Chamba, a remote district of Himachal Pradesh, has pride of place in history for being the oldest hill kingdom. Chamba offers a variety of scenic beauty to the tourist. It touches the fringe of the Shivaliks and has the three well-defined snowy ranges, the Dhauladhar constituting the outer Himalayas, the Pir Panjal or the mid-Himalayas and the Zanskar range or the inner
Altitude: Varies between 900 mts to more than 4,183 mts. as in Manimahesh.
Climate: Chamba townis 932 mts and warm in summers and cold in winters.
Air: closest airport is Gaggal in Kangra, 103 kms from Dalhousie/ Chamba.
Rail: Nearest railhead is at Pathankot, 60 kms from Dalhousie and 100 kms from Chamba via Khajjiar.
Road: well connected to the plains and to Shimla.
Places of interest: Dalhousie, Bharmaour, Manimahesh lake, Khajjiar, Chamba town with its temples and scenic beauty.