The holy city of Paonta Sahib is situated on the bank of river Yamuna in Himachal Pardesh. This city , inhabited by Kalgidhar Patshah Guru Gobind Singh Ji eternalizes many significant events of our history. This is the only city in the soil the keystone of which was laid down by Guru Gobind Singh himself with his own holy hands.It is on this very place Guru Ji fought the first battle of Bhangani against the neighbouring rajas of Bai-Dhar. Guru  ji visited many places in the nearby locations & on reaching the present place where the city of Paonta is now situated on the bank of river Yamuna, Guru immensely liked the natural surroundings & made up his mind to stay here. Here Guru got built a fort for his residential  purpose. Bhai Santokh singh writes that the Guru founded a city & named it Paontika , a site to keep the feet on which eventually got renovated and became Paonta.

How To Reach

Paonta Sahib is connected by road. From paonta sahibji it is 81 km via Nahan and 60 km via Rajban. From Dehradun, it is 44 km. The closest railheads are at Ambala and Dehradun.  The nearest airports are at Chandigarh and Dehradun.It is 45 k.m. from Dehradun, the nearest railway station, 125 k.m. from Chandigarh, the nearest domestic airport, 70 k.m. from Ambala, the nearest rail junction & 250 k.m. from New Delhi.  Taxis/buses are available for Paonta Sahib at all places.

Places to visit

1. Shimla

2. Distt Sirmour

Here are the remains of old capital of princely state of Sirmour. The town is said to be destroyed in eleventh century by floods when it was cursed by a dancing girl. Now distt. Sirmour is an upcoming area of Himachal in industrialization & dev- elopment. This is the only district that offers plain land area for industrial setup on a large scale & this reason easily catches the eye of investors from all around the country.  Also because this Distt. is connected to two states ( U.P. & Haryana) by road, offers excellent trade prospects. Distt. Sirmour is no short of historical & tourists places either, as shown in the places below.