Travel Blogs from Narkanda
The rest of the trip with photos can better be seen here:
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The drive from Barot to Mandi took us approximately 3hr and we checked into Raj Mahal Hotel in Mandi, a heritage hotel , erstwhile palace of Maharaja of Mandi. The hotel is a highly recommended mid range hotel with tariff ranging from Rs 1000-4000/-, with good service, food and ambiance.
Next morning was the Big day of the holidays, and a surprise reserved for Shru. Having topped up the tank, we headed North of Mandi on NH – ...
Some said this day would see the end of the world but it didn't happen. Though I did get up to a chai stall at the top of the world, a much better way to experience such a day.
We were getting on so well with Bader and Kamaljit that we ended up going trekking together, first event being to get the bus up to the Jalori Pass.
Jalori Pass was a mere hamlet of chai stalls, but so pretty with its spectacular views, the Simla range on the one ...
We’ve headed further north to Parvati valley, shut in by huge sheer mountains on either side. The narrow road runs up the valley, dotted with small villages, alongside the river – currently raging brown from the monsoon rains and glacier melt. At the far end of the valley, high up we can glimpse the snows and glaciers on the Himalayas. It’s an area renown for trekking, and is very peaceful; we staying in a rural ‘hamlet’ ...
A quick trip to Shimla, the old summer headquarters of the British empire back in the day. It got too hot so they moved everyone up to the hills, and the result is a little bit of England in India. At least on the top of the ridge. There's not too much to say about Shimla since I just used it as a quick stopover before and after heading to the mountains (next post). Like all Himalayan foothills, it's actually placed on dramatic wooded ridges at around 2400m altitude. The hills ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHatu The Narkanda
The Hatu is an HPTDC hotel. It is mid range, the hotel with the highest elevation at Narkanda, quiet and comfortable.
Service is good and meals are delicious.
We have stayed here before and would stay here again.
Details on HPTDC's website.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.