These two gems, 70kms from Shimla are under the shadow of the tallest mountain of the Shivalik range, The Choordhar 3400mts. Pulbahal and Monalag ae small villages that fall under the Chopal tehsil and are marked by apple orchards, mountain streams and lush green conifer forests. The rest houses of HP PWD and Forest departments are a hark back to the old days of the Dak Bungalows and the best bet for accommodation until unless you want to camp out in the open. Make it a base for your Hike to Choordhar. Come here for a quiet weekend with your favorite book or compose some new tune here.