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Khajjiar Lake, Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh, 176314
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Khajjiar is a quaint Himalayan Town in the State of Himachal Pradesh which sits at an elevation of 6500 ft above sea level at Chamba District. A visit to Khakiar is definately going to make spellbound for its mesmerizing atmosphere that makes it look like switzerland. 

The charming beauty of Khajiar is such that you can easily experience the enchanting vibes of Switzerland in India itself. From the perfect blend of lush green meadows to dense pine and deoar forests that carries with it a refreshing aroma, khaijiar will keep you immersed with its seductive force of nature. The panoramic views of the snow-capped Himalayas in the distance provides a stunning backdrop to the already mesmerizing scenery. 

A walk along the Khajiar lake with your loved ones while enjoying the pristine ambience with greenery all around  with white clouds floating across the blue skues will transfer your inner soul to Switzerland as its eternal wonders of nature is eminiscent of the Swiss countryside. For adventure lovers, Khajiar is a perfect gateway to enjoy a phlethora of activities like hiking, zorbing, paragliding, and horse riding etc which will ensure that your stay remains memorable throughout your life.

What is the best time to visit Khajjiar?

Khajiar can be visited any time of the year. If you are in search of snow then the months of Dec, Jan, Feb is ideal time to enjoy snowfall. Khajjiar can be visited during summer months as it provides a gateway for tourists to escape from the summer heat in the plan. However if you are planning to visit during monsoon, check the weather forecast before leaving

How to reach Khajjiar?

Delhi > Dharamsala > Dalhousie > Khajjiar 

What permit is required?

Permit is required in Khajjiar if you are intending to visit the Kalatop Wildlife Reserve which is one of the core attractions of Khajjiar. Permit charge is Rs 250 approx per persom

Who should visit Khajjiar?

  1. Nature lovers
  2. Peace seekers
  3. Adneture enthusists
  4. Picnikers
  5. Photographers
  6. People who loves wildlife
  7. Birdwatchers

Who should not visit Khajjiar?

  1. People having respiratory problem
  2. People who are planning to create ruckus after alcohol consumption
  3. Intolerant to cold temperatures
  4. People aiming to enjoy night life
  5. People with chronic medical issues

What are the places to visit near Khajjiar?

  1. Khajji Nag temple
  2. Khajjiar Lake
  3. Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
  4. Dainkund Peak
  5. Golden devi temple

What to do?

  1. Zorbing
  2. Paragliding
  3. Horse riding
  4. Trekking
  5. Photography

What is the climate there?

Summer- Summers begin from April to June with tmeperatures staying in the range of 19-25 degrees celsius. This is the time when tourists from all over India visists Khajjiar as a means to escape from the summer heat in the plains

Monsoon- The monsoon season lasts from June to September which brings heavy rain in this region. Although the monsoon rains make Khajjiar look more alurring, landslides can be a common occurance that leads to problems among tourists.

Winter- The winter season starts from Nov till Feb which is characterised by freezing cold conditions with temperature going down below 0. The region receives snowfall and for those who likes enjoying snowfall, then winter is the perfect time to visit Khajjiar.

What kind of mobile network is available?

In Khajjiar, BSNL & Airtel works best followed by Jio, vodafone, idea etc

What should I carry with me while visiting?

  1. Medicines
  2. Govt Id
  3. Dry food and snacks
  4. Drinking water
  5. Warm clothes
  6. Camera 

Where to stay?

There are plenty of hotels and homestays in Khajjiar which you can book it online or in person as per budet and convinience.

What to eat at Khajjiar?

  1. Guchhi Matta,
  2. Kaddu ka Khatta
  3. Sepu vadi
  4. Chicken Annardana
  5. Kull Trout

When are the shops closed?

Shops gets closed mostly by 8-8:30 pm 

What are the special events or festivals hosted?

  1. Baishaki
  2. Lohri
  3. Khajjiar Festival
  4. Jwalamukhi Fair
  5. Sayar Fair 

How much cash should I carry?

At least Rs 5000-6000 per person

What is expensive and cheap in Khajjiar?

Food items from dhabas and eateries are cheap. While some homestays are budget friendly, few properties are expensive

How to drive and the condition of the road?

Roads are pretty narrow for which you have to drive carefully. During peak time, there can be long queues of car heading to Khajjiar for which you need to start as early as possible from Dalhousie.

What are the problems tourists may face?

  1. Cold temperatures during winter
  2. Finding budget friendly hotels
  3. Narrow roads
  4. Lack of pharmacies
  5. Altitude sickness

What are the safety measures to be taken?

  1. Carry all your important medicines
  2. Keep your documents carefully
  3. Carry adequete warm clothes
  4. Have enough cash in hand

What not to do?

  1. Littering
  2. Pollution
  3. Playing loud music
  4. Disrespecting local culture
  5. Rash driving
How many days will be enough for sightseeing?

You need a min of 3 days for sightseeing

What is the best way for sightseeing?
  1. Through hiking
  2. Hiring local cabs
  3. Mountain biking
  4. Self drive

Where is the Tourist information office? 

The nearest tourist information office is in Dalhousie (21 km)

Which are the nearest Hospitals?

  1. Rana Hospital
  2. Ashok Memorial Hospital
  3. Civil Hospital
  4. Surya Hospital

Which is the nearest police station?

The nearest police station is Dalhousie Police Station

Who to contact if you are in trouble?

  1. Hotel manager
  2. Tour operator
  3. Local guide
  4. Police

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