Best time to visit Kamam in the next six months
- State: Punjab
- Famous for/as: Pilgrimage
- Altitude: 872 m
The Nawanshahr District was carved out from the Hoshiarpur and Jalandhar districts of Punjab, in 1995. According to historical records, Nawanshahr Town was built by an Afghan military chief, Nausher Khan. It used to be called Nausar and with time the place started to be called Nawanshahr. The place was also the stronghold of the Ghorewaha Rajputs.
The main attractions of this place are Gurudwaras (religious place for Sikhs) located in and around Kamam. Some of the famous Gurudwaras of this place are Gurudwara Nanaksar, Gurudwara Charan Kanwal, Gurudwara Gurpalah, Suraj Kund, Gurudwara Gurpartap, Gurudwara Panj Tahli, Gurudwara Tahli Sahib, Gurudwara Shahidan, Gurudwara Shahidganj, Gurudwara Tahli Sahib, Gurudwara Manji Sahib and Gurudwara Gola Shah.
People of Kamam are mostly from Sikh and Hindu communities and a majority of them are from the scheduled castes.
Kamam does not have its own railway station. Kamam can be accessed by rail through the railway stations of Nawanshahr and Rahon, which are located at distances 0.8 km and 7.4 km, respectively. The nearest airport to Kamam is Chandigarh, which is located at a distance of 95 km. Chandigarh Airport is connected to other Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Nanded, Pune and Bangalore.
The temperature of this place reaches a maximum of 45o Celsius in summers and a minimum of 27O Celsius in winters. January is the coldest month with the maximum temperature at about 19O Celsius and the minimum at about 6O Celsius.
Best time to visit is between the months of October and March.