Located in the beautiful state of Himachal Pradesh, Una is a mesmerizing town and an amazing scenic place to visit. It is one of the twelve districts of Himachal Pradesh, which was dissociated from the Hoshiarpur District of Punjab in 1972. Nestled beautifully at the base of the Shivalik ranges, it shares its boundary with Bilaspur, Kangra, Hamirpur and Hoshiarpur of Punjab. Una houses a Qila (Fort), a historical fort and is believed to be the paternal home of Guru Nanak, the first guru of the Sikhs.
Una is a perfect place for nature lovers and a must visit place for those fond of scenic beauty. Una travel guide is full of references to the mesmerizing sceneries and spots to relax and unwind. The picturesque view of the hills and its beauty is really enchanting. The city has been acknowledged as a major industrial center and has become a passage town for visitors going to the renowned city of Dharamshala or places such as Kullu, Jwalamukhi, Manali and Mcleodganj.
Una has a rich cultural heritage and many wonderful festivals in Una are celebrated with grandeur.
Diwali:One of the most important festivals celebrated by Hindus, Diwali, is also well known by the name of “Festival of Lights” or Deepavali. It is celebrated in the month of October or November. Diwali in Una is celebrated with pomp and show. Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped on this festival.
Dussehrra:It is another festival that is keenly celebrated in Una. It generally falls in the month of October or November and marks the victory of Lord Rama over the demon Ravana. It is marked as the victory of good over evil.
Holi:The “festival of colours” is indeed celebrated in a very colourful manner in Una and is one of the biggest festivals for the natives.” The atmosphere is really charged up during the celebrations.
Una has some medium to budget accommodation options. Medium to budget hotels include Maya Deluxe Hotel (Near Bus Stand), Natraj Guest House (Opp. DC office), Suvidha Palace (Hamirpur Road) and Taak Guest House (Near New Bus Stand). These hotels are located in the heart of the city with all facilities to make your stay a memorable one.
|Distance Charts to Una Himachal|
|Shimla to Una Himachal||165 KM||3 hrs.|
|Chandigarh to Una Himachal||120 KM||2 hrs.|
|Jalandhar to Una Himachal||86 KM||1 hrs.|