Five best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh, India

 

Planning a holiday? Never visited Himachal Pradesh? What are you waiting for then? In the abode of Himalayas, Himachal is the land of mountains, snow and has an awesome climate throughout the year.

Shimla – the queen of hills is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. Also famous as “dev Bhoomi” or “valley of gods” Himachal has leading god destinations. So, both nature and god lovers, go visit the heaven itself on earth- Himachal Pradesh.

Five must visit places in Himachal are:

DALHOUSIE: The name of this place was after the name of Lord Dalhousie. He was the British governor in the 19th This hill station is spread across five hills.Also, this place has a wide variety of vegetation. Pine, deodar, oak are the famous attractions of this place. Do not miss the following places to see in Dalhousie:-

  • Dankund peak
  • Sach pass
  • Ganji Pahari
  • Bakrota hills

KULLU: Kullu is most popular and frequently visited tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh. Kullu is situated on the bank of river Beas. Many temples are situated in Kullu and, therefore, it is also known as the valley of gods. It was earlier known as “kulanthipitha” which means the end of the habitable world.The major attractions of this place are trekking, mountaineering, Paragliding, ski and many more adventurous sports. Apart from this, magical land has much more to see:-

  • Basheshwar Mahadev temple
  • Raghunath temple
  • Bijli Mahadev temple
  • Parvati valley
  • Shoja

MANALI: you can have a splendid view of snow capped hills here at Manali. Manali       offers a wide range of sporting activities. So, to bring out the adventure in you, there   cannot be a better option than Manali. Must visit:-

  • River Beas
  • Rohtang pass
  • Solang valley
  • Hidimba temple
  • Pin valley national park
  • Van vihar national park

MCLEODGANJ: Mcleodganj is officially the exile place of Dalai Lama and is situated in Dharamshala. It is mostly comprised by Tibetan population and is therefore also known as “Little Lhasa.” Located in mid of the dhauladar range, Mcleod ganj is at a height of 2,082 meters. During the British rule, lord Elign declared it the summer capital of India due to the beautiful surroundings of this town and summer retreat. He built a very famous tea house over there which is still as famous as that time. Must visit spots in Mcleod ganj that you should not miss:-

  • Bhagsu waterfalls
  • Tibet museum
  • Triund
  • Dharamkot
  • John’s church
  • Tibetian children’s village

SHIMLA: Because of the memorizing beauty of Shimla, it was declared as the capital of Himachal Pradesh by the Britishers. This place has a huge number of lakes and is rich in greenery all around. It is the main tourist hub of the state. The snow capped mountains take the heart away. The leading tourist destinations in Shimla are:-

  • The ridge
  • Christ church
  • Jakhoo hill
  • Summer hill
  • Kufri
  • Wildflower hall

 

 

 

 

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