Narkanda
Town
Country
INDIA
State
Himachal Pradesh
District
Shimla
Population
901 (Census 2011))
BPL families/persons
NA
Time Zone
IST (UTC+05:30)
Height from Sea level
2725 meters
Area
1.00 Sq. Km
Literacy %
75% (Census 2011)
Coordinates
31°22′N 76°19′E

The climate of Narkanda is quite pleasant in summers (April to June) with temperature reaching maximum 26 degrees. Winters (Octobers to March) are freezing with temperature touching -10 degrees. Monsoons are in June and August where the entire area appears greener and cleaner with irregular rain showers and makes the nights quite cold.The best time to visit Narkanda is from December to March (for Skiing) and April to June (fruit season).

The entire place is encircled by wealth of thick pine woods and extensive deodar trees. The wonderful hilly track is located at an altitude of 2725 meters above sea level.

Narkanda unfolds a splendid sight of the snow capped mountain peaks. A trekking expedition of 8 kilometers leads you to the beautiful Hattu Peak where the religious temple of Hattu Mata stands upright. Hattu peak is the only available peak at Narkanda that is perfect for skiing. The season for skiing begins at December end and continues till March.