Information about Nahan Himachal Pradesh about Festivals, Timings, Entry Fee, Best Time to Visit

Nahan Himachal Pradesh is the perfect gateway for nature lovers and is the hotspot for honeymoon. The place lies in the lofty Shivaliks range surrounded by the green fields, clean streets and serves as the best holiday destination.

The name of this hill station is named after Sage Nahan who used to live in this place. The town was announced by Raja Karan Prakash as the capital in 1621. As per legends the king of the place tried to kill the lion but was stopped by the Saint Baba Banwari Das said Nahar which means “Don’t Kill”.

The town we see now was dotted with lots of places like manmade lake, temples, and gardens.

Nahan

Festivals and Fairs

Vaaman Dwadashi is the festival celebrated at the end of Monsoon. At this time 52 cult images of the local gods are placed in the temple of Jagannath.

Gugga Peer Fair is celebrated locally in respect of Gugga. The god is worshipped by both Hindus and Muslims. The god dedicated to this festival is Snake. Gugga is worshipped by Rajasthani’s. Gugga is also known as Gogaji. According to Hindus Gugga is known as Goga and Jahar Peer among Muslims.

The fair will be organized by Gram Panchayat 2 days before Dussehra and is known as Jamta Fair.

Best Time to Visit Nahan

April to September is the best time to visit the place.

Time to spend

1-2 Days

Places to Visit

Renuka Lake, Trekking in Nahan, Jaitak Fort, Churdhar Peak, Dhaula Kuan, Suketi Fossil Park, Rani Tal are the place to visit in Nahan.

Nahan Himachal Pradesh Fort

How to Reach

Nahan to Shimla Airport – 125 KM and takes nearly 4 Hours

Nahan to Shimla Railway Station – 132 KM and takes nearly 4 hours

Nahan to Shimla Bus Station – 132 KM and takes nearly 4 hours

Nahan to Manali Bus Station – 370 KM and takes about 10 Hours

Nahan to Manali Airport – 320 KM and takes 9 hours.

Address

Nahan, Sirmaur District, Himachal Pradesh – 173001