Khajjiar Hill Station Resort Travel Holidays
On 07-07-1992, Mr. Willy T. Blazer, Vice Counselor and Head of Chancery of Switzerland in India, brought Khajjiar hill station resort on the world tourism map by
Prime Attractions of Khajjiar
Kalatope Khajjiar SanctuaryIt's possible to trek 30-km from Dalhousie to Chamba along the eastbound road from Gandhi Chowk. A short but steep ascent leads to the Kalatope wildlife sanctuary, from which one can walk into a pleasant track.
Khajjiar LakeFed by slim streams, this small lake rests in the center of the large glade of Khajjiar. The glade and the lake are held sacred to 'Khajjinag'- after whom the place is named.
Golden Devi TempleAdding to the charms of Khajjiar, which also hugs a golden-domed Devi temple, is a golf course set in the midst of the idyllic surroundings. The golden spire of the Devi's abode beckons one to the fringe of the lake.
Khajji Nag TempleA little away from the lake is the temple of Khajji Nag belonging to 12th century A.D. In the mandapa of the temple one can see the images of the Pandavas and the defeated Kaurvas hanging from the roof of the circumambulatory path. The sanctum of the temple has been beautifully carved from wood.
The Lake: KhajjiarSet in the rolling green turf is a small lake. The earth is 'spongy' due to dense growth of weed called 'vacha' over which dust has formed a thick layer of earth.
How To Get There - Khajjiar
By AirThe airport at Gaggal in Kangra is at a distance of 18-km.
By RailThe closest rail head is at Pathankot, 120-km away.
By RoadKhajjiar is connected by road and is 26-km from Dalhousie and 24-km from Chamba. It is 520-km from Delhi.
Places To Stay - KhajjiarAccommodation is available in the form of Tourist Bungalow, Youth hostel and Guesthouses, there are also a few economical modern hotels. Hotel Devdar (HPTDC).
Climate - KhajjiarIn winter, temperature can lower just above freezing point when heavy woollens are required but summer is quite pleasant time in Khajjiar and light woollens or cottons are recommended.
General Tourism Information - Khajjiar
Best TimeMay-July & September-November
Useful Travel Information - Khajjiar
Recreation CentersThe Lake, Golden Devi Temple