Khajjiar-Mini Switzerland of India

Khajjiar often resemblance with Switzerland is a popular hill station. It is also known as “Mini Switzerland of India” that is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

The name Khajjiar is derived from the word “Khajji Naga” shrine that is dedicated to the Serpent God or God of Snake. Khajjiar is located in the district of Chamba. It is a small picturesque saucer-shaped plateau surrounded by lush greenery and dense forests.

This is a tranquil spot where there is a small lake popularly known as Khajjiar lake in the centre. From here you can see the magnificent view of the Kailash Mountain (sacred Hindu pilgrimage place dedicated to Lord Shiva) on a clear day in Khajjiar.

The scenic beauty of Khajjiar will allure the mind of tourists visiting this place that sets you free from daily routine leaving some peace and enjoyment in your life. Amidst the magical forests of deodar trees and beautiful lake, tourism offers camping, horse riding, trekking etc, in Khajjiar.

This place is mostly famous for adventure activities for entertainment to reduce stress from daily lifestyle. Khajjiar as a top tourist destination offers something unique viewpoints that cannot be swap by any other tourist places in India.

 

Places to see

    • The Khajjiar Lake and Ground
    • Khajji Nag Temple
    • Khajjiar Villages
    • Chamera Lake
    • Kailash View
    • Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary
    • Golf Course

Best Season

Best time to visit Khajjiar is from the months of October to June. It is a year-round destination according to weather condition.

Temperature

Summer Temperature: Between 15°C to 35°C Winter Temperature: Between 10°C to below - 0°C

Clothing

Light woolens / cottons are suitable during Summer season and heavy woolen clothes during Winter.

Altitude

Approximately 2,000 meters above the sea level