Nahan and Haripurdhar: A confusing week through Sirmaur

The Sirmaur district was a princely state called Sirmur, also called Nahan State after the capital of Nahan, one of the bigger towns in Himachal. Nahan is 40 KMs away from Renuka Lake, the largest lake in Himachal named after Renukaji, mother of Parashuram. Haripurdhar, the highest town in Sirmaur at 2700 metres, is 60 Kms further from Renukaji.

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Valley Of Flowers & Hemkund Sahib: Travel Guide Under INR 3000

The usual Valley of Flowers route is Haridwar-Rishikesh-Rudraprayag-Chamoli-Joshimath-Govindghat and then trek to Ghangaria where you stay the night. The next day trek to VoF & come back. Hemkund Sahib is another route from Ghangaria and will take another day. Budget travellers can do it for INR 3000-4000 from Delhi.

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