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Chintpurni Travel Guide

Chintpurni is a place of pilgrimage, located in Una district Himachal Pradesh state, surrounded by the western Himalaya in the north and east in the smaller Shiwalik (or Shivalik) range bordering the state of Punjab. Chintpurni is dedicated to the temple of Chinnamastika Devi or Chinnamasta Devi. Chhinnamasta or Chinnamastika temple is one of the 7 major and 51 total Shakti Peeths.

According to local belief, Mata Chintpurni is supposed to take all your worries and troubles away with her. The Chintpurni Temple is dedicated to Mata Shri Chhinnamastika Devi and Mata Chintpurni Devi.

Devotees have been visiting this Shaktipeeth for centuries to pray at the lotus feet of Mata Shri Chhinnamastika Devi. Every year millions of devotees from all parts of india come to pray here, to fulfill there wishes. Everyday, throughout the year, you can see crowd of devotees from 4 am to 11 pm in Mata Chintpurni temple.


How to Reach


By Air: Nearest airport is at Gaggal which is near Kangra. Distance to Chintpurni is about 60 km. Indian Airlines flies to Gaggal via Chandigarh. Other airports are at Amritsar (160 km) and Chandigarh (200 km).


By Train:Closest railheads are at Hoshiarpur ( 42 km) and Una ( 55 km). Frequent bus and taxi services to Chintpurni are available from these towns.


By Road:You can easily find bus service from Pathankot, Hoshiarpur, Chandigarh.


* Delhi - Chandigarh - Ropar - Nangal - Una - Mubarakpur - Bharwain - Chintpurni : 430 km
* Chandigarh - Ropar - Nangal - Una - Mubarakpur - Bharwain - Chintpurni : 200 km
* Jalandhar - Hoshiarpur - Gagret - Bharwain - Chintpurni : 90 km
* Hoshiarpur - Gagret - Bharwain - Chintpurni : 42 km
* Kangra - Jwalaji - Bharwain - Chintpurni : 70 km
* Naina Devi - Nangal - Una - Mubarakpur - Bharwain - Chintpurni : 115 km
* Vaishno Devi - Jammu - Pathankot - Kangra - Bharwain - Chintpurni : 250 km


Best Time to Visit

Whole year is the best for visiting this place.

*Spring : About mid-February to mid-April. The winter starts losing its bite around mid-February.
*Summer : Mid-April to end of June. It is hot in summer and light cottons are recommended.
*Rainy season : July - September. Still quite warm and, of course, humid. Lots and lots of rain.
*Autumn : Oct - Nov. Days are pleasantly warm, nights are cool. May need light woollens at night or early mornings.
*Winter: Dec - Jan. It is quite pleasant during the day and you may get by with one layer of woollens. The winter nights are cold and an extra layer of woollens is required.


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How to get there

By Air

Airports near Chintpurni

  • Kangra Airport is 43 kilometers away from Chintpurni.
  • Adampur Air Force Station is 53 kilometers away from Chintpurni.
  • Pathankot Air Force Station is 65 kilometers away from Chintpurni.
  • Jallowal Airport is 77 kilometers away from Chintpurni.
  • Kullu Manali Airport is 99 kilometers away from Chintpurni.

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