Khajjiar ( Mini Switzerland ) Himachal Pradesh

Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Timing - Route - Prices - Full Guide: Khajjiar is a mini Switzerland of India. You will see a beautiful green grass ground among the mountains, that attracts thousands of tourists every day. Get a complete tour guide of Khajjiar with timing, route, prices, and more.

Khajjiar is a small but beautiful hill station. Which is located in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Khajjiar is a lush green meadow, surrounded by cedar forests on all sides.

Khajjiar is one of the tourist spots in Himachal Pradesh which is very less crowded. Tourists come here in both winter and summer seasons. So today I am going to give you complete information about Khajjiar. So that you do not have any problem with coming to Khajjiar.

Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Timing - Route - Prices - Full Guide

Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Timing - Route - Prices - Full Guide

Khajjiar's view is such that the valleys, forests, and mountains here won't let you go back home. You can't go back after coming here. Here you can also see wild animals. Mostly you see bears here. But guards are always stationed here for safety.

In the meadow, you will see many rabbits, horses, cows, and sheep that eating grass. Which is very nice to see. There is also a pond here called Khajjiar Lake. It looks like Switzerland. And that's why Khajjiar is also called Mini Switzerland of India. You will also see a lot of fish in this lake.

Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Timing - Route - Prices - Full Guide

Here you will also get complete facilities for hotels and restaurants. There is no shortage of food in restaurants around Khajjiar. You will get lots of food varieties here. If you want, you can enjoy Khajjiar by staying here for a few days. Although the restaurant here is very expensive and the food is excellent.

Apart from this, Bhagwan Shiva Temple, Golden Devi Temple, and Khajji Nag Temple are also very popular here. You must go here.

Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Timing - Route - Prices - Full Guide

What to do in Khajjiar?

You can do many activities here like paragliding, horse riding, zorbing, trekking, and camping. Keep in mind that due to snowfall, you will not be able to do many activities here. So if you want to do all activities here then you should come in summer.

You can do tracking and camping for free, so for this, you will not need to pay anything. But if you do not have camping equipment, then you can also hire here. I am writing the price of all these activities in the table below. You can save a screenshot of this table. Which will help you later.

Activity Price
Horse Riding 100 INR
Paragliding 2500+ INR
Zorbing 200 INR
Camping 500+ INR

Best Time to Visit Khajjiar

By the way, Khajjiar is all time a tourist destination. In summer, you will see green meadows and cedar trees all around. In the same winter, there is heavy snowfall here, then you will see whiteness everywhere.

Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh - Timing - Route - Prices - Full Guide

Khajjiar Weather

The thing to note is that you should not come during the rainy and heavy snowfall season. Because in the rain, the landslides on the road here. By which the road is closed. And in the winter is also closed the roads due to heavy snowfall. March to June and September to December are the best time to visit Khajjiar.

Khajjiar Temperature

In the summer season, Khajjiar gets 30-35 degrees celsius hotter. And in winter season Khajjiar gets 0-20 degrees Celsius colder.


How to reach Khajjiar?

If you live outside of Himachal Pradesh, then you have to come to Himachal Pradesh by train, plane, or personal car. The nearest town is Dalhousie and it is 24 km away from Khajjiar. By the way, you can also come to Khajjiar from Chamba and it is also at a distance of 24 km. But the direct and easy way will be found only by Dalhousie. You will also get buses and taxis from Dalhousie, which will directly take you to Khajjiar in one and a half hours.

Taxis to travel to Khajjiar can be expensive from 1500 to 2000 rupees. But you will get it easily anytime. You can also come by bus if you want. The bus fare is 45 rupees, but the bus facilities are very low. The bus timing is in the morning at 9:00 am and 9:30 am, and 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm in the afternoon. So you should take care of it.


Tips to Visit Khajjiar

The weather here is very cold even in summer. So you should keep winter clothes with you.
It also rains suddenly. So if you bring a raincoat with you, it will be better.
This is a hilly area. Here you will not get any hospital or emergency service. So before coming here, you should strengthen your health.
Spreading garbage here in Khajjiar is a crime. And also we cannot give food to the fish in the pond.
In Khajjiar you should negotiate for hotels and taxis. This can make your bill less expensive.
Keep in mind that you do not go too much inside the forest. This may cause a wild animal to attack you.

FAQ

Q. Where is Khajjiar?
Khajjiar is a hill station in Himachal Pradesh. Which is 24km near from Dalhousie and 24 km near from Chamba.

Q. What activities can we do there?
You can paragliding, horse riding, zorbing, tracking, and camping with different price variants.

Q. Are hotels and restaurants available there?
Yes, hotels and restaurants are available here, but it will a little bit costly.

Q. How much does it cost to visit Khajjiar?
From Dalhousie, a single person will spend up to 2000 for a day. If you come by bus.