Craignano Mashobra, Himachal

Craignano, Mashobra

Situated on the Shimla-Naldehra Highway in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Craignano sits at an altitude of 7,700 ft above sea level and is famous for a beautiful Italian style villa. The villa was made by an Italian photographer- Chevalier Federico Peliti, who named it in memory of his hometown, Craignano. Set on a cliff, it is encircled by small streams and forest of pine and oak trees. This villa includes a sprawling lawn, stone benches and night lamps that constitute the architectural style of the colonial era.

Craignano is popular for the world's highest water lift that is located at an altitude of around 7657 ft. The water lift was earlier made by the British but now it is used for supplying water to Shimla and surrounding areas.

Activities Craignano is a perfect place for adventure enthusiasts as it offers an opportunity to enjoy thrilling and adventure activities like rappelling, fishing and rock climbing.