Himachal Pradesh is the Indian state, known for its plentiful natural charm. It sits in the lap of famous mountain ranges of India “The Himalayas”. Famous for many beautiful hill stations and pilgrimages this place is cherished by tourists. Himachal is situated to the west of the Himalaya. The scenario of the hills, the greenery and tidal streams is just sumptuous and lavishing to look at. And the glimpse of the valleys and streams get more and more alluring when the monsoon arrives in the region. If one is planning to visit this wonderful place, then one must have a week to explore some of the eminent tourist destinations located in Himachal Pradesh. Going out on a trip to Himachal would be a great with your dear ones. Here are some of the renowned places one can visit.
Place known as core of tourism in India, Shimla is the main city of Himachal Pradesh and it is the Capital of Himachal. It is known that Shimla got its name after the goddess Shyamala devi which is another name for the goddess Kali. Shimla has many famous places, complexes, institutes, and temples. The weather in Shimla is cool during winters and warmy in summers. One will find the best hotels and guest houses to stay here than any other state in India .Shimla is also prominent for quality education and is jammed with many schools and Universities. For tourists there are many noted places to visit like Kufri which is a famous hill station. Then there well knows Mall Road which is the place for shopping here. Tara devi and Sankat Mochan are the two famous temples.
A well known hill station based in the Kullu valley. It is at a distance of about 270 kms from Shimla and is a favored place among tourists which hook up several other tourist destinations. Connectivity from here is also very good through road and air, however, it is hard to reach Manali by rail as the linking railway networks are far from Manali. Manali rings beautiful snowy mountains and forests. Manali is the center of attraction for tourists. There are many tourist spots to visit in Manali. One of the prominent amongst them is Rohtang pass. There are other places like chandrakhani and solang valley.
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Town with many tourist places. This town has many temples. It is believed that there was a saint who used to live here in earlier times and he was a strict patron to living in harmony and brotherhood without killing any living being. Once there was a king who tried to kill a lion, but was opposed by the saint, and that gave the name “nahan” to this place. The name “Nahan” stands for “don’t kill”. Nahan is well connected to air, rail and road transport. Some of the tourist attractions are Trilokpur temple, Dhaula Kuan and Suketi national park.
Located in Kangra district in Himachal. This place is also acknowledged as the “Switzerland of India. Stuffed with many adorable gardens and mountains which are very high up. The rainfall rate here is high and the climate remains pleasant and cool. Snowfall is witnessed during winters. Trekkers enjoy various forests and beautiful rivers and streams and waterfalls which add colour and thrill of adventure and trekking. Dharamkot, Bhagsu waterfall, Church of st. John are some of the famous places to be visited. There is also very famous Triund hill which is a site of attraction for tourists.
A very prominent hill station located on the tip of the Himalayas. It is in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh and named after Lord Dalhousie who was the governor of India during the British rule in India. This place is one of the major tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. The tourism is the basis for the economy and a large number of tourists visit here and there are many guest houses and bungalows besides hotels where tourist’s can stay. Some of the attractions are Khajjiar, Bakrota hills, Sadar bazaar, Kalatop forest.