Renukaji Darshan

Hindu Pilgrimage | Devi Temples

Renuka Lake (Photo Courtesy: Fred Hsu)

The Renuka Lake (660 m - 2000 ft) is situated off the Chandigarh - Dehradun route and is regarded holy for Hindus. It is home to Renukaji temple and the area is a popular local pilgrim getaway.

The Renuka Lake is regarded as the embodiment of Renukaji, the wife of sage Jamadagini and mother of Parshuram, one of the ten Avtars of Lord Vishnu. Shaped like a profile of a woman, the lake has the circumference of 2.5 km and is one of the largest in Himachal Pradesh. Boating and trekking are the additional attractions of Renukaji. Boating and trekking are the additional attractions of Renukaji.

Stays in Renukaji are simple and economy segment like any Pilgrimage destination. Nearby Nahan (22 kms) provides more comfortable accommodations.

Recommended Stay Duration: 1 night.

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