At some 6 km from Mussoorie in Uttarakhand is located the beautifully constructed Nag Devta Temple. Lying on the Cart Mackenzie road, the temple has the snake god, Lord Shiva, as the main deity. Elaborate rituals performed daily are very popular among devotees and visitors alike and they scale aptly showcases the popularity of the temple. Big festivals here are always celebrated with huge fervor and pomp amid a vast gathering of people.
On the auspicious day of Nag Panchmi, the Nag Devta Temple becomes a site to behold as it gets adorned in a grand manner and exudes glitter and splendor of matchless variety. Since this festival is associated to Lord Shiva, the temple witnesses a huge rush of devotees who come here from all parts to pay reverence to the Lord and also to offer milk to snakes.
In addition, on the Nag Panchmi day, the temple also organized a grand feast and every devotee visiting the temple is served free food. Spirituality and religious piety apart, visitors to the temple can also enjoy the stunning views of the Mussoorie city and Doon Valley. They can also explore the regions nearby while adventure enthusiasts can find joy in a number of activities close to this one of the oldest temples in the region.