Chamba-hills

Chamba is a district in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This is also a popular hill station near Dalhousie. This place is noted for its miniature paintings of Pahari styles that took extraction in the eighteenth century.

Thousands of years ago many temples were erected by Rajas of Chamba preserving its centuries old relics and numerous inscriptions. Chamba is famous for its vivid fairs and festivals such as the "Suhi Mata Mela" and the "Minjar Mela". There are three mountain ranges in the district namely - the Dhauladhar range, the Pir Panjal range and Zanskar range.

The River Ravi flows through the district of Chamba that resembles the township of an Italian fortress. It is the best preserved heartlands of the Himalayan arts and architectures. Chamba has no opponent for its natural beauty.

Tourism in Chamba offers everlasting memories for the tourists who are seeking for adventure tourism, both from Indian and Foreigners. There are different and many famous and beautiful temples that are made up of Shikhara Style in Chamba. It is one of the most sacred and holy place in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is also a home place of Lord Place (the Hindu deity/god). Here you can experience some combining adventure, religious and pilgrimage tourism and others.

 

Places to see

    • Champavati Temple
    • Akhand Chandi Palace
    • The Bhuri Singh Museum
    • Lakshmi Narayan temples
    • Church of Scotland
    • The Chaugan.
    • Chamunda Devi Temple

Best Season

Best time to visit Chamba is from the months of September to March. It is suitable to visit throughout the year according to weather condition.

Temperature

Summer Temperature: Between 14°C to 38°C Winter Temperature: Between 10°C to - 4°C

Clothing

Light cotton clothes in Summer and heavy woolen clothes in Winter.

Altitude

Approximately 996 meters above the sea level