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Nature Trails in Chamba

Chamba lies in the nature’s lap and is surrounded by a serene environment that makes this hill station a main tourist spot. This hill station is most chosen by the newly married couples and the people who want to enjoy a vacation away from the hustle-bustle of city life. The nature trails in Chamba include a visit to the places in and around Chamba that are enveloped in nature’s bounty.

Chamba is lined up with numerous adventurous trekking expeditions and is also regarded as a 'Trekker’s Paradise.' The preferable time to go trekking in Chamba is between June to October. One can either opt for the short treks or the long treks that are organized by various tour operators. Trekking is one of the major attractions of nature trails in Chamba.

The holy Manimahesh Lake lies at around 95 kilometers from Chamba and is situated at the foothills of the Manimahesh Kailash (mountain). This lake has an ancient Shikara style temple in its vicinity. Salooni is situated at an altitude of 6,000 ft. ( 1,829 meters) and lies approximately at a distance of 56 kilometers from Chamba. The nature lovers can enjoy a mesmerizing view of the snow-clad mountains and hills that dot this hilly town from here.

Nature trails in Chamba also include adventurous trips to the valleys that dot the Chamba district. The Bandal Valley is approximately situated at a distance of 27 kilometers from Saloon. It is a place where the Himachal border commences. One of the main attractions of the nature trails in Chamba is the Pangi Valley that is situated at a height of 8,000 ft. (2,438 meters). The sacred river of Chandrabhaga flows through this rocky valley. This valley is the home for the Pangiwals, a tribe of this region. These people are best known for their expressive dances and striking beauty.

Sarol is a remarkable picnic spot that lies at around 11 kilometers from Chamba. Sarol is enveloped with picturesque gardens and is also a home for bee- keeping centre, apiary and Sarol’s sheep-breeding centre.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/07