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Shoghi

Posted on 08/07/14

Introduction:

Shoghi is a small suburb of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. It is about 13 Kilometers before Shimla on the Ambala Shimla national highway Shoghi is a temple town which is spotted by many temples and in fact every village in this area has at least one temple in its account. Shoghi has grown to a weekend destination for calm and seclusion desiring tourists. Adventurous tourists throng to Shoghi for trekking and camping. The trekking trails in Shoghi are very challenging and cool climate in Shoghi and calm atmosphere is making it an ideal camping place. Bird watching is another activity one can do here while camping. Shoghi is considered as a budget friendly destination. Ideally Shoghi is calmer. It is a perfect place to get away from the worries of common world and relax in the lap of cool nature.

 

Shoghi

Photo Credit: India Untravelled


                                                                                                                          

Destination Facts:

Location: Himachal Pradesh, District Shimla
Altitude: 1798 meter
Temperature: Temperature here during summer is 15 to 24°C and in winter is 4 to 10°C
Languages spoken: Pahari, English & Hindi

Getting there:

Nearest Airports: Jubbarhatti Airport is nearly 33 km away from Shoghi and is the nearest airport.
Main Railway Station: Shimla nearest railway station.

Eating Around:
Food the main thing which is request in between the tour so here in Shoghi you can enjoy the very with the Tibetan/ Chinese noodles, Soups and Dumpling.

Places of Tourist interest:
Shoghi is also known as the temple town as there are several old temples situated in the region. The recently renovated Hanuman Temple, the Kali Temple and the Tara Devi Temple are the popular religious centres of the place. Travellers visiting Shoghi can also visit Jhakoo Hills, known for some old temples, situated close to the destination.

Best Time To Visit:
Tourist Can Visit Shoghi throughout the year.

Festivals:
Tara Devi Festival, Raas Leela, Rakshaa Dance festivals are celebrated.