Naldehra located at the northern side of Shimla on Shimla Tattapani road. Naldehra distance from Shimla is 24 km. Naldehra derived its name from the Nag temple located here. Naldehra means Abode of Nag in local Pahari language. Lord Curzon was a appreciator of this place. He named her daughter after the name Naldehara. Mashobra Tattapani and Naldehra located on the same side. Tourist can cover these destinations in one day traveling this side of Shimla. There are many things to do during your visit to Naldehra.
Golf Course of Naldehra
Nine hole Golf course of Naldehra is the oldest in India. Golf course made on the recommendation of Lord Curzon with 9 holes measuring 4285 yards during his tenure in India. His tenure as viceroy started in 1899 and lasted till 1905. Golf course made during 1900. This area surrounded by many-year-old trees of cedar. This is an ideal place to have a picnic for the full day. This golf course now managed by Himachal Pradesh tourism department HPTDC. Restaurant and accommodation provided by the tourism department. Tourist can rent equipment by paying fees at the counter.
Naldehra Golf Club (0177-2747656; http://naldehragolfclub.com; green fees Indian/foreigner ₹575/863, club hire ₹288; h7am-7pm Apr-Sep, 9am-5pm Oct-Mar),
Full day Picnic in Naldehra
Naldehra is a nice spot to have a picnic for the full day among the pine trees. You can sit on the green grass and can enjoy the weather doing nothing. Naldehra is the best place for the people want to enjoy the quiet surroundings. It is enjoyable to trek inside this area with family. Start early morning from Shimla with your lunch and enjoy eatables with family here. You can enjoy the sunlight in the green meadow in winters.
Jungle walk and Horse riding
Naldehra can explore on feet or by hiring a horse. This jungle walk is 1.5 km from the starting point of the trek. This walk is full of fun. You can stop to click pictures. You would get ahead in the thick forest area crossing cedar trees. Location where movies like Razz 3 and Qyamat Se Qyamat Tak shot are also on the way. A later segment of this trek will take you to fenced Golf Course and Mahu Nag temple. Mahu Nag temple located in the heart of Naldehra. You can even view snow-capped mountains of Pir Panjal through this trek. If a tourist wants to cover this trek by a horse they have the option to get it from the beginning point.