National Highway 5 shield))
National Highway 5
Map of the National Highway in red
Himalayan Expressway, Village Tipra, Panchkula, Haryana.jpeg
Himalayan Expressway, part of NH-5 approaching Shivalik hills on the way to Shimla
Route information
Maintained by NHAI
Length660.2 km (410.2 mi)
Major junctions
West endFirozpur
Major intersections
East endShipki La, Sino-Indian border
StatesPunjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh
Moga, Jagraon, Ludhiana, Mohali, Chandigarh, Panchkula, Kalka, Solan, Shimla, Theog, Narkanda, Kumarsain, Rampur, Chini
Highway system
NH 4 NH 105

National Highway 5 (NH5) is a primary national highway in India, running from West to East, connecting Firozpur in Punjab to the Sino-Indian border at Shipki La. The highway passes through Moga, Jagraon, Ludhiana, Mohali, Chandigarh, Panchkula, Kalka, Solan, Shimla, Theog, Narkanda, Kumarsain, Rampur Bushahr and continues along the Sutlej River till its terminus near the Tibet border.[1]


Schematic map of National Highways in India

NH5 traverses the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and union territory of Chandigarh in India.[2][3]


Firozpur, Moga, Jagraon, Ludhiana, Kharar, Morinda, Mohali - Chandigarh border


Punjab border at Mohali, exits at Zirakpur in Punjab


Zirakpur - Haryana border


Punjab border - Panchkula, Surajpur, Pinjore, Kalka bypass - H.P. border

Himachal Pradesh

Haryana border - Parwanoo, Solan, Shimla, Theog, Narkanda, Kumarsain, Rampur Bushahr, Chini, Shipki La at Sino-Indian border

This section contains the Himalayan Expressway, which was damaged by floods and landslides in 2023. Geologists argue that highway construction had destabilized the slopes and left the area vulnerable to landslides.[4]


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NH 354 near Firozpur.
NH 354B near Firozpur
NH 54 near Talwandi Bhai
NH 105B near Moga
NH 703 near Moga
NH 44 near Doraha
NH 205 near Kharar
NH 205A near Kharar
NH 152 near Zirakpur
NH 7 near Zirakpur
NH 105 near Pinjore
NH 907A near Kumarhatti
NH 205 near Shimla
NH 705 near Theog
NH 305 near Sainj
NH 505A near Powari
NH 505 near Khab.

See also


  1. ^ "Rationalization of Numbering Systems of National Highways" (PDF). Govt of India. 28 April 2010. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  2. ^ "New Numbering of National Highways notification - Government of India" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  3. ^ "The List of National Highways in India" (PDF). Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Kalka-Shimla road: many questions on highway construction". The Indian Express. 17 August 2023. Retrieved 17 August 2023.

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