Local Sight seeing of Chamba

Local Sight seeing of Chamba


Rock Garden

Rock Garden is situated in the way of Chamba and Dalhousie. The Rock Garden is beautifully designed and constructed with the stones with the natural water flowing inside the garden.

There is also a restaurant for enjoying the natural view of Rock Garden any one can enjoy the nature and the beauty of Rock in Rock Garden

Chamera Lake

This is the reservoir of the Chamera dam built over the river Ravi. Chamera Lake is an artificial lake came into existence as a consequence of Chamera Hydroelectric project. The Dam site is 36 kms from Dalhousie and located at a height of approximately 892 meters above sea level. At its top the Dam is 765 meters High. The Dam site enjoys very sharp fluctuations in climate between April to June. During the day it can get very hot (around 35 degree centigrade) though by the evening, temperatures fall to between 18 to 20 degree centigrade. Between July and September the area is with heavy rainfall and temperatures vary below 20 to 26 centigrade during the day and 8 to 12 centigrade at night time. The project area enjoys a maximum of around 15 degree centigrade between October and December and sometimes the temperatures are known to fall below freezing point.




Chamba is the most attractive and ideal valley for various types of tourism. It is situated at 996mts in the bosoms of the Himalayan Mountains on the bank of the Ravi River and is known for its scenic beauty, landscapes. the valley has its own cultural heritage with rich art and culture due to cool climate and peace atmosphere, considerable flow of tourist from all parts of country and abroad poured into the valley to see its glamour. conjures up picture of distant land known for enchanting folklore unspoiled life style and cultural heritage, at once, unique and abundant. The landscape with its rugged beauty beckons the restless spirit.


Bharmour was the original capital of the state of Chamba. It has several ancient temples and monuments that reflect its erstwhile glory. Some of the important temples are of – Manimahesh, Lakshna Devi, Ganesh and Nar Singh. This region is also home to Semi-nomadic Shepherds, the Gaddis. Once called Brahmpura, still retains its 84 (Chaurasi) ancient temples and the monuments of its one time glory, some of which date back to the 7th century A.D. As the ancient capital of Chamba State for probably four hundred years, Bharmour proper is now the headquarters of Bharmour sub- division. The site Kothi destroyed in the earthquake of 4th April 1905 was believed to occupy the site of old places. Situated at an altitude of 7000 feet in the Budhil valley (32′ 26″ and 76′ 32″ E), forty miles to the south- east of Chamba, Bharmour is known not only for its scenic beauty but also for ancient temples.