Overview

Located on the banks of the Yamuna river in the Sirmour district of Himachal Pradesh. The town was founded by Sikh Guru Gobind Singh.A small hill site in the charming state of Himachal Pradesh, Paonta Sahib is a famous pilgrimage center for Sikhs and a town filled with oodles of attractions that draw the attention of many a tourist from all across the globe.

Places To Visit

 The Gurudwara Poanta Sahib has linkages to the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh and the Sikh leader Banda Singh Bahadur.

  1.  Gurudwara Shergarh Sahib
  2.  Assan Lake

 

Things To Do

Assan lake is a 4 km long man-made reservoir which hosts multiple recreational activities like paddling, rowing, water skiing and hovercraft rides. 

 The Gurudwara also houses a museum, which contains a lot of antiques and weapons used by Guru Gobind Singh during his stay.

Best Time To Visit

If you are contemplating the best time to visit Paonta Sahib, the month of February fits the bill just right.

 

Other Information

  1. LOCATION : Paonta Sahab
  2. AREA (KM sqr) : 2825
  3. POPULATION : 25183
  4. LANGUAGE SPOKEN : Punjabi & Hindi
  5. AVG. SUMMER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 35 to 40
  6. AVG. WINTER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 7 to 15
  7. RELIGION : Hinduism,Muslim, Sikhism, Christianity,Budhism and Jainism