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Himachal Pradesh

himachal_pradeshThe entire teritory of Himachal Pradesh is mountainous with altitude varying from 350 to 7000 metres above the mean sea level. Himachal Pradesh is a hilly and mountainous tract with conifer-clad mountains, chalet-like huts with overhanging balconies and serene blue valleys watered by snow-fed streams. The People of Himachal Pradesh lead a simple and quiet life, tending their orchards, fields and flocks. Keeping alive their rich highland identity, The People of Himachal Pradesh remain immersed in the annual rounds of fairs and festivals full of music, song and dance. The Shimla hills, the Kullu valley, Manali and Dalhousie are tourist major tourist attractions. Himachal pradesh offers Skiing, golfing, fishing, trekking, and mountaineering to the travellers.

Himachal Pradesh Tourism

Himachal Pradesh a Hill State in India, is nestled in the laps of Himalayas. The state of Himachal Pradesh on account of its natural beauty and scenic landscapes is also known as the 'magical showcase of nature'. Wide and green valleys and long meadows with the snow-clad mountains in the backdrop make the state, the most favorable tourism destination in India. The freshwater lakes, the natural springs, the clean rivers and the burbling streams bejewel this hilly terrain of India. The hill resorts, fruit laden orchards, the tea gardens and the ancient temples dot the territory of Himachal Pradesh.

Major Hill Stations in Himachal Pradesh

Chail | Dalhousie | Dharamsala | Kasauli | Kullu | Manali | Shimla.

Tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh

We recommend following Popular Sightseeing spots in Himachal Pradesh:

Kullu Valley : The Kullu Valley is also known as the Valley of the Gods. Rudyard Kipling has written, "Surely the Gods live here.

Manali : Manali a small hill town in the valley of Kullu. It is referred to as the "Cradle between the Lesser Himalaya".

Rohtang Pass : A few kilometers from Manali is the Rohtang Pass.

Chamba : Chamba one of the oldest princely states and dates back its origin to 6th century AD. The town of Chamba is located in the colorful valley surrounded by the Shivalik ranges .

Kangra : Kangra a small town and was the capital of the erstwhile rulers of the Chand dynasty. The hill station is placed at the foothills of the mighty Dhaulandhar range.

Khajjiar : Khajjiar a modest grass-covered meadow located in the enchanting valley of Chamba, is an ideal getaway for picnic while traveling between Dalhousie and Chamba.

Kinnaur : Kinnaur a land of rich green valley, ripe orchards, vineyards, snow-covered peaks and cold desert mountains. Ideal for adventure sports like trekking, mountain climbing .

Mandi : Mandi made out of two princely starts of Mandi and Suket. It is situated on the left bank of the river Beas at an altitude of 800 m. above the sea level.

Hotels in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh offers accommodation options ranging from luxury Hotels and hill resorts in Himachal Pradesh and medium-priced Economy hotels in Himachal Pradesh, we offer you the right kind of accommodation for you and your family visiting Himachal Pradeshfor a summer retreat, honeymoon travel to Himachal Pradesh, a family vacation in Himachal Pradesh...

Himachal Pradesh Climate:

The State can be divided into two regions: the Southern part as hot as the plains and the northern region having a temperate summer and a winter with extreme cold and heavy snowfall. This makes Himachal an ideal destination to travel during the months Mid-May to Mid-October as a summer vacation destination in North of India and winter months for tourists seeking a winter retreat.

How to reach Himachal Pradesh:

By Air : The most important airport in the state is in Kullu and is only 23kms away.
By Rail : Kalka (90kms away) is the most important Railway Station in the state. A narrow-gauge railway track connects Shimla with Kalka.
By Road : The state has very good road connection to the major cities of the North India. Chandigarh is at a distance of only 117kms whereas, Delhi 343kms, Ambala 151kms and Dehradun 240kms.



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