Una lies in the southwestern part of the state of Himachal Pradesh. This district is a stopover for tourists and pilgrims coming from Dharamshala, Kullu Manali, and Chintpurni. The prime attraction at Una is fort, home to the descendants of Guru Nanak, first Sikh guru. The beautiful landscape and lakes here would also form an important part of your tour to Una. You will come across stunning locations and picnic spots during your sightseeing tour to Una. Get Himachal Pradesh packages with Indian Holiday for an exciting tour to Una.
How to reach Una
Situated at a height of 369 meters, summers are hot and humid in Una. Tourists generally visit during the winter months to avoid the extreme heat. Tourists avail air, train, and bus services to reach Una. Jalandhar is the nearest airport to Una district. You will have to come down to Jalandhar and make your way from here to Una by roadways. It is a drive of around 78 km before you arrive in Una. Jalandhar Airport has flight services from Amritsar, Delhi, and other major cities in the country.
Una has its own railway station having trains from Chandigarh, Delhi, and Hoshiarpur.
Tourist attractions in Una
A tour to Una is incomplete without you visiting its top attractions:
Dera Baba Bharbhag Singh Gurudwara- This is a famous Gurudwara and a pilgrimage center in the state for Sikhs. Baba Bharbhag Singh was a noted saint and preacher. Situated around 40 km from the town of Una, tourists come in the month of February to enjoy the Baba Bhar Bhag Singh Mela. This is a unique fair in Himachal Pradesh where patients come in scores to seek baba's blessings with a hope of being cured of their illness.
Chintpurni Temple- Located on the Dharamshala-Hoshiarpur, Hindu pilgrims visit this temple in Una especially during the 10-day fair in August. This is an annual religious feast drawing tourists as well.
Bangana-Lathian-Piplu- This is an interesting spot on the Una-Hamirpur road from where tourists get a clear view of the Gobind-Sagar Lake.