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Weekend Getaway from Delhi to Chamba

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi : 313 kilometers / 5 h ,46 m


Summer 15°C to 30°C; Winter -5°C to 20°C


Famous for

  • Hill Stations
  • Rivers

Chamba is one of the most scenic hamlets in the lap of the mighty Himalayas. Offering picturesque views of the surroundings, Chamba wins the heart of many nature and peace lovers. The scenic surroundings also make many honeymooners hit the road for a weekend getaway from Delhi to Chamba. Various ancient temples are dotted all across the town, contributing to the architectural splendor. Thus, Chamba makes a great weekend getaway from Delhi for those looking for a much-deserving break from the hustles of the city.

Contact our tour experts to plan a holiday and get a smooth travel experience at this Uttarakhand hamlet. We provide a customizable Delhi to Chamba tour package and enjoy a weekend getaway in the lap of nature.

How to Reach Chamba from Delhi

By Train

Rishikesh is the nearest railway station to reach Chamba, located 583 km away. Private cabs and taxis are available to transverse in and around the town.

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to reach Chamba (Uttrakhand), situated 582 km from the town. Here, cabs and taxis are available to commute in and around the town.

By Road

Chamba can be reached within a 12 hours drive from Delhi via Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Narendra Nagar (290 km away). Chamba has located nearly 60 km from Mussoorie and can be reached within two hours from Rishikesh via Narendra Nagar.

Attractions in Chamba

Akhand Chandi Palace

Formerly, the palace of Sahil Verman, Raja of Chamba, is a must-visit. However, the premises have now been converted into the Government College. The palace is one of the finest examples of the country's rich heritage and vibrant history. The best time to visit this palace is between April and August, when the weather is pleasant.



Laxmi Narayan Temple

One of the significant temples in the region is Laxmi Narayan Temple. Sahil Verman built the temple in the 10th century. The structure of the temple is constructed in the Shikara style.

Timings - Laxmi Narayan Temple remains open from 6 am to 12.30 pm and then from 2.30 pm to 8.30 pm. It remains open twice a day for the devotees in two halves.



Rang Mahal

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.

Timings - 10 AM to 1 PM, 2 PM to 5 PM. The palace remains open from Monday to Saturday. However, Sunday, it is closed to visitors.


Vijeshwari Temple

The temple is almost 1000 years old and is devoted to Vajreshwar Devi (Goddess of Lightning). The temple is constructed in the Shikhara style. A huge fair was organized in honor of Goddess Vajreshwari, held on Amavasya in March. The fair begins on the 14th day of the fortnight of the waning moon of the month with ritual worship.



Kalatop Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary

Exotic flora and fauna is also an attractive attribute of Chamba. The Sanctuary is a paradise for wildlife & nature photographers. However, the best time to visit is from September to March, when the weather is pleasant for safaris and sightseeing expeditions. Travelers should usually avoid the monsoons as it gets uncomfortable to travel and explore the Sanctuary.

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