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Places to See | SightSeeing

Bajreshwari Devi Temple , Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
Just outside the town is the temple dedicated to Bajreshwari Devi. Known once for its legendary wealth, this temple was subject to successive depredation by invaders from the North. Mohammed of Ghazni is known to have departed with a king`s ransom in gold, silver and jewels in 1009. Destroyed completely in 1905 by an earthquake, it was rebuilt in 1920.



Kangra Fort , Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
The historical Kangra Fort was built by Bhuma Chand. This fort had been the centre of attraction for the rulers of northern India, since a long time.The remains of the fort of the rulers of Kangra are located on a strategic height, overlooking the Ban Ganga and Manjhi rivers. The first attack on the fort was made by the Raja of Kashmir `Shreshtha` in 470 AD. In 1846 Kangra fort fell into the hands of the British. The temple of Laxmi Narayan and Adinath located inside the kangra fort are dedicated to Jainism. Inside the fort are two ponds, one of them is called Kapur Sagar. The fort was badly damaged in a 1905 earthquake.

Kangra Valley Rail -See the Majestic and Mighty Dhauladhars with the Kangra Toy Train , The kangra Valley rail is one of best oldest Narrow Guage Rail Line in India built by Britishers during their regime.The valley Train attracts number of Tourist to view the Kangra Valley.



Maharana Pratap Sagar , Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
At an altitude of 450 metres above sea level, 32 degree north and 76 degrees east. In district Kangra 170 k.m. from Chandigarh, 110 k.m. from Amritsar, 55 k.m. from headquarters at Dharamshala. The closest railway stations are at Mukerian 30 k.m., and Pathankot at 32 k.m. The settlements of Nagrota Surian and Jawali-which are located on the sagar`s periphery-are connected by the charming narrow gauge Kangra railway line that connects Pathankot to Jogindernagar. The closest airport is Gaggal 40 k.m. The lake is well served by a network of roads.

Named in honour of the great patriot Maharana Pratap (1572-97 AD). Maharana Pratap struggled valiantly for freedom of Mewar-as for the principle of independence. In words of chroniclers James Tod and william Crook, "He spurned every overture that had submission for its basis". Over the river Beas, the Pong dam was completed in 1976. Its reservoir covers an area of about 45000 hectares at maximum possible flooding.The level varies every season and averages around 30000 hectares. Over 200 villages with a population of over 85000 people lie along the wetland

3 Day Planned Tour :

Day 1- bajreshwari Devi Temple- 0.3 km
Achra Kund WaterFall - 1 km
Kangra Fort - 2 km

day 2 - Chamunda Devi-18 km
Chamunda Devi to Chinmay Tapovan - 8 km
Chinmay Tapovan to Norbulingka - 6 km
Norbulingka to  Back Kangra - 16 km

day 3- War Memorial - 14 km
Warmemmorial to Mcleodganj - 9 km
Dalai lama Residence & Tibetian temple - 1/2 km
Bhagsunag - 2.5 km
Dal Lake - 4 km
Dal Lake to back Kangra - 23
Km

 

Climate at Kangra :

 Average Temperature (Approximate) 

Summers  : Maximum 34°C - Minimum 20°C    Light Clothes

Winters : Maximum 20°C Minimum 1°C      Heavy Woolen

Summer : April to September.

Winter : October to March

 

 

 

 

 

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