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Head To Garli & Experience Serendipity Like Never Before

    What Makes It Awesome

    While I sat at the foothills of Dhauladhar mountain range of Himalayas, in the heritage village of Garli, I couldn't help but appreciate the beauty of this small hamlet that is dotted with elegant havelis, mansions and italianated buildings. One least expects to find houses in such varied architectural styles like Kangra, Rajput, colonial and even Portuguese in an obscure part of Himachal Pradesh. According to locals, it was in the early 19th century that the prosperous Kuthiala Sood community arrived and settled here.

    Garli is situated at the height of 500mts above sea level. With a population of about 2000 people and its wondrous architecture, Garli offers a myriad of experiences that warrant at least one visit. There is a lot to do around the village, and if you are an explorer, you will definitely find some beautiful gems around the place.

    What's My Pro Tip?

    You should explore the streets of Garli on foot and walk the trek routes to enjoy various facets of Garli. You will be amazed to see the view, biodiversity, and hospitality of the local population. You should also experience a sunset on the riverbeds as it is an undeniably exhilarating sight.

    There is a multitude of temples such as Jwalamukhi, Chintpurni, Baglamukhi, KangraDevi, Baba Balaknath, and Maha Kaleshwar temple, all within a driving distance from Garli. Another attraction in Garli is the Maharana Pratap Sagar which is well-trodden spot by the tourists to see the old paintings at Radha Krishan Mandir at Dada Siba.

    If you are a wildlife enthusiast, you can also take an open Jeep, after 10pm, and drive through the local forest reserve to try your luck at spotting a wild boar, sambar, wild rabbits or a leopard.

    Anything Else?

    Garli has a lot of accommodation options for all kinds of travellers. Backpackers and budget travellers can book decent and reasonable accommodation by NYN Garli here: {}. If you are travelling with your family and friends, click here: {} for a luxury stay.