Arki: The Sunny place
At a distance of 52km from the beautiful Shimla, in the Solan district lays the smallest town of Arki in Himachal Pradesh. It is one of most rewarding vacation destination with
absolute marvelous weather conditions especially in the summer seasons. The scenic beauty of gorgeous Shivalik ranges, the precious historical significance, the artistry, the tradition and culture all culminate together in this small inhabitation. The exquisite and awe striking palace of Raja Kishan Chand and the planning of the town exhibits the planner, as a perfect patron of art as well as a ruler capable of visualizing the future. The hilly terrains with a wide arena of pine grooves and deodar trees enrich the beauty of the town along with an amusing ambience which pulls every tourist to return to Arki, again and again and enjoy the pleasures of the town.
Climate in Arki
The biggest advantage of Arki is the soothing climate that prevails almost round the year. The best season for the tourist and their sightseeing is the summer season where the temperature remains quite pleasant ranging between 24C to 30C. Soft winds blow occasionally making it a more cherishable weather. The monsoon season comes twice in a year in the months of July and August and September to November with moderate rainfalls washing the town and making it look more attractive. The winter season, in December and January are usually very cold with temperature between 4C to -6C with occasional snowfalls.
How to reach Arki?
Arki By Air
The closest airport terminal to Arki is at a distance of 40km named as Jubbarhatti Airport. Chandigarh airport is also close by at a distance of 90km from Arki, which can also be accessed to reach domestic cities. However Chandigarh has greater number of flights to Delhi and other destinations within the country.
Arki By Rail
At a distance of 73km, lies the Kalka railway station which has many trains passing through it travelling to many destinations within the country. Kalka has much frequent trains from New Delhi which has again connection to innumerable other destinations. From Arki to Kalka there are both private taxis and buses to travel.
Arki By Road
There are both Government buses as well as private deluxe buses with both air conditioner and non air conditioner facilities to reach Dharampur, at a distance of 30km from Arki. The road connectivity is much good if there are no landslides on the way.
Hotels in Arki
Budget Hotels in Arki : Palace Retreat, HP Pwd Rest Houses
Places to visit in Arki
Arki is a brilliant tourist spot which has several attractions which truly succeeds in making a place in human heart. It is truly a revitalizing tourist spot that succeeds in reenergizing the body and soul of human being with excellent ambience and fresh and unpolluted weather. Apart from this there are architectural excellence and many temples which make a mark in Indian history.
Historical Places : Arki Fort, Arki Palace, Diwan-i-khas.
Temples : Durga Temple, Laxminarayan Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Luturu Mahadev Temple.