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Khajjiar Lake

For someone who is a nature lover, it is quite impossible to ignore the natural magnificence of Himachal Pradesh. It is a paradise for nature lovers and peace seekers. Khajjiar Lake is a tourist place in Himachal Pradesh that one should visit. Throughout the year, a lot of visitors come to Dalhousie Khajjiar to enjoy the scenic locales of the town. Your itinerary would be chock-a-block with a visit to the forts, monasteries, and shrines.

Encompassed by lush mountains and situated in Kalatop Sanctuary, the scenic beauty of Khajjiar Lake can captivate you. This is a much-treasured attraction for travelers.

Khajjiar Lake is positioned at the height of 1900 m in the district of Chamba, 25 km and 16 km respectively from Chamba and Dalhousie. Khajjiar Lake lies at the central part of a large Khajjiar glade. Small streams feed this lake and stay full of water during all seasons. Consequently, it doesn't need any rainwater for its survival. Moreover, the dense forest of the Kalatop Sanctuary in its neighborhood adds to the beauty of Khajjiar Lake.

Both the meadow and the Khajjiar Lake are blessed to Khajjinag. So, general tourists apart, quite a few devotees also come to pay their respect at this lake. In fact, this place owes its name to Lord Khajjinag.

Book a Himachal Pradesh Tour with us as soon as you can manage. These Khajjiar tour packages are customizable and you can modify the itinerary according to your requirements. Remember to come to Khajjiar Lake Himchal Prad and you won't repent for once, that's a guarantee!

Highlights of Khajjiar Lake

One of the picturesque locations in Khajjiar, this lake is a serene spot you must visit. Also, various thrilling activities are offered here that keep the visitors engaged. Some of them you can enjoy on your visit are -

  • Zorbing - Khajjiar Lake offers zorbing activity, an interesting adventure sport for kids and adults. In this, people get into a huge transparent ball, which is then rolled down a hill slope or on water.
  • Paragliding - Another exciting activity to enjoy at Khajjiar Lake is paragliding. Enjoy a bird’s-eye view from a height of 6000 feet above the ground, witnessing pine-covered landscapes from the top.
  • Horse Riding - Kids and adults enjoy horse riding on their visit to Khajjiar Lake. Riding a horse amidst mesmerizing meadows of this location is one of the refreshing experiences. The horses are well-trained and safe.

Best Time to Visit Khajjiar Lake

March to June is the best time to visit Khajjiar Lake’s beauty. Also, Khajjiar height is about 6500 feet, which is why you will experience calm and pleasant weather. For snow lovers, December and January are recommended.

How to reach Khajjiar Lake

The best way to reach Khajjiar Lake is by train. Pathankot railway station is the nearest, about 96 km away. Take a take from Delhi, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Jaipur, or any major city to Pathankot, and take a bus or taxi to Khajjiar. Khajjiar Lake can also be visited from Chamba and Dalhousie, the nearest towns via taxi.

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FAQs about Khajjiar Lake

Q: How to reach Khajjiar by flight?

Ans. Gaggal Airport is the closest to Khajjiar, about 110 km away. From there, take a cab to Khajjiar.

Q: How many hours for Khajjiar Lake?

Ans. You need 2 to 3 hours to enjoy activities, picnic, or relax at Khajjiar Lake.

Q: What is Khajjiar Lake history?

Ans. It is said that Khajjiar Lake was found during the era of Mahabharata. People believe Khajjiar Lake is connected to Naag Devta or the God of Snakes. One day some people visited the lake and decided to absorb all the water to build a large cricket ground, but snakes came from the water when they did. That is why you will see Khaji Naag temple in Khajjiar where statues of the local Devi and Devta are installed.

Q: What is Khajjiar Lake's distance from Delhi?

Ans. Delhi to Khajjiar Lake distance is around 570 km and takes close to 12 hours to cover.

Q: Where is Khajjiar Lake located?

Ans. Khajjiar Lake is located in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.

Q: Can we see Mount Kailash from Khajjiar?

Ans. Yes. On a sunny day, when the sky is clear, you will see Mountain Kailash, the abode of Lord Shiva. You can enjoy a horse ride around while you witness the mountain.