“Mashobra” A Valley for Pleasure & Best Alternative to Shimla

Mashobra is a beautifull hill station near the Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, at an altitude of 2146 meters. Mashobra is surrounded by lush green environment away from the hustle bustle of the crowd. It is probably the best alternative to Shimla, to experience the nature, snowfall and one of the best place for Destination Wedding or pre wedding shoot location.

How to Reach Mashobra

By Train- The nearest railway station is Shimla railway station which is 12 kms away from the Mashobra.

By Air- The nearest Airport is in Shimla, 32 kms from Mashobra. From Shimla airport you can easily hire taxi or cab to reach Mashobra.

By Road- Mashobra is easily accessible from road via Shimla. Roadways buses from all states of India are available to Shimla and then local buses or taxi are available from Shimla to reach Mashobra.


Best Time to Visit Mashobra

April to June is the best season for visiting Mashobra but December to January is the best season for the snowfall lovers.
  1. Go for Skiing
skiing in mashobra
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Best and less explored place for the skiing is the Mashobra. Play with snow, indulge in snowman making and experience the skiing on the sloppy areas covered with white snow.

Best Time for Skiing

December to January

Approx. Price for Beginners

INR 1400
  1. Mashobra Forest Sanctuary- Paradise for Nature Lover & Photo Admirer
snowfall in mashobra forest sanctuary
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Mashobra Forest Sanctuary is a must visit place for the tourist visiting Mashobra. This is the best place for the photographers and the nature lovers. This is the place where you will definitely lost your heart while roaming in the beautifull oak and pines green forest. Breathe in the fresh air away from the city crowd & camping in the forest.

Entry Fee

INR 25

Top Attractions

Camping, Bird Watching, Craignano Nature Park, Green Valley, Kufri Fun World, Jakhoo Temple & The Ridge
  1. Craignano Nature Park- Witness the Italian Architecture at the Best Picnic Spot
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Craignano Nature Park is the best tourist attraction of the Mashobra, famous for the Italian Villa’s and beautiful flowers like hyacinths, daffodils, celandine, asphodels and roses. Also it is the best place for the nature and wildlife photographers. Formerly it is the resort of Italian Countess of Craignano and now become the famous spot for the tourists and family. Activities done here are rappelling, fishing and rock climbing.

Entry Fee

INR 50

Click Below for Location on Map

RHRS, Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh 171007
  1. River Rafting and Quad Biking at Tattapani
river rafting and quad biking in tattapani
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For the thrill and awesome adventure head to the Tattapani near Mashobra. Indulge in the various adventure activities and forget your everyday tension and stress at this fantastic place and relax in the hot water spring at tattapani.

Activities/Tourist Spots at Tatapani

River Rafting, Camping, Rock Climbing, Trekking, Caves Visiting & Temples Visiting

Click Below for Location on Map

RHRS, Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh 171007
  1. The Retreat Building- Official Residence of the President
the retreat building mashobra
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The Retreat Building is the official residence of the President of India. The attraction of this place is due to its architecture and natural surroundings as the building is made of wooden material. The President stays here for atleast one time during the year.

Click Below for Location on Map

The Retreat Building, Charabra, Himachal Pradesh 171012
  1. Shopping at the Tibetan Market
shopping in mashobra
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For the best shopping experience visit the Tibetan Market of Mashobra famous for its handicrafts such as hand made jewelry. Shop here for Cheap woolen clothes at the best quality and many handicrafts item.

  1. Where to Eat and Stay in Mashobra

For the perfect holiday vacation one should eat at the best restaurants and stay at the comfortable places. Some recommended best restaurants of Mashobra & recommended stays and hotels in Mashobra are listed below.

Recommended Best Restaurants of Mashobra

Kapoor Vaishno Bhojnalaya, Gugnoo Dhaba & Kennedy House

Some Recommended Stays and Hotels

Zostel wooden Homes stay, Club Mahindra, Ridge View, Mashobra Greens, Manla Homes Resort & One Earth Aachman Resort.

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