Chamba has a long history behind his name. Earlier, it was ruled by the Maru Dynasty and named after a local princess, Champavati. It was ruled by 67 kings of the Maru Dynasty. Established by Raja Sahil Verma in 920, the hamlet has maintained its medieval glory. With pleasant climate and natural scenic beauty, Chamba offers splendid sights of lush green forests and snowy mountains. A sightseeing tour to Chamba is a pleasant idea for someone seeking scenic natural surroundings.