If you are thinking about spending some beautiful days in a Himalayan
Village then this is the village to be in. Amongst the heights of the
himalayan tops and lush greenery with toppings of snow, there lies the
village called the Naggar Village.
This calm and beautiful village is around 246 kms from Shimla, 589kms from
Delhi, 26kms from maintown Kullu and just 12kms from Manali. And its
accessible by road from all these places. What makes it a perfect Himalayan
Village is the fact that it has a pleasent weather throughout the year.Its a
beautiful place in Himachal Pradesh.
Once the Capital of Kingdom of Kullu, it has still the remains of the past
in the form of Naggar Castle. Made by the King Sidh Singh in the 16th
century, today the Naggar Castle has been converted into a Tourism
Departmental Hotel by the Government of India..
Red Rice, Rajma, Karhi, Pulses and Siddu makes for the Staple food of
» Location - Naggar, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh
» Best time - March to June and August to October
»Accomodation- Small yet good hotels and restaurants of Naggar
- most of them are three stars. Another good option is the Home Stays - a
room or two in the local village house rented out for commercial use.
Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery
Nicholas Konstantinivich Roerich an artist and a explorer, scientist
and a poet, author and a co-educator, collector and a archaeologist,
thinker and a philospher has left his marks in this beautiful Gallery in
the form of beautiful paintings. Its a must see once you are here. Don't
miss it out!
Gauri Shankar Village
The name of this temple resounds like anything - its more famous than
the village Naggar itself. Another adobe of the Hindu Lord Shankara and
his better Half Gauri , this place holds the myth that a visit to this
place opens the doors to heaven. The only condition being - one should
reach this place with a pure heart.
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Art and Craft
Timber along dry stone and deodar and Spruce wood makes for all the
architectural designs of Naggar Village. It a materialistic
combination, the bonding makes it realistic and the final glow of the
building makes it perfect for the Naggar enviornment. Wood and Metal
Craft makes for the most of the craft work done in Naggar. It can be
verily seen in the temples here. Most of the dieties are carved out of
Metal whereas the carvings on the temple walls are made of wood. To add
more, the villagers indulge in making shawls, socks and pattu - all hand
The local people of Naggar are simpletons. They indulge in Yak rearing,
apple growing, artifacts and wood carving selling and merry making.
Women here wear Pattu - a clothing which covers them from the head to
the toe. The mens traditional dress is Kuluvi caps, Chola, Kurta and
Payjama.Foot wear is made of coarse plant fibre.
There are a number of attractions in Naggar Village :
» Naggar fair : Naggar fair is held in the amphitheatre
here with local stuff and food being sold at the fair. A number of
dances and functions are held in this fair - the main attraction of the
fair. It is held in the month of April for four days.Tripura Sundari
Temple is another major attraction here.
» Raja Sidh Singh Castle : The beauty of the Castle shows
here in each and evey nook and corner. Its a must see place.
» Tripura Sundari Temple : Two things can be done here - a
visit to the templae and trekking. So if there is a charm of trekking
- It is one of the perfect destinations to see
both - the hill station and the Indian Village.
- The roads to Sikkim usually get closed in the
month of November to the beginning of January - so make a plan to
visit this place in the months before or after these months.
- Gangtok in itself is a beautiful place - Tashi
View Point, Kancgchenzonga Range, Ganesh Tok, Botanical Garden,
Monastries, Hot water Springs, Rope Way are some of the most famous
attractions of the place. Its a beautiful place to be in, especially
in the months of May and June - the Indian Summers.
- If you are looking for the best Chinese Food in
India, then Sikkim is the best. Here they prepare it really fast and
it tastes like anything. The Chinese Food variety is the largest
- Though all the things are easily available in
the markets of the Sikkim, keep the daily use stuff with you for the
roads. It takes time to reach Sikkim and Gangtok and the roads can
be jammed for hours, so if you have kids with you, keep one bag full
with foodies and mineral water.
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