About Khajjiar

Saucer shaped khajjiar is a picturesque spot which is called a MINI SWITZERLAND of India a status which is awarded by government of Switzerland. Along the side of khajjiar deodar forest covering the mountains is an awesome view which touch the soul. Khajjiar, known as one of the "most charming spots in the Himalayas," derives its name from its ancient, golden-domed temple of Khajinag.

Magical Paradise

The khajjiar is located in between chamba and Dalhousie which are the historical and traditional towns of Himachal (India).In the center of saucer shaped khajjiar there is small lake which has its own historic value. It is at the height of 1960 mt in the foothills of dhauladhar ranges of Himalaya. The magical paradise Khajjiar sets you free in a different world of peace and enjoyment, and you simply don't want to leave No wilderness in Himachal is as easily accessible and beautiful as Khajjiar.


Khajji Naga Temple

Khajjiar is famous for the popular Khajji Naga shrine dedicated to the serpent god from which the name is believed to have been derived. The temple dates back to the 10th century and is interspaced with different patterns and images on the ceiling and wooden posts.. The image carvings are said to represent the Kauravas who were tied up here in the hideout by the Pandavas. Moreover, Khajjiar has an islet with a small lake surrounding it. The lake is considered to be holy by the locals as legend associated it with Khajinag, the deity in the Khajji temple.

Location and weather

Khajjiar is located in chamba district Himachal Pradesh. It is located between chamba and Dalhousie. As khajjiar is 22km away from chamba and 20 km away from Dalhousie. Khajjiar is 508 km from Delhi. The glade enjoys an alpine climate. cotton clothing for summers and heavy clothing for winters are needed. As in winters (December -march mid) there is heavy snowfall minimum 8 ft. The best time to visit Khajjiar is between March and June.