About Pabbar River

Pabbar River is one of the tributaries of the Tons River and it further drains into the river Yamuna. Pabbar river is situated on the southern slopes of the Dhauladhar range. It mainly originates from the Chandra Nahan glacier. Does the Pabbar river join with the Tons river at the base of the Chakrata massif near the border of Himachal Pradesh.

The Pabbar valley is pervaded from Rohru and Theog on the Hindustan Tibet Road which is approximately 131 Kms from Shimla. Jubbal is another major attraction of this valley which is a scintillating combination of European and Vernacular elements along with the ancient temples of Hatkoti.

Economical Aspect

On the Pabbar river, there is a channelization project worth Rs.662 crore that on completion will help save property. This river would be channelized from Tikkri to Hatkoti and 177.68 hectares of land would be reclaimed, benefiting 2,000 households.

River Course

The river course of Pabbar Valley starts from the national highway NH22 (the old Hindustan-Tibet Road) from Theog and further heads towards the Pabbar Valley. The two main picturesque places Hatkoti (120km) and Rohru (131 km) are located alongside the bank of the Pabbar River and give a breathtaking view of the Chanshal mountain range.

At a Glance

  • 31°30′N 78°11′E
  • China, India
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Kinnaur
  • 175 Km
  • Sutlej River