CHAMBA is located in the north-western part of Himachal Pradesh, was once the capital of an ancient kingdom. Today, it is the administrative headquarters of a district of the same name. The town is also a popular tourist destination. Visitors come to this hill station not only for its scenic beauty, but also for its rich historical heritage.
CHAMBA is located at the confluence of River Ravi and River Sal at the geographic coordinate of 32.57° North latitude and 76.13° East longitude. It is situated in the Sub Himalayan range of mountains at the elevation of 996 meter, which is 3268 feet.
CHAMBA town is rather elongated in shape. While the Shah MADAR Hill forms the backdrop on its eastern side, River Ravi flows by its western end. The temperature in summer varies between 38 °C and 15 °C and in winter between 0°C and 15°C. The average annual rainfall is 785.84 mm. the period between March and June has the best weather condition.
THE LAND OF HILLS, KINGDOMS, "TEMPLES AND MONASTERIES"
CHAMBA is that one getaway you've always dreamed off. Minimal human alteration in the topography and environment, and the balanced temperatures of the area make it the perfect destination all year round. The river Ravi cuts across town and adds to the scenery. The sub-Himalayan area is amply endowed with a variety of flora and fauna, making it a very picturesque background for your holiday memoirs. There's about enough lakes, wildlife sanctuaries and temples to make you feel like this virgin land has more than enough to offer to every tourist. You only go back richer from CHAMBA.
The scene is picturesque, the weather is salubrious and the people are friendly. It'll be your most rewarding journey to a never explored world All of a sudden, the awe-inspiring scene of the gushing river Bhagirathi into the wide valley will open up before your eyes. . Stroll around the hills, breathe pure air to rejuvenate the soul, go for a trek, visit the local temples and see the mist enveloping the town with its mysterious veil at any sudden hour of the day. Just unwind. And recharge.
Once a part of the GORKHA kingdom, and later ruled by the kings of GARHWAL, CHAMBA has many unknown jewels, still unexplored by the outer world.
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to CHAMBA situated at a distance of 75kms. Taxis are easily available from Jolly Grant Airport to CHAMBA. Jolly Grant Airport is well-connected to Delhi with daily flights. CHAMBA is well-connected by motor-able roads with Jolly Grant Airport.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to CHAMBA is situated in RISHIKESH. RISHIKESH is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to RISHIKESH Railway station are frequent. CHAMBA is well connected by motor-able roads with RISHIKESH. Taxis and buses are easily available from RISHIKESH to CHAMBA. RISHIKESH Railway station is situated 58kms before CHAMBA.
By Road: CHAMBA is well connected by motor-able roads with major destinations of UTTRAKHAND and northern states of India. Luxury and normal Buses to CHAMBA, RISHIKESH, and TEHRI etc. are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Buses and Taxis to CHAMBA are easily available from major