Overview

The town is blessed with picturesque beauty in plenty. The hill town is stationed on the boulevards of river Satluj. The Charm of this district provides the experience of an indispensable beauty in the lap of the nature.

Places to visit

Naina Devi temple is one of the most significant ‘Shakti Peeths’ of India. It is believed that the Goddess Sati’s eyes fall here, and consequently the temple was built.

Bhakra Nangal Dam in Bilaspur is counted amongst the highest dams of Asia. It’s one of the biggest multipurpose projects in the world.

Kandraur Bridge is on the Sutlej was once the highest bridge in Asia and at a height of 80 meters, is still one of the highest in the world.

Vyas Cave is the cave, on the banks of Sutlej River, where the author of the epic Mahabharata-Rishi Vyas is believed to have stayed in his days of performing penance. Sage Vyas’s idol is installed in the caves.

Things To Do

Govind Sagar reservoir is the place to be for all the water sports lovers like Water Skiing, Sailing, Kayaking, Regattas, Motor Boat Racing and more.

Between the months of January and August, water sports activities like swimming, surfing, water-skiing, kayaking, rowing, canoeing, white water river rafting are organized here.

A lot of things to do activities like rock climbing, paragliding are available to do near the vyas caves.

Best Time To Visit

The best season to visit Bilaspur is the winter season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing. The best months to visit are October, November, December, February and March.

Other Information

  1. LOCATION : Bilaspur
  2. AREA (KM sqr) : 1167
  3. POPULATION : 381956
  4. LANGUAGE SPOKEN : Hindi & Pahadi (Bilaspuri)
  5. AVG. SUMMER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 22 to 38
  6. AVG. WINTER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 5 to 22
  7. RELIGION : Hinduism,Muslim, Sikhism, Christianity, Budhism and Jainism