Mashobra is a small village between Shimla and Kufri. Surrounded by forests of Rhododendron, cedar and oak ,with an average elevation of 2000 meters, Mashobra is the best summer retreat for tourists who are looking to get away from soaring temperatures of plains. Its location between Shimla and Kufri makes its best option of hill station for travellers looking for sightseeing options while its serene forest and hiking trails makes it equally best destination for nature lovers.
In hills day or night temperature depends on the weather conditions, whether it is sunny or cloudy. In hills rain may occur any time even in summers or in winters. Rain and snowfall are vital to keep evergreen forests of hills.
April to June(Summer Season)-Very Good Time
If the weather is clear then in these months Morning and Evening remain slightly cold (between 10 to 20 degree celsius) while afternoon remain pleasant(between 15 to 25 degree ). If skies become cloudy then temperature may dip further and you may need a jacket even in the afternoon.
July to September(Monsoon Time)-Good Time
During the rainy season one can experience the lush green beauty of the valley and mountains. Spectacular views of distant mountains become clear which is not usual in summer time. Many flowers and fruit orchards bloom this time and this is the plucking season for Apricot, Plum and Apple so a rainy season is a good time to visit hill stations.
October to March(Winter Season)-Good Time
In these months morning and evening become frigid and on a sunny day afternoon remain cold further between December to February snowfall may take place any time so it is advised to travel with a fleece jacket, Muffler.
Chandigarh is the nearest airport. From Chandigarh one can book a cab for Mashobra. Mashobra is just 140 kms from Chandigarh and takes 3-4 hours to reach Mashobra..
Kalka is the closest railway station which is well connected with Delhi. Kalka is 98 Kms from Mashobra. Although if one wishes to enjoy the ride of a hill train, Shimla is the nearest railway station.
Mashobra is well connected to Delhi by Volvo Coaches. There is an option of overnight coach facility.
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