Green Valley - Tourist Places of Himachal Pradesh

About Green Valley

Green Valley, often considered as God’s own gift, is a small mountain range that lies on the way to Kufri from Shimla. As the name of this place itself suggests, the greenery of this place combined with the calmness of the surroundings will make you forget everything else. Perhaps this is the reason, why tourists from every part of the world visit this place in search of solace. This place is not suitable for a night-stay, but while going to Shimla, one can stop here for an hour or two and enjoy the beauty of this region.


How to reach

By Road : Tourists can either travel from Kufri or Shimla to reach this valley. This place is easily accessible by roads. 
By Rail : Nearest broad guage railway lines are at Chandigarh and Pathankot. Both these stations connect this region with the rest of India. 
By Air : Nearest airport is at Chandigarh and at Bhuntar. Tourists can travel from both of these places.


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  • When to visit
  • Tourists can visit this place throughout the year. Summers are pleasant here, but monsoon is quite rough. Expect stormy weather during monsoon.

  • What to Eat
  • Some small eateries are there around this place. Most of them offer North Indian dishes, Tibetan dishes and cakes.

  • Attractions
  • This small place offers excellent view of the beautiful forests, found in this region. Trees like- Pine, Fir, Oak, Maple is quite common around here. 
    The forest is also home to a number of herbal and medicinal plants. However, the greenery of this place is something that attracts everybody. 
    Shimla, Kufri are some of the nearby places that you can visit, after spending some quality time around the greeneries of this valley.

  • Activities
  • - Mostly tourists stop here to adore the pristine beauty of nature. So one can a short walk through the green forest and explore its beauty.
    - The natural background of this place provides an excellent for photography. Sometimes, tourists also prefer to organise a small picnic here.

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