Pangi Valley

Full of grandeur and tribal majesty is the land locked valley of Pangi, 173 km from Chamba via Sach Pass (4414 m). It is one of the sub-division of Chamba district surrounded by the Peer Panjal & Zanskar ranges. Killar is the sub-divisional headquarter of Pangi Valley. Beyond the reach of tropical monsoon rains, the valley is one of the off-beat challenging tourism destinations in the State.

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Khajjiar as Mini Switzerland of India.

23 kms from Dalhousie by road and 13 kms from Kalatop is the mini Switzerland of India i.e. Khajjiar, at a height of 6400 ft. Hutchison writes, "Khajjiar is a forest glade of great beauty, 6400 feet above sea level". Khajjiar is often referred to as "Gulmarg of Himachal Pradesh". The lush green meadows are surrounded by thick pine and cedar forests. Grazing herds of sheep, goats and other milk cattle presents a perfect pastoral scenery.

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Access , Weather & Shopping - Chamba

How to reach:

By Road - Bus and taxi service is available from Chamba to Pathankot, Delhi, Dharamsala , Shimla, Chandigarh and Jammu
By Rail - The nearest rail head is located 120 Kms away at Pathankot
By Air - The nearest airport is 180 Kms away at Kangra

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Acess and Weather - Bilaspur

How to reach:

By Road - Bilaspur is approachable by road from Shimla and Chandigarh.

By Rail - The nearest broad gauge railway station is at Kiratpur Sahib and nearest narrow gauge railway station is at Shimla.

By Air - Nearest airport is at Chandigarh.

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Bhakra Dam

Bhakra Dam is a concrete gravity dam across the Sutlej River and is near the border between Punjab and Himachal Pradesh in northern India.
The dam, located at a gorge near the (now submerged) upstream Bhakra village in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh, which is about 13 km upstream from Nangal townshi, is Asia's second tallest at 225.55 m (740 ft) high next to the 261m Tehri Dam also in India. The length of the dam (measured from the road above it) is 518.25 m; it is 9.1 m broad. Its reservoir, known as the "Gobind Sagar", stores up to 9.34 billion cubic meters of water, enough to drain the whole of Chandigarh, parts of Haryana, Punjab and Delhi.

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Gobind Sagar Lake

The Gobind Sagar on river Sutlej, has been created by the huge hydel dam at Bhakra and is named in honour of Gobind Singh the Tenth Sikh guru. One of the world’s highest gravity dams, the Bhakra rises 225.5 m above its lowest foundations. Under the supervision of the famous American dam-builder, Harvey Slocum, work began in 1955 and was completed in 1962.

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