Located at a distance of approximately 22 km from Shimla, Naldehra is a hill station, situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Situated 2,044 metres above sea level, the destination is known for its oldest nine hole golf course in the country. It is surrounded by forests of cedars and deodars.
Historical facts state that this hill station was discovered by the British Viceroy, Lord Curzon. Impressed by the natural beauty of Naldehra, he decided to make a golf course in this hill station. The common languages spoken in this region are Hindi, Gorkha, Bengali, Nepali, Tibetan and English.
Besides being known for its golf course, the destination also attracts tourists for its fairs and sightseeing places. One of the most famous fairs of the destination is Sipi Fair, which is organised every year in the month of June. Every year in the month of October, Jotton Ka Mela or the bull fight is also held.
Naldehra has derived its name from the two words, Nag and Dehra, meaning the Abode of the King of Snakes. In Naldehra, Mahunag Temple is one of the most prominent attractions, from which the place has derived its name. This temple is dedicated to Nag, the Serpent God.
Apart from this, the other popular attraction of Naldehra is the Golf Course, founded in 1920, which is maintained by the Himachal Tourism Department. In addition, tourists can also explore the small village nearby, which is Chabba along with places like Shaily Ppeak and Mahakali Lake.
Naldehra is connected with the other parts of India and the world by different modes of transportation. The nearest airport to Naldehra is Jubbarhatti Airport, which is located at a distance of 44.2 km from the hill station. The nearest international airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, which is located at a distance of 404 km from Naldehra.
Furthermore, the closest railway station serving Naldehra is Kalka Railway Station, which is located 115 km away. Besides, tourists can reach Naldehra via roadways. Buses are available for travellers that connect Naldehra with cities like Shimla and Mashobra. Tota Bus Stand Way to Dandi Bag is the nearest bus stand serving the destination, which is located at a distance of 8.7 km from Naldehra.
The best time to visit Naldehra is during the summer season, which extends from the month of March to the month of June.