Rohru is a city in the North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh in the midst of the Himalayan mountains. The capital city of Shimla lies at a distance of 106 km to the west. The city with its surroundings of green hills and freshwater streams will give visitors a feel of being in the midst of the green rolling hills of Europe.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay in the area is the capital city of Shimla. Some of the options which are worth a try are Ashoka Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Amar Palace (Tariff – Rs. 500), Dreamland Hotel Akash Lok (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) Hotel Apple Rose (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Hindi. Kangri, as the regional language, is also spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The place is famous for its apples as well as a vareity of fish called trout, which is available mostly in Europe and North America. It is these fishes that tourists love to come and catch. Most interesting places can be found in the capital Shimla, among which are Sanjauli, The Ridge, Mall Road and Christ Church. The snowfall of the area is an obvious fact to mention.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Sahnewal Airport in Ludhiana at a distance of 296 km.
Chandigarh Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 202 km.
It is mostly state transport buses which cater to the needs of passengers in the region. Buses to the area are available from Shimla. Book your tickets in advance and avail of your bus ticket discount coupon, especially given during festive seasons.