Fagu is a very small hamlet which resides astride a mountain saddle along the Hindustan Tibet Road. The area gives it a rare range of sights which involve both it’s northen as well as southern valleys and also the snowclad peaks associated with the Great Himalaya. In the open patches, the valleys hold tiny hamlets, orchards and also neatly terraced fields-while the area is blanketed with woodland deodar (Himalaya cedar) and also spruce. Situated at an elevation of 2,450 m, Fagu, most likely have extracted its name from the fog itself.

How To Reach Fagu

By Rail

Kalka railway station is at a mileage of 112 kilometer and even the one at Chandigarh is 142 kilometer far away. Linked with the narrow gauge Kalka Simla railway line, Shimla station is 25 kms far.

By Road to Fagu

Simla is at a distance of 22 KMS and then reach there by road.Taxis and buses are available.

By Air

Simla airport is 40 kms far and also Chandigarh airport is at a distance of 148 Kms.

Best time to visit

Summer (March – May): Summer season are pleasant. The temp varies between 8°C to 30°C. The temperature is comfortable with gentle breeze after sunset.

Monsoon (June – September):Unexpected rainfalls relieve Fagu as well as its people from summers.

Winter (October – February): The weather conditions are pleasingly cool and also the temperature varies between 0°C to 10°C. Woollen apparel will be recommended to carry while selecting Fagu during winter time.

Best time to visit is throughout the year accept for the short intervals in winter when the highway is closed due to heavy snows.

Tourist Attraction

Fagu presents excellent views. Several forest walks and hikes are possible around it.

This is conveniently located for sightseeing at Kufri, Narkanda, Mashobra, Naldehra and Shimla.

Drives on quiet back roads like the Fagu-Bekhalty-Mashobra stretch are possible.

Excursions may be taken towards Himachal’s apple growing heartland around Kotkhai or Kotgarh.