Nahan is a natural getaway in Sirmour District Himachal Pradesh that’s far from the hustle and bustle of city life. Nahan, set at 4500ft above sealevel, overlooks the lush Shivalik hills. This romantic destination attracts few quality tourists year round.
Nahan, a relatively low-lying hillstation, is a wealthy, well-maintained destination. Nahan also acts as a base station for many other destinations within Himachal Pradesh. Nahan, which is only 250 kilometers from Delhi’s national capital and 100 kilometers from Chandigarh and makes a wonderful weekend getaway.
Nahan, a small town with many temples, gardens and lakes, is one the most beautiful places in Himachal. Below are the top ten places to visit in Nahan.
1. Renuka Conservation Area: This sanctuary, which is situated in the Sirmour District of India, covers an area approximately 4 square kilometers. It also houses Renuka Zoo. This is the oldest zoo found in Himachal Pradesh. Anogeissus, Terminalia, Shisham and many other climbers cover the sanctuary. Renuka Wildlife Park hosts a substantial population of fauna, including Leopards and Sambar, BarkingDeer, Jungle Cats and Porcupine.
How to reach: It’s 45 km away from Nahan. The route is well connected by taxis and buses.
2. Simbalbara Sanctuary : Contained with dense Sal forests as well as grassy glades the sanctuary was preserved in its natural state. This stunning wildlife valley sits peacefully in the lower reaches Shivalik mountain peaks and houses Himalayan Black Bears. Leopards. Crested Porcupine. Indian Muntjac.
How to reach: Falls can be reached by bus or taxi from Nahan, 24 km away
3. Sirmouri Tal/Rajbans: Rajbans is a charming place that lies along the banks Giri River. It has a mysterious history. This place is believed to have been haunted by several curses, tales of betrayal, and it also has a small shrine and an old tal.
How to reach: It’s about 25 kilometers from Nahan. It is easy to find cabs for this destination.
4. Dhaula Kuan: Popular tourist spot near Nahan, Dhaula Kuan has a lot to offer. It is home to many citrus orchards as well as mango trees. A processing factory produces various types of pickles and jams. It is also nearby. Katasan Devi Temple lies within easy reach.
How to reach: This location is located 24 km East of Nahan.
Nahan in Himachal has been described as one the most remote destinations in India. Sirmour Retreat is a luxury resort located in the Shivalik Hills.