10 Best Things to do in Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh

If you are planning a trip to Himachal Pradesh and are not quite sure about where to visit, this is the most appropriate article for you now. Most people choose to visit places out of India, which not only costs them a lot more but also make them miss out on the unexplored places in India, for instance, Mashobra in Himachal Pradesh. With its distinctly exclusive and pure air and the hordes of fun activities available, it is certainly one of the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh.

There are a lot of spots and sports for people who like adventures. You should visit Shoghi which is 14 KM on the south during your visit to Shimla. Or on the other hand, Mashobra is additionally a decent choice for you which is 14 KM towards the north. The green valley is approximately five minutes from the bus stand on the way to Kufri, a beautiful mountain range.


Here are the top things to do in Mashobra.

1. Camping in Fagu

With several landscapes that are filled with wildflowers and scenic beauty, it is by far the best place in India to go camping. Mashobra Greens is a campsite ground available there, which is known for the same. They provide comfortable lodging and food, but that is only the tip of the iceberg. You can enjoy bonfires in the cold winters along with a plethora of other fun activities to do.

2. Skiing in Kufri

Not known by many, but Mashobra is best known for its snow. You can go skiing, build snowmen or just have a fun snow fight with your friends and family. This destination undoubtedly beats any other at being one of the highly preferred skiing destinations while being an untouched station at the same time. If you want to enjoy the snow, it's best to visit Mashobra in the winter.

3. Trekking to Shali Tibba

At an altitude of 9423 feet, right over Shimla is the Shali Tibba that offers scope for trekking in Mashobra. This can be a bit much for first-timers. You can also find other easier trekking sites for a relaxing stroll. Mashobra is filled with natural beauty; in turn, just walking through the pastures can make for a beautiful time.

4. Rappelling in Craignano

For the adventure junkies, this place provides rappelling options as well. There are several sites known for rock climbing and rappelling. The best ones are at Mashobra Greens. You can also choose a Shimla Manali Tour Package that offers this in their itinerary for the best experience.

5. Paragliding in Mashobra Valley

Soaring over the enchanting hills of this unique town can be an experience you will never forget. Mashobra is known for its hills, and through paragliding, you can have a fantastic view of them. The service providers there are safe and experienced. This will surely be an unbeatable thrill with your friends and family. It is undoubtedly a must-do if you visit Mashobra.

6. Stroll through Shimla Reserve Forest Sanctuary

Apart from the fun and thrilling activities, you can also just experience the rich culture and beauty of this place by visiting places like the forest sanctuary. Here you can stroll through pine, cedar, and oak plantations and view the various avifauna and a plethora of flora fauna. With some photographic sights, this will surely be a one-holiday memory you do not want to forget quickly.

7. Shopping in Tibetan handicraft market

Where else can you find authentic, woollen products at reasonable prices? Along with that, the market is famous for its artsy and fancy Tibetan jewellery. Once you visit Mashobra, you will surely experience the enriching Himachali culture and get back some memento. This is surely something you should do to truly experience the feel of Mashobra.

8. Picnic at Craignano Nature Park

5 kilometres away from Mashobra, this is one other thing you should definitely consider doing once there. Craignano is known for having the world's highest water lift. Along with beautifully made villas, Italian architecture and food are really breathtaking. Enjoy pastures filled with apple orchards and beautiful flowers while eating the most authentic Italian food in Mashobra.

9. Quad biking in in Tattapani

Mashobra without Quad biking is no experience at all. Along with the time of your life, you will surely get some photographs you can later show off to your friends. If you are looking for quad biking, it is preferred if you visit during the off-season since it will have a low-river level.

10. Trek to Jakhu temple

Situated on one of the highest peaks in Shimla, 10 kilometres away from Mashobra, this temple is undoubtedly one of the must visit places in Shimla. It is considered to be the home of Hanuman and is filled with devotees, mainly on Tuesdays. It has a rich significance in the religious culture of Mashobra. The best way to reach here is the ropeway. You can always trek there to add more thrill to your trip.

Wrapping Up

All in all, Mashobra is an exciting place filled with things too for both campers and adventure junkies. You will surely not regret taking this trip.

Kalyan Panja