Top 5 Places to visit in Himachal Pradesh
An outing with your loved ones is always a fun, especially when it’s in “the land of snow” i.e. Himachal Pradesh. Holiday in Himachal gives you the spellbinding glances of landscapes, snow-capped lofty mountains, alpine forests, mesmerizing lakes, and national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.
Himachal Pradesh Tour Packages offer a vast array of popular hill stations to visit, here is the list of some of the captivating hill stations in Himachal Pradesh.
The Ravishing allure of Shimla Himachal Pradesh</>
Shimla is one of the popular tourist attractions in India located at a height of 2205 meters and surrounded by steep forested hillsides, cascading roads, and during winter, Shimla is spruced up with snow carpet all around.
Shimla is considered as the ideal destination to visit in every season whether it is summer, monsoon, autumn, or winter.
Himachal Tourism offers several places to enjoy in Shimla like Mall Road, Christ Church, Tara Devi Temple, Summer Hills Town, Naldehra & Shaily Peak, Jakhoo Hill, Shimla State Museum, Sankat Mochan temple, Kufri, Chadwick Falls, and Shimla Ridge.
Kullu is another famous tourist spot in Himachal Pradesh situated at an elevation of 1278 meters on the bank of the Beas river. The history of Kullu was ancient, the name of Kullu also referred in the epic Ramayana, Mahabharata, and the Puranas that’s why this place is also known as ‘valleys of Gods’.
The major attraction spots in Kullu are Raison, Sultanpur Palace, Basheshwar Mahadev Temple, Parvati Valley, Bijli Mahadev Temple, Raghunathji temple, and Jagatsukh. Kullu is also popular for conducting adventurous sports like trekking, skiing, mountaineering, paragliding, angling, and water rafting.
This is the land which gives you magnetizing natural views of snow-capped mountains, profound valleys, and dense forests of alpine trees of plum, pear, deodar, pine, and apple. Manali is situated at an altitude of 2,050 meters in Kullu district.
The main places to visit in Manali is a Shri Manikaran Sahib, Hidimba Devi temple, Arjun Gufa, Manali Wildlife Sanctuary, Rohtang pass, Solang Valley, which is one of the best skiing slopes in India, and Manu temple.
Himachal Pradesh tourism also offers numerous adventure sports in Manali include mountaineering, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, Paragliding, trekking, and river rafting. This is also one of the honeymoon destination in India for adventure & snow lover couples.
The stunning beauty of Chamba
Chamba is one of the best places for nature lovers in India, situated on the bank of the river Ravi at a height of around 900 meters.
It has several places to visit include Khjjiar Lake, Chamera Lake, Rang Mahal, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhuri Singh Museum, Maharaja’s Palace, Akhand Chandi Palace, Manimahesh lake, Chamba Central Park, and the Church of Scotland.
The heavenly beauty of Chamba makes this place perfect for relaxing yourself from the stressful routine life.
Dharamshala is encircled by stunning elevated snow-capped mountains, pine trees, and beautiful tree gardens. Dharamshala is also widely known as ‘The Scotland of India’.
Dharamshala is also renowned as the home of the Dalai Lama, and also serves home for many Buddhists monks, Tibetan refugees, and also preserve the culture, history, and lifestyle of the Tibetan people.
Some major attractions in Dharamshala are Triund, Dal Lake, Dharamkot, Bhagsu Waterfall, Bhagsunag Temple, Masroor Rock Cut Temple, St. John’s Church, tea Garden and McLeodGanj. The place also offers trekking activities for their tourists.
Apart from these main tourist places of Himachal Pradesh, the state has many more other places to visit like Dalhousie, Kangra, Kasauli, Hamirpur, Parwanoo, Solan, Pragpur, Sirmaur, Taragarh, and Una.
A few tips to remember before traveling to Himachal:
- Always carry all tour related documents
- Check Weather conditions
- Carry clothing based on the season
- Carry your ID proof
- Cross check the hotel you’ll be going to stay.
- Always keep the emergency contacts of the place.
- Put your health before enjoying.
- Always maintain distance from unknown locals, guides, drivers who might try to scam/cheat you.
- Take necessary permissions before entering into the restricted zones
- Always follow the safety precautions mentioned by the Himachal tourism on various sites.
Always keep in mind the above-mentioned travel tips and make your journey be safer, focus and memorable one than expected. We will hope, for your amazing and unforgettable holiday in Himachal.
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