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Bilaspur Tour Guide & Travel Information
Bilaspur Tour Package
Location: Himachal Pradesh
Altitude: 670 Meters
Bilaspur Tourist Places: Vyas Cave, Swarghat, Bhakra Dam, Naina Devi Temple
Best Time To Visit: Throughout The Year
Bilaspur formerly the seat of the ruler of the State is now submerged in the Gobind Sagar, it was situated on the south east side of the Satluj. Bilaspur Township is situated just above the old town of Bilaspur at an height of 670 mtrs. above from the sea level. The new Bilaspur Township can be truly described as the first planned hill town of the country. The pleasure of a visit will be enhanced manifold when a motor launch is preferred as the means of travel, gliding through cool and enchanting waters of the lake. The Nalwari or annual cattle fair is held at Bilaspur for four or five days in March / April, the occasion is marked by wrestling and other amusements. Cattle are brought from Nalagarh and neighboring parts of Punjab.
The ancient Lakshmi Narayan and Radheyshyam temples, along with the Vyas Gufa, escaped being submerged by the swirling water of the dam as modern man’s monument to nature clashed with the old. The Satluj, which rises in the snows of the Tibet, after crossing the Dhauladhar in the lower regions of the Himalayas above
Rampur, create wide terraces, in the highly developed and populated town of Bilaspur. The 225 meters high Bhakra dam is the highest in the world. A link with the past is still provided by Nalwari, the most important fair of Bilaspur, which is held every year in the third week of March. Book your Bilaspur tour package and explore Bilaspur with us.
Rail: The nearest broad gauge railway station is at Kiratpur Sahib and nearest narrow gauge railway station is at Shimla, which are connected by regular bus services.
Road: Bilaspur is approachable by road from Shimla and Chandigarh.