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Travel Information Renuka Ji Himachal Pradesh, How to Reach Renuka JI Himachal

Travel Information RENUKA JI in Himachal
The Renuka Lake is situated at an altitude of about 660 m. Renuka Lake is also known as the embodiment of Renukaji who was the wife of famous sage Jamadagini and mother of Parshuram.  Shaped like a profile of a woman, the lake has the circumference of 2.5 km and is the largest in Himachal. 

This placid stretch of water is fed by underground springs and the surrounding hills are padded by lush forests that support a large variety of plant and animal life. Boating and trekking are the additional attractions of Renukaji, whose natural beauty has to be seen to be believed. This is perfect year around destination that beckons every traveler.

How to reach - Access to Renukaji
Renukaji is connected by road. Distance of Renuka from Delhi is 315 km . Distance of Renuka from Ambala is 95 Km, Renuka to Dehradun is 105 Kms, Renuka to Chandigarh distance is 105 Kms. The nearest rail head from Renuka Ji is at Ambala, Dehradun and Chandigarh. The nearest airports from Renuka JI are at Chandigarh and Dehradun. Buses to Renuka Ji are available from Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh and other cities..

Climat of Renuka Ji: In winter, the climate is pleasant and light woolens are suggested. Summer temperature are high and cottons are recommended.

PLACES OF INTEREST NEAR RENUKA JI HIMACHAL
RENUKA LAKE Renuka JI: Legend has it that when the evil Sahasarjuna killed the sage Jamadagini and tried to abduct his wife Renuka. She flung herself into the water. The gods restored her to life and this lake is regarded to be her embodiment. There is a row of temples along its banks, and a track encircles the water. Boats are available on hire next to the hotel.

PARASHURAMA TAL AND RENUKA TEMPLE: At the base of the Renuka lake, this large pool is considered to embrace Lord Parshurama, who wished to spend all eternity at his mother's feet. Reportedly built overnight by an invading force of Gurkhas in early 19th Century, the original temple of Renukaji is here. Both mother and son are reunited every year at a celebratory fair held in November.

JAMU PEAK NEAR RENUKA JI: Located around 8 Kms from Renuka Ji above the lake is the peak where Rishi Jamadagini is said to have meditated. A footpath leads to the peak. There is a small temple and it offers an excellent view of the lake and surrounding area.

MINI ZOO RENUKA JI: Located around 2 kms from Renuka Ji you can boat across the lake or drive to this zoo, which has Asiatic lions, spotted deer, lion tailed macaques, 'Nilgai' Methuen, barking deer and Himalayan black bears.

LION SAFARI RENUKA JI: Just 2 Km from Renuka JI adjoining the zoo, an armored van enters the large enclosure allowing for a close glimpse of the lions within.

JATAUN NEAR RENUKA JI : Few Kms from Renuka Ji is located the dam of the Giri Hydel Project is here and angling for Mahaseer (river carp) may be done.

Where to Stay in Renuka JI
HOTEL RENUKA
Himachal Tourism The Renuka rests on the bank of this sacred and breath taking beautiful lake. It commands a panoramic view of the lake with just a road dividing its terraced gardens from the waters. The original wing is in the colonial style and the recently constructed one has all modern facilities.
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Contact Details Hotel Renuka 
The Renuka, Renukaji, Distt. Sirmour (H.P.) -173022. Tel: (01702) - 267339.

The Renuka offers comfortable stay and has the following facilities
  Wall to wall carpeting in new wing of hotel.
  All rooms are airy spacious, well furnished with attached baths and hot / cold water. Room heaters provided in winters.
  Satellite Television
  Room service, Laundry and Dry Cleaning arranged.
  Parking within premises.
  Restaurant serving Indian, Chinese and Himachali cuisine.
  Table Tennis, Children's Park, Boating facilities.

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