Are you looking out for a location in seclusion ?, Mashobra is the ideal place to spend your time in tranquility. It is an invigorating town at an altitude of 2,148 meters above the sea level and is situated on the road connecting Shimla and Naldera in Himachal Pradesh
, a north India
n State. Bordered by Indus
on either sides, Mashobra has got one of the largest spring heads in Asia. Thick forests of pines and oak embrace Mashobra. The flora and fauna add beauty to the charming place.
Mashobra features beautiful gardens and plantations surrounded by colorful daffodils, hyacinths and other beautiful flowers. Mashobra is an ideal place for picnic. Sanctuaries, resorts, golf course, snow sprinkled meadows, the greenery and the streams add charm making the location a memorable one.
Mashobra is one of the main markets, supplying fruits and vegetables to Shimla. There are numerous old houses, that have been named after the flowers and fruits like Wild-flower Hall, Apple Tree House.
Reserve Forest Sanctuary, Shimla:
An abode to numerous animals like jackals, kakkar, leopards and many musk dear which is the state animal of Himachal Pradesh
. A variety of birds like the Himalayan
eagle, pheasants, chikor and partridges add grace to the place. To add thrill to the vacation, you may trek through the peaks that surround this location.
Naldehra, a Golf course:
Nine kms from Mashobra at Naldehra is a nice golf course. During the British rule, this course had been used as a camping ground. The Durga Temple in Mashobra is of religious importance. An exciting trekking pathway leads to the premier peak in Mashobra, Shali.
Kufri, Mahasu and Fagu:
Kufri is a location known for adventurous winter sports like skiing. A famous and an ancient temple is situated in Mahasu. Amidst apple gardens and forests, an appealing spot to rest is Fagu. Oak and pine trees offer a picturesque green view and splendid trekking experience in an extremely gentle climate.
Mashobra offers an enthralling view of the snow capped pinnacles with ridges and gorges covered with apple plantations.