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Often referred to as 'mini-Switzerland of India', Khajjiar is a small town near Dalhousie which provides tourists a unique combination of forests, lakes and pastures.
The mesmerising beauty of this place has greatly influenced and inspired many kingdoms throughout the years, including the Rajputs and Mughals. Located at an altitude of 6,500 feet, the natural beauty and picturesque landscape of this place are bound to leave an everlasting impression on a tourist. Khajjiar is known for its nine-hole golf-course which is nestled in the midst of lush greenery and a breathtaking landscape. Khajjiar is a small plateau which also has a small lake which is one of the most favored tourist spots in this town. Khajjiar is surrounded by green meadows and dense forests and it is also known for its beautiful temples. This region also attracts adventure seekers and has a lot of options in adventure sports like paragliding, horse riding, zorbing, trekking etc. Khajjiar is a must visit place for everyone coming to Dalhousie and its nearby regions. However, the way to Khajjiar can be closed sometimes during winters because of heavy snowfall.
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Khajjiar has been one of my favorite destinations since I stepped among the clouds there for the very first time. I stood there in the middle of this huge ground and all I could see were clouds and clouds only. As I mentioned, the ground is very massive which makes it a perfect picnic spot. You can take a long walk, get a horse ride, eat snacks from the local vendors there and spend the whole day having the time of your life. I would recommend it for everyone as I do think that experiencing this is a must at least once in a lifetime.
Take along woolen clothes when travelling between October and Feburary.
Nice place people say it mini Switzerland, yes it is. Go around Dec to Feb everything is covered with snow. Paragliding and Zorbing are must when u visit the place
Often known as the 'Mini Switzerland' of India, Khajjiar is an extremely beautiful place. The Khajjiar lake and Chamera lake add to its beauty.
It has been commercialised over the past few years and over-exploited as a tourist destination.
Khajjiar is a destination for tourists and adventure travellers alike. It offers numerous trekking opportunities.