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.
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.
Naina Devi Ji Temple
you reach the Temple Bus Stand, you have the following options
to go to the temple:
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
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.
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.