Naggar is like a fairy tale town in Himachal Pradesh.
Nestled among the towering hills and the gurgling Beas River, this hidden gem has managed to remain untouched by the hands of time. You know you’re in for a treat when even the British officers in their 18th-century writings compared Naggar to Switzerland!
A visit to Naggar Castle, once the residence of the Raja of Kullu, is like stepping back in time. The castle is a harmonious blend of traditional Himalayan and European architecture, complete with majestic fireplaces, exquisitely crafted staircases, and stunning wood and stone works. The castle has been converted into a heritage hotel, and you can still feel the regal aura of the place.
Naggar is also home to a famous folk art museum and a hot water spring that is a hit with the tourists. The entire place exudes that chic artsy vibe, and there are plenty of art galleries and museums showcasing the local customs and collectibles that are worth exploring.
But wait, there’s more! Naggar is also known as the gateway to some of the best and most intriguing treks in Himachal Pradesh. So, whether you’re a seasoned trekker or a beginner, there’s something for everyone. You can explore trails like Beas Kund, Chandrakhani Pass, Bhrigu Lake, Hampta Pass, and many more.
And let’s not forget about the food! Naggar offers a variety of cuisines ranging from Mediterranean, Italian to Tibetan, and of course, the local Pahari fare. The locals are warm and inviting and may even invite you to their homes for a cup of tea or a hearty meal.
So pack your bags, folks, and get ready to be swept away by the beauty and charm of Naggar. Trust us; this is one adventure you don’t want to miss!