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Hotel Palace Retreat Arki
Sub Divsion - Arki
District - Solan
Himachal Pradesh

Exclusive and pleasent Retreat, free from the pollution and hustle of metropolitan cities and restful stopover for travellers from the plain to hill station of Himachal Pradesh. Visit Palace Retreat Hotel in Arki, District Solan, Himachal Pradesh.

The Palace Retreat Arki is a Hotel with a bar and Cafe in a recently renovated part of late the 17th century heritage Fort Palace complex. Hotel Palace Retreat Arki was built by Rana Prithvi Singh the ruler of former Baghal State in 1695-1700 A.D, in Northern Indian Rajput Mughal style.

Hotel Palace Retreat Arki
is located in the western Himalayas mid hills of Himachal Pradesh in India. Arki was made the capital of Baghal by Rana Sabha Chand in about 1650A.D, Baghal was founded as a sovereign Kingdom by Raja Ajai Dev in the beginning of the 13th Century A.D, Raja Ajai Dev was a sicon of the famous Parmar King Bhoj Dev of Malwa, who ruled the whole of the northern and western India including Sind and Punjab up to the west of Bihar in the beginning of the 7th century.

Ajai Dev was the Prime Minister of Malwa with the capital at Dhar and Ujjain in Madhay Pradesh when Malwa was ransacked by Iltutmush, then the commander in Chief of the slave king Sultan Balban in 12th century. Consequently Ajai Dev migrated to the Himalayas and founded Baghal at the request of the local people of the area Baghal is the short form of Baghalaya meaning the land of leopards.

Arki means a sunny place.The view from the Cliffend-Bar-N-Cafe terrace is especially charming at night with lights of the hills from nearby towns and villages. It is pleasant and convenient midway halt for travelers between Delhi-Manali & Delhi, Dharamsala.

Hotel Palace Retreat Arki caters to Leisure tourists and transit travellers who want to Arki Fort Palace to halt for a short rest and meals on way to other hill stations such as Shimla, Kullu, Manali and Dalhousie.

It is also a pleasant country retreat for a weekend or a day's outing for the resident tourist in Shimla, Panchkula and Chandigarh.

The view from the Cliffend Bar-n- Cafe terrace is especially charming at night with lights of the the hills from nearby towns and villages.

Facilities at Hotel Palace Retreat Arki
Modern attached bathrooms, Cable T.V., Telephone with ISD/STD facilities in every room. Bar & Cafe. Wide range of Mughal, Regional Indian, and select European, Latin, Chinese and Thai cousine. Room service, Doctor on call, Hospital near by. Well stocked Bar with variety of snacks.

What to do in Arki
Relax in the fruit and flower garden. Walks in the forest. Hill climbing. Visit to ancient cave temples. Day's visit to hill station of Shimla, Naldehra Golf course, Hot Sulpher Springs Tattapani. Play in snow nearby in winter, or ski in Kufri and back to Arki. Taxi cabs available locally.

Climate in Arki

Summer : Warm average temperature.
Minimum 26 Degree & Maximum. 32 Degree

Winter : Frostfree mildly cold.
Minimum 4 Degree & Maximum is 8 Degree

Interestig Places in Arki
Diwan-I- Khas
Lutru Mahadev Cave & more!

To receive more detail on Palace Retreat Hotel in Arki, Distric Solan, Himachal Pradesh, please contact Mr. Rohit Negi at + 91-9911 100 600 OR
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