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Kotgarh – popularly known as The Apple Bowl of India, is the perfect hamlet to offer you respite from the hectic city life. Located around 80 kilometres from Shimla, this Himachali paradise is home to astounding views, spectacular sceneries, and lush valleys. The region is famed for producing the most popular variants of delicious red and golden apples. Nestled in close proximity is Kotgarh Fruit Bageecha – a boutique fruit-processing unit dealing in diverse fruit recipes.
Kotgarh is where the famed apple boom started in India. In 1916, Philadelphia-based social worker – Samuel Stokes visited the place as a missionary worker. Awestruck with its beauty and culture, he eventually settled down in Kotgarh. Recognising the immense potential of the region for cultivating apples, he began farming different varieties of apples. The trees he planted still continue to reap the richest harvests even a century later.
Considered as one of the most wealthiest regions in Himachal Pradesh, Kotgarh is a quaint, scenic holiday destination. Amidst pretty pine forests and orchards, you can view picturesque terraced fields and dotted bungalows. Some other spots of interest here are St Mary’s Church, Tani Jubbar Lake, and Hattu Temple and Peak. Offering a slice of this exotic place – SaleBhai brings you an array of preserves, chutneys, and jams – all sourced from Kotgarh Fruit Bageecha.
You can now indulge in the richest of products made from choicest Himachali fruits – all within the reach of a click. Order now!