Naranag noted for its scenic meadows, lakes and mountains, it is a base camp for trekking to the Mount Haramukh16,870 ft (5,142 metres) Gangabal Lake, Satsar (the seven lakes) Gadsar Lake, the Vishansar Lake and the Krishansar Lake, though it takes 5 to 7 days of trekking. There are also many other peaks and alpine meadows around the Naranag Valley. The Naranag temple is the main attraction for the tourists. It is one of the important archaeological sites of the country.The site consists of a cluster of temples facing each other at a distance of about 200 meters. Historians say that the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva by the 8th century ruler Lalithdatiya muktadiya. It is believed that the king Awantivarman paid a visit and donated a pedestal for bathing at Bhutsher. Its architecture reveals the art art of the 8th century. It is now left in ruins of which only faint traces have survived.