Saturday, April 30

Best Hill Stations in Himachal Pradesh - Unexpored Hills

Weekend Destinations in Himachal Pradesh - Best unexplored places near Delhi Chandigar Punjab Haryana
Himachal Pradesh is the most favourite tourist destination for all seasons. Summers are pleasant and winters are enjoyable in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Padesh has easy access for people especially from Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Jammu. However Himachal Pradesh is visited by people from all parts of the world. You will find many Hill Stations in Himachal Pradesh. The people can Plan summer vacations in Himachal   and also Plan to visit Himachal Pradesh in Winters as well.

Though there are hunderds of places to visit in Himachal but The bset Hill Stations in Himachal Pradesh and the best places to visit in Himachal include.


1. Shimla: The capital city of Himachal is also called as queen of hills and is a capital of Himachal. Reaching Shimla is very easy. It is very well connected by road train and air. From Delhi number of buses ply to Shimla and it is just eight an hour journey.

Broad Guage trains are available till Kalka near Chandigarh. The journey via toy train from Kalka to Shimla is amazing. There are over 100 tunnels on the way and it is very enjoyable.

Shimla has many tourist attractions, the most famous being the Mall Road. Another attractions are Jakhu temple, Lakkar Bazaar and Kufri. Naldera is yet another not to miss destination which has the oldest Golf course.


2. Dharamshala: One of the most beautiful hill stations is situated in Kangra Valley. Dharamshala is an amazing and cool town that is extremely beautiful hill town. Dharamshala is divided into two parts Upper and Lower Dharamshala. It is also a summer capital of Himachal Pradesh.

There are many places in Dharamshala to visit like Mcleodganj, Bhagsu Nag Temple, Water fall, Naddi, Talnu and Narghota Villages. The pollution free and cool atmosphere is liked by the tourists.

Dharamshala has also many Pilgrimage places which are quite accessible like Chamunda Devi Temple, Jwalaji Temple, Brajeshwari Temple in Kangra, Kunal Pathari Mata Temple.

Dharamshala is well connected by road from Delhi and all major cities of Punjab.
Nearest airport is gaggal airport which is 10 Kms from Dharamshala. Daily flight is available from Delhi-Dharamshala.

3. Manali: Kullu Manali  are the beautiful attractions in Himachal,  Manali is a favourite destination for Honey Mooners.

It is an amazing hill station on the banks of rive Beas. lot of adventure sports like river rafting, rock climbing, river crossing, trekking are available in Manali.

Rohtang Pass near opens in the month of May is another destination for snow lovers. Rohtang is around 60 Kms on Manali - Leh Highway and the journey from Manali to Rohtang itself is truly enjoyable.

If you have a spare time trip to Leh Laddakh via Rohatang and Kelang is advisable from Manali.
Again Very well connected by road and air. Nearest airport is in (Bhuntar)Kullu around 30 kms from Manali.


4. Dalhousie Kahjiar and Chamba: For people who love nature and peace Chamba is not to miss. It is a small hill town and still not explored much by the tourists.
Dalhousie was the favorite spot for the Britishers. High mountains and Deodar treea add to its beauty.

Khajiar with its picturesque locations and natural beauty falls on the way from Dalhousie to Chamba.

Nearest broad gauge railway station is Pathankot. Dalhousie and Chamba is well connected by road from Pathankot and other major cities of Himachal. The distance of Dalhousie from Pathankot is 70 Kms.

Other famous Hill Stations in Himachal Pradesh 


 Kasauli ( 2 Hour drive from Chandigarh),
Palampur ( 1 hour drive from Dharamshala),
Solan ( 1 hour drive from Chandigarh),
Chail ( 2 Hours drive from Chandigarh),
Kinnaur ( 8 hrs drive from Shimla),
Lahul Spiti ( 10 hrs drive from Manali),
Mani karanand (2 hours drive from Manali)

In Peak summer season always book your hotels for Himachal trip in advance. You can also book your bus tickets for Himachal online at the official website of Himachal Tourism

Planning a Trip to Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir

Trip to Srinagar from Himachal Pradesh
Thanks to the efforts of State and Central Governments that Srinagar is again poised to become one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. Srinagar is also known as heaven on earth because of its amazing panoramic views, scenic beauty, pleasant weather and climate along with astonishing green deodar trees.

Location of Srinagar

The Capital city of Jammu & Kasmir, Srinagar is located on the banks of river Jhelum which is a tributary to the river Indus. The river flows through the enchanting, mesmerising and fascinating Kashmir valley.

Jammu is the winter capital and Srinagar is the Summer Capital of J&K. Distance of Srinagar from Delhi is around 875 Kms and is located at the extreme North. Srinagar has soothing and charming climate and this region attracts thousands of tourists to this place round the year.

Summers in Srinagar are splendid, wonderful, delightful and enchanting because of its comforting,peaceful and relaxing weather. Temperature in Srinagar Kashmir ranges between 10 degrees to 25 degrees. Winters in Srinagar and Kashmir Valley is breathtaking though very chilly but will definitely give you pleasure. Snow capped deodars in winters are beautiful and has a soothing effect.

Places to visit in Srinagar

DAL LAKE
is the famous attraction in Srinagar. Staying in House boats is a wonderful experiencel. Boating in the lake is quite enjoyable.

Hazratbal Dargah is a religious pilgrim place near Dal Lake.

About 30 Kms of Srinagar is Wular Lake the famous and largest fresh water lake. People are attracted by the picturesque view of the lake with scenic mountains surrounding it.

Another attractions include Jama Masjid and Klanqah-e-Molla Shrine in Srinagar

You can also trek to the hill top to visit the ancient Shankaracharya Temple

Do not forget to carry light woollens during summers and heavy woollens during winters while travelling

How to reach Srinagar

By Road Very well connected with the national highway from Jammu and frequent bus and taxi service is available to Srinagar

By Train Nearest station is Udhampur. Frequent buses and taxis ply between Udhampur and srinagar

By Air Daily flights are available from Delhi to Srinagar

Friday, April 29

Himachal Roadways online Bus Schedule and Booking HRTC

Himachal Roadways online Bus Schedule and Booking

Now book your tickets online to all major destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Online Bus reservation is available to dharamshala, Shimla, Manali, Palampur and other cities of Himachal. Book your online Himachal Roadways tickets at the official website of Himachal Tourism.

http://hp.gov.in/hptdc/Availability.aspx

How to reach Chamunda Devi Kangra
How to reach Baba Balak Nath
How to reach Jwalaji Temple
HRTC Bus Schedule
Site Seeing in Dharamshala
How to reach Chail
How to reach Baddi
How to reach Manali

Attractive Summer Packages to Himachal Pradesh Book Online or by Phone


Himachal Government is offering number of special tour packages to Himachal Pradesh this summer.

Special Manali Package by Himachal Tourism

Special Dharamshala Package by Himachal Tourism

Shimla Package by Himachal Tourism

Kullu Package by Himachal Tourism

Dalhousie Chamba Khajiar Package by Himachal Tourism

Palampur Dharamshala Package by Himachal Tourism

Jwalaji Chintpurni Package by Himachal Tourism

Naina Devi Package by Himachal Tourism

Shimla Solan Chail Packages

Kasauli Package

 Book Your Summer Vacations Now from the authentic Himachal Government Tourism Offices. The Himachal Summer Packages are quite reasonable 



ShimlaTHE MALL, SHIMLA -171001
Tel: (0177) 2652561   (0177) 2652561   , 2658302 Fax: (0177) 2652557
E-mail: shimla@hptdc.in

ManaliTHE MALL, MANALI -175131
Tel: (01902) 253531 (01902) 253531  Fax: (01902) 252325
E-mail: manali@hptdc.in

KulluDHALPUR, KULLU - 175101
Tel: (01902) 222349 (01902) 222349  
E-Mail: kullu@hptdc.in

DharamshalaKOTWALI BAZAR, DHARAMSALA - 176215
Tel: (01892) 224212 (01892) 224212      Fax: (01892) 224928
E-mail: dharamshala@hptdc.in

DalhousieDALHOUSIE - 176304
Tel: (01899) 242136 (01899) 242136     , Fax: (01899) 242382
E-Mail: dalhousie@hptdc.in

ChandigarhINTER STATE BUS TERMINAL, SECTOR-17, CHANDIGARH - 160001
Tel: (0172) 2707267 (0172) 2707267      FAX: (0172) 2708569
E-mail: chandigarh@hptdc.in

New Delhi
CHANDERLOK BUILDING, 36, JANPATH, NEW DELHI-110001
Tel: (011) 23325320 (011) 23325320     , 23324764  Fax: (011) 23731072
E-mail: newdelhi@hptdc.in

Admedabad
205, SHILP-II NEAR INCOME TAX OFFICE,
ASHRAM ROAD, AHMEDABAD - 380009
Tel: (079) 27544800 (079) 27544800     Fax: (079) 27544548
E-mail: ahmedabad@hptdc.in

Mumbai
36, WORLD TRADE CENTRE, CUFFE PARADE, MUMBAI - 400005
Tel: (022) 22180080 (022) 22180080      , 22181123 Fax: (022) 22181123
E-mail: mumbai@hptdc.in
Kolkata
2H, 2ND FLOOR, ELECTRONIC CENTRE, 1/1 A,
BIPLABI ANUKUL CHANDRA ST. KOLKATA-700072
Tel: (033) 22126361 (033) 22126361     , Tel/ Fax: (033) 22127470
E-mail: kolkata@hptdc.in
Banglore
HIMACHAL EMPORIUM, GANESH COMPLEX,
NO: 13,
S.C. ROAD , BANGALORE
- 560009
Tel/ Fax: (080) 22375578, 22876591, +91-9945597807 +91-9945597807     
E-mail: bangalore@hptdc.in
Chennai
TAMILNADU TOURISM COMPLEX,
WALLAJAH ROAD
, CHENNAI - 600102
Tel/ Fax: (044) 25385689
E-mail: chennai@hptdc.in


How to Reach Chamba in Himachal Pradesh

How to Reach Chamba in Himachal Pradesh



Reaching Chamba By Train: The nearest railway station from Chamba in Himachal is Pathankot in Punjab which is approximately 120 km from Chamba. 

Reaching By Road: Chamba in Himachal is well connected by well maintained all weather road from all parts of Himachal, Punjab, Haryana Delhi etc. Regular buses, Deluxe and Volvo buses, taxis and coaches from Delhi & Chandigarh to Chamba are avaialble. Distance of Chamba from Delhi is 627 km & Distance of Chamba from Chandigarh is 357 km.

Reaching  Chamba By Air: The nearest Air Ports from Chamba in Himachal Pradesh are Amritsar Airport around 200 Km, Jammu Airport in Jammu & Kashmir around 190 Km from Chamba.

Himachal Roadways,Enquiry Numbers Online Volvo Buses to Chamba Dalhousie Himachal, Deluxe Bus Bookings Himachal Roadways, Book you bus tickets online to Chamba, Dalhousie, Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala Himachal
How to reach Baba Balak Nath
How to reach Jwalaji Temple
HRTC Bus Schedule
Site Seeing in Dharamshala
How to reach Chail
How to reach Baddi
How to reach Manali

Thursday, April 28

How to reach Dalhousie Kahjiar

How to reach Dalhousie Khajiar

Reaching Dalhousie Khajiar By Train:

Nearest Broad guage Railway station from Dalhousie is Pathankot station and Chakki bank station around 70 km away from dalhousie. You can board any train heading towards Jammu. Get down at Pathankot station or Chakki Bank station. Dalhousie is around 70 kms from Pathankot and frequent bus service is available on this route. Taxis are also available.

Reachin Dalhousie Khajiar By Bus:
Frequent buses ply between Delhi and Dalhousie. dalhousie is also very well connected to all the major cities of Himachal, Punjab and Jammu.

Reaching Dalhousie Khajiar By Air:
Dharamshala is the nearest airport from Dalhousie

Dalhousie is around 150 Km fro Dharamshala and number of buses ply between these cities

Enquiry and Online Bookings Deluxe Buses Delhi to Manali, Chandigarh to Manali, Delhi to Shimla, Delhi to Dharamshala, Chandigarh to Dharamshala, Delhi to Dalhousie

Himachal Roadways Transport Enquiry Number Deluxe Buses to Dalhousie, Kullu Manali, Delhi to Shimla, Delhi to Dharamshala, Book Online Bus Tickets to Himachal

HRTC Himachal Roadways Online Booking Phone Booking Advance Booking Centres and Himchal Deluxe Volvo Bus Enquiry Numbers and Timings

1.H.R.T.C.Delhi
Advance Reservation Counter No. 40 & 8,
1st Floor, ISBT Kashmiri Gate,
New Delhi-110 001
( 7:00AM to 9:00PM )

Tel. Number : 91-11-23868694, 91-11-23868694, 91-11-23863473, 91-11-23863473

Traffic Manager : 099687-74008 099687-74008

2.H.R.T.C Delhi
Advance Reservation Counter ,
Himachal Bhawan Camps,
Mandi House, New Delhi
( 2.00PM to 8:00PM ) Tel. Number : 092124-02085, 092124 02085

3.H.R.T.C.Shimla
Advance Reservation Counter No. 8,
ISBT, Shimla
( 8:00AM to 8:00PM ) Tel. Number : 91-177-2658765, 91-177-2658765

4.H.R.T.C Shimla
Advance Reservation Counter,
Near Scandal Point,
The Mall, Shimla
( 11:00AM to 7:00PM )

5.H.R.T.C Chandigarh
Advance Reservation Counter ,
ISBT Sector 43, Chandigarh Tel. Number : 91-172-2668943 91-172-2668943

6.H.R.T.C.Dharamshala
Advance Reservation Counter ,
Bus Stand, Dharamsala Tel. Number : 91-1892-224903, 91 1892-224903

7.H.R.T.C.Mcleodganj
Advance Reservation Counter ,
Bus Stand, Mecleodganj Tel. Number : 91-1892-221750, 91 1892-221750

8.H.R.T.C.Kangra
Advance Reservation Counter ,
Bus Stand, Kangra
Tel. Number : 91-1892-265129, 91 1892-265129 91-1892-264948 91-1892 264948

9.H.R.T.C.MAnali
Advance Reservation Counter ,
Bus Stand, Manali
Tel. Number : 91-1902-252323, 91-1902-252323
91-1902-251624 91-1902-251624

10.H.R.T.C.Kullu
Advance Reservation Counter ,
Bus Stand, Kullu
Tel. Number : 91-1902-222728, 91-1902-222728

11.H.R.T.C.Hamirpur
Advance Reservation Counter ,
Bus Stand, Hamirpur Tel. Number : 91-1972-222284, 91-1972-222284

12.H.R.T.C.Haridwar
Advance Reservation Counter ,
Bus Stand, Haridwar Tel. Number : 91-1334-222781, 91-1334-222781


Online Deluxe Volvo bus Bookings and Reservation of Himachal Roadways HRTC Buses is available at www.hrtc.gov.in/hrtctickets

For more details, visit http://www.hrtc.gov.in

Travel Information Dharamshala, Places to see in Dharamshala, Site seeing in Dharamshala

How to reach Dharamshala?


By Road:From Delhi many buses ply including Volvo and Luxury buses daily.

By Rail: If you are going by train, you need to board any train heading towards Jammu. get down at Pathankot or Chakki Bank station. From there you you can take a toy train till Kangra. From Kangra Dharamshala is just 20 Kms.

By Air:Daily Flights from Delhi to Dharamshala and back to delhi are available. The nearest airport is Gaggal Airport which is 10 Kms from the main city.

Dharamshala is very well connected with all the major cities of Punjab, Haryana and Jammu and Delhi.

Places to Visit in and around Dharamshala:

Dharamshala is divided into two parts: Upper Dharamshala and Lower dharamshala
There are many tourist attractions in Dharamshala like Mcleodganj which is also the home for His Highness The Dalai Lama.

Two kms from Mcleodganj is Bhagsunag Temple. The water fall is another attraction near Bhagsunag.

People who love peace and pollution free atmosphere can visit Naddi and Talnu.
Beautiful Dal Lake with rare fish is yet another must see spot in Upper Dharamshala.

People who love shopping can go to Kotwali Bazaar.

Another not to miss points are War Memorial and Kangra Meuseum.

Very Few people know that Dharamshala has many tea gardens in its outskirts. Nature loving people can have a walk towards Chilgari and Narghota to have a look at the amazing Tea Gardens and Tea Factory. When you visit the factory do not forget to buy the fresh tea.

Kunal Pathari Mata Temple is also located near Dharamshala in the Sarah Road. People from all over Himachal visit this ancient temple of Goddess Durga.

People from all over the country visit Chamunda Devi temple which is just 15 Kms from Dharamshala.

Dharamshala has successfully hosted two IPL matches of season 3. The stadium of Dharamshala is one of the most beautiful stadiums in the world.

Places near Dharamshala


Kangra - 18 Kms

Palampur - 35 kms

Jwalaji Temple - 45 Kms

Nurpur - 60 Kms

Pathankot - 85 Kms

Chandigarh - 250 Kms

Jallandhar - 160 Kms

Online Voter ID Card Registeration Himachal Pradesh


How can I register and make a voter ID card in Himachal Pradesh (Only Himachal Domicile are eligibe) 2013-2014

Go to the official website of the CEO Himachal Pradesh and register online by filling the Form 6. If you are 18 and your name is not in the Electoral Roll then you are eligible for the Voter ID card. Just visit the official website of Chief Electoral Officer Himachal Pradesh and register yourself

http://ceohimachal.nic.in/ Click on the Electoral Rolls Link and download the Form 6


Before registering for Voter ID Card do not forget to visit the FAQ section of the website for more details.

For deleting your name from the Electoral Roll fill the Form 7 and if you wish to make any modifications then fill Form 8.

Telephone Numbers Address Chief Electoral Officer Himachal Pradesh contact details

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer
38-SDA Complex Kasumpti Shimla-9
Himachal Pradesh


Phone: 0177-2620024, 2621551
Fax: 0177-2625584
E-Mail: secy-ele-hp@nic.in
For more details, visit http://ceohimachal.nic.in

How to Reach Rohtang Pass Manali Himachal Pradesh

How to Reach Rohtang Pass Manali

You can take a bus from Manali to Rohtang Pass. Book your tickets in advance from manali to Rohtang in the peak season. Frequent buses ply from Manali via Rohtang Pass to Leh, Kelong and Spiti.

From Manli to Rohtang you can also go by Shared Taxi. Shared Taxis are also available at the Bus Stand from Manali to Rohtang Pass.

Number of Buses run between Delhi to Manali including Volvo buses and Deluxe buses from Delhi to Manali. Manali is hence well connected by road from Delhi, Chandigarh, Jammu and all the parts of Himachal Pradesh.

Nearest Airport from Manali is at Bhuntar Airport Kullu and daily flights are available from Delhi Chandigarh

How to Reach Chamunda Devi Temple in Himachal Pradesh

Location of Chamunda Devi Temple

Chamunda Devi Temple is around 15 km from Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh located on Dharamshala Palampur highway.  Millions of devotees from all parts of the country travel to Chamunda Devi Temple for worship and to achieve spiritual peace for their ancestors. Chamunda Devi Temple is located on the banks of River Ban Ganga. Devotees have a belief that taking dip in the Ban Ganga River near Chamunda Devi Temple is auspicious and sacred.

Lord Shiva Temple is also located in the premises of Chamunda Devi which include a big complex with a 'Kund' ( Holy Pond) in it. The devotees take holy dip in the Kund.

How to Reach Chamunda Devi Temple

Nearest Airport from Chamunda Devi Temple is Gaggal Airport around 25 Km

Nearest Narrow Gauage station from Chamunda Devi Temple is Chamunda Mandir Station (5Km) and nearest Broad Guage Station from Chamunda Devi is Pathankot (90 Km). Toy trains run from Pathankot to Chamunda Devi.

Number of buses ply between Delhi to Chamunda Dharamshala and Kangra. Chamunda Devi is well connected by road from all parts of the Himachal and Punjab.

Travelers can also hire private taxis from Dharamsala or Kangra to reach the temple

How to Reach Jwalaji Devi Temple in Himachal Pradesh

How to Reach Jwalaji Devi Temple Himachal Pradesh

Jwalaji is located in Himachal Pradesh in Kangra District. Devi Jwalaji is a very holy temple and is visited by millions of devotees from India. The famous Jyoti in Jwalaji is the main attraction at the temple. Jwalaji is also known as Jwalamukhi.

The nearest airport is Gaggal Airport from Jwalaji Temple Jwalamukhi located at around 46 km

The nearest broad guage broad Railway Station from Jwalaji is in Una around 50 Km away.

Jwalaji Temple in Himachal is well connected by road from Dharamshala, Kangra, Shimla, Hamirpur, Manali and other major towns of Himachal. Around 30 buses ply from Delhi via Jwalaji every day. You can take GT Karnal road from Delhi to reach Ambala, Then take Chandigarh highway and reach Chandigarh. From Chandigarh take Una nangal highway via Ropar and Anandpur Sahib to reach Una.

Buses also run from Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Una Nangal to Jwalaji

Distance of Jwalaji is around 40 km from Dharamshala, Distance of Jwalaji from Delhi is around 450 km and Jwalaji from Shimla it is about 212 km.

Aarti Timings Jwalaji Temple

Morning Aarti:- 5.00 A.M

Panjupchaar Pujan (after morning Aarti)

Afternoon Aarti:- 12.00 A.M

Evening Aarti:- 7.00 A.M

Shaiyan Aarti:-10.00 P.M

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How to reach Shimla
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HRTC Bus Schedule
Site Seeing in Dharamshala
How to reach Chail
How to reach Baddi
How to reach Manali

Trains from Kalka to Shimla, Train Timings Kalka to Shimla, Toy Trains from Kalka to Shimla

Trains from Kalka to Shimla, Train Timings Kalka to Shimla, Toy Trains from Kalka to Shimla

Reaching Shimla by train is an amazing experience trough the hills. If you wish to travel by train from Kalka to Shimla do not forget to book your toy train tickets from Kalka to Shimla in advance. Online booking of trains from Kalka to Shimla can be done at irctc.

List of Trains from Kalka to Shimla

KLK SML Pass
Departure - 4:00
Arrival - 9:15

Shivalik Dlx Exp
Departure - 5:30
Arrival - 10:15

Kalka Simla Exp
Departure - 6:00
Arrival - 11:00

Himalayan Queen
Departure - 12:10
Arrival - 17:20

Rail Motor
Departure - 11:35
Arrival - 15:40

Holiday special trains to Shimla during summers the peak tourist season
Holiday Special
Departure - 6:00
Arrival - 11:05

Holiday Special
Departure - 12:30
Arrival - 18:35

Himachal Tourist Information Centre Telephone Numbers Shimla Manali Dharamshala

Himachal Tourist Information Centre Telephone Numbers, Shimla:1. Victory Tunnel: 2654589
2. Bye Pass: 2832498

Himachal Tourist Information Centre Telephone Numbers, Manali
01902-252175

Himachal Tourist Information Centre Telephone Numbers, Dharamshala
01892-221205

Gas Agencies in Shimla Telephone Numbers Contact Details

Gas Agencies in Shimla Telephone Numbers Contact Details1. Himalaya Gas Agency: 2658851
2. Vineet Gas Agency: 2813353
3. Durga Gas Agency: 2842273
4. Best Gas Agency: 2652574
5. Shiva Gas Agency: 2624633
6. Aarti Gas Agency: 2830615
7. Uttam Gas Agency: 2673600

Enquiry Numbers Shimla Airport, Railway Enquiry Shimla, Bus Enquiry Shimla

Air Service Telephone Numbers, Shimla:
1. Incharge: 2736835
2. Jubbarhatti: 2736426
3. Kingfisher: 2736352

Rail Service Telephone Numbers, Shimla:
1. Manager: 2652696
2. Inquiry: 2652915
3. Assistant Engineer: 2653901
4. Kalka: 221131

Bus Stand Telephone Numbers, Shimla:
1. Control Room: 2656326
2. Inquiry: 2658765
3. Reservation: 2657113
4. Lakkar Bazaar: 2811259
5. ISBT Delhi: 23863473

Contact Details and Phone Numbers of Important Offices and Departments in Shimla

D.C. Office Telephone Numbers, Shimla:
1. D.C. Shimla: 2651204, 2655988

S.P. Office Telephone Numbers, Shimla:
1. S.P. Shimla: 2656535
2. D.S.P. City: 2652123
3. Food and Supply Controller: 2657022

Municipal Corporation Telephone Numbers, Shimla:
1. Mayor: 2812360
2. Deputy Mayor: 2804058
3. Commissioner: 2812899

Police Station Telephone Numbers, Shimla:
1. Sadar Police Station: 2652860
2. Lakkar Bazaar Police Station: 2655376
3. Chhota Shimla Police Station: 2620954
4. Boileauganj Police Station: 2830193
5. New Shimla Police Station: 2671765
6. Women Cell: 2652727

Himachal Pradesh University Telephone Numbers, Shimla:
1. Inquiry Number , HPU: 2830445
2. Controller of Examination, HPU: 2830913

Himachal Pradesh University Contact Details Telephone nos. and EPABX Telephone Numbers HP University Shimla


Admissions 2013-2014 HPU - Himachal Pradesh University Contact Details Telephone nos. and EPABX Telephone Numbers HP University Shimla


EPABX Nos.
2830273, 2830434, 2830445, 2830614, 2830635, 2830678, 2830709, 2830741, 2831637, 2831727, 2831742, 2831809, 2831876, 2831998

FAX:
(0177)-2830775

E-MAIL
gad.hpu@gmail.com

Website - www.hpuniv.nic.in

Postal Address: Himachal Pradesh University
Summer Hill
Shimla-171005(Himachal Pradesh)

Vice-Chancellor - Prof. Sunil Kumar Gupta - 2831363

SPS to VC
Sh. N. S. Chandel 2831363 - 2001080

Registrar - Prof. Shashi Kant 2830912
-
Sr.PS to Registrar - Sh. H. O. Sood - 2830912 2811293

Controller of Exams. - Prof. Shashi Kant - 2830911


PS to COE - 2830911
-
Addl.C.O.E. - 2830049
-
Finance Officer - Shri Gian Chand Raita - 2930913

Sr.PS to F.O - Sh. V. K. Sood - 2830913 - 2838001

Planning & Dev. Officer - 2830499

Librarian - 2830793

Medical Officer-in-charge, Health Centre - Dr (Mrs) Ashima Sharma - 2830941 - 2830955

Medical Officer - Dr Vinay Kumar - 2830941 2831273

Superintending Engineer - Sh. Sunil Kumar Sharma - 2831196 2626550

XEN(Const.) - 2830928

Security Officer - 2831270

Director, ICDEOL - Dr O C Sood - 2831327

Director, Phy.Edu. - Dr S. P. Sharma - 2830774 2633793

Director, ASC Dr. Kulwant Pathania - 2830917 2833400

Director, IIHS - Prof. S P Bansal - 2633017

Director, Adult Edu. - Prof. Sushma Sharma - 2831366

Hony.Director, PECC - Dr Vijay Kumar 2830791 2831654

Hony. Director, AERC - Dr. Sikander 2830269

Hony. Director, IMS - 2831364

Hony. Director, UIIT - Dr Shashi Kumar Dhiman 2832571 2831800

Hony. Director, UCBS - Dr Maneet Mahajan - 2805146 2831411

Hony.Director, SLS - Dr P. L. Mehta 2651586 2804096


Deans of University/Faculties EPABX & Telephone Numbers HP University


Dean of Studies Prof. C.L. Chandan
5600
2830922

SPS to DS - Sh. Sees Ram
5601
2830922
2812557

Dean Students' Welfare - Prof. Y P Sharma
5700
2930926

SA to VC attached with DSW
5701
2830926
2811293

Dean, CDC - Prof. Arvind Kalia
5040
2831152


PS to Dean, CDC - Sh. Ram Chand Verma
5041
2831152
2736740

Dean, Planning & Teaching Matters - Prof. H.S. Banyal
5070
2830938
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Dean, Faculty of Education - Prof. Harbans Singh
5961

2830302

Dean, Faculty of Languages
5822


Dean, Faculty of Law
5927
2830935

Faculty of Commerce & Management - Prof. Maneet Mahajan

2805146
2831411

Faculty of Performing & Visual Arts - Prof. C. L. Verma
5906
2830555

Faculty of Life Sciences - Prof. H.S.Banyal
5744
2830946


Faculty of Social Sciences
5807
2674778

Faculty of Physical Sciences - Prof. M.L.Parmar
5793
2830944


Faculty of Engineering & Technology
5783
2830944
2830563

Wardens of HP University



Chief Warden - Dr Kulwant Pathania
5800
2830917
2633400

NBH-I - Dr N.S.Negi
2831298

NBH-II - Dr D.R.Thakur
2831297


NBH-III - Dr Anand Sagar
2830549


SBS Tribal Hostel - Dr Chander Mohan
2633540


Dr Y.S.Parmar B.H. - Dr Nain Singh
2930548


Shree Khand B.H. - Dr Duni Chand
2830982


Tagore B.H. - Dr Sanjay Sindhu
2830014


Mani Karan G.H. - Dr Usha Chauhan
2831334


Gargi G.H. - Dr Sushma Sharma
5750
2831368
2830833

Renuka G.H. - Ms Veena Kumari
5884
2831340
2633551

Rani Laxmi Bai G.H. - Dr Neelima Kanwar
5492
2830948
2633049

Chandra Bhaga G. H.
Dr Usha Sharma
-
2831441
2830795

ICDEOL Transit G.H.
Dr Prem Lata Chandra
-
2830886
2830790

Chairman/Chairpersons of the Teaching Departments/Institute HP University


Bio-Sciences
5740
2830946


Bio-Technology
5670
2831948

Chemistry
5780
2830944

Physics

5720
2830950


Education

5950
2830950


Eco.Dept/Population Research Centre

5810
2831960

IMS

5660
2830938

Law

5920
2830935


MTA

5970
2832569


Principal, HPU Centre for Evening Studies, Shimla-1


2652765
2653731

Staff Room HPUCES
2831979

UCBS
2805146

UIIT
5630
2832571

Deputy Registrars/Deputy Directors/Assistant Registrars/Assistant Directors HPU


Incharge (Academic)
5115
2830890

Incharge (Faculty House) - Dr S. P. Bansal
5155
2830915
2641389

Incharge (Networking) - Sh.Dhirender Sharma
5632
2832571
2640044

Dy. Registrar (Estt.)
5110
2830893

Dy. Registrar (VC's Office)
5003


Dy. Registrar (Evaluation)
5230
2831873

Dy. Registrar (IIHS)

5015
2633017


Dy. Registrar (Ent. Tests)
5243
2830891

Dy. Registrar (Exams.)
5210

Dy. Director (Phy.Edu.)
5708
2832173


Dy. Registrar (DS's Office)
5602
2830922


Dy. Registrar (Secrecy)
5236
2831269

Dy. Registrar (Finance)
5312

Asst. Registrar (Store)
5131
2831396

Asst. Registrar (Admn.)
5120
2830919

Asst. Registrar (Exams.)
5212

Asst. Registrar (Exams.)
5214
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Asst. Registrar (Exams.)
5246


Asst. Registrar (Budget)
5312


Asst. Registrar (Budget)
5325


Asst. Registrar (Conduct)
5253
2633474


Asst. Registrar (RME)
5257

Asst. Registrar (Re-Eval.)
5233


Asst. Registrar (A/cs)
5310


Asst. Registrar (Estate)
5135


Asst. Registrar (P&DO Office)
5007


Asst. Registrar (Rectt.)
5010


Asst. Engineer (Auto)
5145


Asst. Security Officer
5050

Where to stay in Keylong, Best HPTDC Hotels in Keylong, Online Hotel Bookings Keylong Lahaul Spiti

Where to stay in Keylong, Best HPTDC Hotels in Keylong, Online Hotel Bookings Keylong Lahaul Spiti


Hotel The Chanderbhaga Keylong run by HPTDC


Hotel The Chanderbhaga in Keylong is one of the best royally built hotels in Keylong. Hotel The Chanderbhaga Keylong run by HPTDC is located on the Manali - Leh highway. Hotel The Chanderbhaga is famous for amazing landscapes and it offers magnificent views of the Kardang monastery from the premises and the rooms.

Another highlighting point of Hotel The Chanderbhaga is that it also offers exotic view of four high snow clad peaks.
Hotel The Chanderbhaga in Keylong promises best accommodation in Keylong for discovering the creatively and ethnically rich monastery's in and around Keylong

Bookings and Contact Details Phone Number Hotel The Chanderbhaga Keylong Lahaul Spiti

The Chandrabhaga, Keylong,
Distt. Lahaul & Spiti (H.P.)
Tel: (01900) - 222247, 222393.

Facilities provided by Hotel The Chanderbhaga Keylong


• Open June to October
• Rooms are modern with attached baths and running hot & cold water. Dormitory available
• Restaurant, Room service, Satellite Television
• Parking within premises.
• Tariff for rooms is on MAP
Buses plying from manali to Leh and the special HPTDC Coaches on Manali - Leh - Manali route during the season halts for night stay at The Chandrabhaga, Keylong.
Tariff, online Bookings & Reservation Hotel The Chanderbhaga
Tariff per person at Hotel The Chanderbhaga is Rs. 1600/- and it includes coach fare, tented accommodation, dinner and breakfast.

For Online Hotel bookings and reservations in Keylong

You can book your hotel room in Keylong in advance at the official website of HPTDC the government run tourism department of HP
Book your package at the official website of Himachal Government's tourism department.
http://hptdc.gov.in/custsw/viewuser8_hot.asp?dest=071

How to Reach Keylong How to Reach Lahaul Spiti

How to Reach Keylong How to Reach Lahaul Spiti

Keylong is one of the most beautiful and un explored hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. Keylong in Himachal is situated at an altitude of over 3350 m in Lahaul Spiti District of HP. Keylong in Himachal Pradesh is very calm and beautiful place in Himachal's remote area. Temperature in Keylong ranges from 5 degrees to 20 degrees in Summers. Temperarture in Keylong is 0 degrees to minus 20 degrees in Winters. Keylong is covered with snow for almost four months in the year. Best time to visit Keylong is between May to October

Reaching Keylong by Road
Journey to Keylong in Lahaul Spiti via road in the mesmerizing hills is actual pleasure and fills your heart with delight. Distance of  from Manali is about 115 km. Journey to Keylong by road begins from Manali. Keylong is around 188 km from Kaza. Distance of Keylong is 370 km from Leh, Keylong is 430 km from Chandigarh and 695 km from Delhi.

The roads are closed for transport during November to April due to heavy winter. Buses ply from Manali to Keylong, Taxis and shared Taxis are also available from Manali during summer season.

In the summers watch out for HPTDC offers and tour packages in Himachal. The packages to Keylong Spiti in the season include travel by deluxe buses and coaches. HRTC also runs Deluxe buses from Manali to Leh via Keylong during.

Nearest airport from Keylong is Bhunter(Kullu) 175 km from Keylong

Saturday, April 23

Online ticket booking and ticket price for IPL 2012-2013 matches

Online ticket booking and ticket price for IPL 2012-2013 Mohali and Dharamshala matches of Kings XI Punjab

Where to buy online tickets for IPL 2011 matches in Mohali and Dharamshala
Buy tickets for IPL Dharamshala and Mohali Matches of Kings XI Punjab online at
kyazoonga
bcci tv
iplt20 official website

Buy cheapest IPL 2012-2013 tickets online for Mohali and Dharamshala stadiums.

Book your IPL 2012-2013 Tickets online or watch live telecast of IPL 2012-2013 matches online

IPL Schedule 2012-2013 IPL Season Matches in HPCA Stadium Dharamshala Watch Online IPL 4 Book tickets Online

Dharamshala Matches IPL 2012-2013 Season Book your Tickets Online

Buy or Book tickets for Matches to be played in Dharamshala at counters of HPCA Dharamshala. You can Buy tickets for Dharamshala Matches Online from the below listed websites


Dharamshala Matches IPL T20 2012-2013 ticket online bookings

www.iplt20.com

www.bcci.tv

www.kyazoonga.com

Thursday, April 21

HPTDC Enquiry Numbers Himachal Tourism Online Hotel Booking


Book Best Hotel Rooms, Himachal Tourism (HPTDC) Online Hotel Bookings & Reservation

HPTDC Hotels and Packages are available in all the main tourist attractions of Himachal Pradesh like Shimla, Dharamshala, Chamba, Dalhousie, Kasauli, Kullu Manali, Chail, Palampur, Solan etc.

Enquiry Numbers Himachal Tourism and Online Hotel Booking

Dharamsala 01892-224212

Manali: 01902-252116

New Delhi: 011-23717473, 011-23325320

Shimla: 0177-2800073, 0177-2652561

Travel Information Palampur Himachal Pradesh

Palampur is a calm and beautiful city in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh. Palampur is about 34 kms from Dharamshala City and 9 Kms from the famous Shiva Baijnath Temple. Palampur is famous for many attractions like Tea gardens and Tea factories, HP Agriculture University is also located in Palampur

Places to Visit in Palampur

Tea Factory at Palampur

Palampur tea Factory owned by a co-operative society manufactures Kangra Tea and also offers an insight to how Kangra Tea is being processed.

St. John Church Palampur

St. John Church Palampur is an eye-catching church that is built on a low rise. St. John Church Palampur was renovated in 1929. The splendid Church attracts number of visitors every day.

Temple of Bundlamata Palampur

Temple of Bundlamata in Palampur is just 2 Km from bus stand and the best way to enjoy the place is to take a walk through lush green tea gardens and open fields. The ancient Temple of Bundlamata was originally constructed about five centuries ago.

Neugal Khad

Neugal Khad Picnic Spot in Palampur is located close to the temple of Bundlamata.Neugal Café is the famous hangout spot for the youngsters on the banks of River Neugal flowing down from Dhauladhar Ranges.

Excursions in and around Palampur

Gopalpur Zoo near Palampur

Gopalpur Zoo is located around 13 Km from palampur on the Palampur Chamuda Devi Road. The zoo has several endangered animals and birds..

Chamunda Devi Temple Near Palampur


The famous temple of Durga, Chamunda Devi is located around 18 Km from Palampur on palampur Dharamshala highway.

Andretta Sobha Singh Art Gallery and Pottery


Andretta is famous for the art gallery of famous artist Sobha Singh whose notable painting Sohni Mahiwal is acclaimed all over world. Andretta is also home of artist Noarh orchards and is world famous for pottery and crafts centre.

Kangra Fort in Kangra near Palampur


Another historical monument near Palampur is the never conquered Kangra Fort. Kangra Fort is around 27 Km from palampur and is enclosed by high battlements. The walls of splendid Kangra Fort have a circumference of about 4 km. The ancient Kangra Fort was constructed about 1,000 years ago on the convergence of the River Banganga and River Manjhi.

Baijnath Temple Near Palampur


Just 15 km from Palampur is an ancient Baijnath Temple. The temple of Shiva Baijnath is jewel-like and is also revered as Vaidyanath also known as Lord of physicians.

Another tourist attractions near palampur include Bier, TashiJong, Sujanpur Tira and jaisinghpur

How to reach Palampur


Reaching Palampur by Air
The nearest airport is Goggal Airport around 37 km from Palampur.

Reaching Palampur By Rail
The nearest broad gauge railway station from Palampur is Pathankot around 115 km. The nearest narrow gauge railway station is Palampur Railway Station in Maranda, 4 km away from Palampur.

Reaching Palampur By Road
Palampur is around 250 Km from Chandigarh and around 540 km from Delhi and is well connected by National Highways from Delhi, pathankot, manali and other cities.

Himachal Tourism Department Approved Best Taxi Services/Car Rental


Himachal Tourism Department HPTDC Approved Best TAXI SERVICES/CAR RENTAL in Himachal Pradesh

When you are visiting Himachal there are lot of questions in your mind like from where to hire taxi for site seeing in Himachal? What are the taxi and car rental charges in Himachal Pradesh? How to book a car Taxi in Himachal? From where to book taxis with reasonable rates? All the questions are genuine and you should always do a survey about Taxi and car rentals in Himachal Pradesh.

HPTDC Himachal Tourism department has approved many Car rental Services and Taxi Service Providers in Himachal. Always go for the approved Taxi Operators. Their rates are fixed and reasonable and they will not charge extra from you. Above all they are reliable too.

CAR RENTAL/ TAXI SERVICES in Shimla Himachal Pradesh

Vishal Taxi Union,
Near HPTDC Lift, Circular Road, Shimla.

Tel: 0177- 2657645, 0177- 2657645

Kalka Shimla Taxi Union ,
Main Bus Stand, Shimla.

Tel: 0177- 2651162, 0177- 2651162 2658225

Prepaid Taxi Service. Tel : 0177- 2658892, 0177- 2658892

CAR RENTAL/ TAXI SERVICES in Manali

Him-Aanchal Taxi Operators Union, The Mall, Manali
Tel: 01902- 252450, 01902- 252450, 252120

CAR RENTAL/ TAXI SERVICES Dalhousie

Dalhousie Taxi Opeartors Union, Near bus stand, , Dalhousie
Tel: 01899 - 242786, 01899 - 242786
Gandhi Chowk Taxi Union, GPO Dalhousie.
Tel: 01899- 242739, 01899- 242739
Taxi Union, Subhash Chowk, Dalhousie. Tel: 01899-242528, 01899-242528

CAR RENTAL/ TAXI SERVICES Dharamshala Himachal Pradesh

Bhagsu Taxi Operators Union, Msleodganj, Dharamshala
Tel: 01892 - 221034, 01892 - 221034

Dhauladhar Taxi Operators Union, Dharamshala.
Tel: 01892- 222105, 01892- 222105

Ex-Servicemen Taxi Operators Union, Bus Stand, Dharamshala.
Tel : 01892 - 223004, 01892 - 223004

Tuesday, April 19

Travel Information Barog Solan, How to reach Barog, Tourist attractions in Barog

Barog, Solan How to reach Barog

Barog is one of the most peaceful and calm places in Himachal near Solan. People who love peace and who wich to spend some time free from all the hustles and bustles of life love Barog. The nature lovers come to this place and sit for hours watching and enjoying the beauty of the place which is calm and free from pollution.

You can take a toy train from kalka to reach Barog. Barog has the longest tunnel in the Kalka Shimla route.

Places to visit in and around Barog Solan

4 km long tunnel in Barog and Barog Railway Station in Barog amidst the forests is must watch

Solan town is around 10 kms from Barog. Solan has many famous temples like Shoolini Devi, Devi Durga, Narasingh and the Sanatan Dharam.
Church in Chambaghat during the British era is about 12 kms from Barog.
Forestry and Horticulture University at Nauni is located around 16kms from Barog.

The famous Buddhist Dolanji Bon Monastery is about 18 kms from Barog.
The famous Jatoli village and Lord Shiva temple are also at a distance of 15 kms.
Rajgarh valley is located at a distance of 53 kms from Barog.

Hotels in Barog
Hotel Pinewood in Barog is one of the best hotels in Barog for the tourist visiting this place. Hotel Pinewood is the self-contained destination resort.

Planning a Trip to Chail Shimla - Travel Information Chail, Where to stay in Chail


Travel Information to Chail How to Reach Chail

Reaching by Road to Chail: Chail is about 112kms from Chandigarh, 370 kms from New Delhi. The Queen of Hills Shimla is just 45 kms from Chail via Kufri and 61kms via Kandaghat. From Delhi take GT Karnal road to reach Ambala. From Ambala you need to take Chandigarh Highway. Just before you reach Chandigarh you need to take right from Zirakpur towards Shimla Highway. Few Kms from Solan you need to take right towards Chail

Reaching by Rail to Chail: Chandigarh railway station is 112 kms from Chail while Kalka railway station is just 86 kms from Chail. From Kalka you can also take a toy train till Solan or Kandaghat. It is advisable that you travel by road or train till Kalka and then enjoy beautiful ride of the toy train till Kandaghat and then complete the remaining 29 kms distance to Chail by road

Reaching by Air to Chail:Chandigarh airport is 115kms from Chail and Jubbarhatti airport in Shimla is just 65 kms from Chail.

Where to Stay in Chail
Best Budget Hotels in Chail

Chail has many hotels in Chail that will give you complete satisfaction and enjoyment

Palace Hotel in Chail
The famous Palace Hotel in Chail is a premium heritage hotel. Palace Hotel once used to be the palace of the Maharaja of Patiala. The entire Palace hotel in Chail is built in the colonial style. The Palace heritage hotel has four star ratings and it will provide you excellent sevices and accommodation that includes suites, deluxe rooms, cottages and huts. The Palace Hotel is a favourite among Movie producers and directors. Many Hindi Movies including Raaz and jab we Met have been shot in Palace Hotel Chail. The hotel is also surrounded by Deodar trees all around and has a beautiful green lawn.


Other Hotels in Chail include Hotel Himneel in Chail, Chail Resorts, Tarika's Jungle retreat
If you are looking for budget hotel in Chail, then Himneel hotel, Chail Resorts, Tarika's Jungle retreat are the best choices. Adjacent to the lawns of the Palace Hotel in Chail is the Hotel Himneel.

How to Reach Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh

How to Reach Kasauli

Kasauli is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. Kasauli is a calm and pollution free city with the lush green ambience of pine and Deodar trees. Kasauli is around two hours drive from Chandigarh (65 Km) by road. Kasauli is also easily accessible from the capital Delhi and it takes around 5 to 6 hours from Delhi (300 Km) to reach Kasauli. Thus Kasauli is a favourite weekend destination Delhites and people of Chandigarh and Punjab.

If you wish to go by train then you can take a train up to Kalka which is the nearest broad gauge railway station from Kasauli. Kalka is just 37 km away from Kasauli and around 45 minutes drive. Kalka is well connected by express trains from Delhi including Shatabdi Express.

Chandigarh Airport (65 km) is the nearest airport from Kasauli is , Shimla's Jhubbarpati Airport is around 70 Km from Kasauli.

HRTC, DTC, Punjab and Haryana roadways run number of buses  from Delhi, Chandigarh, Kalka and Shimla to Kasauli.

You can also hire Taxi from Chandigarh or kalka for Kasauli.

Places Of Interest in Kasauli


There are many places to see in Kasauli. Monkey Point in Kasauli, is favourite among the visitors There are colonial Christ and the Baptist Church in Kasauli.
Other places of interest near Kasauli include Central Research Institute Kuthar (46 km), Baba Balak Nath Temple which is 3 km on the Hill top, Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir

Kasauli is also famous for the world renowned school Lawrence School

Best Hotels in Dharamshala, Budget Hotels in Dharmshala, Where to Stay in Dharamshala

Dharamshala is visited by thousands of tourists everyday and there are number of hotels i Dharamshala, with tariff starting from Rs 500 to Rs 25000. However for middle Class families there are good budget hotels in Dharamshala

Grace Cottage Hotel Dharamshala

Grace Cottage Hotel is located in the heart of the city in Kotwali Bazaar Dharamshala. Each room offers excellent views of the Kangra Valley and the giant Dhauladhar mountains.
Location Grace Cottage Hotel - 558 Old Chari Road | Kotwali Bazaar, Dharamsala 176215, India

Himgiri Resort Dharamshala
Himgiri Resort is also located in Naddi Village near Dal Lake Dharamshala. Naddi is free from all the hustle and bustle of the city life and is a calm and quite village with enchanting views. Peace lovers and nature lovers prefer Naddi over other destinations and relaxes under the lap of Dhauladhar ranges of Himalayas in Naddi

Location Himgiri Resort - Naddi, Dharamsala 176216 , India

Asia Health Resorts
Asia Health Resorts is one of the luxurious and premium resorts in Dharamshala located near Dal Lake and Naddi. The resort offers all the facilities to the customers to give them comfortable stay here.

Location Asia Health Resorts - Strawberry hill, Near Dal Lake, Dharamsala 176216, India

Hotel Surya Mcleod Resorts

Hotel Surya is located in the city of Dalai Lama Mcleodganj and is just walking distance from the Dalai Lama Temple and his residence. Surya Hotel is one of the few hotels in Mcleodganj which gives you Star facilities.

Location Hotel Surya - H.H.Dalai Lama Temple Road Mcleodganj, Dharamsala 176219, India

Hotel White Haven Palace Estate

Hotel White Haven Palace Estate is located in the outskirts of Dharamshala amidst tea gardens on one side and Forests on the other. The location is isolated from the city and you will find yourself in the middle of Jungle when you reach Hotel White Haven Palace Estate. However the facilities and standard of rooms and services is world class in Hotel White Haven Palace Estate.

Location Hotel White Haven Palace Estate - Chilgarhi, Dharamsala 176215, India

Best Restaurants Hotels Bars in Dharamshala

Best Restaurants Hotels Bars in Dharamshala

HPTDC Hotel Dhauladhar Bar & Restaurant
 
Location - Kotwali Bazaar Dharamshala
Near Old Bus Stand Dharamshala
Bar Hours: 11:00am-12:00 midnight (Everyday)

Ratings:Food: 4/5

Service: 5/5

Cleanliness: 5/5

Other Services offered Dhauladhar Hotel - Banquet Hall, Swimming Pool, Adventure Games, Travel Assistance, Attractive packages
 
Best Restaurants Hotels Bars in Dharamshala
 
Surya Hotel

Location - Mcleodganj Dharamshala
Near Norbulingka(Residence of Panchen Lama)Sidhpur

Hours: 11:00am-12:00 midnight (Everyday)

Ratings:Food: 3.5/5

Service: 5/5

Cleanliness: 5/5

Other Services offered by Surya Hotel- Banquet Hall, Swimming Pool, Adventure Games, Travel Assistance, Attractive packages
 

Best Restaurants Hotels Bars in Dharamshala

Funky Town Hotel Bar and Restaurant Dharamshala
Location - Sidhpur Dharamshala

Near Norbulingka(Residence of Panchen Lama)Sidhpur

Hours: 11:00am-12:00 midnight (Everyday)

Ratings:Food: 4/5

Service: 4.5/5

Cleanliness: 5/5

Other Services offered by Funky Town - Banquet Hall, Swimming Pool, Adventure Games, Travel Assistance, Attractive packages

Monday, April 18

Travel Information Rohtang pass Manali, How to Reach Rohtang pass Manali


Rohtang pass Himachal Pradesh Manali


Located at a height of 3979 m Rohtang Pass is situated amidst snow capped mountains. Distance of Rohtang Pass is around 50kms. from Manali. Rohtang Pass is situated on Manali-Keylong-Leh Highway.

The road to Leh from manali via Rohtang Pass is being broadened to make it 4 lane express highway. You will be amazed to see the panoramamic and spectacular and amazing Mountain View during the journey from Manali to Rohtang Pass. The breathtaking view in the Manali Rohtang Pass road fills you with delight and freshness and give immense joy while on way to Rohtang Pass from Manali.

Heavy snow fall during winters lead to the blockage of Rohtang Pass hence Rohtang is thrown open for the general public only during the months of June to October each year.

However Adventure lovers crosses Rohtang Pass even in the earlier months by way of Trekking.

Rohtang Pass is also known as a gateway to Lahaul Spiti, Pangi and Leh valley. There is mesmerizing and enchanting sight of glaciers, peaks and also Chandra River adds to the pleasure which flows down in the Lahaul valley.

How to Reach Rohtang Pass


Frequent buses ply from Manali via Rohtang Pass to Leh, Kelong and Spiti.

Shared Taxis are also available from Manali to Rohtang Pass.

Manali is well connected by road from Delhi, Chandigarh, Jammu and all the parts of Himachal Pradesh.

Nearest Airport is at Bhuntar Kullu and daily flights are available from Delhi Chandigarh

Contact Details Mountaineering Institute in Manali and Himachal, Adventure Sports in Himachal River Rafting, Mountaineering


Mountaineering Institute Manali

Manali and Himachal is also famous for adventure sports, River Rafting in Manali, trekking in Kullu Dharamshala Manali is very famous. There are many institures in Himachal which offers various courses in Maountaneering and Adventure sports in Himachal.

One such institute, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports Manali is Located banks of river Beas around 3 Km from manali going towards Kullu

Courses offered by Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports Manali
The institute organises various courses on Adventure Sports in Himachal Pradesh. The main Courses offered by Mountaineering Institute Manali are basic & advance training courses in mountaineering, courses in trekking, Basic and advanced courses in skiing and water sports.

From where to hire Equipments for Trekking and Skiing and adventure sports in Himachal Pradesh
People who are experts and wish to go for Skiing and trekking can hire various equipments from mountaineering. Make sure you book your equipments in Advance to avoid last minute hustle during the season.

Travelers can visit an interesting showroom here in mountaineering Institute Manali.

For more details, Training Schedule 2011-2012 and advance bookings you may contact various Adventure Centers of Mountaineering Institute Manali

Director
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports,
Manali 175131 .
Phone No-(01902) 252342-253789
Fax No- 01902-252139 Grams - Himount.
E-Mail : whmi_manali@yahoo.com

Incharge
Regional Mountaineering Center,
Swarg Ashram, Mcleodganj,
Dharamshala , Distt. Kangra
(H.P) Pin- 176216
Phone No: 01892 - 221787,
Grams : Himtrek

Incharge
Regional Water Sports Center,
P.O.Sansarpur Terrace,
Pong Dam, Distt. Kangra
(H.P) Pin- 176501
Phone No: 01893 - 282253,
Grams : Jalkrida

Incharge
High Altitude Trekking & Skiing Center,
Narkanda , Distt. Shimla
(H.P) Pin- 171213
Phone No: 01782 - 242406,
Grams : Trekking

Incharge
Mountaineering Center,
Bharmaur , Distt. Chamba, (H.P) Pin- 176315,
Phone No: 01895 - 225036 - Grams : Mount

List of Budget Hotels in Dharamshala, Best HPTDC Hotels in Dharamshala, Book Hotels Dharamshala


List of Budget Hotels in Dharamshala, Best HPTDC Hotels in DharamshalaOnline Hotel Bookings & Reservation


In summers when you plan to visit Dharamshala it is advisable that you book your hotel rooms in advance to avoid the last hour tensions and rush. The peak season attracts thousands of visitors every day in Dharamshala. Private Hotels generally increase their tarrif during the peak season however the government run Hotels in Dharamshala are quite good and offer you luxury at the reasonable prices. Here is the list of Government's HPTDC hotels in Dharamshala

1 Hotel Dhauladhar Dharamshala


Hotel Dhauladhar is run by state owned HPTDC and is located in the heart of the city in Kotwali Bazaar Dharamshala. Hotel Dhauladhar as the name indicates faces the splendid Dhauladhar ranges and the view of mountains from the hotel is truly mesmerizing. Each room at Dhauladhar Hotel Dharamshala will give you a breathtaking view of the mountains on one side and Kangra Valley on the other.

Address & Contact Details Hotel Dhauladhar Dharamshala


The Dhauladhar, Kotwali Bazar, Dharamsala (H.P.) - 176215. Tel: (01892) 224926,(01892) 224926, 224927
Fax: 01892 - 224928
E-mail: dharamshala@hptdc.in
CLASS : Deluxe Hotel

FACILITIES Hotel Dhauladhar Dharamshala


• Luxury suites have fire place, separate sitting and dressing room, balcony
• Rooms are airy, spacious, well furnished with attached baths and running hot & cold water.
• Satellite Television, Billiards room.
• Room Service, Laundry and Dry Cleaning.
• Parking within premises. Safety deposit. Doctor on call.
• Conference facility for 60 persons.
• Bar & Restaurant serving Indian, Chinese, Continental and Himachali cuisine.
• Open air restaurant in lawn, overlooks the valley.
• MasterCard / Visa credit cards accepted
• Tariff on MAP in May, June and October and on CP during rest of the year

2 Hotel Bhagsu Dharamshala


Yet another Deluxe Hotel run by HPTDC The Bhagsu is located at an altitude of 2500 meters in the holy village Bhagsunag. Bhagsunag is famous for the Shiiva Temple and Bhagsu Water Fall. The Bhagsu Hotel was set up in October 1978. The residence of the Dalai Lama is just 2 Km from The Bhagsu Hotel. Bhagsu Hotel is around 2 Km from Mcleodganj and Monastery of dalai Lama.. The amazing view of the Himalaya and the Kangra Valley is beautiful and enthralling. Hotel Bhagsu presents nature at its very best.

Contact Details & Reservations Hotel Bhagsu Bhagsunag Dharamshala


The Bhagsu, Mcleodganj, Dharamsala (H.P.) - 176219.
Tel: (01892) - 221091, 221092
E-mail: dharamshala@hptdc.in
CLASS : Deluxe Hotel

FACILITIES Hotel Bhagsu Bhagsunag Dharamshala


• All rooms have wall to wall carpeting and are airy, well furnished with attached baths and running hot & cold water. Room heaters provided
• Beer Bar & Restaurant serving Indian, Continental and Himachali cuisine
• Room service, Laundry and Dry Cleaning available
• Parking within premises, Doctor on call, Satellite Television
• Conference facility for 30 persons. Children's Park
• MasterCard / Visa credit cards accepted
• Tariff on MAP in May, June and October and on CP during rest of the year

3 The Club House Mcleodganj Dharamshala


The Club House is a beautiful Hotel Located in Mcleodganj Upper Dharamshala, The Monastery andResidence of Dalai Lama is located near by at a walking distance from The Club House. The view from each room at The Club House offers a panoramic view of the Kangra Valley stretching out into the horizon.

Contact Nmber & Reservation The Club House


The Club House, Mcleodganj, Dharamsala (H.P.) - 176219.
Tel: (01892) – 220834
E-mail: dharamshala@hptdc.in
CLASS : Deluxe Hotel

FACILITIES The Club House Dharamshala


• Rooms are well furnished with attached baths and running hot & cold water.
• Restaurant Room service, Laundry and Dry Cleaning available.
• Parking within premises, Doctor on call.
• Conference Hall, Table Tennis, Billiard room.
• Satellite Television.
• Tariff on MAP in May, June and October and on CP during rest of the year

4 The Kashmir House Dharamshala


The Kashmir House Dharamshala was Built in 1935 by Lala Amar Nath Sood, The Kashmir House was later purchased by Hari Singh who was the then Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir. Raja Hari Singh later on sold The Kashmir House Dharamshala to Punjab Government. Himachal was part of Punjab then. When Himachal was formed in 1971 The Kashmir House Dharamshala handed over to Himachal Government and subsequently to Government run HPTDC who run The Kashmir House Dharamshala as a deluxe hotel now. It has a truly royal setting with a spectacular view.

Contact Details & Reservations The Kashmir House Dharamshala


The Kashmir House, Dharamsala (H.P.)-176215. Tel: (01892) - 222977
E-mail: dharamshala@hptdc.in
CLASS : Deluxe Hotel

FACILITIES The Kashmir House Dharamshala


• Rooms are airy, decently furnished with attached baths and running hot & cold water.
• Satellite Television
• Restaurant, Room service.
• Parking within premises. Doctor on call.

5 Hotel KUNAL Dharamshala


Hotel Kunal is located near the Inter State Bus Stand, The Kunal is well maintained a Deluxe hotel with spacious rooms. Hotel Kunal is popular for providing decent accommodation at very affordable prices.

Contact Details & reservation Hotel Kunal


The Kunal, Dharamsala (H.P.) - 176215.
Tel: (01892) - 223163
E-mail: dharamshala@hptdc.in
CLASS : Deluxe Hotel

FACILITIES Hotel Kunal


• Airy and well furnished rooms. Attached baths with running hot & cold water.
• Parking within premises.
• Restaurant, Room service, Satellite Television.

Book your Hotel Room at Dharamshala Online at the official site of HPTDC
http://hptdc.gov.in/
You can also book your Volvo Bus and other Bus Tickets here

How to reach Baba Balak Nath
How to reach Jwalaji Temple
HRTC Bus Schedule
Site Seeing in Dharamshala

Spiti Valley Himachal Pradesh, tourists attractions in Keylong Spiti, How to reach Keylong Spiti


Mesmerising Keylong in Himachal Pradesh (Lahaul Spiti)

Keylong is situated at an height of over 3350 meters above sea level in Lahaul Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh. Keylong is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India and Himachal. Kelong is still unexplored and the remote areas of the Spiti Valley are mostly covered with snow for almost four months in the year.

 Keylong is also headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district. The entire region in Lahaul Spiti District is exciting, strange with number of primitive and splendid mountainous and Keylong is truly delightful. You need to pass the great heights to reach Keylong.

While in Manali if you wish to see the real beauty of hills then from Manali take Manali- Leh highway and you will reach Rohtang Pass (over 3980 m). Generally people go up to Rohtang Pass till the snow point. However after crossing the Rohtang Pass you can see the breathtaking and amazing scenic beauty when you reach Koksar, the 1st village of Lahaul, then Sissu, Gondla and finally cross the river Chandra Bhaga at Tandi to reach Keylong.
How to Reach Keylong Lahaul Spiti
Keylong by Road
Journey to Keylong by road is the real fun and excitement. The journey by road through the mesmerizing hills is actual pleasure and delight.

Distance of Keylong from major cities
Keylong is about 115 km from Manali. Journey to Keylong by road begins from Manali. Keylong is around 188 km from Kaza, 370 km from Leh, 430 km from Chandigarh and 695 km from Delhi.

Always remember that the roads to Rohtang Pass and Keylong are closed for transport during November to April due to heavy winter. Many Himachal State roadways Buses ply from Manali to Keylong, Taxis and shared Taxis are also available from Manali during summer season.

State owned Himachal Tourism Department, HPTDC offers various packages in the summer season and ply deluxe buses and coaches from Manali to Leh via Keylong.

Reaching Manali Keylong By Air
Nearest airport from Keylong is Bhunter(Kullu) 175 km from Keylong.

Climate of Keylong Lahaul Spiti Himachal
The climate is very cold and the place experience heavy snow fall. Keylong and Lahaul Spiti remains cut-off from outer world during winters due to heavy snow fall in the region. The Rohtang Pass remains closed during November to April or May. Neverthless the climate of Keylong and Lahaul remains dry and revitalizing. The days during the summers are hot and nights are extremely cold. Even in the summers Heavy / Light woolens are recommended.

Tourist Attractions in Keylong Lahaul Spiti Himachal

TANDI – Tandi is situated at an altitude of over 2573 meters and is about 8 km, short of Keylong, on the Manali - Leh Raod. Tandi is extremely beautiful place located on the convergence of River Chandra & River Bhaga. If you are in your own vehicle remember to fill your fuel tank as this is the last station where you will find a Petrol Pump.

SISSU Sissu is located at an altitude of 3100 meters on the banks of River Chandra. Sissu is about 15 km from Koksa. Sissu is also famous for the migratory birds from Siberia. Many geese and ducks stop here on their way to and from Siberia.

GONDLA Located at a height of over 3100 meters Gondla is about 18 km from Keylong. Gondla is situated on the right bank of river Chandra and is famous for scenic beauty and an ancient Fort.

UDAIPUR Located at an altitude of over 2500 meters Udaipur is around 53 km from Keylong. Udaipur is also known as home renowned Mrikula Devi Temple famous for excellent and unique wood carvings.

TRILOKNATH Located at a height of over 2700 meters Trilokinath is about 4 km from Udaipur. Thousands of devotees visit Trilokinath which is famous for Triloknath temple. Trilokinath is Sacred both for HIndus and Buddhists.

MONASTERY'S in Keylong Lahaul Spiti renowned for its monasteries world wide. These Monasteries are locally known as Gompas. The Gompas are known to be great repositories of Buddhists devotion and art treasures.

The famous Monasteries or Gompas in the Keylong region are Kardang - 5 km, Shasur - 3 km, Guru Ghantal - 8 km, Tayul - 6 km, Gemur - 18 km

SHOPPING in Keylong

– Keylong is famous for local Shawls made of pure wool. Apart from this Keylong and Spiti Vallry offers local Tweeds and the shops in Keylong will offer you variety of Caps, Sliver jewellery, Rugs, Pullovers, Footwear, Fresh fruit, Natural oil (olive and almond), Woolen jackets, Metal craft, and Bamboo products.

Where to stay in Keylong

HPTDC Hotel The Chanderbhaga Keylong

Hotel The Chanderbhaga is royally built hotel in Keylong on the Manali - Leh highway. Hotel The Chanderbhaga offers magnificent views of the Kardang monastery from the premises and the rooms.

Hotel The Chanderbhaga also offers exotic view of four high snow clad peaks.
Hotel The Chanderbhaga in Keylong offers exceptional accommodation for discovering the creatively and ethnically rich monastery's in and around Keylong

Contact Details Phone Number Hotel The Chanderbhaga

The Chandrabhaga, Keylong,
Distt. Lahaul & Spiti (H.P.)
Tel: (01900) - 222247, 222393.

Facilities Hotel The Chanderbhaga Keylong

• Open June to October
• Rooms are modern with attached baths and running hot & cold water. Dormitory available
• Restaurant, Room service, Satellite Television
• Parking within premises.
• Tariff for rooms is on MAP
Buses plying from manali to Leh and the special HPTDC Coaches on Manali - Leh - Manali route during the season halts for night stay at The Chandrabhaga, Keylong.
Tariff, online Bookings & Reservation Hotel The Chanderbhaga
Tariff per person at Hotel The Chanderbhaga is Rs. 1600/- and it includes coach fare, tented accommodation, dinner and breakfast.

Online Hotel bookings and reservations Himachal Lahaul Spiti Keylong

Book your package at the official website of Himachal Government's tourism department.
http://hptdc.gov.in/custsw/viewuser8_hot.asp?dest=071

Jobs in Himachal 2013-2014, Current recruitments openings in Himachal Government and Private Sector Jobs in Himachal

Job Vacancies in Himachal Pradesh Current Job Openings in Himachal 2013-2014

Himachal is one of the fastest growing state in India. Many Industrial hubs like Baddi in Himachal, Nalagarh, Solan, Una are offering number of vacancies to the youth of Himachal.

For latest recruitment and vacancies in Himachal you can login to the HP Government's Department of Labour and Employment website and you will find hundreds of openings in Private sectors.

Currently many job openings in Himachal are avaialble in top companies in Himachal located in Baddi, Solan, Nalagarh and other towns in Himachal Pradesh.

You can go to the official site of Himachal Government and check the link for more details and Current and Live Openings in Himachal Pradesh

You can also Apply online for jobs in Himachal Pradesh and upload your resume

http://admis.hp.nic.in/emp/Aspx/Anonymous/VacLive.aspx

Sunday, April 17

How to reach Dharamshala Himachal by Bus train Air - Driving Directions to reach Dharamshala

How to reach Dharamshala from Delhi
By Road
Dharamshala is around 500 Km from Delhi and is around 10 hours drive from Delhi by road. Take GT Karnal road from Delhi. Continue on this well maintained highway where the speed limit is 90 kms per hour. Make sure you are not breaking this rule or you will end up paying a fine. By this route you will reach Ambala via Panipat and Karnal.

From Ambala take another highway towards Chandigarh. Once you reach Chandigarh you need to take
Ropar Nangal Highway
to reach Una the first town of Himachal Pradesh. From Una the straight highway will lead you to Dharamshala via Mubarakpur, Dehra and Kangra. The amazing journey to Hills starts from Mubarakpur. Enjoy the hills and green ambience with mesmerizing weather and breathtaking landscapes. The
State Highway
is amazing and smooth but you need to take care of the temptation to drive fast in the hills, drive carefully and enjoy the nature.

It is advisable to book your Hotel Room in Dharamshala in advance as it is packed during summers

Reaching Dharamshala by Train
You can reach Pathankot, which is the nearest broad gauge station. From Pathankot you can take a bus to Dharamshala that will take around 3 hours or you can also take a Toy train from Pathankot till Kangra Mandir. Reaching Dharamshala i will take around half an hour from Kangra

Reaching Dharamshala By Air
Dharamshala is well connected by Air and flights operate daily from delhi to Dharamshala. The Airport is at Gaggal around 8 Km from Dharamshala and it takes around half an hour to reach Dharamshala from Gaggal Airport.

How to reach Dharamshala from Manali
Himachal roadways offers regular bus services from Manali to Dharamshala The journey takes around 5 hours from Manali to Dharamshala If you are in your own vehicle then you can reach Dharamshala from Manali via Mandi, Baijnath Palampur

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