Holiday Trip in Bilaspur

Memorable Trip with Bilaspur Holiday Packages

Situated at an altitude of 670 meters above the sea level, Bilaspur is a district in Himachal Pradesh. The place is known for its manmade Govind Sagar Lake on the Sutlej River that works like the reservoir of the Bhakra-Nangal project. The visit to Bilaspur is a pleasant experience as the place offers distinct reasons for being happy. Bilaspur happened to be the capital of a state founded in the 7th as Kahlur on the name of its previous capital. Bilaspur holiday packages are not very popular as you get to see very less things here.
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Things to See in & around Bilaspur

Govind Sagar Lake:
This is the most popular attraction of town. The lake is formed by Bhakra-Nangal Dam on Satluj River. Although the lake is full after rainy season but it is a good place for water sports during other weathers. One can enjoy sports like kayaking, motor-boating and sailing in this lake.
Deoli Fish Farm:
The fish farm came into existence in 1962. Spread over an area of 4.4 hectares, the farm has 14 nursery ponds and 2 big brood stock tanks.
Markandeya Ji:
Located at a distance of 20 km from Bilaspur, this temple is named after the famous sage Rishi Markanday. This temple enjoys great importance amongst the childless couples.
Fort of Bahadurpur:
Located 40 km away from Bilaspur, Fort of Bahadurpur is perched on the top of Bahadurpur hill. The fort is built by Raja Keshab Chand (c A.D. 1620). The fort enjoys the splendid views of its surroundings.
Other Forts:
There are many other forts in the vicinity of Bilaspur that can be visited on your Bilaspur tour. Some of these forts also contain temples, some are in ruins and some tells you about the rich past of the region. Some popular forts to be on Bilaspur trip are Fort of Tiun, Fort of Bachhretu, Fort of Sariun, and few others.

Best Time to Visit Bilaspur

Like other cities and towns of Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur enjoys a pleasant climate during the year. Summer season in Bilaspur comes in April and remains till June. The weather is really delightful during these months and it is the best time for Bilaspur travel. During Monsoon, the place becomes really beautiful but you will not be able to explore things around due to rain. So, avoid this season to visit the place. Winter is relatively very chilled & witnesses high drop in temperature.

How to Reach Bilaspur

People planning a Bilaspur vacation should explore the options to reach there before booking Bilaspur holiday packages. The place is not having great connectivity due to less number of visitors coming to the place.
By Air
The nearest airport from Bilaspur is Bhuntar, situated at a distance of about 131 km. The next closest airport is Chandigarh Airport at a distance of 135 km. These are connected through various airlines with various destinations. On getting down at the airport, you can get taxis for reaching Bilaspur.
By Train
The nearest railway station from Bilaspur is at Kiratpur Sahib and next nearest railway station is at Shimla. These places have regular trains from other destinations of India. On arrival at these stations, Bilaspur is connected by regular bus services.
By Road
Bilaspur can be reached easily by roads through regular bus services. Roads from Chandigarh and Shimla are greatly connected with Bilaspur.
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