Theog

Theog is placed at an average height of 1965 metres It’s situated on National Highway NH22 (on the Hindustan-Tibet Road), a 32 km far from Shimla. Theog is undoubtedly an incredible town whose elegance mainly depends on its picturesque surroundings as well as being a town of five ‘Ghats’ Rahi Ghat, Deori Ghat, Prem Ghat, Janoghat,and Bagaghat. These ghats make up the main areas to check out in Theog. Aside from the ghats, there also is a spot known as Potato Ground which is famous for enjoying picnics.

It  is really a wonderful little hamlet where spending some time in serenity relax and opt for long walks, inhale the fresh clean air and light a bonfire and warm in the evenings. Theog spells tranquility and is undiscovered by hordes of tourists yet.

How to Reach Theog

By Air

The nearest airport is in Shimla, Jubbarhatti; 45 kms away. After getting off at the Shimla airport, hire a cab or take a bus to get to Theog.

By Rail

The nearest railhead is at Kalka, 105 kms away From Kalka station, hire a cab (rates are high) or take a bus

By Bus

Take a direct bus to Shimla first and then from there take a bus again or hire a taxi to get here. The distance between Shimla and Theog is only 30 kms and it will take you near about 75 minutes to reach.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit  is between October and November, when the temperature is moderate and remains a cool 25 degrees Centigrade in the day time. From December till February it gets very cold with temperatures in the single digits accompanied with heavy snowfall. A quieter time to visit the quaint town is in the summers as the place is not overcrowded with tourists.

Places To Visit

Fagu (10 kms)

Perfect place for both – adventure buffs and the people who are looking forward to relaxation. The scenic beauty of Fagu is amazing and one beholds the sight of beautiful Himalayan cedar forests.

Hatkoti (46 kms)

It is where the nature is the fairest. The beautiful apple laden orchards on the slopes of the Pabbar River here are breathtaking. Also known as ‘Valley of temples’, the village settlement of Hatkoti is dotted by ruins of ancient temples.

Tattapani (35 kms)

It is best known for its hot sulphur springs next to the Sutlej River. The springs are soothing and invigorating in distinctly tranquil village of Tattapani. Also, the place is known to be a famous pilgrim center for Hindus.

Educational Institute

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Theog, Shimla

The school campus covers around 27.4 acres of forested hillside with its buildings connected by steep and windy paths and offering spectacular views at every turn. These buildings include the beautiful old Quad, the modern state of art infrastructure and the newly-refurbished student hostels and staff houses. The academic buildings including several classrooms are linked by a computer network. The widespread use of email and an intranet system shrinks the distances and keeps staff, students and administration in quick and easy contact with one another.

The Vidyalaya is located in the salubrious and pristine environment of the Shimla ranges and is situated in the most picturesque scenery and pollution-free atmosphere of Himachal Pradesh in northern India.

The Vidyalaya is surrounded by the grove of pine trees on the main Shimla-Kaza National Highway (NH-22), at Theog. The school is located on the banks of most exotic valley of Nangal Devi Temple, at village Deorighat, at a height of about 7000 feet.

Address : Vill: Deorighat, Theog, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, INDIA PIN: 171201

Contact: +91-1783-238248 / 1783-237697

Web : http://www.jnvshimla.in/

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