Tour : Parvanoo
Location : Himachal Pradesh
Places of Interest : Renuka, Subathu, Dagshai, Pinjore, Kasauli
Best Time to Visit : July to September
Along the National Highway No.22, as one cross the state border of Haryana into Himachal, there comes the town of Parwanoo. A couple of decades ago, this was a sleepy little village but today, it is a pulsating industrial town.
Fruit based products, plastics, motor parts and watch components roll out of Parwanoo's factories. For a tourist, Parwanoo is a convenient base station to see and visit a number of nearby areas.
Renuka (132-km): With a circumference of roughly 2.5-kms, this is the largest lake in Himachal. Fed by underground springs, it is shaped like the profile of a reclining woman and is regarded to be the embodiment of the Goddess Renuka.
Dagshai (28-km): A one time British cantonment, this small town is surrounded by pine trees and also has an old church.
Subathu (16-km): Still a cantonment, it has also got the remains of a Gurkha Fort.
Pinjore (10-km): Parwanoo is an excellent base to visit the famed Mughal style gardens at Pinjore.
Kasauli (37-km): A charming hill station with lots of 'old world' charm.
HOW TO GET THERE
Air: The closest airport is at Chandigarh, 22-km away.
Rail: The nearest broad gauge railhead is at Kalka, only 4-km away.
Road: Regular buses and taxis are available from both Chandigarh and Kalka.
WHERE TO STAY
Hotel Shivalik, Parwanoo
Hotel Ros Common, Kasauli
In winter, the temperature can get quite low when heavy woollens are required. It is pleasantly warm in summer and cottons are recommended.
TIMBER TRAIL RESORTS & HEIGHTS, PARWANOO
Location : 5 Kms from Kalka on Shimla Highway
» From 1st Oct 2008 to 31st Mar 2009.......Resort....Rs 7000+12.5% (Std), Rs 8000 + 12.5% (Dlx), Rs 9400 + 12.5% (Sup Dlx)
» From 1st Oct 2008 to 31st Mar 2009.......Heights....Rs 8200 + 12.5% (Std) Rs 10700 + 12.5% (Dlx) Rs 12200 + 12.5% (Jr Suite) Per Couple
X-Mas/ New Year Supplement will be extra 2N/3D Package : including w/drink, & cookies on arrival,tea/coffee maker in the room,buffet breakfast and dinner, Cable car transfers (Only in Heights Packages) (12.5%Taxes Extra).
Adult with bed Resort :Rs 3000 + 12.5% , Heights....Rs 3500+ 12.5%
Child w/o extra bed :Resort...Rs 1500 + 12.%, Heights...Rs 2000 + 12.5%
Note: Guests booked for Timber Trail Heights are required to check in before 1730 Hrs as ropeway is not operational after 1730 Hrs in winter (1st Nov to 1st Mar )
Distances From Parwanoo: Shimla:85 kms, Chail:85 kms, Shilon 105 kms , kasauli 30kms, Chandigarh 25 kms
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