Bilaspur district is situated in the sub-mountain and low hills sub-tropical zone of Himachal Pradesh. The district is mostly hilly and elevation of the lowest point is about 290m and that of the highest is about 1980m. There are two National high ways passing through the district (Chandigarh-Manali, Kangra-Shimla via Jhukhala). The new Bilaspur town , on the bank of Govind Sagar Lake, is 65 Km from Kiratpur Sahib on the Chandigarh-Manali National High Way-21. This small town is about 405 kms of the national capital,New Delhi, 145 kms from the union teritory,Chandigarh, 90 Kms from the state capital,Shimla, 70 kms from the holy city, Sri Naina Devi Ji and about 181 kms from the Hill Station, Manali. Bilaspur is situated in the outer hill of Himalayas next to the Punjab plains.
Bilaspur is well connected by bus to New Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla and a number of other major cities of India. National Highway 21 from New Delhi to the hill Station Manali via Bilaspur. Bilaspur is, therefore, well connected to all the major cities in the region by road. There are frequent bus services to this place from the Maharana Pratap Inter State Bus Terminal (KashmereGate), Delhi.
Another point of interest for any person visiting Bilaspur would be the weather conditions in this part of the country. The climate of the district is temperate to sub-tropical. The summers are invariably hot, temperature rising to 42 deg C at some places and it falls down to 30 deg C soon after monsoons. For about three months in winter a thick mist surround the Satluj. Winters start around October and reach a peak in December-January when the chill can go upto 0 deg C. The best months from visiting this place are from September to December.
Hope the information contained above should prove to be handy enough and sufficient for you to reach this place and have a pleasant stay here. It would be a pleasure to host you.
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