Khajjiar the mini Switzerland in Himachal Pradesh


Hotels in Khajjiar

Near Khajjiar there is no private hotel one some government accommodation is available. Near the Dalhousie city there are a lot of 2 star, 3 star and 4 star type hotels available. Khajjiar to Dalhousie will take 30 minutes only which is easy to approachable. In season time Hotel in Khajjiar from April, May June to December there is a lot of rush so book the hotel in advance. In winter time there are chances of heavy snowfall due to that reason roads can be closed to Khajjiar. Please note Dalhousie is a small city with a number of hotels less than 30 in season time it’s very difficult to book the hotel due to rush.

Best time to visit Khajjiar

Khajjiar is the famous hill station in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh. Khajjiar is 24 km away from the main Dalhousie city. Dalhousie city is near to the Amritsar and Pathankot and it will take 4 Hours. Dalhousie is situated at the height of 2,000 meters above the sea level in the foothills of the Dhauladhar ranges. This is a place which is too cold in winter and pleasant in Summer. In the summer season a lot of tourists crowd found here. Khajjiar is a big ground surrounded by deodar thick forest which is soon beautiful. Also there is a small lake in the middle of Khajjiar where kids enjoy the lots.

Why Khajjiar is know as Mini Switzerland

Mr. Willy T Blazer vice chancellor of Chancery of Switzerland put Khajjiar in the world Map by calling him Mini Switzerland. They put the yellow mark sign board in Swiss capital Bern to Khajjiar approx 6194 km. Second, the geographical climate and pleasant atmosphere make it the same as Switzerland.

Delhi to Khajjiar

To go Khajjiar you have to book the cab first from Dalhousie and also bus service available. The main point is how to come to Dalhousie city first. Dalhousie is very far from the main metro cities like Delhi, Gurgaon or Chandigarh. Delhi to Dalhousie will take 14 hours and from Chandigarh it will take 9 hours. There is Volvo service also from Delhi to Dalhousie and also you can book the cab from Delhi Chandigarh. The best place is Amritsar or Pathankot because Jammu and Punjab states touch the boundary of Chamba district. From both places it will take only 4 hours to reach. You can book direct flight or train to Amritsar and from Amritsar you can book the local cab for Dalhousie Khajjiar tour for two days. Side by side you will see the golden temple and wagah border in Amritsar.

Places to visit in Dalhousie

Kalatop sanctuary

Kalatop sanctuary near to the Khajjiar. It’s a wildlife sanctuary famous for tracking and for wildlife activities. Kalatop sanctuary is broad in 30.69 km square areas where many birds and animals found mainly Himalayan bear, leopard, deer, goral and serow mostly found.

Dhauladhar mountains

The dense mountain forest of deodar forest outside Khajjiar looks awesome.  And a beautiful range of mountains with panoramic views you can see from Khajjiar.

Tracking to Dainkund

Khajjiar to Dainkund track is 6 km. It’s a good track for children also. The track ends at Pholani temple. This track side is also good for camping.

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