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Anamika Sharma
The next day we visited 12 MW Baner Power House and met the HPSEBL authorities there. On the way you will find a good place to stay at The Citadel Resorts and the staff is very helpful, they took us to visit the old Power House and its huge reservoir area 6 kms away from the power house itself. The roads are a bit harsh and not much public transport is available for this place but the scenic drive makes it worthwhile . Nevertheless there are many colorful butterflies, different species of plants and this is definitely a diverse place in terms of flora and fauna. I advise not to go near the rivulet or any water area as the risk of flooding is high near power houses. Stay safe.Other than these two places, you can spend your time trekking to Devi Himani Chamunda Temple situated at a 7.4 km walking distance from Jia. The trek can be done in one day and the sunset view of the valley from the top will make it to the top 10 moments of your life. If you are not much of a hiker then click amazing pictures in tea gardens and rice fields or spend a leisurely night at Rakkh Resort. There remains so many other places waiting to be explored near Jia, Palampur. Do visit and enjoy the stillness of the place !Gopalpur to Baner: 6-12 km, Rs. 200-400, 30 mins#offbeatplace #palampur #jia