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Travel to Khajjiar

It is one of those places that Bollywood scenes are made of vast green meadows encapsulated amidst dense pines and Deodar forests.Khajjiar is a quintessential holiday destination for those who want to relax amid a canopy of trees or just bask in the warm summer sun.Khajjiar is among the 160 spots across the world which has been designated as Mini Switzerland. It is located 24km from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh. One can travel from Chamba to Khajjiar or hike from Dalhousie to Khajjiar through the foothills of the Dhauladhar range of western Himalayas is thrilling as well as eye soothing. Beautiful apple orchards along the way lend a reddish hue to the entire valley.

The dish shaped hill station is also adorned with a small lake which is considered holy as it is associated with the Khajinag deity. Although the lake has shrunk over the years it is being cleaned now .Tourists can summersault all over the valley by sitting in these huge plastic balls which are pushed into the valley. Another exciting sport is parasailing. One time visitors can enjoy the free fall along with an instructor.

Visit the famous 10th century Khaiji Naga Shrine dedicated to the serpent god. The temple has a blend of Mughal and Hindu architecture and also the Shiva and Hadimba idols. Finally a trip to the Kalatop wildlife sanctuary which houses various species of birds and animals can be a perfect ending to your vacation.