Jogindernagar Travel GuideJoginder Nagar is not an old city as it is a contemporary place started beginning in the year of 1925, when Mandi’s King Raja Joginder Sen created an elaborate hydel power scheme near Sukrahatti Village. Located at an altitude of 1220 meter above sea level, it is famous for power projects and power houses through tunneling and piping the water over several kilometers from the river Uhl.
Not forget to mention the Shanan power house was put together by a team of engineers headed by Col. Batty. Later, the HP State Electricity Board added another set of turbines at nearby Bassi. For those honeymooners and couples who want to spend time in the most relaxing environment and at the same time look for some adventure activities Joginder Nagar is an ideal place for them to enjoy trekking, fishing, sightseeing, picnic and driving in the area.
There are also numerous wonderful places to visit in and around Joginder Nagar. Some of the famous places include Macchiyal Lake, Bassi Power House, Baijnath, Bir, Vaidyanath, Jhatingri, Barot, and the list goes on. Macchiyal Lake is at the distance of 6 km from Jogindernagar – counted as the Tibetan Settlement with a beautiful monastery. Bassi Power House is also at the distance of 6 km from that is an attractive picnic spot. Not forget to mention the beauty of Bir at the distance of 16 km from Joginder Nagar. Jhatingri is another famous place at the distance of 12 km – an enchanting spot at the top of the hill. Thick Deodar forest ranges also make it an amazing place to explore and enjoy your holidays.
The beautiful place is Nagar is the last stop of the narrow gauge rail track from Pathankot; the train leaves at 9.50 am from Pathankot. Kangra is the nearest place to reach by road at the distance of 65 km. Mandi is at the distance of 55 km and you can easily reach by bus or taxi.