Situated amidst the suburbs of Himachal is Naldehra, a town just 18km to the Northeast of Shimla. Most of us have been to Himachal and Shimla is a place that is always on everyone’s list. But have you ever considered mixing up your itinerary and heading to a small town that lies a little away from the chaos of the city? The beautiful towering hill ranges surround the Naldehra resort of Club Mahindra and taking a vacation at Pristine Peaks is nothing short of extraordinary!
So, what should one ideally expect from a vacation at this location? Not only is the location an exotic one, the whole experience of travelling to the hills can be truly glorious when you take your family along. The cuisine at Naldehra is specific to Himachal and you will be pampered with the quintessential hot soup- Khoru Soup, which is rich in naldehra flavours. Naldehra is a place that uses a lot of yoghurt in its cooking, Khoru is a soup that is yoghurt based and garnished with coriander leaves. The flavours come from cumin, jaggery and poppy seed bread and this unusual mixture of flavours is something that is served piping hot at the resort. Starting your meal with soup and followed by famous dishes like Madra. The meats are cooked in yoghurt gravy with traditional methods like Khatta Ghosht and Murgh Anardana and are served hot; these are dishes that you can enjoy while you watch the snow and spend time with your family.
Naldehra has a couple of temples such as Mahakali, Jakhoo and Kali Ka Tibba. The forests have horse riding and other activities that your children can indulge in and the cold breeze along with the wind that gushes on your face will leave you famished for the day’s meal ahead. 35 kms away from the resort are hot water springs that one can visit, a place that truly speaks volumes about the culture of this destination, Tattapani is a must-visit when you book your stay at Naldehra.
The Natu Peak at Narkanda offers slopes for skiing and is a destination that is at an elevation of 2708 mt. The dense pine forests provide a spectacular view of the snow range and this is a great activity for your kids to indulge in. The experience is exemplary and one that they will remember their entire lives. The Hatu Peak provides a striking panorama of the planes below and the ancient temple of Hatu Mata comes alive with skiers.
Shali Peak is a forest near the resort for trekking and if you wish to get adventurous, this is a place worth visiting. A good old hike at the Mahasu peak should be on the cards when you wake up early morning. Head back for a scrumptious breakfast and eat your hearts out from the buffet at Naldehra Resort of Club Mahindra. Do read some Club Mahindra reviews online for further information on Club Mahindra resorts.