

Places to Visit in Parwanoo

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Experience Time: 2-3 Hrs

Distance: 2 kms

Timber Trail

Wrapped in the quiet charms of Himachal Pradesh, Timber Trail in the city of Kasauli is a quiet little hill station. The destination is an emerald beauty with its many pine and coniferous trees. Perhaps the most sought-after destination around in Kasauli's Parwanoo, Timber Trail is a favourite among the backpacker community and students alike. Well within the bounds of the city and away from it still, this place is the perfect place for the ones who are looking for serenity within the hustle bustle of the town. The view from the heights of the Timber Trail is breathtaking in every aspect. This place is popular for its ropeway rides, which are a thrilling experience. Sliding through the mountain ways while surrounded by the incredible natural beauty is a refreshing experience. The deep gorges right below the ropeway will give you an incredible adrenaline rush without even moving your feet! A few quaint hotels are also available here, which are the perfect place to stay over and enjoy the virgin charms of this destination.

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Cable car Ride

As adventurous you may be this cable car ride at Timber Trail Resort offers some spellbinding views but it is recommended for only daring people.

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Distance: 70 kms

Fruit orchards

This small town offers a special treat to its Traveller in form of its beautiful orchards. Located in the lap of Shivalik Range, Parwanoo experiences amazing weather which is suitable for the production of apples and peaches. Jams, pickles, jellies and other fruit made products are specialty of this area. The town also offers several panoramic views that make this place an ideal spot for relaxing and picnic.

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Distance: 2 kms

Kali Mata Temple

A famous tourist spot for Hindus, Kali Mata Temple is an ancient temple situated only 2 km from Parwanoo. Dedicated to Goddess kali, the temple is visited by large number of pilgrims during Navratri. According to the legend, the site of temple was once visited by the Pandavas during their exile.

Experience Time: 3-4 hrs

Distance: 10 kms


Dagshai is a timeworn cantonment town that can be found in the hilly terrains of the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh in India. Perched on the top of a hill 5,689 feet above the sea level, this tiny town is worth visiting at least once in a lifetime, to get a taste of what a real offbeat attraction feels like. The foundation of the township was laid down by the East India Company in the year 1847. This incident occurred after the East India Company took over the five villages of Badhtiala, Chunawad, Dabbi, Jawag and Dagshai from the Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh. The town consists of a prison as well where the mutiny of the Irish soldiers in 1920 was imprisoned. The hill station is a cantonment area for the army and has numerous buildings from the British Era. The town consists of an army unit stationed, a residential Army Public School and also a private school named Dagshai Public School. The town is so small that the two schools occupy most of the hilltop. Nevertheless, one can find some exciting attractions such as the church and the Dagshai cellular jail in the town, which make the visit fun-filled as well as informative. Dagshai does not have hotels available, but one can find a lot of spots for spending a fun picnic with family and loved ones. From some of these places, one can view the entire Panchkula and Chandigarh lights at night. The tourists can also find a large field for playing in the area.

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Gorkha Fort

This place is for people who are fascinated by past and history. Gorkha Fort situated on a small hill Subathu is 16 km away from Parwanoo. Believed to be founded by the Gurkha Army Chief Amar Singh Thapa to fight against British, the fort today exhibits strength even through its ruins. With a spectacular view of dense forest all around, Traveller can also visit the Gurkha Museum to witness the past of the area with exhibits dating back to year 1815.

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Distance: 6 kms

Pinjore Gardens

Situated roughly 15 km from Panchkula, this garden is spread over an area of 100 acres, and is also called Yadvinder garden. The work of creating this garden began in the seventeenth century. Today, the Chandigarh Pinjore Garden also serves as the venue of the annual event of mango festival during Baisakhi (April to June). The garden houses a mini zoo, historic places, Japanese garden, nursery and a number of picnic spots. According to the Hindu mythology, it is said that it is over here that Pandava brothers had rested during their exile.

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Distance: 21 kms

Shri Balaji Temple

An ancient Hindu temple located in Parwanoo in a small village Bhairo ka Ser is a major attraction of the town. The interesting fact about this temple is that it was buried in the earth until it was excavated in year 1988. Since then, the temple attracts tourists in large number.

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Distance: 18 kms

Gurudwara Nada Sahib, Panchkula

A religious place for Sikhs, Gurudwara Nada Sahib is located in Panchkula district almost 22km from Parwanoo. A holy place with significant past, this Gurudwara houses a large courtyard as well as accommodation for pilgrims. It is believed that Guru Gobind Singh stayed here for a while. Packed with devotees on daily basis, the number of pilgrims increase many fold on the full moon day.

Experience Time: 2-3 hrs

Distance: 16 kms

Mansa Devi Temple

Nestled in the foothills of the Shivalik mountain range, the beautiful temple complex is spread over an area of 100 acres bordering the village of Bilaspur, near Mani Majra, in the Panchkula district of Haryana. The Mansa Devi Temple has maintained the sanctity of being an important shrine for worshipping Shakti (Mansa Devi), the divine feminine personification of the innate cosmic energy that is said to epitomize and rule the forces of the universe, in Hinduism and Shaktism. The entire temple complex is spread over an area of about 100 acres of the Shivalik foothills. The main attraction of the temple is formed by a tree around which devotees tie sacred threads to get their prayers answered. It is wonderfully designed with the main temple having thirty-eight panels of wall paintings, besides floral designs all over the walls and ceiling. Constructed during the early 19th century by Maharaja Gopal Singh, it is one of the most renowned Shakti temples in North India. Shaktism is one of the most followed beliefs in this part of the country, with important Mansa Devi shrines in many of the northern states. The temple is now maintained as a heritage site by the government. Drenched in legends and myths, a vibrant atmosphere is ever-present here. Set against a scenic backdrop and amidst some beautiful, lush green lawns, this temple is a must visit for peace lovers. Tourists consistently speak of the remarkably clean premises. The main temple can be accessed after climbing quite a few stairs. Voluntary free kitchens or 'bhandaras' operate within the shrine complex and provide free food to all pilgrims. The temple gathers huge crowds on auspicious days, especially during the Navaratra Melas. These fairs are a huge attraction twice a year for nine days. The Shrine Board makes elaborate arrangements for the comfortable stay and darshan of the devotees.

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Shopping in Parwanoo

Being a small town, Parwanoo do not offers any great place to shop. But you may find its famous fruit based products such as freshly made pickles, jams and marmalades a delight to your taste buds. Pickles made of meat are also special to this area.

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Distance: 19 kms

Cactus Garden

Established by Dr J.S. Sarkaria, the Cactus Garden is a fascinating place with a wide collection of Indian succulents, and is the largest such garden in the world.

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