after the mighty Chanshal Pass (4520m), HPTDC Hotel Chanshal is located
next to the Circuit House on Hatkoti - Rohru road. The hotel
successfully combines modern facilities with a traditional facade. With
an excellent view of the riverfront and the valley making the place a
perfect setting for tourists.
This is small but bustling
town located by the banks of river Pabbar. The valley near Rohru has a
garland of attractive spots. This stretch has long been on the anglers
beat after trout was introduced to the Pabbar's water in 1938-48. Raja
Bajrang Bahadur Singh of Bahadri - popularly known as Raja Bhardi, was
particularly fond of this region for scope for trout fishing. He
developed this area as an angler's paradise.
115 km from Shimla. It is connected by regular Bus/Taxi
services. Nearest Railway Station and Airport is at Shimla (116 km) and
(148 km) respectively.
In winter, the temperature can hover around freezing
point when heavy woolens are recommended. During summer it remain sunny
All rooms are airy, spacious, well furnished with
attached bath and running hot & cold water
Room service, Dry-cleaning arranged
Parking within premises, Taxi on demand
Restaurant, Sprawling lawn.
PLACES OF INTEREST
SHIKHRU DEVTA TEMPLE:
This is a beautiful temple located in the heart of the town, Shikhru
Devta is held in high veneration and is the sight of on annual fair
which is celebrated during the month of April every year.
CHIRGAON: 15 km from
Rohru. Scenically enchanting, Chirgaon has a trout hatchery. Good
fishing spots in the area are Seema, Mandi, Sandhsu, Tikri and Dhamari.
Larot is another attractive spot near Chirgaon.
This is the base for treks
to Dodra - Kwar, the Sangla Valley and to Sarahan via Tacklech and to
CHANSHAL: Like the
resplendent crown for a noble face, the snow clad Chanshal range rises
above the Pabbar Valley. At 4520 m the Chanshal Pass remains open from
May to October. The Chanshal area also has some excellent ski slopes.
DODRA KWAR: The
villages of Dodra and Kwar are separated by a few kilometers. Still
unconnected by a motorable road, this pocket retains a pristine beauty.
There are countless wild flowers and medicinal herbs, thick woods of
flowering rhododendron, cedar and birch, waterfalls and fast-flowing
streams. All this is set against a majestic backdrop of high peaks like
the Sharangcha. The villages and their temples, are remarkable examples
of local wood work skill and come packed with fascinating legends.
The 45 km trek from Tikri to
Kwar is via Larot, Chanshal, Gajyani-Thach, Kalapani, Dodra and Gaon
Pujari, then over the Rupin stream at Gusangu, before Kwar.
places worth seeing from Rohru are Sudash (17 km), Larot (36 km), Sungri
(32 km) and Dhanwari (26 km) which is famous for trout fishing.
ADVENTURE: Apart from
fishing, camping and trekking , the Pabbar area is fast emerging as an
adventure-sports focus, with rafting and canoeing, hang gliding and
paragliding. The Chanshal slopes has been identified as excellent for