Chamba, a scenic hamlet, is located in the laps of mighty Himalayas. The hill-town explains exquisiteness and tranquility in truism. The place is a paradise for nature lovers. The picturesque views of the surrounding win the hearts of the visitors. There are various ancient temples dotted all-across the town, and these contribute to the architectural splendor. The romanticism in the region also makes it a heaven for honeymooners. Thus, Chamba makes a great weekend getaway from Delhi, for those looking for a much deserving break from the hustles of the city.
How to Reach Chamba from Delhi
Rishikesh is the nearest railway station to reach Chamba. There are private cabs and taxis available to transverse in and around the town.
Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to reach Chamba (Uttrakhand). Here are cabs and taxis available to commute in and around the town.
There is proper road connectivity available from Delhi. The stretch is 294 km long and goes via Meerut, Khatauli, Muzzafarnagar, Roorkee, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Narendranagar, and Nagni.
Attractions in Chamba
Akhand Chandi Palace
Formerly, the palace of Sahil Verman, Raja of Chamba, is a must visit. The premises have now been converted into the Government College.
Laxmi Narayan Temple
This is one of the major temples in the region. The magnificent temple was built by Sahil Verman in the 10th century. The temple is constructed in Shikara style.
Rang Mahal is famed for hosiery, which features hosiery items and the popular Chamba Rumal. The hosiery items are available for purchase. Moreover, there is also a small post office.
The temple is almost 1000 years old and is devoted to Vajreshwar Devi (Goddess of Lightning). The temple is constructed in the Shikhara style.
Kalatop Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary
Exotic flora and fauna is also one of attracting attribute of Chamba. The sanctuary is a paradise for wildlife & nature photographers.