Kulu – Narkanda there is a shorter route. The distance is 167 km, a journey of 6 hours. There is no need to travel back to Shimla but can reach Kulu by crossing the Jallori Pass and entering Kullu Valley through Banjar.
This route offers panaromic view of Kullu Valley. This route remains close from November end till March due to heavy snowfall on Jallori Pass.
Situated at an attitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan Tibet road (NH – 22), Narkanda offers a spectacular view of snow ranges. This is an ideal retreat for the tourists who seek seclusion in mountains. It commands an unique view of the eternal snow line, the inviting apple orchards and dense forests. Narkanda is famous for Skiing & Winter sports. During these days the slopes come alive with skiers. The skiing at Narkanda was started in 1980 and since then HPTDC is conducting skiing courses every year. Narkanda is a gateway to apple country of Himachal Pradesh. .