The Apple Home, Narkanda
Welcome to The Apple Home at Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh. The Apple Home is not just about a holiday it is an experience, an experience which no star rated hotel can provide, a stay which no comfort can match.
We are a Home Stay Resort offering comfortable and cosy accommodation with four beautifully appointed rooms and a very hospitable kitchen. Rest assured, your stay at the Apple Home will be most memorable. Contact us for your bookings.
What we Offer
Cozy & Charming Rooms
Our Rooms are cozy & comfortable with lovely views of the Valley. Well appointed, they are ideal for a short or long stay.
Relax in a beautiful environment
Surrounded by a lush apple orchard and situated at the top of the Valley, The Apple Home is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the peace & tranquility.
Enjoy Country side activities
We offer a wide range of country style activities to keep you entertained and active – chose from apple farming to trekking in the hills or visiting the nearby temples.
Narkanda – The Gateway to the Apple Valley
Narkanda is the gateway to Himachal’s famous apple orchards and is a beautiful hill tourism spot. If you want to experience amazing panoramic views of apple blossoms, you can experience it at Narkanda – a beautiful unexplored offbeat destination.
Situated at a height of over 8500 feet, on NH-22 (Hindustan-Tibet Road), a township in the district of Shimla, it offers mesmerizing scenic views of snow ranges which makes it an ideal retreat for those who love to be secluded between the snow-filled mountains. Narkanda, which is famous for skiing and winters sports in winter, is not only a winter destinations, but it also offers spectacular views of Cherry & Apple blossoms in summers. It is a gateway to Apple Country of Himachal Pradesh, which connects Shimla with Rampur and a diversion leading to Thanedar. Thanedar and Kotgarh is the prime apple belt of the state.
How to reach Narkanda
By Air – The closet airport from The Apple Home is situated in Shimla which is near about 100 kms (3hrs by road). There are daily flights from the Indian Capital Delhi to Shimla. The flight duration from Delhi is just 30 mns.
By Rail – The nearest rail head from The Apple Home is Kalka. From Kalka The Apple Home is near about 150 Kms and an easy drive taxi or private vehicle should reach you in 5 hrs. Train from major Indian cities are connected with Kalka. For train schedules it is advisable to log on to www.indianrail.gov.in
Interestingly for those who would like to take the rail journey further, Indian Railways run smaller or what is called meter gage trains right upto Shimla. This train journey from Kalka to Shimla is covered in 5 ½ hrs. From Shimla one can hire taxi or a private vehicle, which reaches you to The Apple Home in 2 ½ hrs.
By Road – You can either down to The Apple Home from the following places or even the comfortable Volvo Bus Service run by the State transport department.
From Delhi – 445 kms (9 hrs)
From Chandigarh – 196 kms (5 1/2 hrs)
From Kalka – 160 kms (4 ½ hrs)
From Shimla – 80 kms ( 2 ½ hrs)
Reaching The Apple Home
We are located about 12 kms ahead of Narkanda, near the Village Ghadewati at Oddi. A short drive brings you to the base of the Hill, where ample Car Parking is available. Our Caretaker will assist you to reach The Apple Home from here and assist with your luggage. The Apple Home is a short climb of about 5-7 minutes from the Car Parking.