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1. Adventure Activities in Khajjiar

Adventure Activities in Khajjiar
Must visit 3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

Visitors can enjoy activities like horse-riding, Paragliding and Zorbing here. House riding is a common activity enjoyed in most areas in and around the town.

2. Khajjiar lake

Khajjiar lake
Must visit 4.4 /5

0 km
from city center
2 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

Khajjiar Lake is placed in Khajjiar, Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Situated at a height of around 1,920 m above sea level between Dalhousie and Chamba Town, it is located in a huge grassy landscape, with evergreen cedar trees surrounding it from all sides. The lake takes its name from Khajji Nag, the established deity in the temple nearby. The lake has considerably shrunk over the years and is now almost on the verge of extinction.

3. Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
3.3 /5

4 km
from city center
3 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

The Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Leopard, bear, deer, langur, jackal, Himalayan Black Marten, Barking Goral and countless beautiful birds can be spotted here.

4. Khajji Nag Temple

Khajji Nag Temple
3.3 /5

0 km
from city center
4 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

It is a 12th century AD temple dedicated to Naga, the lord of serpents and you will find some snake idols here. It is mainly a wooden structure and has images hanging from the roof of the circumambulatory path, depicting Pandavas defeating the Kauravas in the epic battle of Mahabharata.

5. Khajjiar Trek

Khajjiar Trek
3.3 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

The Khajjiar trek is a 14km trek through landscapes of Deodar and Pine trees interspersed with streams. While the sceneries and views are breath-taking, the trek can be a bit challenging.

6. Lord Shiva Statue

Lord Shiva Statue
3.3 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

This is a magnanimous 85 ft statue of Lord Shiva, one of the tallest in Himachal Pradesh. It is polished in bronze and the glistening statue is a sight to behold.

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7. Golden Devi Temple

Golden Devi Temple
3.3 /5

0 km
from city center
7 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

The temple derives its name from the golden dome it houses. The temple is very close by to the Khajjiar lake and is quiet a popular tourist spot. It also has a golf course neighboring it, where one can find some scenic views amidst lush greenery.

8. Tibetan Handicrafts Center

Tibetan Handicrafts Center
3.3 /5

42 km
from city center
8 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

A good place to buy souvenirs and gifts for friends and family. You can find some decent traditional Tibetan items.

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9. HP State Handicrafts Center

HP State Handicrafts Center
3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

This place offers all the Himachali traditional items like shawls, caps, etc. Also a good place to buy local souvenirs.

10. Panch Pandav Tree

Panch Pandav Tree

10 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

Believed to represent the five Pandava brothers and their wife Draupadi, the Panch Pandav Tree is Khajjiar; Himachal Pradesh is a popular tourist spot owing to its association with Mahabharata. It is a deodar tree with a common root but has a base split into six parts and attracts large crowds to pay their respects to this “holy” tree. Located nearby is another deodar tree with a common root but a base split into 15 parts, known as the Mother of the Panch Pandav Tree. The grounds on which the trees stand are excellent for picnics since everything is calm, and they provide a view of the surrounding peaks

11. Kailash Parbat

Kailash Parbat

292 km
from city center
11 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

Kailash Parbat or Mount Kailash, part of the Kailash Range, is a 6,638m sacred mountain located in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. While visiting it requires completing a complicated procedure, the massive snow-clad peak is visible from a few locations in India, specifically in Himachal Pradesh, including Khajjiar Ground and Dainkund Peak. On a clear day, the open Khajjiar Ground (Chamba) provides an exceptional peak view, better through binoculars. On the other hand, a trek up Dainkund Peak (in Dalhousie), which is about 2 hours long, will offer majestic views of Kailash Parbat along with the surrounding snow-covered Pir Panjal ranges.

12. Camping in Khajjiar

Camping in Khajjiar

12 out of 13
places to visit in Khajjiar

Also known as mini Switzerland, Khajjiar in Himachal Pradesh is a small hill station enveloped by lush green meadows and forests, and majestic mountain peaks. Besides exploring the area, the camping experience includes a trek from Barapatthar to Panjpulla, zip-lining, bird watching, going on a Burma bridge, and having meals around a campfire while enjoying peaceful music. The vast open spaces are ideal for setting up camp, and the lake nearby, known as Khajjiar Lake, provides natural beauty. There is also a temple of Khajji Nag on-site, called the Golden Devi Temple, built in the 12th century AD.

13. Homestay Experience in Khajjiar

Homestay Experience in Khajjiar

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places to visit in Khajjiar

One of the best ways to experience what Khajjiar has to offer is to lodge in a homestay. Several kinds of homestays are set amidst forest areas or villages that provide magnificent views of the surrounding peaks and provide basic amenities like Wi-Fi and television. Many of them allow pets and offer free breakfasts and even lunch or dinner services. Khajjiar also offers its visitors the chance to stay in unique 200-year old mud houses wherein they experience life like the villagers of the area, preparing food in chullas and eating in clay dishes. Some popular homestay options include Ghar Resort, Anjali Homestay, Mud House Cottage, and Mid Conifer Cottage.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Khajjiar?

Day 1- Proceed to Khajjiar from Dalhousie. Enroute visit the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. Reach Khajjiar and visit the famous Khajjiar lake and the lush green ground. Visit the Golden Devi temple next.
Day 2- Visit the famous Khajji Nag temple, known to be one of the holiest temples of Himachal Pradesh. Have lunch and head back to Dalhousie.

How can I commute within Khajjiar?

It is a small area and walking is the best way to get around.
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How much does a package cost for Khajjiar?

The packages for Khajjiar start at INR 4000 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Khajjiar?

The top sightseeing places in Khajjiar are Adventure Activities in Khajjiar, Khajjiar lake, Kalatop wildlife sanctuary, Khajjiar trek, Lord Shiva Statue, Golden Devi temple.
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