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Kharapathar is one of the famous tourist place in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Kharapathar is located at a height of around 2900 m. Kharapathar is a hotspot for tourists because of its natural beauty.
Khadapathar name is derived from a huge egg like rock.Khara Pathar is a himalayan hamlet.

Location

Kharapathar is located between kothkhai and Jubbal in Shimla District.Khadapathar is covered with apple orchards, beautiful views and excellent walk and hike trails.

Weather and climate

Weather of Khara pathar is very pleasant in every season.Temperature in khadapathar is mostly less than 20 degree Celsius. In winter, the temperature can hover around freezing point when heavy woollens are required. During summer, the climate is pleasant and cottons / light woollens are suggested. Kharapathar receives heavy snowfall in winter season.

Tourist Places/ Activities

  • Hateshwari temple 

Hatkoti temple is about 29km from khadapathar, famous temple of hateshwari maa is located at bank of river Pabbar.This temple is dedicated to lord shiva and goddess Durga called as maa hateshwari.It is believed that this is spot where the gods fought a Battle.There is also a temple of shiva. ...more

  • Jubbal

 Jubbal is located at around 20km from hatkoti ,jubbal is famous for Palace located in Jubbal market, it was designed by a French architect in the 1930 and is a remarkable mix of European and Indigenous styles.

  • Giri Ganga

The hike and trekking to Giri Ganga (7 km) is an enjoyable one through thick deodar woods. This is the source of the river Giri Ganga (also called the Giri) that rises just below the Kuppar peak. The river pours its waters into the mighty Yamuna and there is a small shrine at the spot.

How to reach?

Distance from shimla- 85 km
Nearest Railway Station and Airport (108 km)Shimla. 
Distance to Rohru is 30 km
Rampur via Sungri is 110 km 
Narkanda via Baggi is 95 km.