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Do You Know Why Khajjiar is Called 'The Mini Switzerland of India'?

Do You Know Why Khajjiar is Called 'The Mini Switzerland of India'? theholidayindia.com

Imagine a petite hamlet. Now imagine a serene lake, beautifully carpeted pastures where animals are grazing away into tranquility. It is completely ensconced in between a dense forest. No, this is not just fantasy. Khajjiar exists in reality but  it is nothing less than a fantasy come to life.

Do You Know Why Khajjiar is Called 'The Mini Switzerland of India'?:

  1. Mini Swiss Hotel, Khajjiar (Himachal Pradesh)

1. Khajjiar is the circumference of just about 5 kilometers!

Khajjiar is the circumference of just about 5 kilometers!
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This hill station is located on a small plateau which has a small stream-fed lake in the middle which is covered with weeds. Abhishek Jadoun shares with HolidayIQ: "Switzerland of India without doubt it is. Monsoon is a very good time to visit. Calmness of the place connects you to nature."

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2. Khajjiar is the silent saga of the lake, the meadows and the forest

Khajjiar is the silent saga of the lake, the meadows and the forest
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Khajjiar is the picturesque balance of the three eco-systems which are the lake, the pastures and the forest. Hridesh Singh Tomar declares at HolidayIQ: "This place has multiple activities to offer such as zorbing, paragliding, horse riding etc. There are some food options available as well."

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3. The ancient Khajinag temple is from the 12th century

The ancient Khajinag temple is from the 12th century
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12th-century Khajinag temple is quite an attraction for the tourists. It sports a golden dome and spire. Sunil Mohapatra tells HolidayIQ: "Greenery everywhere. You feel like your isolated from the world in middle of nowhere. Experience can't be described in words. Visit the place to live it."

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4. Khajjiar is surrounded by dense Pine forests

Khajjiar is surrounded by dense Pine forests
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Darpan Kaur shares on HolidayIQ: " It started to rain and there was such a beautiful and serene atmosphere around. The pine trees surrounding the lake were so soothing and relaxing. A walk around the lakeside was so relaxing and the air was so rejuvenating."

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5. Remember this scene from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai?

Remember this scene from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai?
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No wonder the place in the scenes looked so enchanting! The whole set of the summer camp was shot at Khajjiar. Sunanda Bhowmick declares on HolidayIQ: "A perfect place for spending quality time with your loved one. Have a seat at the extreme corner of the valley for a great view and appreciate everything about life."

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The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

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