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Place: Narkanda
The town of Narkanda is located in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. This town is located at an altitude of 9000 feet, and it is one of the most prominent tourist hotspots in the Himalayan region. Narkanda is a place of ethereal natural beauty, and the town is surrounded by tropical forests and woodlands. There are many apple orchards located around the town of Narkanda too, and these are worth visiting.

There are many places that you can visit in the town of Narkanda. The Tanu Jabar Lake is one of the most popular tourist destinations here, and a temple that is located near this lake is also popular among both pilgrims and tourists. This temple is dedicated to the deity Nag, and is a must see location for Hindus.

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Summer: 8 to 20 C
Winter: -10 to 10 C

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Getting to Narkanda


Flights can be taken directly to the Jubbarhatti airport, which lies at a distance of 155 kilometres from the town of Narkanda. Cabs and buses will be available from here and Shimla to Narkanda, and these can be taken in order to reach the place.


The nearest broad gauge railway station is located in the town of Kalka, which lies at a distance of 125 kilometres from the town of Narkanda.


Buses are the locally preferred mode of travel and they are easily available in the town of Narkanda. Buses can be taken from many cities in and around the region, including New Delhi and Shimla. Buses can also be taken to Narkanda from Rampur and Kinnaur. The smaller regions of Kufri, Matiana, Theog and Fagu will also have government run buses to the town of Narkanda.

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