Sri Naina Devi Ji

Shri Naina Devi Ji

Temple of Shri Naina Devi Ji is situated on hill top in Bilaspur District of Himachal Pradesh bordering Rupnagar district of Punjab. This famous temple is connected with National Highway No. 21. Nearest Airport is Chandigarh which is connected with New Delhi by Jet Airways and Indian Airlines Flights. The distance of the shrine from Chandigarh is approx. 100 kms.

Motorable roads connect this shrine from Anandpur sahib & Kiratpur Sahib. Taxis can be hired from these places. Distance from Kiratpur Sahib to shrine is 30 Kms of which 18 Kms is drive in the Hills. From Anandpur Sahib the distance is 20 Kms of which 8 Kms is drive in the hills. In the past people used to trek from Kaulan Wala Toba near Anandpur Sahib to the shrine. Frequent State Transport bus services are available from all important cities of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.

Sri Naina Devi Ji Temple

Once you reach the Temple Bus Stand, you have the following options to go to the temple:

1. Ropeway :

Ropeway facility is avaialble as per the following timings:

MARCH TO SEPTEMBER: 8:00 AM 7:00PM

OCTOBER : 8:00 AM 6:30 PM

NOVEMBER: 8.15 AM to 5.30 PM

DECEMBER TO FEBRUARY 9:00 AM 5:30 PM

2. Palkis/On Foot :

Most pilgrims reach to the top of the hill on foot chanting Jai Mata Di. The distance is quite comfortable and can be covered within half an hour. Palkis are also available which can be hired, if required. Resting facilities including toilets are available on the way. Facilities for refreshments and cold water are also there. However, it is advisable to bring bottled/mineral water along with you. Lots of new facilities are coming up with the help of Shri Naina Devi Shrine Board.

3. Accommodation:

To date there are no starred hotel facilities available. There is a rest house near the bus stand managed by Himachal Pradesh Government. Recently, a new Dharamshala "Mat Anchal" has come up near the Bus Stand. Reasonable accommodation can be found on the hill top. It is difficult to get accommodation during Navratras.