Joginder Nagar is situated an altitude of 1220mts above sea level , from in 1925, the enterprising King Joginder Sen of Mandi district created an ambitious elaborate hydel power scheme near the village of Sukrahatti which was then renamed Joginder Nagar after him.
Joginder Nagar is beautiful & has everything for a quiet and relaxing holiday and there are many other option open for trekking, fishing, sightseeing, picnics, nature walk and enjoyable drives in the region.
There are numerous places to visit in and around of Joginder Nagar.
Macchiyal lake : Just 6 kms far this palce , this enchanting lake dedicated to Machendru Devta.
Bassi power house : It could be an ideal and attractive picnic spot.
Bir : Beautiful monastery just 16 km from Joginder Nagar.
Baijnath : This place is worshipped as Vaidyanath dedicated to Lord Shiva just 20 km from Joginder Nagar
'The Lord of Physicians'. The original temple was built date back in 804 A.D. Its believe that King Ravana had supplicate Lord Shiva for this boon of immortality in the life.
Jhatingri (2012 m) : Just 12 km far from from Joginder Nagar is this enchanting spot at top of a hill.beatiful Surrounded by thick deodar forest. Ypu may go up to the ruins of the summer palace of the Mandi rulers is located here and the vistas it unfolds are breath-taking.
Barot : Barot is just 22 km by road from Joginder Nagar, and 11 km by the Haulage trolley, Barot packs an enormous range of outdoor activities.
The reservoir of the power project is located here. A trout breeding centre making it a wonderful place for angling. Across the river Uhl is the Nargu Wild Life Sanctuary home to the Ghoral, Himalayan & black bear.
Airport : The nearest airports are at Gaggal (Kangra), and from the one at Bhunter near Kullu valley at the distance of 116 km.
Railway : Joginder Nagar is the terminus of the narrow gauge rail track from Pathankot. The narrow gauge train leaves at 9.50 am from Pathankot.
Road : It is just 65 kms from Kangra an 56 km for Mandi.
Sep-Mar- In winter, the temperature hovers around freezing point with snowfall and heavy woolens are required.
April- Oct- summer, the climate is mild and light woolens / cottons are useful.