Khajjiar Tour

Khajjiar Tour

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Khajjiar, India

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At a distance of 22km from Dalhousie at an altitude of 6400ft a beautiful town Khajjiar is situated.

Khajjiar is breathtakingly beautiful, saucer shaped green meadow is the main attraction of this quaint hill station. Beauty of Khajjiar is further intensified by thick deodar forests and snow roofed peak. Khajjiar is holy place with some of the most magnificent sceneries to be found in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

In Khajjiar there are abundance of prospects for exploratory activities like trekking, mountaineering, Para gliding and ice skating.

Major Tourist Attractions in Khajjiar: Dhauladhar Mountains, Khajji Naga Shrine, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Khajjiar Lake etc.
Dhauladhar Mountains, Khajjiar
The characteristic of Khajjiar is dense deodars, pines and lush green meadows. The tourists here can get panoramic vision of the mountains as Khajjiar is positioned at the pedestal of the Dauladhar Mountains.
Khajji Naga Shrine, Khajjiar
As in Khajjiar the famous Khajji Nag temple is located so from the name of God Khajji Nag the Khajjiar get its name. The Khaji Nag temple has complicatedly planned model on its wooden posts with ceilings.

The common belief about these complicated patterns is that it symbolizes the Kauravas who misplaced to the Pandavas. The temple was created in the 10th century with extort of sandstone quarries which are in abundance at Khajjiar. Some other shrines located in th Khajjiar are Male Gods like Shiva and Females Goddesses Hadimba.
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Khajjiar
From the way to Dalhousie from Khajjiar Kalatop sanctuary is located. Kalatop wildlife sanctuary has a gorgeous thick forest where you can get amazing sight of the neighboring landscape. The main constituent of this forest are Deodar, spruce, kail, ban trees and bushes. All these provide safe habitat for the different species of wild life.
Khajjiar Lake, Khajjiar
Khajjiar Lake is another notable attraction of the Khajjiar. As this lake is linked with the divinity in the Khaaji temple so the Lake is considered to be blessed by the local people in Khajjiar. Now for the supplementary adornment of the lake freshly the Department of Environment has taken up the responsibility.
Famous Excursions from Khajjiar
Dalhousie is positioned at 6000-9000 feet above sea level on the western edge of the Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas; it is bounded by the gorgeous landscape of snow- covered peaks. The best time to visit Dalhousie is in the summer, and the peak tourist season is from May to September.
Best Time to Visit in Khajjiar
April – October is the best time to visit Khijjiar.
How to reach Khajjiar?
By Air - The nearest airport to the Khajjiar is at Gaggal in Kangra and only 18 kilometers from Khajjiar. An additional airport is Jammu and at the distance of 210 Kms from Khajjiar.

By Rail - The nearest railway station from Khajjiar Pathankot at a distance of 80 kilometers at Pathankot which is one of the major linked railway stations with complete India.

By Road - As the Khajjiar is finely associated with diverse corners of the Himanchal Pradesh so the road transport in Khajjiar is outstandingly good. Cities like Chandigarh, Amritsar, Delhi and Manali are well linked with Khajjiar by road. Frequently buses of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation can be seen shipping travelers to various parts of the state.
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