At an elevation of 1210 feet, the hottest district in the state, Una, is referred to as the Gateway to Himalayas. The land seems an exception in Himachal Pradesh, where most of the cities are in the hilly region. If you intend to visit the place in summer, you need to have cotton clothes to make your stay comfortable. Here are the destinations in Una.
• Pong Dam
• Chintpurni Temple
Constructed across the river Beas, the Pong Dam is one of the most famous attractions in Una. The area is located 450 meters above sea level and is also home to a Wildlife sanctuary which contains a huge number of bird species and animal species like leopard, deer, sambar and wild boars. The place is great for a picnic and photography due to the several birds that can be spotted here.
Chintpurni temple is considered as one of the most important of the 51 Shakti Peetha in India. The forehead of the Goddess Sati is believed to have fallen at this place. The temple is situated at an elevation of 950 meters above sea level and is dedicated to the Hindu deity Maa Chandi or Chinnamastika.