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Introducing Shoghi

Best time to visit : March to June
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Bored of the mundane schedule and tiring working hours, looking for a calm and relaxed environment? Well, a short break to Shoghi will certainly raise your tempo. Cuddled between the emerald forest and cool valleys, Shoghi makes a picture-perfect summer holiday destination. The panoramic view of lush green valleys that are embellishing the hill station and cool breeze touching your soul provides the much needed break from the hectic work schedule. Fairytale-like residences with sloping tin roofs add a magnificent touch to the beautiful environs of Shoghi. The unconditional hospitality, delicious cuisines and tranquil surroundings of this North Indian hill station are praiseworthy. Cool climate, beautiful terrains and calm atmosphere make Shoghi an ideal camping spot. Come and experience the pure and cool soul of Mother Nature in Shoghi.

Facts

Known for its timeless beauty, a stunning hill station – Shoghi is a small suburb of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Adorned with many temples (Tara Devi Temple is the prominent one), Shoghi is also referred as a sanctified temple town. The USP of this hill station is that every village here has at least one temple. Shoghi is blessed with a pleasant climate throughout the year. Pahari, Hindi and English are the prominent language spoken and understood here. The town is renowned for its locally made jellies, pickles, syrups and juices. Camping, trekking and bird-watching are the popular activities of this region. For interesting tourist information about this stunning paradise, read below.

The Park Woods (a famous village resort) and Aamod Shoghi are the two best places to eat out in Shoghi. The Park Woods restaurant serves tasty Indian, Chinese, Continental and local dishes. Enjoy the panoramic view of Shoghi and enjoy the scrumptious food here. The local dhabas of Shoghi specialize in serving different types of naan, thin roomali roti and paranthas with raita. Hire a tourist guide who can help you locate good local dhabas here.

Shopping in Shoghi is fun, with locally made fresh fruit products sold here at cheap price. You can take home juices, jellies, jams, squashes and homemade pickles from Shoghi. These items are available at all local shops and general stores here. Minchys fruit products are popular here.

Nearby Places:
  • Shimla (about 13 km.) – The ‘Queen of Hills,’ Shimla is an ideal place for spending a romantic and family getaway. Famous for shopping and its scenic beauty. 
  • Chail (about 45 km.) – Popular as a hiking spot, serene and peaceful environment among adventure lovers. 
  • Kufri (about 32 km.) – A hill station resort perfect for adventure enthusiasts, especially those looking for skating, paragliding and skiing activities. 
  • Salogra (about 24 km.) – Famous for lush greenery, alluring sceneries and a huge temple of Lord Shiva. Good for trekking.
  • Mashobra (about 24 km.) – Popular among tourists for its cool climate, scenic beauty, reserve forest sanctuary. Mahasu Fair is the popular festival celebrated here.
  • Kasauli (about 62 km.) – A popular picnic spot with a relaxed environment, Kasauli is renowned for its stunning Victorian mansions.
  • Solan (about 35 km.) – Known as the ‘Mushroom city of India’ due to its extensive mushroom farming. 
  • Chandigarh (about 102 km.) – Known for its timeless architecture, it is one of the cleanest city of India. 
  • Nadaun (about 179 km.) – Popular for its temples, fort and gurudwara. The Amtar-Nadaun fort is an important attraction of the city.


















Other nearby places are Naldehra (about 40 km.), Barog (about 36 km.), Jubbal (105 km.), Rohru (about 125 km.), Nahan (123 km.) and Manali (about 260 km.). Buy a tour guide map to locate these destinations.

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