Morni Hills is a hill station located in the Panchkula district in Haryana. It is a village and a popular tourist attraction in Haryana. Morni Hills is known for its greenery spread all around, Himalayan views, flora, fauna, and lakes. Morni village is surrounded by wide Shivalik ranges. Morni Hills is a perfect place for trekkers, families, and adventurous people. People can also enjoy the beauty of nature through boating.
About Morni Hills
Morni Hills is located 4000 ft above sea level. The weather in Morni Hills is pleasant all day. If you are looking to enjoy a waterfall you should visit Morni Hills during the monsoon when the waterfall is active. Morni Hills is named after a queen who once used to rule over that area.
Morni Hills would be the best weekend getaway if you are in Delhi as it is just 5 hours away from Delhi. It is the best place if you are looking for a mini-vacation break from your busy routine life.
How to Reach Morni Hills
Morni Hills is located at:
- 42 km from Chandigarh
- 33 km from Panchkula city
- 255 km from Delhi (5 hrs)
Places you can visit in Morni Hills
Morni Fort Museum
There is an old fort built by Queen Morni where some folk songs are written which says how noble and kind was the queen. The fort is now converted into a museum and nature study center, which is worth visiting.
Other forts that you can visit are
- Garhi Kotaha Fort
- Masoompur Fort
Morni Hill Waterfall
Best time to see this beautiful waterfall will be during the monsoon as it is active during that time period.
Morni Pheasant Breeding Center
Breeding of extinct birds like red junglefowl, cheer pheasants, and kalij pheasants.
Morni Hill Archaeological Temple Site – Thakur Dwar is a temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and also is famous for its Brahmanical stone sculptures. It is located on the bank of Tikkar Taal.
Herbal Forest – World Herbal Forest is an initiative by the government of Haryana to grow a forest of medicinal plants in Morni Hills. More than 1000 types of medicinal plants are grown here. Ginger and turmeric are grown in large amounts.
Accommodation near Morni Hills
Various Accommodation facilities are available in Haryana near Morni Hills and you can also book your stay online at YatraDham.org.