Jogindernagar is an offbeat hill station in Himachal Pradesh
It is a place that promises adventure and relaxation in equal measure. Named after the mighty Raja Joginder Sen, this hill station is the final destination of the charming Kangra Valley narrow-gauge railway, stretching over 101 miles. Being the third-largest city in the district, Jogindernagar has earned the nickname “The City of Powerhouses” as the only city in Asia with three hydro-electric power stations.
Located in the stunning Joginder Nagar Valley, this region is a true paradise for thrill-seekers, offering exciting activities such as paragliding, trekking, mountain biking, and camping. The valley has its own version of the Three Ts – trolley, trout, and train, making it an unforgettable experience for tourists.
And in case you need to connect with the virtual world, Jogindernagar was declared the first free Wi-Fi city in Himachal Pradesh in 2015, so you can share your adventures with the world.
Before the mid-20th century, Jogindernagar was northern India’s largest potato market, with over 2,000 mules transporting potatoes from the outlying areas to Jogindernagar, the only railhead in that part of the state. Potatoes from Mandi, Kullu, Lahaul, and Spiti districts were brought there for transportation to West Bengal.
So pack your bags, grab your cameras, and get ready for a journey that promises to be a fun-filled, adrenaline-pumping, and mind-blowing experience in Jogindernagar.