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  Unearth Chamba The Fascinating Hill Station
  By animasharma99 on September 17, 2012

  Chamba, the picturesque hill station is located in the Western Himalayas on bank of Ravi
  River and lies between the majestic valley of Dhauladhar and Zanskar ranges of Indian
  Himalayas.

  Chamba was founded in 10th century. It is original name is Champa. It is said that Raja Sahil
  Varman annexed from Ranas and Thakurs in the beginning of 10th century. This land of
  antique, art and picturesque beauty, tucked at a height of 996 meter from the sea level. The
  hill station got name after Champavati – the beloved daughter of Raja Sahil Verma who
  founded the kingdom. Let us see some of the most picturesque places of this tranquil hill
  station.                                                                                              Featured Stories

  Pangi Valley

  Pangi Valley the tranquil valley is abundant with of grandeur and colorful tribal life is tucked
  away 173 km from Chamba via Sach Pass (4414 m). This picturesque valley is bounded by
  Peer Panjal & Zanskar ranges and is a subdivision of Chamba district. One can reach out this
  valley through high mountain passes namely Sach, Chehni and Rohtang Pass. Killar
  headquarter of this beautiful valley. The valley is ideal for adventure lovers and its difficult of
  terrain makes it a perfect destination for adventure lovers. The valley is open for tourist for six
  month only and other six month is remains blocked because of snow fall. The best season to
  travel is between May to October. You can also visit areas like Sural, Saichu, Kumar-Parmar,
  Hundan and Sechu during your visit to this valley. This beautiful holyday spot is well
  connected with Zanskar. Here local residences are mostly Hindu’s with a small handful of
  Buddhist religion. Those people who dwell in higher areas are called as Bhatoris such as              Most Impressive Post-Baby Bods
  Sural Bhatori, Hundan Bhatori, Parmar Bhatori, Chasak Bhatori and Hilu-Twan. Here you will
  find number of trekking trails starting from Pangi valley to Keylong (Lahaul valley), Manali
  (Kullu) and Kishtwar in Kashmir. This valley is perfect hill stations of India.

  Bharmaur

  Located 65 km from the main district of Chamba lies the land of legendary Gaddies i.e.
  Bharmaur. It is said that it was the main seat of power of this beautiful holyday destination for
  nearly 400 years till the capital was transferred to Chamba. Means to say it the earlier capital.
  There are many archaeological remains, mostly the temples. It is said that Siddhas came
  from Kurukshetra and visited Manimahesh meditated here. Lakshna Devi and Ganesh is the
  oldest temple both the temple is carved out in the hill style with gable roofs and rubble
  masonry. The outer facade, the inner facade of sanctum, circum ambulatory path and the
  ceiling are gracefully engraved. Here the idol of Lakshna Devi as a Mahisasurmardini is
  magnificently carved and idol is very beautiful to look at. Manimahesh Shikhara style temple is       10 Actors Who Are Surprisingly Fluent
  the tallest temple in the whole area on a raised platform. In this temple of you will find a real     in Other Languages
  life size bronze statue of Nandi. It is said that this idols are said to be of 10th century erected
  during the regain of Raja Meru Varman. The other important temple in this style is Nar Singh.
  Lord Vishnu in his avatar as Nar Singh has been cast vividly. It is said that these idols are
  believed to work Gugga master craftsman. Devotees come here to take a dip in the holy rivers
  of Ardh Ganda.

  About Author:

  Anima Sharma is an experienced writer in Travel Industry and works for
  himalayanecolodges.com, a leading travel industry in India. At present, she is writing on
  different topics like hotels gangotri, Char Dham Camps and Himalayan Getaways. To find
  more info, please visit http://www.himalayanecolodges.com

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