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An eccentric destination to escape from the hustle-bustle of life, this is Kangojodi in Nahan, Himachal Pradesh. Kangojodi is an offbeat destination that is known for its awe-inspiring natural beauty, the deodars, pine trees, majestic mountains, and eye-delighting ravines, simply adds the heaven-like features of this destination. This place situated in the lap of nature is perfect to dwell around and for a vacation. Kongojodi is also visited by adventure travelers for camping, trekking, mountaineering, and many more adventure sports. Kangojodi is also popular among solo travelers and for people who wish to spend quality time with themselves and their families.  

History of Kangojodi 

Kangojodhi is a part of Nahan town which lies in the Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh. Nahan town is located at the hilltop of Shiwalik hills and is a famous tourist destination for people of north India. 

Places to visit in Kangojodi

Camp Roxx at Kangojodi

Surrounded by the beautiful natural elements, this Camp Roxx is one of the tranquil places in the Nahan town, Sirmaur district. Environmentally benign, this place is home to a pollution-free environment and great ambiance that is enough to uplift your mood and rejuvenate your mind and body. Nowadays, most hills have been materialized, are crowded and have been turned into the concrete jungle, but Camp Roxx in Nahan has managed to be authentic and natural.

Burma Bridge

Another major attraction in Kangojodi is Burma Bridge. Experiencing “Walk and Tumble on the bridge” can be full of adventures. The bridge is situated across King’s Kloof Valley. Also, it will be best if you walk through the bridge with your loved ones.

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Things to do in Kangojodi

Bonfire near the camp

Lit up the bonfire and enjoy with your loved ones and friends. Kangojodi is an amazing camping place where one can spend the night singing, cooking, and dancing around the bonfire.

Enjoy Trekking

This is a favorite activity for most of the tourists who visit  Kangojodi. Walking around the lush forest will be an ultimate experience and one may also come across wildflowers, herbs, and birds. Trekking in Kangojodi is an opportunity to discover the unheard, and the unexplored in woods.

Movie on a Vacation at Theatre

Also, here at Camp Roxx, there is a theatre where the trending movies keep on rolling. It has been created in such a way that it offers a soothing ambiance to enjoy a movie. This movie-watching experience in Kangojodi will be a memorable and relaxing experience for you.

Stargazing and Bird Watching 

If adventure sports are not your thing and you are someone who wishes to stay close to nature while on a vacation then Kangojodi has a lot to offer you. During the day you may spot the migrant and resident birds and in the night you may lie down near a bonfire and spot the mystical celestial bodies in the sky.  

Events & Festivals in/around Kangojodi

Nalwari Cattle Fair

This mega event is mainly held in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh. This cultural and historical fair is known for the cattle trade. This week-long fair is visited by farmers, cattle owners and people who are into dairy and poultry business. Apart from cattle trade, food, jewelry, and apparel stalls are also part of fair and offer a sneak peek into the food and local culture of Himachal Pradesh.

Mandi Shivratri Fair

Mandi Shivratri fair is an annual international 7-day festival held in Mandi town in Himachal Pradesh. Don’t think that it’s the regular Shivratri festival that is celebrated across India. Mandi holds the special place according to Hindu Mythology and begins from the day of Shivratri.

Traditional Foods of Kangojodhi, Himachal Pradesh 

The local cuisines of any place can aptly define a place and its native people. The food of Himachal Pradesh is just like its natural beauty that is bound to stay with you forever. Tourists who are planning to visit Kangojodhi must try the following dishes: Madra (chickpeas curry), Tudkiya Bhath (pulao), Chha Gosht (lamb curry), and Babru (bread).     

Best time to visit Kangojodi

Kangojodi is one of the blessed places of Himachal Pradesh. This is the place where one can ensure the beautiful weather all year round. Though, visiting the place during mid-winter is the perfect timing.

How to reach Kangojodi?

By Air. The nearest airport is Chandigarh Airport. The airport is nearly 90km away from Kangojodi one can reach there after a two and a half-hour drive in a taxi or a bus. The Chandigarh airport receives direct and connecting flights from all the metropolitan cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Pune, and Bengaluru.    

By Road. Himachal Pradesh is well-structured when it comes to road service. There are frequent buses that run towards the Nahan. One may take interstate or intrastate tourist buses to reach Kangojodi. Tourists may also take there personal vehicles such as a car or a bike to travel to the Kangojodi. By road, one has to cover approximately 90km and 1600km from Delhi and Mumbai respectively. Whereas, if you are arriving from Bengaluru or Kolkata then you have to travel nearly 2400km, and 1700km respectively to reach Kangojodi.   

By Rail. Ambala railway station is the nearest train station to reach Nahan and Kangojodi. From the station, you may take a taxi or a bus to reach your desired location in Nahan. Ambala station receives regular and frequent trains from all the major cities and states of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, and Hyderabad.  

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