Looking for a sweet retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life? Samba is a beautiful town located at the foothills of Shivalik in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, which has picturesque views, beautiful landscapes, and tranquil peace, making it a perfect travel destination.
The city is surrounded by the Udhampur district, the district of Kathua, the district Jammu’s Bishnah and Jammu tehsils in the north, east and west respectively. It is located at a height of 384 meters (1259 feet) along the river Basantar and also shares an international border with Pakistan on the southern side, which extends to about 56 km.
Since the town is situated in a semitropical geographical area, the temperature in the region ranges from 6 degrees Celsius to 47 degrees Celsius due to which the town remains hot and dry during the summer season and during the winter season, the region is particularly cold.
The meridional region of the town is irrigated or inundated through the Ravi Tawi irrigation channel network. Nearly two-thirds of the area of tehsil Samba is pluvial and is known for its production of cereal crops like oat produce as well as vegetable cultivation.
A state-of-the-art complex called ‘The Industrial Growth Centre’ has been constructed here, covering an area of about 3904 canals or 18 marlas on the banks of the river Basantar. A wide range of small and medium mechanical units has been established in the city that has contributed to employing a sizeable number of people.
This town is famous for its temples and shrines which host lakhs of devotees every year. The most popular one being Shri Narsingh Dev Ji temple of Lord Vishnu which is located just 300 meters away from the national highway in the Ghagwal block of district Samba and must be visited during your trip to the city. Baba Sidh Goria, situated nearly 8 km away from Vijaypur, is a very well-known shrine where people come to pay respect to the deities. Other tourist attractions include Utterbehani, Baba Chamlyal, and Chichi Mata temple, among others.
When in Samba, you can also visit the local markets for its specialized weaving of fabrics like Raffal, Cotton items, Pashmina, and Silk sarees.
The Experience Of OYO Hotels In Samba
As Samba continues to host a large number of tourists every year, OYO ensures that you have the most comfortable stay along with a customer-friendly experience. Apart from pocket-friendly stays, OYO also provides you with a wide range of amenities including premium furnishings, beautifully adorned walls, card payment facilities, CCTV cameras, AC, kitchen, geyser, television, 24x7 power backup, free cancellation, banquet hall, sitting area, and much more.
These OYO residences are located at a convenient distance from local eateries and attractions. You can also seek the assistance of the local OYO chief known as ‘OYO captain’ who will guide you regarding your hotel stay, sightseeing, local eateries, and anything else that you may need.