Mashobra is a town in Himachal Pradesh. This place is famous for its hill station. For the natural lovers it is the best place. It is one of the places of retreats to president of India. Every year President of India visits to this place. There is a historical road (Hindustan to Tibet) which connects Mashobra with Shimla is located here. This road was constructed in 1850 by Lord Dalhousie. Throughout the year this place attracts the tourists with its scenic beauty. Weather is so blissful. Rich forest is located here. A hill station is most famous in Mashobra. Trekking, boating, horse riding activities attracts several people to come to this place. Old Houses constructed here are named after flowers and fruits. Some of the old houses converted into resorts.
What to see in Mashobra:
Flora and Fauna: Mashobra is famous for wide range of Flora and Fauna and also for orchids of Apples.
Reserve Forest Sanctuary: Part of this sanctuary is located in Mashobra and part is located in Shimla. Major animals seen in this sanctuary are kakkar, jackals, Baboons, Monkeys, and Leopards. Bird species in this sanctuary are Partridges, Chikor, Pheasants, and Himalayan Eagle. This sanctuary is famous for natural vegetation which consists of rhododendron, Himalayan deodar, cedar, Oak, Pine.
Mahasu Peak: Durga Devi temple is located here. Famous festival celebrates here is Mahasu Jatara. It celebrates for 2 days. This place is named after Lord Mahasu.
Mahasu Fair: In the honour of the God this fair conducts every year. People for far places come to see this fair. This starts on the third Tuesday of May. Natti, local dance is a major attraction. Other attractions of mela are games and folk songs.
What to see around Mashobra:
Rashtrapati Niwas: This place is located on the observatory hills of Shimla. Other names of this Niwas are British Viceroy of India, Viceregal Lodge. It was built in 1888. This was designed by Henry Irwin, British Architecture. It is locate 12kms away from the city.
Mahasu Devta Temple: This is one of the major attractions near Mashobra. Lord Shiva worshipped here. It is located 11 kms away from Mashobra. Famous festival celebrates here is Mahasu Jatara.
Kufri: This is a hill station located 12 kms away from Mashobra. Here Himalayan National park is also situated. Other places to visit in Kufri are Chali, Fagu, and Chini Bungalow. Height is 2510 meters.
Craignano: It is located on Shimla and Naldhera Highway. Above the sea level height of this place is 7700 feet. This place is famous for Italian Villa. It is situated on huge hill rock. This rock is surrounded by several small streams. This is worlds highest water lift.
Wild Flower hall: It is located 8 kms away from the city. It is situated in Charabra town.
Getting to Mashobra: Only way to reach this place is by road. Before reaching to this place one has to reach shimla. From Shimla several buses and taxis are available to reach to this place. Nearest railway station is Kalka. Nearest airport is located at Shimla.
Getting around Mashobra: Local buses and taxis are available to visit the places surrounded by Mashobra.
Best time to visit Mashobra: It is very essential for the tourists to known the best time to reach tourist spots to avoid inconvenience. Weather in Mashobra is so pleasant throughout the year. So, all are invited to reach this place throughout the year.
Where to stay in Mashobra: Plenty of budget and midrange hotels are available. Luxury hotels are not available here.
Where to eat in Mashobra: Several well maintained hotels and resorts are available to serve best quality food. Pahari, Mughalai, Continental, Indian dishes are available here.