A paradise for Skiers : Narkanda is situated at an attitude of 2708 meters and offers a spectacular view of snowclad mountain ranges. It is also perfect for tourists who are seeking peace and a secluded place to relax in the mountains. It offers a spectacular view of apple orchards and dense forests. Narkanda is most famous for skiing & winter sports. During winter, the slopes of Narkanda come alive with skiers. It became a skiing hotspot since 1980 and the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation has been conducting skiing courses here ever since. Narkanda is a gateway to the apple country of Himachal Pradesh.
Also known as the 'Gateway to the Apple Country' of Himachal Pradesh, Narkanda is a beautiful destination for skiing. Its vast apple orchards attract thousands of tourists from across the globe every season. There is heavy snowfall here in winters, hence carrying woolens is required. It is also an amazing place to practice photography.
Chandigarh Airport 91 kms from Narkanda is the Convenient airport. However one can also fly to Shimla airport and then drive to Narkanda which is 60 Kms away
The closest broad gauge railway station to Narkanda is located in Kalka, almost 125 km away. One can opt for the famous toy train on the Kalka-Shimla route to reach Narkanda.
Narkanda is connected by good roads to other cities in Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh
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