Khajjiar - Overview

Area: 6,528 kms.
Language: Hindi-English-Pahari

Khajjiar, the Mini Switzerland of India is located approximately 1,920 Mtrs above the sea level in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Being a picturesque town, you can enjoy a great time here with your picnic party that includes your friends and family members. For honeymooners, Khajjiar acts as a perfect destination to enjoy and spend a rejoiced time with your companion. Surrounded by thick deodar and pine forests, Khajjiar is best known for its snow-capped mountain peaks, striking lakes, rivers and more. Take an opportunity to be a witness of the mesmerising beauty of Khajjiar by booking Dalhousie Khajjiar Tour Packages from Delhi & Chandigarh only at VisitToHimachal.

Places To Visit In Khajjiar:-

Khajjiar Lake and Ground:
Khajjiar Lake is an astonishing high altitude lake often visited by many tourists. Located at a height of around 1,920 meters, Khajjiar Lake is shadowed by Deodar forests, grassland and hills, the lake bestows spectacular view.

Kailash view:
Catch the first-hand view of the captivating Mount Kailash in Khajjar, Chamba.

Khajji Nag Temple:
The Khajji Naga temple is a well-known and holiest temple in the region, dedicated to the lord of serpents and the built-in 12th century.

Panch Pandav Tree:
The Panch Pandav Tree in Khajjar is famous for its shoots. According to legends, the five shoots of this tree stand for the Five Pandavas and the last one symbolizes Draupadi.

Khajjiar Villages:
Within the dense deodar forest of Khajjiar are situated many small villages like Rota, Ladi, etc which are principally located close to the slopes and famous for their apple and apricot forests.

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary:
At Khajjar, you can enjoy watching different species of wildlife including; Leopard, Bear, Deer, Squirrel, Barking Goral, Serow, Langur, Jackal and Himalayan Black Marten. Located just 9 km away from Gandhi Chowk, Kalatop wildlife sanctuary is surrounded by thick forests. Go on to take a full view of jeep safari here.

Golden Devi Temple:
The Golden Devi Temple in Khajjiar is named due to the golden dome of the temple. Located on the edge of the Khajjiar Lake, the temple’s golden spire is a major attraction.

Lord Shiva Statue:
Do not miss out on visiting a magnanimous 85 ft statue of Lord Shiva, one of the tallest in the entire Himachal Pradesh.

Adventure Activities:
Visitors can indulge in interesting sporting activities like horse-riding, Paragliding, and Zorbing here. Zorbing is a more upcoming sport in the area the huge meadows and valleys here provide an ideal place for the sport.

How to Reach

By Air :
Regular flight services are conducted from Delhi to Jolly Grant Airport which is only 74 km away from Chamba.

By Rail:
Rishikesh is the closest railhead to Chamba district which is about 60 km away. Catch your train for the preferred location from Rishikesh railway station in Uttarakhand.

By Road:
You can reach to Chamba from most of the cities of Uttarakhand and many popular northern cities of North India. Get taxis, cabs and state buses from Mussoorie, Dehradun, Devprayag, Haridwar, Tehri, Srinagar, and Uttarkashi.