Mashobra is part of Shimla Water Catchmentanct Wildlife Sanctuary.The natural vegetation comprises pine, oak, cedar or Himalayan deodar, and rhododendron, as well as maple and horse chestnut. The wildlife consists of monkeys, Langurs, jackals, kakkar (barking deer), and the occasional leopard, as well as numerous bird species such as the Himalayan eagle, pheasants, chikor and partridges.Tourists come here to relax and unwind in the lap of nature where the richness in flora and fauna is in abundance.
Places to discover:
Craignano, is located 18 KM away from Shimla at an altitude of 2,149 meters above sea level.Surrounded by beautiful oak and pine trees, the place gives a breath-taking view of the gardens filled with an abundance of flowers such as daffodils, hyacinths, asphodels and celandine. The place is famous for a beautiful Italian Villa, which was constructed by Chevalier Peliti, a baker to the viceroy. This villa is constructed with woods amidst dense forest of oak and pine trees. Craignano is also a famous picnic spot, where activities like rappelling, rock climbing, and fishing are common.
Wild Flower Hall:
Another astonishing place to visit, Wild Flower Hall is situated in Charabra town and is only 8 Kms from Mashobra city. This attractive place is situated on the Mahasu Peak at an average elevation of 2498 m. It is a beautiful place to visit.
Reserve Forest Sanctuary, Mashobra:
Located at the distance of 4 Km from Mashobra, Reserve Forest Sanctuary is covered with plantations of oak, cedar and pine. Blessed with huge varieties of flora and fauna, the sanctuary is one of the largest watersheds of Asia. It is surroundedby the Indus River and a home of various flora, fauna and fauna.The forest includes pine, oak, cedar and rhododendron, as well as maple and horse chestnut, combined with shrubs, grasses and wildflowers. Wildlife lovers may also spot kakkar (barking deer), jackals, Himalayan eagle, and leopards in the sanctuary. Besides, birds like Himalayan eagle, pheasant, chikor and partridge are also spotted here.
Golf Course, Naldehra:
Nestled at a distance of 23 Km from Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, the Golf Course in Naldehra is the oldest golf club in India. The golf course stretches over an extensive area surrounded by trees at an altitude of 2,200 metres. It features a design redolent of Scottish links courses. In the year 1905, Lord Curzon was captivated by the beauty of the region and so he made his favourite camping site just outside the British summer capital of Shimla. What he made in 19’s is now considered as one of the most scenic golf course in the country. Also, it is believed that in the memory of his stay he named this place as Alexandra Naldehra, which was the name of his daughter.
Tattapani village is located in Mandi district at a distance of 45 km from Shimla and 29 km from Naldehra. It is situated on the right bank of river Sutlej at an altitude of 2,230 ft. above the sea level. In local language, ‘Tattapani’ means ‘hot water’. The place is famous for its hot water springs that is spread over an area of one square kilometre. The spring water is said to have curative powers that provide relief from ailments like joint pain, fatigue, stress relief, and poor blood circulation, and reduces fat and skin diseases.Adventure lovers can go for white water rafting on Sutlej River. One can also enjoy a bonfire with family or friends at night along the river side.