PARWANOO

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Location: Himachal Pradesh
Altitude: 4,70m
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.

Parwanoo is a pulsating industrial town, Himachal Pradesh, Parwanoo, Himachal PradeshFruit based products, plastics, motar 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.

PRIME ATTRACTION

LAKES
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.   more...

CITIES
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.

GARDENS
Pinjore (10-km): Parwanoo is an excellent base to visit the famed Mughal style gardens at Pinjore.   more...

HILLLSTATIONS
Kasauli (37-km): A charming hill station with lots of 'old world' charm.   more...

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.

PLACES TO STAY

One can find pretty nice and comfortable accommodations at a resonable price in Parwanoo as well as at the nearby Kasauli.

CLIMATE

In winter, the temperature can get quite low when heavy woollens are required. It is pleasantly warm in summer and cottons are recommended.

NEARBY CITIES

Kalka: 4-km
Dagshai: 28-km
Subathu: 16-km Pinjore: 10-km
Kasauli: 37-km
Renuka: 132-km
Chandigarh : 22-km





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