Friday, 18 September 2015

Khajjiar tour himachal india


Often referred as Mini Switzerland, Khajjiar is a popular hill station located in the Himalayan mountain range about 26 km from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh. Situated at a height of 6500 feet, the hill station is bestowed with natural beauty and pleasant climate.
Vast expanse of green meadows and dense forests besides vistas of majestic snow-clad Himalayan peaks make Khajjiar a popular destination with tourists. Khajjiar Lake and Chamera Lake add to the charm of Khajjiar. For its stunning natural beauty, Khajjiar is also referred as Gulmarg of Himachal Pradesh.
The picturesque landscape of Khajjiar has acted as a magnet for tourists from across the world. Khajjiar’s picturesque beauty evokes strong comparisons with Switzerland. Khajjiar was bestowed with the title of Mini Switzerland in 1992 by Wiily Blazer, Vice Chancellor and Head of Chancery of Switzerland. Khajjiar is one of the 160 places in the world that bear tropical resemblance to Switzerland.
It is popular destination with trekkers too. The hamlet serves as the starting point for treks to Chamba, Dalhousie, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, etc. Trekking is the best way to explore the Khajjiar. Zorbing, a popular recreational activity that involves rolling downhill from inside a plastic orb, is a popular activity in Khajjiar during April-May.
Khajjiar Kalatop sanctuary is a delight for nature lovers and wildlife photographers. One can spot a wide range of exotic flora and fauna in the sanctuary.
Not much is known about Khajjiar’s history. However, temples dating back to 12th century still stand in majestic splendour in Khajjiar. The Khajji Naga temple is the most sacred shine in Khajjiar.
People of Khajjiar generally speak Himachali. However, almost all of them are comfortable with Hindi as well.


There are quite a few accommodation options in Khajjiar. Most of the budget hotels are located on Khajjiar-Chamba Road. HPTDC also operates hotels which offer budget accommodation.
Luxury hotels are also available. Apart from hotels, resorts are also available in Khajjiar offering mid-range accommodation.
Almost all the hotels offer panoramic views of the snow-clad mountains.

 Best time to visit Khajjiar: 

 The average minimum and maximum temperature of Khajjiar is as given below. The best time to visit Khajjiar is also specified.

January                                          4    19
February                                         7    22
March                                            11    28
April                                              17    35
May                                               22    40
June                                              25    39
July                                              26    36
August                                            25    35
September                                      23    34
October                                         16    32
November                                       10    28
December                                        5    22