Chamba


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A medieval town in the valley of Himalaya, situated northwest in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Its exquisite natural beauty and lavish greenery attracts visitors. Vivid variety of flora and fauna and unblemished rivers give visitor a calm experiences and memories.

Historical Background

Pahari dynasty’s Raja Sahil Varman established Chamba in 10th century. The town named after Champavati, the king’s daughter and this small town presents exemplary city architecture, curved temples and dense forest beauty.

Hill Station with Natural Beauty

It is a small mountainous lush-green town that nourished by Ravi River and curve-stoned temples. Ample variety of fauna and flora, sparkling crystal water and dense greenery attracts visitor and give picturesque scenery around.

Two Melas or fairs “Suhi Mata Mela” and “Minjar Mela” are key attraction of the city. Chamba is famous for Pahari pantings, handicrafts, musical instruments, wild life sanctuaries and traditional dances.

Current Scenario

Himachal tourism organizes several fairs, folk dances, etc. Pleasing weather of the city is another factor why Chamba is popular tourist destination among in India.

Climate and best time to visit

It is situated on a plateau on the banks of the beautiful river Ravi. Zanskar and Dhaulad ranges in the western Himalayas that provides a charismatic charm to the scenic atmosphere of Chamba. The temperature in summer is 15-38 and 0-15 degrees in winters.

The ideal time to visit Chamba is in April to October

  • Saho
  • Chamunda Devi Temple
  • Sui Mata Temple
  • Vajreshwari temple
  • Rang Mahal
  • Bhuri Singh Museum
  • Chaugan
  • St Andrews Church
  • Akhand Chandi Palace