Himachal Tourist Guide

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Dalhousie

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Dharamsala

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Fact File of Sirmour

Area :                              2825 sq. Km

Population :                      458351 (M: 241109 - F: 217242)

Literacy Percentage :        70.85 (M:79.73 - F: 60.93)

Language spoken :            Hindi, Pahari, English and Haryanvi

Headquarters :                 Nahan

Sobriquet :                       None

Nahan's altitude :              932 m

Sirmaur's Temperature :   Between 10° C in winters to 40° C in summers. 

Sirmaur's best season :     September to April      

Clothing required :            Cotton in summer and woollens in winters.

Telecommunications :       Worldwide links by the net, telephones and fax. Code 01702

Food available :                Mostly north Indian but south Indian too at few Restaurants.

Reaching Sirmour

RailConnected by a broad gauge line up to Ambala or Chandigarh. Cover the next 60-70 km by car or bus. The nearest railway station to Sirmour is located in Ambala. Regular buses and taxis are available from Ambala to Sirmaur. Ambala railway station is situated 67kms from Sirmour. Chandigarh is around 80 - 100 km from Sirmour.

Road :  Connected to all major cities in India through Chandigarh and Ambala. The plain track of about 43 km passes through Haryana and 17 km of hilly track in the Shiwaliks brings one to Nahan. Several State run transport buses, ordinary, semi-de-luxe, deluxe come direct to Nahan. Sirmaur is located 252kms from Delhi which can be easily covered in a 6-7hr drive. Buses and taxis are available from Delhi and Ambala to Sirmaur. Sirmaur is located 92kms from Dehradun, 131kms from Shimla and 43kms from Paonta Sahib.

Air : The nearest airport to Sirmaur is Chandigarh Airport. Taxis are available from Chandigarh to Sirmaur. Chandigarh Airport is situated 83kms from Sirmaur. The nearest airheads are Dehra Dun and Chandigarh, which are accessible from Nahan and Renuka by road. Dehra Dun and Chandigarh are served from Delhi by Indian Airlines.

Chamba

chamba, himachal
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Kullu Manali

Kullu Manali, Himachal

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Shimla

Shimla, Himachal, India

 Shimla a tourist destination. A beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. At a distance of 45 km, a prettiest place Solan exists"...

 

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