Khajjiar – Top Attractions, Snowfall Time, How To reach, Best Hotel

The top attractions in Khajjiar are Khajjiar Lake, Kalatop Wildlife sanctuary, and Dainkund Peak. The snowfall time in Khajjiar is from October to March. It is accessible by road from Dalhousie and Chamba. The nearest railway station is Pathankot and airport Gaggle at Dharamshala. The hotel Devdar near Khajjiar Lake is the best place to stay.

Khajjiar is a beautiful destination in the Uttarakhand state of India. It is also called the Switzerland of India. Every year tourist comes to Khajjiar to enjoy the beauty of Khajjiar.

This article will give information about the places to visit, how to reach Khajjiar by air, train, and road. Along with that location, best hotel to stay, and snowfall time.

Khajjiar Lake

The beautiful Khajjiar lake is located in the  Khajjiar town of the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The lake is in the large grassy land scalp, surrounded by heightened dense cedar forest, and mountains from all sides.  It is a beautiful lake in the Himalayas. The depth of the water in the lake is not much. The water is not so clear and clean. The lake is on the way to shrinking and vanishing. It is a small plateau with having a lake and the most beautiful place and a top attraction for tourists. The lake in the winter season from the month of November to December is completely covered by snow.

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. It has an area of 30.69 km square. It is the highest altitude forest of deodar, mountain, and grassland. It is located at a distance of 21 km from Dalhousie. To enter into the sanctuary prior permission is required. The tourist can hire a Jungle safari jeep. The animals in the wildlife sanctuary are langur, squirrel, Tahr, Goral, Bear, Black Morten, Leopard, Deer, etc.

Dainkund peak

Dainkund Peak is a top tourist attraction in Dalhousie. It is located at Rakhel. It is also known as Singing Hill. The height of the Dainkund peak is 9000 feet and the highest peak in Dalhousie. It is a trek to the Pohlani Devi temple. The distance of the Daindkund trek from the basecamp Lakkadmoli is 5 km.

Snowfall Time In Khajjiar

The winter season is the snowfall time in Khajjiar. For snow lovers, the winter season is the perfect season to visit Khajjiar. The snowfall starts in the month of October and ends in March. Khajjiar receives heavy snowfall. The temperature during the winter season ranges between 10 to 27 Degree Celsius. The monsoon season is from July to September. The temperature during the monsoon season ranges between 25 to 35 Degree Celsius.

How To Reach Khajjiar

Khajjiar does not have airport or railway stations.  The nearest airport to Khajjiar is Gaggle at Dharamshala. The distance of Khajjiar from Gaggle airport is 109 km and the time required to reach Khajjiar is 3 hours 50 min. You can reach Khajjiar via taxi or bus from Dalhousie. The nearest railway station to Khajjiar is the Pathankot which is connected to different cities of India by train. The distance of Khajjiar from Pathankot is 95.8 km.  The time required to reach Khajjiar from Pathankot by road is 3 hours 20 min.

Hotels In Khajjiar

Some of the best and famous hotels in Khajjiar are  Devdar,  Royal Residency,  Parul,  Khajjiar Regency,  and Mini Swiss. These are the best hotels for nature lovers. Khajjiar has limited options of hotels as compared to Dalhousie which is very near to Khajjiar. At Dalhousie different types of hotels are available at various rates.

Hotel Devdar, Khajjiar

Hotel Devdar is located at Khajjiar lakeside, Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh. Hotel Devdar has a breathtaking view of Khajjiar lake. It is furnished accommodation having renovated, spacious, airy rooms with attached bath, hot and cold water facilities. The hotel is operated by HPTDC. The hotel has a restaurant. The staff is cooperating and the food is delicious.

Is Khajjiar Worth Visiting?

Khajjiar is a small town in Himachal Pradesh but has a lot of attractions like adventure, beautiful nature, wildlife, the Ravi river, Rock garden, and Himalayan culture. All these things make Khajjiar worth visiting place.

Location Of Khajjiar

Khajjiar is the small town hill station in the north Indian states of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is located in the Chamba district at an elevation of 1920 meters. Khajjiar is famous for the Khajjiar lake,  Khajji Naga Temple, and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary.  The Lok Sabha constituency of Khajjiar is Kangra.  The beauty of Khajjiar is compared with Switzerland. It is also called the Mini Switzerland of India.  

I hope this article will be useful to you for planning a trip to Khajjiar and nearby places in Himachal Pradesh Of India.

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