Rehan is a small town in the picturesque North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the town of Dharamsala at a distance of 81 km west near the neighbouring state of Punjab. Jammu and Kashmir is also not too far away and located to the north. The town is noted for its shopping (shoes) and entertainment centres.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay in the region is Dharamsala, which has a lot of budget hotels to offer. Some of the places which are worth trying are Royal hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Staywell Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), WH grace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Sajan Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and others.
The official language of the region is Hindi. Kangri is the regional language spoken.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Buddha Jayanti in May, Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village located in the mountainous region is a great picnic spot. One can even plan a nice evening picnic in the hills to catch the beautiful glimpse of the sunset. Some of the places which are worth visiting in the area are McLeodGanj (86 km away) the rock temples of Masrur (38 km south-east), Bhagsu Waterfalls (2 km from McLeodGanj), Bhagsunag Temple (2 km from McLeodGanj), Kangra Museum in Kangra, Jama Masjid Dharamshala and others. Trekkers will have a fabulous time in the area.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kangra or Gaggal Airport at a distance of 72 km.
Kangra Railway Station in Kangra is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 85 km.
It is mostly state transport buses which cater to the needs of passengers in the region. Buses to the town are mostly available from Kangra. Bus booking offers at Ticketgoose.com can be availed of when you book your tickets