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Paonta Sahib Holiday Package

Paonta Sahib is located south of the Sirmour district of Himachal Pradesh on the banks of Yamuna River. This town holds sacred value for Sikhs as it was built in honour of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of Sikhs. The pious Gurdwara Paonta Sahib is also located here and is centre of worship for Sikhs. More than 2000 industries are located here which make it a bustling industrial town. The National Highway 72 passes through this town after crossing Sataun, along the beautiful Giri River making it a well-connected town.

 
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History

The foundation of Paonta Sahib links to Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh Guru and the famous Sikh leader Banda Bahadur. It is believed that Guru Gobind Singh had stopped at Paonta Sahib and thereafter decided to stay here. During his stay here, Guru Gobind Singh wrote many religious books that later became significant for the Sikhs before going to Anandpur Sahib. Reminiscence of which can be seen at the museum housed at the Gurdwara Paonta Sahib.

Geography

Latitude - 30.45�N
Longitude - 77.62�E
Altitude - 389 metres

Weather

Paonta Sahib has sub-tropical continental monsoon climate which brings great variations in temperature, variable rainfall, cold winters and hot summers. The temperature vary a lot, dipping to 0 �C in winters and rising to over 40 �C in summers through the course of year.

Best time to visit

All Year Round

Places to visit in Paonta Sahib

Gurudwara
The pious Gurdwara Ponta Sahib is also located in the town of Ponta Sahib and is a centre of worship for Sikhs. It was built in honour of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of Sikhs.
Best Time to Visit: All Year Round
Kafota
Kafota is a small place located in the Sirmour district of Himachal Pradesh, just next to Sh?lai.
Best Time to Visit: All Year Round
Nahan
Nahan is the headquarters of district Sirmour and is located on the ridge made by Shiwalik hills. Famous for its clean and dust free streets, Nahan is a beautiful town with pleasant climate all the year round. The well planned streets, unbeatable sewage system and the carefully laid down town are few outstanding points about Nahan. Many attractions are located around Nahan that can be visited by tourists. This includes Renuka, Ponta Sahib, Trilokpur temple and the Suketi Fossil Park.
Best Time to Visit: All Year Round
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