A charming hill station in Himachal Pradesh, Joginder Nagar got its name from the king, Joginder Sen. Lying in the valley by the same name, Joginder Nagar is a picture perfect location surrounded by mountains and lush greeneries. This place is home to several attractions like Winch Camp, Bir-Billing, Banderi temple, Kila Karanpur, Macchyal Lake and Tarangari Mahadev. It is 198 km away from its capital city, Shimla.
Places to Stay
It offers plenty of budget hotels and lodges to tourists like Top In Town (Tariff-Rs.500), Hotel City Heart (Tariff-Rs.800), Hotel Trekkers Net (Tariff-Rs.900) and others.
Hindi is the official language of this area. Pahari and Punjabi are also widely spoken.
Some major festivals here are Lohri (January), Baisakhi and Sui Mata Festival (April) and Gugga Fair (August).
Places of Interest
The popular tourist attractions in Joginder Nagar are Winch Camp, Bir-Billing, Banderi temple, Kila Karanpur, Macchyal Lake, Baijnath (20 km), Jhatingri (25 km), Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary and Tarangari Mahadev.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Gaggal Airport based at a distance of 75 km.
Joginder Nagar Railway Station is located within the town.
Mostly state buses serve this region. Private operators have no direct bus services in this area. Mangalam Holidays and Travels, Indo Canadian Travels, Manali Mail and Kailash Holidays catering to Mandi (56 km), connects Joginder Nagar with other nearby regions. TicketGoose.com offers online bus booking in India to travellers visiting more than 4,000 destinations.