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Mashobra

Mashobra

Weather

Due to its location in the Dhauladhar Mountain ranges, Mashobra experiences a cool and pleasant climate all through the year. Mashobra is popular hill resort in the summer months offering tourists respite from the dusty summer of the northern plains.  Summer season extends from March to May with maximum temperatures reaching 25 degrees Celsius. The monsoon rainy season from June to September brings adequate rainfall and the hill resort looks exceedingly beautiful in the rains. The Mashobra winter season ranges from October to end of February. Temperatures in Mashobra can drop to a low of 1 to 2 degrees Celsius in the winters accompanied by smog and chilly breeze. The best time to visit Mashobra is from April to October.

How To Reach

By Road:

Reaching Mashobra by road is a much more convenient and realistic option for tourists. The Tourists driving from Northern parts of India can use the National Highway to Shimla via Chandigarh. Mashobra is located at a distance of 130 Kms from Chandigarh and regular bus and cabs services are available to reach Mashobra from Shimla.


By Air:

Mashobra does not have a dedicated airport and the nearest airport is the one located at Shimla. The Jubbar Hati domestic airport of Shimla is located at a distance of 15 kms from Mashobra. Shimla airport is well connected to all major Indian cities and towns. Another option for tourists is to reach Chandigarh by air and then drive from Chandigarh to Mashobra which is a distance of 129 Kms. The Chandigarh airport is well connected to all cities and towns and has a regular flight schedule to all parts of India.



By Rail:

Mashobra does not have a dedicated railway station and the nearest railway station is the one located in Kalka at a distance of 103 Kms. Local bus and cab facilities are available at Kalka railway station to reach Mashobra. Kalka is very well connected with all major cities in India like Amritsar, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai.


Overview

Mashobra is a pristine hill town located in the North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Famous for its brilliant natural landscape surrounded by magnificent hills and line of dense oak and cedar trees, Mashobra offers a wonderful gateway from the hustle and bustle of busy urban life into the lap of natural bliss and abundance. With its lovely flower orchids and wildlife sanctuaries, Mashobra is one of the most beautiful hill towns of India attracting a vast influx of both domestic and international tourists.

 

Originally built by Lord Dalhousie in the 18th century, Mashobra is home to the President of India in the summer months. Famous for being home to Asia's largest watersheds of the Indus and Ganges rivers, Mashobra is also famous as having the world's highest water lift. The water lift is now used by the government to supply water to the towns of Shimla and surrounding regions.

 

Mashobra also attracts a large number of religious tourists visiting the famous Durga Devi temple located amid the Mahasu Peaks. The Mahasu Jatara festival held in May every year attracts a large number of artists and music lover’s apart from pilgrims and devotees. Mashobra offers a perfect getaway for the solitude seekers due to its calm and natural surroundings invoking peace, bliss and magnetic transcendence in all its glory.

 

The people of Mashobra are warm and friendly with Himachali and Hindi being the most spoken local languages. The city due to its close proximity to Shimla and Chandigarh offers a perfect blend of Punjabi and Himachali cuisines. From its famous nature walks amid the green valleys and tea plantations to its trekking escapades amid the mighty mountain ranges, Mashobra offers tourists an unmatched experience. With its lovely natural surroundings and serene lifestyle, Mashobra offers a perfect blend of tradition, culture and adventure, making it one of the most well known tourist attractions in Northern India.