Picnic at Khajjiar


Khajjiar is popularly known as the mini Switzerland of India, it is a breathtaking tourists spot with a green open field surrounded by thick forests. The distance from Dalhousie to Khajjiar is only 23 km, so tourists visiting Dalhousie definitely come to visit this place. Here tourists can enjoy a delightful picnic with their friends or family. Also it is a romantic idea for honeymooners to enjoy a picnic here during their honeymoon trip.

Khajjiar is one of the must visit tourists destination because of its charming beauty, the stunning majestic mountains surrounding, the green valleys, the meadows, the forests comprising of the evergreen trees.  

The main attraction of Khajjiar is the Khajjiar, it is a small lake situated in the midst of the wide open green meadows, offering a unique sight to see. Everything here is eye pleasing, visitors will love this spot. You will feel like you have a shooting spot in Switzerland.

Enjoying a picnic in this serene location is one of the best experiences tourists can hope to experience. Apart from enjoying picnic near the Khajjiar lake, tourists can engage in adventure activities like nature walks, horse riding, trekking in the nearby locations, zorbing, photography etc. Sounds exciting right? Clicking photos of the vicinity is one of the most fun activity here.

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Picnic at Khajjiar

What Can you Expect When Enjoying a Picnic at Khajjiar?

Tourists can simply enjoy some peaceful time, engaging themselves in appreciating the views, the mountain ranges, the vast green landscape, the charming meadows, the evergreen trees surrounding the areas and more.

Family, friends or couples can enjoy here nature walks, horse riding, zorbing, photography, relaxing and simply appreciating the scenic aura.

Interesting Khajjiar offers picnic spots near the lake with benches, shaded area and vast open area to set up your picnic spot with your friends or family or better half.

Here engage in enjoying outdoor activities like playing badminton, flying kite, Frisbee, otherwise if you don’t feel like doing anything just lay down in the vast field.

Best Time to Visit Khajjiar for a Picnic

The best time to enjoy picnic in Khajjiar is from the months from April to June and from September to November, you can simply enjoy the weather during this time.

Don’t visit in the monsoon seasons, as heavy rainfall occurs and in the winter season as it is covered with snow, you can enjoy the snowfall here then and cannot opt for picnic.

How to Reach Khajjiar for Picnic from Dalhousie?

Khajjiar is only 23 km away from Dalhousie, from here you can take a local bus or taxi which are easily available. As it is a popular tourist spot you can easily find bus to Khajjiar. You can take a bus from Dalhousie bus stand.

Things to Do in Dalhousie


Engaging in different activities in Dalhousie lets you enjoy a fresh array of experiences, perfectly set in the Himalayan lap. This relaxing holiday spot invites tourists to pamper trekking through the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, themselves in boating at Chamera Lake, visiting Chamunda Devi Temple, and many other exciting activities. With the Dalhousie Tour Package, you’re guaranteed a memorable journey in between the breathtaking natural mountain ranges. Here is a list of top things to do:

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