Tourism The hotel Hilltop is located at Swarghat (Himachal
Pradesh, India) on NH-21 (Chandigarh - Manali Highway), 40 km short to
Bilaspur on the hill top as the name suggests. It is a perfect stopover
for tourists on the Delhi-Manali Route (340 kms from Delhi and 220 kms
is a modern hotel with all conveniences and amenities that makes for a
quiet gateway. The restaurant and fast food counter at the hotel is
popular for a luncheon or evening snack.
modern with attached baths and running hot & cold water
within premises, Restaurant , Fast food Counter
old Bilaspur town was founded by Rishi Ved Vyas. The place is famous for
Gobind Sagar lake which offers a variety of water sports in collaboration
with the Directorate of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali.
Year-around activities include boating, water skiing surfing, Rowing etc.
name of sage Vyas is well known in this part and in fact he must have
frequently roamed about in this area, from Thaneshwar to Rohtang wherein
river Vyas emerges and there is a pond called Vyas Kund. It is situated in
the foot of new township. It is believed he meditated in this cave.
bridge is 285 meter long and suspended over a ravine that is 60 meter
high. The bridge is considered an engineering feat.
This is a famous shrine, 20 km from Bilaspur named after renowned Rishi
Markandaya. A fair is held annually on Baishakhi day. Water from natural
spring here are reputed to have curative effects on some skin diseases.
district has many facts of ancient time which are worth visiting. Some of
these are Bachhretu Fort, 64 km from Bilaspur, Baseh Fort 70 km, Kot -
Kahlur Fort 40 km from Bilaspur and Rattanpur Fort 21 km.
Broad gauge railhead is at Chandigarh, (104 km). Mandi is 100 km.
besides being an excellent stopover on the Delhi-Manali
Route Itinerary and a weekend getaway, also presents activities such
as trekking and water sports in the Gobind Sagar Lake. Para-gliding and
hang gliding can also be arranged.