Khajjiar Himachal Pradesh

Khajjiar is a hill station in Chamba district, in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Khajjiar Himachal Pradesh is often referred to as the “Mini Switzerland of India’.It is about 6,500 feet above sea level in the foothills of the imposing Dhauladhar ranges of the Western Himalayas,, and snow-capped mountains can be seen in the distance. Khajjiar is a part of the Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary. It is located approximately 24 km from Dalhousie. Khajjiar sits on a small plateau that also has a small lake, which is one of the most popular tourist spots in India. It provides tourists with a unique combination of forests, lakes, and meadows. Khajjiar is surrounded by green meadows and dense forests and is known for its beautiful temples. The mesmerising beauty of this place has greatly influenced and inspired many kingdoms throughout the centuries including the Rajputs and Mughals.

The natural beauty and scenic landscape of this place are bound to leave an everlasting impression on a tourist. Khajjiar is also famous for its nine-hole golf course which is nestled amid lush greenery and a breathtaking landscape. Khajjiar also attracts adventure seekers and has a lot of options in adventure sports like horse riding,  paragliding, trekking, zorbing, etc. One of the best things to do in Khajjiar is to go for long walks in the thick pine forests or walk around the lake. Children enjoy this place because of the freedom of movement and the sloppy landscape which permits them to roll down to the lake without getting hurt.

Tour details

  • Best time to visit May to June
  • Ideal Duration from Delhi 3-4 Days
  • Minimum Budget INR 5000
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Best Places To Visit In Khajjiar Himachal Pradesh

The 12th-century Khajji Naga Small and beautiful ancient temple located at Khajjiar Ground. The temple is dedicated to Khajji Nag, the lord of serpents.

Khajjiar Lake is one of the eye-catching lakes in Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh. It attracts and enthralls us with blissful, beauty, adventure activities, and a beautiful view.

The Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most prominent and well-known wildlife sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh. It is covered with deodar trees. It is also known to be one of the most visited sanctuaries.

Dainkund Peak is the highest peak in the Dalhousie region and is a popular tourist spot where people come to experience the beautiful views and senses. This lush green peak is popular among trekkers due to its scenic trail and beautiful vistas.

The Kailash villages are truly a piece of heaven on earth. There is a big statue of Lord Shiva. You can also take a horse ride, which is available at a cheaper rate, and walk around, enjoying the beauty of the beautiful place.

This is a large golf course with nine golf holes situated in the town. This perfect golf course is located at a distance of 25 km from Shimla.

The HP State Handicrafts Center in Khajjiar is where you need to be for the most amazing shopping experience in Khajjiar. This place offers all the traditional Himachali items like caps, shawls, etc. It is also a decent place to buy local souvenirs and gifts for friends and family.

Panchpula is one of the best places to visit near Khajjiar, surrounded by a cover of green pine and deodar trees. Due to the water flowing under five small bridges, it was named Panch Pula.

It is one of the prime tourist attractions in the whole of Himachal Pradesh. It is situated in the main Chamba market. This church was built by Raja Sham Singh and honoured the Church of Scotland mission for the use of the community of Christians in Chamba.

Chamera lake is an artificial lake which is surrounded by exquisite valleys and lush greenery all around. It is famous for it’s sports activities include boating and fishing.

The Dhauladhar Range (The White Range) is one of the ranges of the middle Himalayas. This is a very sacred lake and is considered to be the holy abode of Lord Shiva. This is one of the best places to visit in Chamba, which is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and cedar forests.

Here Are Some of the Most Popular Khajjiar Tour Packages

  • Zorbing 
  • Horse Rides
  • Boating
  • Trekking, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Paragliding, Khajjiar Lake
  • Fortune Park in Dalhousie
  • Indraprastha Resort
  • EKO STAY – The Cuckoo’s Nest Villa
  • Lall Ji Tourist Resort 
  • Fair Lawn Dalhousie
  • J.K Clark’s Exotic
  • StayVista at Teddy’s Lodge
  • AS Clarks Inn
  • Mastiff Hotel
  • Barei Jungle Lodge

How To Reach Khajjiar

Via Air

Khajjiar does not have an airport. The Gaggal airport in Dharamsala is the nearest airport at a distance of about 122 km. From here, taxis and buses are easily available from the airport to Khajjiar.

Via Train

The Pathankot railway station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 118 km. Trains from Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jammu, Bhatinda, Chandigarh, etc. are available till Pathankot. And from here, you will also easily get buses and taxis that will take you to Khajjiar.

Via Road

Khajjiar is well connected by road to all the major places and other neighboring states. State-owned buses from Shimla, Delhi, Chamba, and Dalhousie ply regularly to Khajjiar.

Best time to visit Khajjiar

Khajjiar is one of the most popular and most beautiful tourist destinations in India. If you are coming to Dalhousie and its nearby regions, you must visit the place. However, the way to Khajjiar can be closed sometimes during or because of heavy snowfalls.


F&Q’s Khajjiar

While it is a small hill town, Khajjiar Himachal Pradesh packs a punch in terms of nature, adventure, and culture, making it worth a visit while taking time off in the Himalayas.

The best time to visit Khajjiar for snowfall is in the winter months between October to March.

Khajjiar usually receives heavy snowfall during the last half of December and almost all of January.

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Khajjiar Lake, Kailash Villages, Panch Pandav Tree, and more are the most beautiful and special attractions in Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh.

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