Things to do in Mashobra: Best Time, Days, Activities

Things to do in Mashobra: Best Time, Days, Activities

Posted On : 2023-06-07

If you are wondering where to go this summer vacation, nothing could be the best place from Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh has many places that invite millions of Tourists to explore their state and know more about their culture. Mashobra is one of the towns in Shimla located in Himachal Pradesh, which gives a different vibe to all their visitors and the opportunity to do several kinds of adventure. If you are going with your family, solo or with friends, this will be the best trip ever in your life till now. 

In this blog, we will share all the information you should know before planning a trip to Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh.

Mashobra Nearby places to visit

  • Reserve Forest Sanctuary

If you plan a trip to Mashobra, Reserve Forest Sanctuary should be your first place. Reserve Forest Sanctuary is one of the largest Asian watersheds and supplies water to Shimla. The weather will always be pleasant whether you are going in winter or summer. The most important thing which you need to visit this place is prior permission, as this is a reserved area. 

  • Jakhu Temple

This is a famous temple in Mashobra, situated at the highest point of Shimla. Jakhu Temple is the ancient temple of Lord Hanuman and has the world's most giant Hanuman statue. As this is the temple, there are no entry fees, and timings are 5:00 am -12:00 pm and 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm. 

  • Tattapani

Tattapani is a village located 60km away from Shimla. This place is famous for Lord Shiva’s Cave, and you can experience many adventures there, like White River rafting, Zorbing, Skiing, Paragliding, Trekking, and Camping. People believe you can get relief from joint pain, fatigue, and skin diseases in Hot Sulphur Springs. 

  • Chadwick Fall

Chadwick Falls is located in Glen Forest, and the height of this waterfall is 100 meters. This place gives you the most adventurous experience while your trip under a dark and green forest environment. The local people call this waterfall” Chidku Jhaar”, which means Sparrow waterfall because they believe Sparrows can only reach that height, not human beings. 

  • Shali Tibba

This is a place where you can do trekking and hiking.  Shali Tibba is located in Khatnol Village, which is 35 km far from Shimla. This place is famous as 360 because visitors can see Kufri, Fagu, Shimla, and Narkanda Hills from that peak. 

  • Kufri

Kufri is a small town located in Shimla. The Mahasu Peak trek and the Fagu Valley are the most tourist places in Kufri. This place is well known for snowfall from November to June, and people visit there to get a retreat in pleasant summer weather. If you are going for trekking purposes, Kufri has so many famous treks. 

  • Mahasu Peak and Fair

If you want to know about Himachal tradition and culture, you must explore Mahasu Peak, famous for its traditions and festivals in May. They celebrate their festival with goat sacrificing, archery competitions, traditional dances, and folk music. 

  • Retreat Building

Retreat Building is located in Chharabara, 10 km from Shimla. This is an office building built in 1850 for the residence of the President of India. This is famous for its architectural pattern and natural beauty. The retreat's architecture is a wooden structure with Dajji Wall Construction. There President of Indian use to visit once a day in the year for a stay. 

What activities can you do on your Mashobra Trip? 

●    Camping
●    Skiing
●    Trekking
●    Rappelling
●    Paragliding
●    Birdwatching 
●    Explore the Traditions
●    Shopping in Tibetan Handicraft Market
●    Picnic at Craignano
●    Quad Biking
●    River Rafting

The Final Thought

If you plan a trip to Mashobra, the best time in summer is between March and May. That time the temperature would be pleasant. If you are a rain lover, the best time would be June to September. If you like to enjoy your trip in snowy weather, you can plan between October to February. At that time, the weather would chill and be misty. If you like to feel the snowfall, you should visit there in January and February. You can easily reach there by aeroplane, train, bus or car.  4-5 days would be enough to explore the Quaint town in Shimla. 


Frequently Asked Question

Q1. What would be the minimum budget to explore Mashobra?

A1. It depends on your trip planner, but the necessary amount is Rs.10000 -Rs15000, excluding extra fares and your adventurous activities.

Q2. How far is Mashobra from Shimla?

A2. Mashobra is 10.4km from Shimla, and you can cover the distance in less than 30 minutes.