Narkanda is a small town in Shimla at an altitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan Tibetan road. The quiet town provides a spectacular view of the mountain ranges. Apple orchards and dense forest of Narkanda makes the place one of the most loved places in Shimla. Apart from many types of conifers growing in the land, many other trees like Maple, Oak, Hazelnut, and so on can be seen here. The town also acts as a skiing resort in winter. The exceptional view from the Hatu peak, beauty of the placid Tannu Jubbar lake, and the architectural brilliance of Mahamaya temple are the other attractions in Narkanda.