Khajjiar: Switzerland in India


If you have been thinking lately about visiting Switzerland and enjoying the glorious legacy of it’s majestic valleys, but your pocket’s not allowing you to do that, then we’ve got a perfect solution to it. There’s no need to spend a million dollars to visit the most attractive tourist destination. The destination itself has it’s presence in our own republic.

Located at the foot of Dhauladkar , in the lap of Himalayas and 2000 meters above sea level, lies Khajjiar, one of the most awe-inspiring places in India. Ranked as the most Beautiful place in all of India, it has spectacular scenarios and gives the tourists an impressive experience.

Khajjiar is very well known for it’s attractive sectors and has been quoted as “Switzerland in Disguise”,”Switzerland in India” and many others. Because of it’s pleasant weather throughout 24 hours a day and spots that can make you feel personally awestruck, it is increasingly becoming crowded with tourists. Whether it be foreign tourists or Indians themselves, each time they step their foot onto this majestic land, they fall in love with it.

Well, who doesn’t want to visit this place, it’s everything right here. Beauty, serenity, peace, magnificence, opulence and a divine environment all thrown into the mix together form this lovely area.

A beautiful panoramic view of the densely populated forests and the meadows as well as snowy peaks of Himalayas can be captured from here. Summer months are the best to visit this place as it wouldn’t be too cold and the hill station would be laden with beautiful flowers that add to it’s already overflowing awesomeness.

Sign board of a yellow Swiss hiking footpath showing Khajjiar’s distance from the Swiss capital Berne-6194 km

On 7 July 1992, Mr. Willy T. Blazer, Vice Counselor and Head of Chancery of Switzerland in India brought Khajjiar on the world tourism map by christening it “Mini Switzerland”. He also put a sign board of a yellow Swiss hiking footpath showing Khajjiar’s distance from the Swiss capital Berne-6194 km. Khajjiar is among the 160 locations in the world that bear topographical resemblance with Switzerland. The counselor also took from Khajjiar a stone which will form part of a stone collage around the Swiss Parliament to remind the visitors of Khajjiar as a Mini Switzerland of India.

It’s an exclusive place and no one knows, till how much time these admirable scenes will live as for the future cannot be predicted. So, a good bag and some accessories are enough for you to grab, as the most spectacular place is on the go for you.

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