Narkanda is a town and a nagar panchayat in Kumarsain subdivision of Shimla district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is at an altitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan-Tibet Road (NH 5) in Himachal Pradesh, India within a fir (abies pindrow) forest. It is about 65 km away from Shimla and surrounded by the Himalayan Range.
It is a skiing resort in winter. It connects shimla with Rampurand a detour also goes to Kotgarh-Thanedhar, the prime apple belt of Himachal Pradesh where Satyananda Stokes started the apple culture.
|Visa requirements||Visa in not needed for Indian citizens. Everyone else need a visa.|
|Languages spoken||Himachali, Hundi, English|
|Country name||India (Bharat)|