National Highway as one cross the state border of Haryana into
Himachal, there comes the town of Parwanoo. A couple of decades ao,
this was a sleepy little village but today, it is a pulsating
Fruit based products, plastics, motor parts and watch components roll
out of Parwanoo's factories. For a tourist, Parwanoo is a convenient
base station to see and visit a number of nearby areas.
Renuka (132-km): With a circumference of roughly 2.5-kms, this is
the largest lake in Himachal. Fed by underground springs, it is shaped
like the profile of a reclining woman and is regarded to be the
embodiment of the Goddess Renuka.
Dagshai (28-km): A one time British cantonment, this small town is
surrounded by pine trees and also has an old church.
Subathu (16-km): Still a cantonment, it has also got the remains
of a Gurkha Fort.
Pinjore (10-km): Parwanoo is an excellent base to visit the
famed Mughal style gardens at Pinjore.
Kasauli (37-km): A charming hill station with lots of 'old
HOW TO GET THERE
Air: The closest airport is at Chandigarh, 22-km away.
Rail: The nearest broad gauge railhead is at Kalka, only 4-km away.
Road: Regular buses and taxis are available from both Chandigarh and
WHERE TO STAY
Hotel Shivalik, Parwanoo
Hotel Ros Common, Kasauli
Location : Himachal Pradesh
Altitude : 470m.
Attractions : Renuka, Subathu, Dagshai, Pinjore, Kasauli
Best Time To Visit : July to September.
In winter, the temperature can get quite low when heavy woollens are
required. It is pleasantly warm in summer and cottons are recommended.