Situated amidst the lush greenery of picturesque valley, Chamba is a beautiful town located just 50 kms away from Dalhousie. This town of Chamba is named after Champavati the daughter of King Sahil. This town is famous as a religious destination such as the Shrine of Lord Shiva and Vishnu. Chamba Tours are highly sought after among the tourists who want to combine leisure and religious tourism.
Chamba is the home of several temples which are wonderful tourist attractions as well as religious destinations. Lakshmi Narayan Temple is such a temple reflecting beautiful art of the ancient era. This temple was built in the 10th century. Some of the other temples in Chamba include Champavati Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple, Hari Rai Temple, Sui Mata Temple and Vajreshwari Temple.
Tours to Chamba also cover a few palaces that include the old Ranhmahal Palace and Chandi Palace. Another important place to visit in Chamba is the St Andrew’s Church which is one of the sacred places for all the Catholics in Chamba.
There are also several other tourist spots around Chamba, which include Dalhousie, Bharmaur, Chatrari, Manimahesh and Khajjiar. Bharmaur which is 65 kms from Chamba is popularly known as the summer residence of the nomadic community. Chamba tours packages takes you to the all these tourist attractions.
Chatrari, which is 45 kms from Chamba is the abode of Shakti Devi that houses a temple devoted to the Goddess. Manimahesh is another important place of interest as it has a beautiful picturesque lake.
Khajjiar is another most beautiful excursion point near Chamba, which has breathtaking natural beauty. This place is also referred to as the Switzerland of India because of its snow capped Himalayan Mountains. The serene lake at the heart of the dense forest serves as an ideal picnic spot for visitors.