Situated at an altitude of 670 meters above the sea level, Bilaspur is a district in Himachal Pradesh. The place is known for its manmade Govind Sagar Lake on the Sutlej River that works like the reservoir of the Bhakra-Nangal project. The visit to Bilaspur is a pleasant experience as the place offers distinct reasons for being happy. Bilaspur happened to be the capital of a state founded in the 7th as Kahlur on the name of its previous capital. Bilaspur holiday packages are not very popular as you get to see very less things here.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Govind Sagar Lake:
This is the most popular attraction of town. The lake is formed by Bhakra-Nangal Dam on Satluj River. Although the lake is full after rainy season but it is a good place for water sports during other weathers. One can enjoy sports like kayaking, motor-boating and sailing in this lake.
Deoli Fish Farm:
The fish farm came into existence in 1962. Spread over an area of 4.4 hectares, the farm has 14 nursery ponds and 2 big brood stock tanks.
Located at a distance of 20 km from Bilaspur, this temple is named after the famous sage Rishi Markanday. This temple enjoys great importance amongst the childless couples.
Fort of Bahadurpur:
Located 40 km away from Bilaspur, Fort of Bahadurpur is perched on the top of Bahadurpur hill. The fort is built by Raja Keshab Chand (c A.D. 1620). The fort enjoys the splendid views of its surroundings.
There are many other forts in the vicinity of Bilaspur that can be visited on your Bilaspur tour. Some of these forts also contain temples, some are in ruins and some tells you about the rich past of the region. Some popular forts to be on Bilaspur trip are Fort of Tiun, Fort of Bachhretu, Fort of Sariun, and few others.