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Chamba

Chamba

Weather

Chamba is an ideal tourist destination with tourists visiting all through the year. The summer months between March and June are warm with maximum temperature about 30 °Celsius making it a pleasant enjoyable weather for excursions. The rainy season runs from July to October offering moderate to heavy rainfall. Chamba winter season from November to February can be too cold for comfort with minimum temperatures dropping close to 2 degrees Celsius. Snow fall is also experienced in Chamba during December and January although snow fall is erratic and not a regular feature.

How To Reach

By Road:

Reaching Chamba by road is by far the most convenient mode of transport. The town of Chamba is at a distance of 24 km from Khajjiar and 49 km from Dalhousie. Regular bus and cab services are available from Chamba to Dalhousie and nearby towns. Distance between Amritsar and Chmba is 245 Kms while the town is located at a distance of 422 Kms from Shimla.


By Air:

The nearest airport to Chamba is the one located in Gaggal town of Kangra valley. Located at a distance of 180 km from Chamba, Gaggal is connected with Chamba through the national carried Indian Airlines offering flights thrice a week. Jammu and Amritsar airports located at a distance of 245 Kms from Chamba can also be used to reach Chamba. Regular Bus and cab services are available from Gaggal, Jammu and Amritsar to reach Chamba.



By Rail:

Nearest rail station to reach Chamba is located at Pathankot which is at a distance of 120 Kms from Chamba town. Pathankot is well connected to all major cities and towns of northern India from Jammu to Mumbai and regular train services are available. Cab and bus services including state owned as well as private luxury ones operate freely between Pathankot and Chamba.


Overview

Chamba is an ancient town located in the lower Himalayan ranges in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Chamba with is natural beauty, ancient temples and serene ambiance is one of the popular hill stations in Himachal. Chamba was the ancient Pahari capital and gets its name from princess Champavati, daughter of the erstwhile King Raja Sahil Verma. Situated on the banks of river Ravi, Chamba's laze elegance and virgin heartlands offer a magical attraction to the young and old alike.

 

With cascading water streams, ancient temples, innumerous fair and festivals and serene natural beauty and trekking excursions, Chamba attracts a huge tourist influx all through the year. This beautiful picnic spot is a cluster of few small villages with sparkling streams flowing in between. The sandstone temples, gurgling brooks, picturesque backdrops and serene ambiance here is sure to make your visit an unforgettable one.

 

This charming medieval town is a popular hotbed of fairs and festivals. A number of popular festivals including the seven day Minjar Festival celebrating the harvest of farmers is held each year. The month long Pathroru festival of flowers and fire is celebrated in Chamba with much enthusiasm.

 

The people of Chamba are warm and friendly and are also popularly known as Chambyals. Modern day Chamba is also popular for trekking activities attracting a large number of adventure tourists. A branch of the Manali Mountaineering Institute at Bharmaur organizes regular trekking escapades across Chamba region.  Chamba has something for everyone. While the shopping enthusiasts can try the famous for leather crafted ornaments, shoes and embroidered handkerchiefs or rumals, food lovers must try the famous Chamba chilly sauces known as chukh, which is a mixture of green and red peppers, lime juice, mustard oil and salt.