The Valley of Milk & Honey – Chamba

Description

The town is located on banks of River Ravi (a major tributary of the Trans-Himalayan Indus River). Chamba is known for the arts and crafts especially Pahari paintings. The district is known for the miniature paintings, Handicrafts and musical instruments. There held two Melas or Jatras (fairs) named as – “Suhi Mata Mela" and "Minjar Mela". The other part of festivities is Kunjari Malhar, folk dances, and music performance. The traditional dress worn by Hindu women is Pashwaj.
Several monuments are built before 1846. Khajjiar is the center of attraction. It is also known as Mini Switzerland.

Transportation

There is no rail station and airport. The nearest airport is Jammu, 120 km from Chamba. The nearest railway station is Pathankot about 120 km. HRTC public transportation is available regularly.

Places to Visit

  • Khajjiar Lake
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  • Dainkund Peak
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  • Dalhousie
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  • Chamera Lake
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  • Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Chamunda Devi Temple
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  • Gandhi Gate
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  • Laxmi Narayan Temple
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  • Manimahesh Lake
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  • Bhuri Singh Museum
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  • Akhand Chandi Palace
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  • Champavati Temple
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  • Temple of 5 Pandavas
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  • Rang Mahal
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  • Chaugan
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  • Saichu
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  • Suala
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  • Churah Valley

Activities to be done

  • Paragliding
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  • Camping
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  • Trekking

Eateries Nearby

  • Shere Punjab Dhaba – Khajjiar
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  • Didi Maggi Stall – Khajjiar
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  • Lall's Food Junction – Dalhousie
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  • Magic Tree Café – Dalhousie
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  • Crystal Restaurant – Chamba

Places to visit

Activities