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Nahan Travel Guide


  • Nahan city in Himachal Pradesh
Nahan At a Glance
  • Population:56,053
  • Area :N.A
  • Geo Location:North
  • Average Climate:6°C - 35°C
  • Best Time to Visit:Throughout the year
  • STD Code:01702

Introduction

One of the most fascinating cities in Himachal Pradesh, Nahan is a beautiful town nestled on a secluded ridge in the Shiwalik hills. Perched at an altitude of 932 m, Nahan overlooks lush green fields and is dotted with temples and gardens. You can witness various colorful fairs and festivals that are celebrated at Nahan round the year. The best time to visit Nahan is between the months of December and March. Come on a Nahan Tour, and you will have an unforgettable experience exploring this scenic town.

Tourist Attractions in Nahan

Following are some of the famous tourist attractions in Nahan, which you can visit while on a Nahan Tour -

  • Dhaula Kuan :- 20 km from Nahan, this place is dotted with a sprawling orchard comprising of citrus plants and mangoes. Nearby is the magnificent Kastasan Devi temple, where Raja Jagat Singh overcame the advancing army of Rulam Quadir Rohilla in a major battle.
  • Suketi Fossil Park :- Located 21 km from Nahan, this unique park is the first of its kind in Asia, exhibiting life-size fiberglass models of pre-historic animals whose fossil, skeletons were unearthed here.
  • Trilokpur Temple :- Constructed in 1573 AD by Raja Dip Prakash, this temple is situated 23 km away from Nahan. The presiding deity of the temple is Goddess Mahamaya Bala Sundri. This famous temple, which draws hordes of pilgrims, hosts a fair twice a year during the Navratras in April and October.

How to reach Nahan

Come on a Nahan Tour, using the following means of transport -

By Air 

The nearest airport is at Chandigarh.

By Rail

The closest railway stations are at Ambala, Chandigarh and Kalka.

By Road 

Regular bus services connect Nahan to important cities like Manali, Delhi and Hardwar.