Killar, the headquarters of the Pangi sub division, is a charming hamlet situated in a deep and narrow gorge of the Chenab River
in Chamba District
of Himachal Pradesh
. It is located at the center of the SKT Road (Sansar-Killar-Thirot Road) and is about 45 km from Rohli.
, near the Jammu and Kashmir
border, is north while Tandi
is 62 km south.
Killar is famous for its charming dances and rich natural beauty. It is also a suitable base for trekkers venturing to Kishtwar, through Umasi la into the Zanskar Valley, and to Keylong and Manali. One the way to Lahaul, one will come across the beautiful spot of '
Purthi', renowned for a historical guest house on the banks of Chenab and a fine nursery.
Gaggal Airport serves Killar. Killar can be reached through the Sach Pass. Nearest railway station is at Pathankot in Punjab.