Tattapani

Tattapani

  • Shimla
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • India

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Tattapani, Shimla Overview

Known for its hot water spring, Tattapani, Shimla has now become a very popular tourist attraction for people who are traveling to the summer capital of India, Shimla. In fact, the name of the place- Tattapani, also means hot water. The hot water spring in the region is spread across a vast area of one square kilometer. Many people even believe that the hot water of the sulphur spring has magical healing properties and a dip in the water can cure your body of many diseases. It is located at a distance of around 51 kilometer from the capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla. People also visit here to visit the holy shrine of Lord Shiva called the Shiv Goofa.

 

Things to Do

 

There are many activities that one can indulge in when they are visiting the beautiful quaint little town of Tattapani. The hot water sulphur spring that is situated near the banks of the River Sutlej is the most popular place where people love to visit. People go for river rafting as well in this river when they are visiting Tattapani. Another cool activity that people like to indulge in when they are visiting the Tattapni area is to go for trekking and camping. One can also try a hand at fishing that takes places at the banks of River Sutlej.

 

Best Time to Visit

 

Tattapani is a beautiful hilly hamlet that is flocked by tourists from all parts of the country all year round. However, if you want to know the best time to visit here, it depends on what you are actually looking for in the visit. If you are looking for snow, you can visit between the months of December end and February middle. If you are planning to visit here, there could actually be no better season to visit Tattapani than the winter season. The temperature during winters in Tattapani can get down to sub-zero degrees.

 

How to Reach

 

Tattapani near Shimla is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Himachal Pradesh. Those visiting the queen of hill station Shimla, make sure to visit the beautiful hilly hamlet. It is pretty easy to reach here once you have reached Shimla. You can reach Shimla via buses that ply from all the nearest cities like Delhi. Shimla also has an airport where flights from cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, etc., regularly fly. You can also take the Kalka train to reach the beautiful hill station. Once you are in the capital city of Shimla, you can easily take any bus or even hire a cab to reach Tattapani. Many taxi drivers in Shimla are also ready to take you to the beautiful town of Tattapani.

 

Nearby Attractions

 

Majority of the tourists visiting the Tattapani are the tourists who have come for a holiday in Shimla. All adventure seekers, nature lovers, and even the nature photographers love to visit the Tattapani area to explore nature at its best. Some other places to visit in Tattapani are Shiva Cave, Mahunag, and Adventure Park.

 

 

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