If you want a quiet and peaceful retreat for your vacation, then Wakanghat in Himachal Pradesh is the place for you. Located in Solan district, it is over 20 km away from Shimla. It is easily accessible by road as National Highway 22 links this town to other important cities. The temperature is pleasant throughout the year. So, any time you need a break, you can check in to one of the hotels in the town and enjoy a relaxed weekend far from the madding crowd. It is known for its vegetable produce and has the best Sabji Mandi or vegetable market in the district.
Places to Stay
You will find a number of budget hotels in Wakanghat. Some of them include Moksh Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Surya (Tariff – Rs.1,000) and Hotel Woodrina (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
The official language of Wakanghat is Hindi. English is also spoken and understood in the area.
Salloni fair held in the last week of June every year is an important event in Wakanghat.
Places of Interest
Wakanghat has a number of places to visit because of its proximity to Shimla (22 km) and Solan (25 km). Some of the important places include Shoghi (7 km) and Deoghat (26 km).
How to Get There
Shimla airport is the closest from this town, which is about 20 km away.
Kalka railway station (69 km) connects this town to other important cities.
Buses ply regularly from Chandigarh, Shimla and Solan. City Land Travels is one of the major operators on this route. Opt for online bus ticket reservation to renowned tourist places in India by logging on to several bus booking websites.