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Walk Off The Beaten Path And Uncover The Hidden Jewels of Himachal

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Himachal is humungous and if you want to trod the unknown, you will find innumerable such trails that will ignite your curiosity and satiate your quest for off-beat travel.  

Walk Off The Beaten Path And Uncover The Hidden Jewels of Himachal:

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Day 1. The Renukaji Lake is shaped like a profile of a woman

The Renukaji Lake is shaped like a profile of a woman
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The lake, whose circumference is 2.5 km, is the largest in Himachal and is fed by underground springs. Shubham tells HolidayIQ, "Beautiful lush green lake surrounded by mountains, worth a visit. Enjoy boating there and food at HPTDC restaurant." "According to mythology this lake is the embodiment of goddess Renukaji," shares Smriti. 

Day 2. Jamu peak is above the Renukaji lake

Jamu peak is above the Renukaji lake
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Jamu Peak is around 8 km from the Renuka Lake near Nahan. From the top, tourists can see amazing views of the lake and its surrounding valley. It is also believed that Sage Jamadagni meditated here. There is a small temple on the peak which marks the spot where the sage sat and meditated.

Day 3. The Mini zoo and the lion safari

The Mini zoo and the lion safari
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Tarish tells HolidayIQ about the zoo, "a very good picturesque place where you can take good photos." Subrata adds about his experience, "It was an adventurous walk to the length of the Renuka wildlife park. It's a must visit place at Nahan." Adjoining the zoo, an armored van enters the large enclosure allowing for a close glimpse of the lions within.

Day 4. Jataun is 5 kms from the Renukaji lake

Jataun is 5 kms from the Renukaji lake
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Jataun is near Chulariyaand Keh?nla. It is an ideal place for the enthusiasts trying out their luck at Mahseer angling in Renuka lake. The dam of Giri Hydel Project is located nearby.

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Day 5. Paonta Sahib is surrounded by Sal forest

Paonta Sahib is surrounded by Sal forest
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Kiran Sood shares on HolidayIQ, "This is sacred space where Guru Gobind Singh Ji used to organize kavi-sammelan to recite poetry by the side of Yamuna. The noise of river Yamuna used to disturb in the beginning. One day Guru Sahib asked Yamuna for silence and till date Yamuna flows quietly at that particular area.

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