Top Places to visit in Khajjiar
Khajjiar tour in Himachal Pradesh revolves around the most beautiful and scenic view in India. It is known for its extreme natural beauty with regard to the greenery and landscapes. It is the beginning spot to various treks. The Kalatop wildlife sanctuary is situated between Khajjiar and Dalhousie and a must-visit travel spot for all wildlife enthusiasts.
The Khajjiar Lake is a picturesque lake visited by several tourists at high altitude. The Khajji Naga temple is the most sacred temple in the region. Check out the attractions to visit in Khajjiar while Himachal Tour.
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Spread in more than the deodar forests on the slopes between Khajjiar and Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh is the famous Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. It is one of the picturesque and well known wildlife sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh and covers over 30.69 km area. The vegetation includes blue pine and deodhar forest with oak. Many people thinks that it is one of the best nature hikes and gives you a scenic walking track to enjoy your time. The sanctuary also promotes a wide range of wildlife. Rare animals like – Bear, Leopard, Deer, Barking Goral, Himalayan Black Marten, Squirrel, Serow, Langur, Jackal are always seen.
Opening hours to visit the Sanctuary
January to December: The Park is open for all days 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Venue: Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India
Situated at an altitude of 1950 m, Khajjiar Lake is listed in the most popular tourist sites. Water comes from a number of streams and fills the lake. Surrounded by photogenic Deodar forests and hills, it is a perfect picnic spot and enjoys your life. Spend some time while relaxing beside the lake and rejuvenate yourself.
Khajjir Naga Temple
Also considered as the Golden Devi temple, it is very old spiritual spot which is dedicated to Khajji Nag and built in 12th century. The dome formed temple is known as one of the holiest and amazing temples of here. Khajjiar derives its name from the wood as it is called Khajjar in local languages. Images of Pandavas and Kauravas are also encrypted in the temple. The years old tradition of goat sacrifice is still seen at the temple. The temple is close to Khajjiar Lake.
Opening time to visit the Khajji Naga temple
January to December: The temple is open for all days 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Reasons to Visit
Khajjiar is a great Himalayan destination close to Dalhousie popular for its beautiful Himalayan peaks. Khajjiar is travelled as a weekend tour from Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Ludhiana or included as a part of the Himachal tour package. Khajjiar is popular for its great meadows and Himalayan views. Horse riding is also a must try activity in summer.
Khajjiar is positioned about 25 km away from Dalhousie and offers a superb Himalayan views. Travelers arrive here in winter season to experience snow and in Summer to kill summer’s hot. Khajjiar otherwise can be visited all year round destination for travellers.
Adjacent Airport is located in Dharamsala, and Amritsar
Adjacent Railway Station is Pathankot and Gurdaspur.
All above attractions are must see in Khajjar, if you are a newly – married couples then it would be the best honeymoon destination. Best Himachal Holiday Trip a package covers all charms of Khajjiar and gives you a great vacation.