Kalka is a beautiful city in the Panchkula region of Haryana. Known as the gateway to Himachal Pradesh, Kalka was founded in the mid 18th-century. The name Kalka was derived from the name of Goddess Kalika, a manifestation of Goddess Durga. Kalka is a delightful destination that lures the visitors from different directions of the country.
Perched in the foothills of the Himalayas, Kalka is elevated 2,152 feet above the ocean level. It unrolls across a total area of 2 sq. km. Kalka experiences a subtropical climate. The summers in Kalka arrive with an average temperature of 33°C and the winter season sees an average mercury level of 10°C. The western disturbance phenomenon is active in Kalka and thus, it brings an ample amount of rainfall with 700 mm on an average.
There are limited attractions in the vicinity of Kalka but they do not fail to draw the tourists. The remarkable places like Pinjore Gardens, Sri Trimurti Dham, Kali Mata Temple and Shivalik Hills are flocked by the visitors as well as locals amid the year.