About Bhota

About Bhota


Set amidst the breathtaking heights of the Himalayas, Bhota is a small town in the picturesque Hamirpur district in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Located at an average elevation of about 738 metres (around 2,421 feet) approximately and spread over an area of around 5.2 square kilometres, the town of Bhota is also a nagar panchayat in the Hamirpur district in Himachal Pradesh. It is situated on the Dharamshala-Shimla Road and is at a distance of approximately 15 kilometres from Hamirpur and on the way towards Bilaspur.

Visitors can reach Bhota by hiring a car from Hamirpur or any of the other nearest big cities like Bilaspur and Nadaun. The famous religious hall called the Radha Swami Satsang Bhavan has been set up in Bhota and one of the largest charitable hospitals in the state has also been built by the same religious trust.

Bhota


With several lush green trees and the majestic hills surrounding it, Bhota has an average population of around 1472 individuals according to the Census survey of 2001. Bhota is a fully urban township with the sex ratio being 959. The percentage of males accounted for in the population of Bhota is 52% and females comprise of around 48% of the population. The average national literacy rate is almost around 59.5% and the average literacy rate of Bhota is even higher than that with it being almost around 89%. However, the ratio of male to female literacy rate is still a bit low as the percentage of male literacy is 83% and that of female literacy is 76%.

Bhota Hospital


Bhota is a small picturesque hill station with beautiful landscapes surrounding the town from all sides, providing a calm and tranquil place for tourists to get away from the hue and cry of the big cities. Since it is such a small town, there is only one hotel in the town for visitors to stay during their visit to Bhota. The contact details of the hotel are as follows:

Hill Side Hotel
Address: Bhota, District Hamirpur
Himachal Pradesh - 176041
Phone Number: 01972 - 256231
Number of Rooms: 15
Tariff per day: INR 150-500-1500

However, for the convenience of tourists coming into Bhota, there are also a number of hotels in Hamirpur on the road to Bhota whereby they can stay and which provide all sorts of modern-day amenities. Visitors can hire vehicles to travel to Bhota from these hotels. The address, contact details and other information about these hotels are given in the list below:

Karan Hotel
Address: Near Bhota Chowk
District Hamirpur
Himachal Pradesh - 176041
Phone Number:  01972 - 224521-3021
Number of Rooms: 10
Tariff per day: INR 150-700

Parkash Hotel
Address: Bhota Road
District Hamirpur
Himachal Pradesh - 176041
Phone Number: 01972 - 222578
Number of Rooms: 24
Tariff per day: INR 50-150

Sharma Tourist Lodge
Address: Bhota Road
District Hamirpur
Himachal Pradesh - 176041
Phone Number: 01972 - 223921
Number of Rooms: 08
Tariff per day: INR 200-300

Shivam Guest House
Address: Bhota Road
District Hamirpur
Himachal Pradesh - 176041
Phone Number: 01972 - 221780
Number of Rooms: 08
Tariff per day: INR 250-400

Hotel Paradise

Address: Bhota Road
District Hamirpur
Himachal Pradesh - 176041
Phone Number: 01972 - 224438
Number of rooms: 10
Tariff per day: INR 500-1400

Thus, you can stay at any of the above listed hotels and have a home-like stay in Bhota while availing all modern day facilities and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the majestic hills of the Himalayas in Bhota.

Fast Facts about Bhota

Bhota

Location:
Hamirpur District, Himachal Pradesh
Area:
5.2 square kilometres
Geographical Coordinates: 
32° 46' 0" North and 74° 1' 0" East
Elevation:
738 metres (around 2,421 feet)
Population:
1,472 (As of 2001 India Census)
Number of Households:
337
Sex Ratio:
959
Literacy Rate (%):
79.0
Languages Spoken:
Hindi, Pahadi
STD Code: 
01972
PIN Code:
176041
Time Zone: IST (UTC + 5:30)

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