Tourism in TheogTheog is a small town with tiny cozy houses which has splendid views of of the Himalayas. It is located at a distance of 27 kms from Shimla on National Highway NH22 which connects to Hindustan-Tibet Road. This uncharted and flawless spot makes an ideal place to chill with nature at its best.
Theog is a beautiful town lkocated amidst five ‘Ghats’ Deori Ghat, Rahi Ghat, Bagaghat Janoghat,and Prem Ghat,. You can check out the breathtaking view from these Ghats. Theog also has a tourist spot known as Potato Ground which is quite popular for enjoying picnics.
Tourist Spots in Theog
Tourist spots in Theog are as follows:
Fagu in TheogFagu is located at a distance of 10kms from Theog on National Highway 22. It is a place to enjoy nature and have some adventure as well. Fagu is place with dazzling scenery which you can enjoy by having long walks in snowfall, fireplace in chilly nights.
Besides the picturesque views, Fagu also has heritage shops , old hotels and stone plate huts which will leave you spellbound. Fagu has a camping site at Katir which is at a distance of 13 km from Fagu.You have the option to have a night stay in Fagu as it has many hotels and lodges with good services.
Reaching FaguYou can reach Fagu by hiring Local taxi or Cabs. There is also bus facility provided by private travels and HPSTC. You could actually opt to take round trip if you are staying in Shimla , which is Shimla-Fagu-Theog-Matiana-Narkanda and back. It will work out to be quite economical.
Temple of Banthia Devta in TheogBanthia Devta is the local god of Theog. This temple has amazing wooden carvings. The idols in the temple are Mahishasurmardini , ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu and the ten headed Ravana which are carved on the wood. This temple attracts lot of tourist and is very popular amongst locals.
This temple is located on National Highway 22 in the main town. You can just walk down from your hotel to reach the temple. You can also take an auto rickshaw to reach the place.
How to Reach Theog
Theog can be reached by the following means:
By AirThe nearest airport to Theog is in Shimla, Jubbarhatti; which is at a distance of 45 kms. You can take a taxi or cab to reach Theog.
By RailThe nearest railway station to Theog is Shiblun railway station and Shimla railway station which are both located at a distance of 18.2 km. Summer Hill railway station is located at a distance of 20.1 km.
By RoadYou can take bus from Shimla to reach Theog. Private taxis can be hired as well which will take the National highway 22 to reach this place .It will take about 30 minutes to reach this place from Shimla.
Local Tourism Information:For any other local tourism information can be queried at
Tourism & Civil Aviation Department,
Address: Block No. 28,
Kasumpti, SDA Complex,
Phone no.: 0177 - 2625864.
E-mail: email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org
District Tourism Development Officers, Shimla
Phone no: 0177-2653888
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