: July - September. Still quite warm and humid on
most days. Plenty of rain.
Autumn : October -
November. Days are pleasantly warm, nights are cool.
May need light woolen clothing at night and early
Winter: December -
January. It is quite pleasant during the day when
the sun is out and you may get by with just one
layer of warm clothing. Winter nights are cold and
an extra layer of warm clothing is required.
general, temperatures in Chintpurni are about 5
Celsius lower than in the nearby Punjab and Haryana
plains. Spring (Vasant) and autumn (Sharad) are
perhaps the best seasons to visit because the
weather is mild and pleasant.
weather forecast for Chintpurni can be found here.
Weather by month // weather averages
|Avg. Temperature (°C)
|Min. Temperature (°C)
|Max. Temperature (°C)
|Precipitation / Rainfall (mm)
The average annual temperature in Chintpurni is 20.9
°C. May and June are the hottest months.
The average annual rainfall is 2587 mm of which
nearly 2/3rd falls in July and August.
Navaratra fairs in Chaitra
(July-August), Ashwin (September-October) and the
New Year Event (28 December to 2 January) are very
popular with devotees when accommodation is
expensive and tight. Other popular days are
Sankranti, Purnima and Ashtami.
In the last few years Chintpurni skyline has changed
dramatically with the arrival of new hotels, shops
and food vendors. There are a number of
dharamshalas, guest houses and hotels of varying
quality in and around Chintpurni. Also Himachal
Tourism runs Chintpurni
Heights a budget hotel which is located in
to get there
are a number of ways to get to Chintpurni from
Road:Delhi - Chandigarh - Rupnagar (Ropar)
- Nangal - Una - Mubarakpur - Bharwain - Chintpurni
you are travelling by car, it should take you about
8 hours + time for refreshments and toilet breaks on
this route. If you are not visiting Chandigarh, you
can bypass it by taking the Ambala - Banur - Kharar
- Kurali - Rupnagar road. The roads are good all the
way through. When you reach Mubarakpur Chowk, take a
right turn into the Hoshiarpur - Dharamshala
highway. You arrive in Chintpurni after a 35 minute
drive on winding roads of the Sola Singhi range.
Enjoy the beautiful vistas and fresh air.
alternative route is Delhi - Ambala - Ludhiana
- Phagwara - Hoshiarpur - Chintpurni.
DO NOT feed the monkeys on the road. Monkeys have
grown in number and they have become a pest in
Himachal Pradesh. A number of traffic accidents have
been attributed to the motor vehicle drivers trying
to avoid the free-roaming monkeys.
parking facilities are available at the New Bus
Station complex, Chintpurni.
Bus Services: Delhi
and Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) run
buses on the Delhi-Chandigarh-Chintpurni route. Many
buses running direct on the Delhi-Dharamshala and
Delhi-Palampur route often bypass Chandigarh and
stop at either Bharwain or Chintpurni. Frequent
State Transport bus services are also available from
most important cities of Punjab, Haryana,
Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir. There are also
very frequent buses plying on the Delhi-Chandigarh
route (about 5 hours). Chintpurni is another 4.5
hours away by bus from Chandigarh.
Himachal Road Transport Corporation runs
a Volvo coach service between Delhi and
Chintpurni. As per the current schedule, the bus
leaves Delhi ISBT at 6.20 am and arrives
Chintpurni at 4.20 pm. On the return journey the
bus leaves Chintpurni at 8 pm and reaches Delhi at
5 am. The one way fare is approx. Rs 1000.
also runs a Volvo tourist coach service from Delhi
to Dharamshala which stops at Bharwain by request.
The coach leaves Delhi ISBT, Kashmiri Gate at 8 pm
and arrives at Bharwain just after 4 am. The fare is
approx. Rs 1000. Please inform the driver of the
coach that you wish to get down at Bharwain. The coach
arrives early morning at Bharwain and you may have
to wait for a while before you can catch any kind of
transport for the 3 km to Chintpurni. More information is available
from the HRTC
fairly complete list of bus services from/to Una is
available at this
Closest railheads are at Hoshiarpur (42 km)
and Chintpurni Marg (17 km). Frequent bus and taxi
services to Chintpurni are available from these
- Jalandhar - Hoshiarpur - Gagret - Bharwain -
You could take the New
Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi Express from New
Delhi (departs 7.20 am and which arrives at
Jalandhar around 12.0 noon) or any of the other fast
train from Delhi to Jalandhar. Then take a bus or
taxi to Chintpurni. Jalandhar to Chintpurni (90 Km.)
journey should take no more than 3 hours by private
transport. Jammu Mail
leaves Delhi station at 08.20 pm and arrives at
Jalandhar City at 03.40 am. It has a Hoshiarpur -
bound compartment which is detached from this train
and is coupled to a local train which leaves
Jalandhar at 5.00 am and arrives at Hoshiarpur at
06.25 am. Return journey times are: depart
Hoshiarpur 07.15 pm, arrive Delhi 05.45 am. Buses
and taxis are available for the onward journey to
Chintpurni at the Hoshiarpur bus station.
- Ambala - Sirhind - Rupnagar - Nangal - Una -
Chintpurni Marg route
Old Delhi Station at 10.55 pm and arrives at
Chintpurni Marg (via Ambala, Ropar, Nangal and
Una) at 08.40 am. Return journey timings are:
Leave Chintpurni Marg 08.10 pm and Arrive Delhi
05.30 am. Chintpurni
Marg railway station
is about 17 km from Chintpurni village.
number of other trains (including a New
Delhi-Kalka Shatabdi Express which departs
Delhi at 7.30 am and arrives at Chandigarh at 11 am)
run between New Delhi and Chandigarh.
Shatabdi Express leaves New Delhi at 2.35
pm and arrives at Una (via Chandigarh) at 10.10 pm.
These timings are particularly inconvenient if you
wish to travel onwards to Chintpurni.The reverse
journey begins at 5 am from Una and the train
arrives at New Delhi at 12 noon.
Sahib Nanded - Una Superfast train runs
on a weekly basis. You can catch it from New Delhi
Railway station at 1.00 pm and arrive Una at 9:50
return journey times are: depart Una: 3.30
pm; arrive New Delhi at 11.15 pm.
information is available at the Indian Railways
official site http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/
By Air: Nearest airport is Gaggal which is 20 km
from Kangra town and 60 km from Chintpurni. Air
India and Spicejet fly daily on the Delhi - Gaggal
route. Other nearby airports are Amritsar (160 km)
and Chandigarh (200 km).
Delhi - Chandigarh - Ropar - Nangal - Una -
Mubarakpur - Bharwain - Chintpurni : 430 km
Chandigarh - Ropar - Nangal - Una - Mubarakpur -
Bharwain - Chintpurni : 200 km
Jalandhar - Hoshiarpur - Gagret - Bharwain -
Chintpurni : 90 km
Hoshiarpur - Gagret - Bharwain - Chintpurni : 42 km
Kangra - Jwalaji - Bharwain - Chintpurni : 70 km
Naina Devi - Nangal - Una - Mubarakpur - Bharwain -
Chintpurni : 115 km
Vaishno Devi - Jammu - Pathankot - Kangra - Bharwain
- Chintpurni : 250 km