Himachal Pradesh, also called as the land of Gods, is a beautiful state in the northern India bound by the Himalayas in North and Shivalik range in the south surrounded by the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal mountain range. It is a popular tourism destination attracting thousands of local and international travelers all-round the year.
An apt destination of romantic tourists, nature enthusiasts, Himachal Pradesh calls upon tourists to immerse in the romance of the hills and mountains. Such is aura of this splendid land that it effortlessly drags thousands of tourists from every nook and corner of the world with a promise of an inner fulfillment.
A visit to Himachal Pradesh can be amazingly invigorating, with a view of towering snow clad peaks glistening in the early morning glow of sunrise, or rippling waters in rivers and streams, a fragrant breeze whispering some long-forgotten tale through towering pine forests, or stark brown mountains standing guard over this timeless land.
It offers a plethora of opportunities for sightseeing, adventure, hiking and trekking to the travelers. Every town, every little hamlet, holy shrine, and the land around is steeped in a culture and history that goes back over four millennia. Besides these the tribal areas of Kinnaur & Lahaul-Spiti have grand spots for sightseeing, and lakes and waterfalls that steal the heart away. In fact, Himachal Pradesh has all that a tourist spot should have and this draws multitudes of tourists for travel in Himachal.
Shimla is the beautiful capital of Himachal Pradesh. Popularly known as the Hill Queen, it is unarguably the most favored honeymoon destination in the country. Shimla till date has a colonial hangover all around it. There several look out points for the entertainment of the discerning travelers.
Manali is another beautiful place located in Himachal Pradesh. It wows every tourist with its fertile silent valleys, gushing rivers and snow-clad mountains. Manali is an all season heaven and serves as a base camp for various excursions to the inner Himalayas.
Dalhousie, nestled among rolling mountains, is a popular hill resort for outdoor enthusiasts. The town’s varying altitude shades it with a variety of vegetation that includes stately grooves of pines, deodars, oaks and flowering rhododen drowns. Rich in colonial architecture, the town preserves range from ancient temples to Gothic styled churches.
Dharamshala is the most fascinating hill station which is located on the upper hilly terrains of Kangra valley and set against the scenic backdrop of exquisite Dhauladhar Mountains. With dense pine and deodar forests, numerous streams, cool healthy air, attractive surroundings and the nearby snowline, Dharamsala is full of life and yet peaceful. Dharamshala is synonym for Buddhism in India. Tourist can get rich cultural heritage at the Kangra Art Museum where paintings, coins, sculptures, jewelry can be seen.
Kinnaur Valley is a tribal area of Himachal Pradesh in true style and the breathtaking Sangla valley offers the visitors the breathtaking view of captivating lush green orchards in the lap of majestic mountains covered with pure and dazzling white snow. The gushing rivers of Kinnaur are abound in Trout and offer a lot of opportunities for anglers.
Lahaul and Spiti are two remote tribal valleys lying on the Indo-Tibet border. Strange, exciting, primitive, these valleys are unsurpassed in mountain scape, in the rugged beauty of their rocky escapements and the splendor of their snow covered peaks. The Budhist monasteries of Lahaul-Spiti are rich repositories of ancient murals, thankas, wood carving and golden images of Padmasambhava. The valley lies at a height of 2745 metres above sea level and is an ideal destination for tourists and trekkers.