Chamba is one of the pristine hamlets in Himachal Pradesh, known for its natural beauty situated at an altitude of 3,268 feet. Nestled on the right side banks of river Ravi, Chamba is marked with historical significance. Founded by Raja Sahil Varman in 920 A.D., the tiny town is considered as one of the charming valleys of Himachal Pradesh. Sparkling streams and lakes, green meadows, lovely landscapes and much more made this town one of the attractive tourist destinations. All the sides of the town are mountainous and provides excellent adventures to the tourists all-round the year.
The small yet powerful kingdom of Chamba, bounded by the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges and fed by the great river Ravi, was a mighty Himalayan kingdom till the British Empire brought it under the colonial administration of undivided Punjab. Chamba is valued for its art and craft. Pahari paintings is one of the priceless delicacy of this town.