Calmly reclining between the two rivers; the Yamuna and Betwa, the sleepy town of Hamirpur, with its serene environs and scenic appeal, appears engulfed in nostalgia. As you delve further into the city, its undulating rocky terrain, quaint temples, and rustic setting are sure to charm you
Beneath its mellow surface, lies the rich and multihued culture of Hamirpur, enriched by its glorious past. According to legends, the city was once a part of the ancient Chedi Kingdom during the time of Mahabharata. In the medieval era, it witnessed the rules of several dynasties including the Bundelas and the Mughals. It also played a significant role during several movements of India’s freedom struggle. A pleasant historical town, Hamirpur promises visitors a memorable experience.A secluded small town in appearance, Hamirpur has much to offer when it comes to sightseeing. Adorned with natural beauty, the city is home to several scenic sites. Located along the banks of the Yamuna, a 5000-year-old Kalpravriksha tree is popular as a natural as well as a religious marvel. Sangameshwar, the meeting point of the two rivers Yamuna and Betwa, is a well-known attraction in Hamirpur. The pleasant location, green landscape and beautiful views of the confluence, make it an ideal picnic spot. The City Forest is another must-visit in Hamirpur. Situated at a distance of 3 km from the main city, this enclave of wilderness provides an excellent excursion for nature lovers.Regarded as a place of a venerable religious tradition, Hamirpur is home to several places o worship, belonging to different faiths. The Singh Maheshwari Temple is a historical shrine believed to be built during the reign of the Gupta dynasty. The Bake Bihari Temple, Meher Temple, and Chaura Devi Temple are some other noteworthy Hindu pilgrimages. Some of the mosques such as Aman Masjid, Moti Masjid, and Jama Masjid are also worth visiting.Buses are available for traveling in and around Hamirpur. You can also hire auto-rickshaws from the streets for traveling to different parts of the city. However, as it is a relatively less developed city, there is a lack of adequate transport services and infrastructure. The best way of traveling in Hamirpur is by hiring a private taxi or car through a car rental.Traveling alone or staying out late at night can be unsafe for women travelers.Avoid visiting in summer as the city experiences extreme heat and is not suitable for traveling or sightseeing during this season
Hamirpur is not well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights. The nearest airport is in Kanpur at a distance of 57kms.
Airports: Kanpur Airport
There is no regular trains to Hamirpur from other major cities of the country. The nearest Railway station is at Kanpur which is located at a distance of 57kms.