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Hamirpur - Hill Station

Hamirpur, located about 100  kilometers southeast of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, was named after King Hamir Chand, the ruler of the Katoch dynasty. There is another location in  town. Chaura Devi Temple, Singh Maheshwari Temple, Nirankari Ashram, and  Kalpavriksha are all worth a visit.

The city is surrounded by hills, making camping and trekking popular activities. Hamirpur is a major agriculturalproduction centre known for agricultural and horticultural products production.

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Activities in Hamirpur

There are lots of activities and things to do and explore around in Himachal. Some of the activities and things one can do in Himachal are listed below:

  • Art & Culture: Along with pristine natural beauty, Himachal  Pradesh has various art and craft forms that reflect its rich culture. Quite  vivid and diversified, the art and craft of Himachal Pradesh are impressive  which can be best witnessed in paintings, handloom products, woodwork and metal  products.

  • Spiritual: Himachal Pradesh is a deified land inhabited by god's  saints, preachers, devotees, and goddesses. The state is well-known for its  beautiful temples and tranquil monasteries.

    From Hindu temples to Christian churches, Sikh Gurudwaras to Buddhist monasteries, all of these things define Himachal Pradesh's religious side

  • Lakes: Himachal Pradesh, a state known for its pristine beauty,  would leave the traveller spoilt for choice when compiling a must-see list in  the state. However, the beautiful lakes of Himachal Pradesh should not be overlooked.

    The dazzling turquoise water of the lakes is surrounded by lofty  hills and lush green meadows.
    Few popular lakes are: Chandratal  Lake, Dal Lake, Gobind Sagar and Khajjiar Lake.

  • Adventure: Himachal Pradesh is India's outdoor adventure  playground, with spectacular and beautiful mountains and river valleys. From  rock climbing in the treacherous terrains of Kinnaur to rapping in the mountains of Spiti Valley to enjoying the perilous Heli-skiing in Manali,  Himachal Pradesh can provide any adventurous activity.

    When adventurers enter  the heavenly abode of God, Himachal Pradesh, their adrenaline rush will  increase dramatically.

  • Trekking: Himachal Pradesh is a trekker's paradise. Hundreds of  exciting treks lead to alpine lakes, meadows, sprawling valleys, apple  orchards, the foot of some lofty Himalayan peaks, and even Hindu religious  sites in this north Indian state.

  • Fairs & Festivals: This state's people celebrate its rich  culture, social diversity, and tradition with great pomp and show immense  gratitude for its rich natural beauty, and seek the almighty's blessings for  prosperity. The diversity keeps the state's calendar packed with celebrations  throughout the year.

    Apart from the majority Hindu population, Himachal is also  home to Buddhists, Muslims, and a few tribes such as Gaddis, Kinnars, Jadun,  Tanolis, Gujjars, Pangawals, and Lahaulis, each with their own festival.


Looking for the hotels and resort to stay during your travel or trip. As one can find numbers of options for staying in the Hamirpur. Some of the best hotels and resorts are mention below:

  • Chopra Residency: The location is ideal, perfectly suited for family vacationers and  honeymooners. It’s stylish and contemporary enough to please the most  discerning of guests. The property houses 18 deluxe rooms and 6 Himalayan and  snow view rooms.

    The service is professional while the food is delicious. The  in-house restaurant serves a variety of dishes, from Indian, Chinese &  Mughlai & local specialities.

  • Hotel Lalit Place: Hotel Lalit  Palace in Hamirpur is the ideal place to unwind and relax. The room has the option of a double bed and is equipped with all modern amenities to meet your  needs.

    All Quad Rooms in the hotel are well-appointed with high definition  television, king and twin-sized beds, and other amenities.

  • Bassi Hotel: The Bassi Hotel has  to be one of the best in Hamirpur. Apart from being conveniently located on Hamirpur Bhati Road, the impressive property offers a variety of accommodation  options to suit all needs and budgets.

    Laundry, luggage storage, 24-hour power  supply, wake-up service/alarm clock, ironing service, and other amenities are  also available.

  • Raj Hotel: This hotel can be  found in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, at Village Gajah P.O Ropa Tehsil &  Distt. This hotel has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars. The Raj hotel offers  popular amenities such as free internet, laundry service, disinfectant  dispensers, dining, and doctor on call.

    It also has luggage storage, a 24-hour  front desk, and room service. A terrace, a library, and a car rental desk are  among the amenities available to hotel guests.

  • Hotel Him View: This hotel is  near Bajuri on the Hamirpur-Galore Rd in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh. Hotel Him View is a good option for travellers looking for low-cost lodging in Hamirpur.  The hotel has a rating of 2.3 out of 5.

    All of Hotel Him View's amenities and services  are designed to make its guests' lives easier. The hotel's in-house restaurant serves a variety of cuisines. It is a couple-friendly property, so unmarried  couples are perfectly safe staying here.

Traditional foods include cereals  such as Seera, Chilre, Bhaturu, and Babroo, as well as pulses such as Bhalle, Baddiyan, and Beduan. Seera is a cereal-based preparation popular in Hamirpur.  During her marriage, the bride's parents are supposed to give her seera.

Hamirpur was a part of Kangra district until 1972, so the history of Hamirpur is inextricably linked to the history of Kangra. The entire region was known as Trigarta during the Puranic era. The Trigarta kings are known to have taken part in the Kurukshetra war against the Pandavas.

It is also said that while the Pandavas were living in disguise in the kingdom of Virata, the Trigarta kings accompanied Duryondhana on his expedition against Virata. However, it is unknown whether or not the kings who fought against the Pandavas belonged to the Katoch dynasty.

What is Hamirpur famous for?

Hamirpur is famous among tourist as Trout Fishing, Rafting, Camping, Institutions and Temples.