Nahan - A Quick Get Away

Located close to Delhi at just 250 kms, Nahan is a perfect weekend destination from Delhi. At an altitude of about 3100 fts Nahan is a quaint hill station with amiable weather almost all through the year. Temples in Nahan are a major attraction for tourists. Famous temples in the town include Jagannath Temple, Kalisthan Temple and Miyan Mandir.


A temple town, Nahan is one of the closest hill station near Delhi. The temples of Nahan are the main attraction of Nahan. Royal Palace of Nahan which is now open for public is also worth a visit while on a holiday to Nahan. There are some beautiful destinations near Nahan like Suketi Fossil Park and Renuka making Nahan a great holiday spot.

Spots in Nahan

Rani Tal

Rani Tal is a small lake in the middle of the town with a picnic vibe about it. There is a garden and a Shiva temple near Rani Tal. The old Shiva temple is located behind the garden.

Paonta Sahib

Paonta Sahib located about 45 kms from Nahan is an important religious spot for Sikhs and is well known for the Gurudwara Paonta Sahib the original name of which was 'Paontika'. Paonta Sahib Gurudwara houses a museum which contains a lot of antiques and weapons used by Guru Gobind Singh. It is believed that Guru Gobind Singh's horse stopped at this place on its own and he decided to stay here. He wrote many Sikh religious books here and went to Anandpur Sahib to establish the Khalsa Panth.
Churdhar Peak
Churdar Trek

Churdhar peak in Sirmour near Nahan is the highest peak in Outer Himalayas. Haripurdhar near Nahan is one of the three bases for the trek to Churdar peak. A 50 km trail the route from Haripurdhar is the longest route to Churdar peak.
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