Nahan Getaway(2 Nights)

Chandigarh, Nahan, Chandigarh

for Getaway Seeker

Holiday Overview

View from Nahan
Renuka Lake (Photo Courtesy: Fred Hsu)

This is a getaway itinerary for Nahan (4000+ ft asl), a popular ex-Chandigarh (100 kms) getaway. Nahan is an off-beat getaway that is set in Sirmaur district, one of the remote and less populated areas of Himachal Pradesh. Nahan is surrounded with significant temples (Renukaji, Paonta Sahib and Trilokpur Temple) and also has a Fossil park and Wildlife Safari for guests to explore.



Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Nahan. Visit Paonta Sahib.
  • Day-2 Nahan
  • Day-3 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Nahan - Rani Tal (0.50 kms), Suketi Fossil Park (21.00 kms), Renuka Lake (22.00 kms), Trilokpur Temple (23.00 kms), Simbalwara Wildlife Sanctuary (30.00 kms), Gurudwara Paonta Sahib (42.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
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  • Chandigarh to Nahan -90 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Nahan to Chandigarh -90 kms (2.5 hrs)

Chandigarh - Nahan(2) - Chandigarh

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Nahan. Visit Paonta Sahib. Arrival at Nahan. Enroute visit Trilokpur Temple. Late afternoon visit to Paonta Sahib Gurdwara (50 kms), one of the most visited Gurdwaras and a Sikh Pilgrimage centre.

Day-2 Nahan Visit Renuka Lake (22 kms) and Renuka Temple. Alongwith that visit nearby Simbalwara Wildlife Safari where animals rescued are kept in open captivity. Once back to Nahan visit places around Nahan town such as Ranital, Suketi Fossil Park, Jaggannath Temple etc.

Day-3 Departure Depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Nahan :

  • Rani Tal - Rani Tal is a lake situated in heart of Nahan town. The Ranital complex comprises a large temple, a water pond with Ducks and cranes and a garden adjoining.

  • Suketi Fossil Park - Suketi Fossil Park (4 kms from Kala Amb) displays life size fiberglass model of pre-historic animals whose fossil, skeletons were unearthed here. The park is first of its kind in Asia to be developed at the actual site where fossils were discovered.

  • Renuka Lake - Renuka lake (2000 ft asl) is the largest lake in Himachal Pradesh, with a circumference of about 3214 m and is considered Holy and home to Renuka temple which is a popular local pilgrimage. Boating is available on the lake. A lion safari and a zoo are popular visit options as well at Renuka.

  • Trilokpur Temple - Trilokpur is a place of great religious importance.It is considered to be childhood place of Maa Vaishno Devi. The temple of the goddess Mahamaya Bala Sundri is very famous and attracts lakhs of pilgrims from all over Northern India.

  • Simbalwara Wildlife Sanctuary - 12 km off the main Paonta Sahib - Nahan road, this is known for a variety of bird life.

  • Gurudwara Paonta Sahib - Gurdwara Paonta Sahib is situated mid-way between Dehradun and Nahan (50 kms either way) and a major pilgrim centre for Sikhs.

Destination Overview

Chandigarh - Chandigarh is a major business centre and hub for Software, IT and ITES companies. Chandigarh is a tourist destination being a transit point for guests on Delhi - Manali route and an access point to visit neighboring hills of Himachal Pradesh and hill station of Shimla.

Nahan - Nahan is a nature centric getaway and base town to visit Renuka Lake, a local pilgrim centre.

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  • Chandigarh to Nahan -90 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Nahan to Chandigarh -90 kms (2.5 hrs)

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Nahan Getaway

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  • Chandigarh to Nahan -90 kms (2.5 hrs)
  • Nahan to Chandigarh -90 kms (2.5 hrs)

Expert Speak

Nahan is an excellent ex-Delhi / Chandigarh getaway for guests to arrive for a bit of relaxation, good weather and where there are number of sightseeing options.

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