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Fagu A Little Village In The Beautiful District Of Shimla

Fagu is a mesmerizing town with amazing scenic beauty aside a saddle-like mountain along the Hindustan Tibet Road.  This tiny little village is filled with greenery and with a rich variety of flora and fauna. For a more mappy location, Fagu is set in the beautiful district of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh.  It is a paradise for nature lovers.

Fagu nestles many places which are perfect for one to relax and is also a base camp for trekkers. Also, the hill views are breath-taking.

Fagu A Little Village In The Beautiful District Of Shimla

A Look At Its Scenic beauty

Fagu is a beautiful place dotted with cluster of villages, the areas around this place offer a very rare range of views like vivid dales, snow clad peaks, fruit gardens and the nearby terraced fields.  It is a hill side village covered with fog and endowed with a romantic ambience.

Due to the beauty that mother nature granted to this small beautiful village, Fagu is a quaint home for naturists and botanists.  The mountain ranges and deep valleys of Fagu are speckled with Apple orchards and flower fields blooming between May to October.


During the winters the temperature drops down below the freezing point and during summer, the temperature rises only upto 30 degrees.  Hence, Fagu is a cool place perfect for vacationing. The best time for tourist to visit Fagu is between May to October.

Great Place For Honeymooner’s

Fagu being very less crowded with population is an immemorable destination for the honeymooners.  The most likely season for honeymooners is autumn, at this time the climate is less windy and mostly chilly during the evening. Hence, perfect for those cozy little moments.

Places To Visit In Fagu 

Since Fagu is located in the Shimla district, this is one sure destination you can explore. But there are other beautiful destinations which are a must see in Fagu:

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1. Narkanda

Narkanda is a beautiful place located on the Hindustan Tibet road.  It offers a spectacular view of high snow ranges through the deodar woods to the Hatu peaks.  The famous Hatu Mata temple is situated here.  During winters, Skiing is conducted for the tourists, another famous thing for which Narkanda is known is for the Himachal Apples, these apples are amongst the best apples in the world.

2. Banthia Devta temple

The Banthia Devta temple in Fagu is known for its extraordinary wood craving which reflects great craftsmanship.  It depicts the different arts and cultures which were done on wood carving.  This temple is a religious place of worship in the town.  Many tourists come here to witness the amazing art and culture of this place.

3. Katir

Katir is one of the beautiful places in Fagu which is a great picnic spot.  It is situated just 13 km away from Shimla which is an awesome place for the tourists.

4. Theog Town

Theog Town which is 10 km away from Shimla is a beautiful place in Fagu which is a famous marketplace. The most beautiful thing about this town is its panoramic view of the hills.

Wrapping Up

Do visit this little village the next time you are planning for a vacation. To reach one needs to start from New Delhi and reach Chandigarh and then towards Shimla.  The nearest railway station is at Shimla.  The nearest airport is at Jubbar-Hatti which is 45 km from Fagu. Do share your experiences with us as comments.

Featured Photo: Fagu valley in Kufri-Simla by timeflicks under CC BY-ND 2.0

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