Khajjiar – The Switzerland of India
The place is located at an altitude of 1960 meters. This is one of the famous tourist spots of the World.
The main attraction is the green Saucer shaped ground. The ground is bordered with thickly planted deodar trees. The snow clad mountains are very fascinating. There is a pedestrian path built around the ground for the people who prefer to walk and horse riding facility is also available to take a round of the ground. The view of the beautiful place Khajjiar is breadth taking. This is perhaps the reason the place is called the Switzerland of India.
The speciality of the place is that the place is known as the Switzerland of India. Switzerland is the most wonderful place on this earth. It is called the heaven on the earth.
The comparison of Khajjiar with Switzerland itself is the speciality of the place. Also there is a landmark point very near to the ground showing the distance of Switzerland from the place.
Dalhousie and Khajjiar – 20kms
Manali and Khajjiar – 380kms
Pathankot and Khajjiar – 112kms
Chmaba and Khajjiar – 25kms
Shimla and Khajjiar – 360kms
Delhi and Khajjiar – 508kms
How to reach
There is a huge network of HRTC busses to fulfil the requirements of the people of the state as well as the visitors. Some private operators are also running their busses in the state. Almost every part of the state is connected with roads.
Climate of Shimla is pleasant round the year. During winters there may be snow and the temperature can go down to zero.
Heavy woollens for winter and light woollen or cotton clothes for summer are recommended.
There are many hotels and cottages in and around Khajjiar. Accommodations are available here at very reasonable rates.