Nestled in mighty lap of Himalaya is the beautiful Indian state Himachal Pradesh. It is called as the ‘Dev Bhumi’ and this is not without a reason. Lovely hill stations, shimmering streams and rivers, gorgeous temples and cultural heritages and exciting adventures make this place a traveler’s paradise.
Taking about the major tourist destinations in the state, they are mainly hill stations which provide ideal escape in scorching summers. However, a few of them are treasure troves of adventurers boasting a range of exciting adventures including mountaineering, angling, rafting and fishing.
Well, if you happen to plan a Himachal tour, the following destinations may top your list:
Manali: Snow-Clad Mountains, enticing aroma of lush green plantations, meandering Beas River and exotic adventures – do you need another reason why this place is so much popular as a tourist destination. If yes, then you can add its scrumptious weather, fabulous cultural heritages and mouthwatering cuisines in the list. Manali is a picturesque hill station nestled on the northern end of Kullu Valley.
Chamba: This lovely valley town will give your eyes and senses an unforgettable treat. The magnificent views of snowy peaks, heart-touching climate and rich flora and fauna make this place a heaven for nature-lovers. Chamba Valley, amidst lofty Himalayan peaks, is a place of ultimate serenity and solace. Trekking here is a remarkable expedition.
Shimla: Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, which is noted among the most captivating hill stations in India. The place comes alive with its superb potpourri of nature and culture. The breathtaking Himalayan panorama leaves the visitors stunned here, while the admirable colonial architectures give the visitors a touch of history and cultures. The Mall Road, lined with shinning shopping malls, restaurants and hotels, give the travelers a pinch of exoticism.
Dharmshala: The religious capital of Himachal Pradesh, Dharmshala is a perfect blend of nature, culture and adventure. The wonderful monasteries here allure Buddhist pilgrims from far and wide. The city is home town of Dalai Lama: the prominent saint of Buddhism. Apart from that, the natural beauty that abounds the region is postcard picturesque and is something full of serenity and solace.
Dalhousie: This city is perched between lovely deodar trees and gigantic snow-capped mountains. It is no doubt a remarkable treat for nature lovers, but the real charms of Dalhousie lies in its age-old churches and houses with Scottish and Victorian architecture. This town is named after a British Governor general ‘Lord Dalhousie who established it as a summer holiday spot. Among the major attractions of Dalhousie hotels include Dainkund Park, Bakrota Hills, Sadar Bazar, Punchpula Market and Gandhi Park.
Today, a number of travel agencies provide Himachal tourism packages to help vacationers plan their trip properly. Modern facilities have been mushrooming here swiftly. Regular transport facilities are available from New Delhi to Himachal to boast the tourism in the state. Searching online, you can easily pick up a Himachal tour package to suit your vacation style and budget.