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Kothi – Nature & Divinity At One Place

Kothi, also known as Koshtampi is an ancient village in tehsil Kalpa. It lies 3 km from Reckong Peo and has a temple dedicated to the Goddess Chandika Devi. This temple is known for famous its architectural style and fine sculpturing. The environs look stunning with mountains, dense deodar forest and gracious willows. The village’s...

Lama Dal – A Beautiful High Altitude Lake

It is a high altitude lake that is situated at height of 3,960 m and is 45 km from the Chamba main town. The name ‘Lama Dal’ translates into long lake in colloquial language and is quite scared to Lord Shiva. It is the largest lake among group of 7 lakes that lie in the...

Arjun Gufa – The Scenic and Beautiful

Popularly known as the “Mini Switzerland of India,” Manali is a famous hill station visited by majority of tourists throughout the year. Manali lies near the northern end of the Kullu valley and is situated along the banks of the Beas. Located in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas, Manali is well-known for its spectacular...

Kasauli – A Cantonment Town

Kasauli is situated at an altitude of 1,800 meters above sea level and is a tiny town situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The first image that would appear in your mind by word Kasauli is cantonment town flooded with greenery, flowers, cleanliness and peace. The snow clad mountains, dense forests and lush foliage...

Chaurashi Temple – The Serene Chaurashi Complex

Located centrally in the town of Bharmour, the temple has garnered immense religious importance. The temple was built around 1400 years ago. The temple serves a pivotal role in the life of people here. The temple complex-Chaurasi(meaning 84 in Hindi) encompasses 84 shrines built in the area of Chaurasi Temple. The centre of attraction of...

Lakshmi Narayan Temple – The Divine Temple

Currently as the main religious retreat of Chamba, Lakshmi Narayana Temple was built by Sahil Varman around the 10th century AD. Like some other famous temple of the place, this again is a Shikhara style temple. The temple has a Bimana(Shikhara) and a GarbhGriha with a small antralya. To refuge it from the snow ridden...

Nirmand – Old Pristine Brahmin Village

Nirmand holds the famous holy shrine of Lord Parshuram, Ambika and other temples. The famous rishi Parshuram has a temple built in his honor. It is a large fortress-like structure known as the Parshuram kothi, which occupies the pivotal position in the village. All the lanes and streets in the village converge towards it. Nirmand...

Bharmour – Land of Shiva

Bharmour is located 62 km from Chamba and 102 km from Dalhousie. In the 6th century it was known as Bharmour and today it has become a very popular tourist spot. It is a small town that is quite scenic with lush green mountains and forests around. Bharmour is more popular for Chaurasi temples that...

Nirath – Famous North Indian Sun Temple

Famous for the ancient and unique sun temple of the 8th century, Nirath rests on the left bank of the river Sutlej. The temple is the only sun temple in the northern India; built in the unique shape of ‘Nagara’. It is situated 18 km from Rampur and holds lush greenery around it. This village...