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20207
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Chamba

Getting to know Chamba

The Chamba district is located in the northwestern part of Himachal Pradesh. The area lies around the Ravi River basin between two mountain ranges of the Dhauladhar and the Pir Panjal. The Chamba Valley is known for its rich culture and heritage. It is home to many ancient temples, forts and palaces. These monuments are some of the finest examples of Rajput architecture. They have been preserved and restored to their original beauty. The Chamba Valley also has many lakes, rivers and springs that provide it with a unique beauty. The climate of the region is mostly pleasant and the summers are mild.

The Chamba Valley is a great place to visit for an adventure or a leisurely holiday. There are many activities to enjoy such as trekking, camping, mountain biking, paragliding, fishing, and wildlife safaris. The valley is also famous for its delicious local cuisine and traditional handicrafts. It is a great place for shopping too. The Chamba Valley is a great destination for tourists from all over the world. It offers a unique experience and a chance to explore the rich culture and heritage of the region. It is a perfect destination for those looking for a peaceful and relaxing holiday.

Exceptional mountain-backed scenery, charming riverside villages, slate-roofed hay barns, great walks and inviting forests all come together in the delightful region known as the Bhandal valley. The area has historically been cited as “the garden of Chamba’ ,the valley is situated on the right bank of the Ravi river which separates it from the main district, creating a world of its own.

  • Hike to Padri Pass and the beautiful Mountain Meadows around.
  • waterfall and River Walks
  • Enjoy the famous Chamba Apple orchards
  • 360-degree panoramic view of the Chamba Valley
  • Lovely views of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar mountains

The valley is packed with activities to do for outdoor and nature enthusiasts, or just to retreat and relax.

  1. Padri Jot – Is a high mountain pass at a distance of about 40 km from the Lodge, the pass is situated at a height of about 10,000+ Feet above sea level. Known for its breathtaking views and lush green meadows. Multiple day hike options in and around the area. A perfect place to spend the day out.
  2. Gamgul Siyabehi Wildlife Sanctuary- Is a high-altitude wildlife sanctuary, The sanctuary plays host to populations of Musk deer, Himalayan tahr, and pheasants. Also, one can spot a number of colorful birds in the area. The vegetation is typical to the higher altitude area, and the landscape is interspersed with deodar forests, coniferous forest and alpine pastures. It is reportedly the only sanctuary located in Himachal Pradesh that has reportedKashmir stag.
  3. Pangi/ Saach pass circuit (tribal circuit)– one of the last untouched circuits of Himachal pradesh, perhaps one of the most beautiful yet treacherous regions. The Pangi lies in the Chandra Bhaga river basin. Surrounded by the Zanskar range to the north and the Pir panjal range in the south that give Pangi a unique character. The region is rich in high altitude flora and fauna, dramatic landscapes and distinct culture. The valley is accessible for a very short duration( July to October) over the Saach pass.
  4. Bhaderwah – Often cited as the Mini kashmir, the Bhaderwah valley is known for its picturesque landscapes and salubrious climate.
  5. Garh Mata Temple – A unique offering from Gaddi trails, an ancient temple said to have been built by the raja of chamba has interesting folklore attached to it. The Temple can only be reached by foot, an easy to moderate trail with panoramic views all throughout. The temple is situated at a height of about 10,000 feet (2950 mtrs)
  6. Anjani lake – Another unique offering from Gaddi trails, is a beautiful mid sized snow-fed lake which offers a panoramic view of the pir panjal and the Dhauladhar ranges. A vast expanse of the Chamba region can be seen from this point.

March to June – Summer begins by the mid of April with just the right amount of nip in the air, for travelers keen on seeing snow, snow is accessible on various hikes and drives right up to the end of June. As the snow melts on the higher reaches it gives way to lush green meadows and a riot of colorful wildflowers.

July to september – The beginning of the south west monsoon opens the way to the Pangi valley, which is accessible only during these three months. This is also the season when the apple plucking is in full swing, traveler’s can get a glimpse of the apple plucking, packaging process.

October to December – The post monsoon is another beautiful time of the year to visit the area as the weather is stable and promises bright sunny days. The inhabitants begin preparing for the onset of winter, most of the trails and drives are accessible.

3 night

4 night

5 night – kangra with Chamba

  1. Bookings can be made on the phone and are confirmed only after receiving the full advance by draft / deposit in our bank within two days of request.
Booking advance
30% as booking advance (of  total booking amount)
Final Payment
70% balance payment – 10 days before the departure.

 

Cancelation policy  and refund –

1) If canceled 28 days in advance, full refund.

2) If canceled between 28 and 14 days in advance, 50% refund.

3) If canceled less than 14 days in advance, no refund.

4) Long duration stays have no refund policy in case of change (reduction) in number of days of stay.

5) Instead of cancelation, the option of postponement or change of dates is possible depending on availability of future dates.

6) In exceptional circumstances where the Host is not able to honor the confirmed booking owing to ‘Force Majeure’. A refund from the host will be initiated.

7) Cancellations will only be accepted over emailed communication.

Inclusion

  • Transfer from Pathankot Railway Station/ Dharamshala airport
  • Stay on twin sharing
  • All Meals (From 1st day dinner to last day breakfast at check out)
  • Local transfers for sightseeing
  • Recognized and certified trip leader (first aid certified)

Exclusions

  • Items of personal clothing and personal in nature (prescribed medication)
  • Expenses personal in nature like laundry, insurance Beverages and snacks during the journey or any other tea house, tips for guides & cooks
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control
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