Hamirpur is the beautiful, quiet and picturesque place. Established in the name of King Hamir Chand, this city has a glorious history. In the past few years, Hamirpur city has been established as an Education hub in the state. Excellent educational institutions like Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Dr. Radha Krishnan Government Medical College, National Institute of Technology, Institute of Hotel Management, College of Horticulture and Forestry, Government Postgraduate College, Polytechnic and Schools are established here. Apart from this, some private educational institutions established here are also playing an excellent role in the field of education. Most of the people from this region are working in defense services, due to which, Directorate of Sainik Welfare and the office of Managing Director of Himachal Pradesh Ex-Servicemen Corporation are also located in Hamirpur city.
Location: Hamirpur city is a A beautiful small town, situated at an altitude of about 786 meters above sea level on Dharmshala – Shimla road. Hamirpur is a District, Sub Divisional, Tehsil and Development Block Headquarter.
Best Time to Visit: This place is easily accessible throughout the year. But rainy season adds a lot to the beauty of this town.
- Himachal Pradesh Technical University
- Dr. Radha Krishnan Government Medical College
- National Institute of Technology
- Institute of Hotel Management
- College of Horticulture and Forestry
- Neta Ji Subhash Chander Bose Government Postgraduate College
How to Reach:
There is no Airport in district Hamirpur, thus no direct Air Service / Flight is available to this town. The nearest Airport to Hamirpur is Gaggal (Kangra) near Dharamshala. Gaggal Airport is about 83 KMs far from Hamirpur.
There is no direct Train service to this town. The nearest railway stations from Hamirpur is Una (Broad Gauge Railway line), Amb (Broad Gauge Railway line) and Jawalamukhi Road (Narrow Gauge Railway line). Una railway station is about 80 KMs far from Hamirpur. Amb railway station is approximately 70 KMs away from Hamirpur town.
This place is very well connected by road from all the major cities of Himachal Pradesh and other neighboring states. The State Transport (HRTC – Himachal Road Transport Corporation) operates its well maintained fleet of Super Luxury, Luxury, Super Fast and Ordinary buses to all the major destinations. Privately operated bus service is also available within the state. Hired Taxi service is also available easily.
Stay facilities are available with the Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation run Hotel Hamir and with the other privately run Hotels and Guest Houses.