Rohru: This small town of Himachal is ahead of Shimla in terms of Nazaro!
If you are a stroller, I am sure you have visited Shimla many times, not once. But next time, when it is possible to travel again, why not plan to go to Himachal’s lap again, but this time Shimla should be given some rest. I am going to tell you about one such place, which is as beautiful and as easy to reach as it is to go to Shimla, the name of this place is Rohru!
Why should you go to rohru
Rohru is a small hill town located just 110 km from Shimla. Situated on the banks of river Pabbar, this village is a part of Pabbar Valley. Here the clear water of the river attracts both trout fishes and fishing people. Apart from this, the gardens laden with apples of Rohru also attract travelers. If you come around July-August, you can see apples growing in the fields. If you visit Rohru at the end of September, pluck fresh juicy apples from the trees and be ready to eat! The boundless, uncultivated natural beauty of this small town fills you with a renewed vigor
where to stay in Rohru
Tethys by the river
Tethys the River is a beautiful homestay situated on the banks of the river. This homestay is cozy with beautiful views of mountains and nature in front of you. In addition, every room is equipped with modern facilities, which will ensure that you get a great experience here. You can enjoy barbecue nights, bonfires and fishing in and around the house
Cost with breakfast:
Your cost of a room here will be around ₹ 4000.
What else to do in Rohru:
Apart from spending an evening in the beauty of Rohru and fishing by the river, here are some things you can do:
Travel to Chanshal Pass
Chanshal Pass, located on the highest peak of Shimla, is just 48 km from Rohru. is far. The road from Rohru to Chanshal Pass is a bit difficult, so if you love adventure, then you must take this trip. This journey will take you through the small and picturesque villages of Chirgaon and Laro to the top of Chanshal. By reaching the top, you will get to see such a spectacular view of the Pabbar Valley, which you will not forget in life. After that you will come back to Rohru after descending from Dodara and Quar villages.
Trek to lake saru
It is an easy trek that will take you to the crystal clear lake hidden amidst the meadows of the valley. The trek starts from Chanshal Top, from where the lake is 8 km. is far. It will take you about 3-4 hours to complete this trek.
Visit cities near Himachal
If you are in Rohru for some time, you can visit places like Narkanda (24 km), Solan (54 km), Jhalori Pass (47 km) and Tiger Falls (56 km).
How to reach
By Train: The nearest railway station from Rohru is at Shimla, which is only 57 km. is far. This journey will take you 3 hours to complete; From here you can easily hire a taxi or ride a bus to Rohru.
By Flight: The nearest airport to Rohru is Kullu Airport, which is 191 km. is far. This journey will take you about 7 hours to complete. From the airport, you can hire a cab or take a bus to Rohru.
By Road: After reaching Shimla, you should follow this route: Shimla-Mashira – Kufri – Sundali-Hakoti – Rohru.
Rohru, filled with icy mountains and beautiful views, should be on the top of your next travel list.