Renuka Lake Himachal Pradesh
Renuka Lake is located at a distance of 37 km from Nahan and 60 km from Paonta Sahib covering an area of 2.5 km.
Situated amidst lush green forests of Indian Himalayas, the surroundings of the Lake offers an excellent venue to tourists for the adventure sports like trekking and mountaineering.
On the turf of Renuka Lake boating and fishing is also allowed by the travel & tourism department of Himachal Pradesh.
The surrounding hills of Renuka Lake supports variety of plant and animal life. By seeing the abundance availability of wild life in the region, the state government of Himachal Pradesh has constructed a mini Zoo.
There are variety of species kept in the zoo for public viewing, some of them are Himalayan black beer, spotted deer, barking beer and many more other distinct species. Apart from the nature’s splendor, it has holistic values too.
One of the popular temple of Himachal Pradesh, Renukaji is situated on the bank of this lake.
Tourists flock to the destinations across the world to indulge in adventure sports and sightseeing.
How to reach Renuka Lake
Renukaji is connected by road. It is 315 km from Delhi. The nearest rail head is at Ambala (95 km) Dehradun (105km) and Chandigarh (95 km). The nearest airports are at Chandigarh and Dehradun. Taxis/buses are available for Renukaji at all places
Reaching Renuka lake is not very straight forward task if you want to travel by state run buses. The starting point is the capital of India, New Delhi and from here one can travel up to Chandigarh ( 250 Kms) or Kalka(280 Kms) by rail and then take various buses running on the route to a place called Nahan. From Nahan one has to change to a bus that will take you to Renuka.
In winter, the climate is pleasant and light woolens are suggested. Summer temperature are high and cottons are recommended.