Located in western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh is commonly known as “The Land of Snows”. The name is enough to give you an idea what you should expect to see once you land here but fortunately your imagination will ditch you once you actually stand in this place of beauty. Surrounded by majestic mountains, serene landscapes and exciting adventure sports, the beauty of the land is beyond this world. Housing some beautiful hill stations of the country, Himachal is perfect vacation destination to escape the scorching heat of your place. We will ease down your confusion a bit by filtering out the best for you. Make sure you have a look at this list before going on a vacation to Himachal Pradesh!!
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One of the most frequented tourist destinations, Kullu Manali is one stop to rejuvenate yourself. With breath-taking green mountains amidst the snow-covered ranges, fresh air, beautiful landscapes and exciting sports activity by the end of the trip you will definitely taking along yourself a bundle of happy memories and a new zest to live life with you. Apart from enjoying the scenic beauty you can also indulge in trekking, camping and river rafting. You can also explore the place by visiting old temples or the Manali’s famous Bird sanctuary. If you are the dreamy one and want to witness the magical experience of snowfall then visit the place between November and January. If you fell in love with the place and want to extend your trip then the place has some famous places nearby such as Solang, Rhotang, Manikaran, etc which will keep you entertained for a few more days while carrying on the same magic.
Offering a spectacular view of the snow-capped Himalayan range, lush green surroundings and soothing lakes, Shimla is one of the most beautiful and frequented places among the visitors. The beauty of the place is such that even the Britishers couldn’t resist its charms and declared it as the summer capital. The place has a lot of activities to keep you busy and at the same time it also allows you to spend a leisure time in the balcony of your room enjoying the scenic beauty. Ranging from shopping at the mall road, trekking to Jakhu hill, visiting Hanuman Temple or British elegance Viceregal Lodge and trying your hands at Polo this place will pack you with activities that will keep you energetic and happy.
Surrounded with snow-clad mountains, pine trees and tree gardens on three sides and valley on one side, Dharamsala has a magic flowing in its air. Heavily occupied by Tibetan refugees, at this place you will also get to see how multicultural Indian community lives in harmony with the Indo Tibetan community. The place attracts a lot of tourists as they want to learn more about the Tibetan culture and want to support these refugees. To visit Dharamsala, the resident of Dalai Lama, months between May and July is the best time but if you want to see the snowfall then go between November and January. A general day for any tourist in this amazing land goes something like this- visiting the Dal lake, paying homage to the Shiva temple and the Dalai Lama Temple Complex, seeing the various monasteries, museums and the magnificent tea plantation. So, if you want to spend your vacations doing all these exciting things then go ahead to this destination.
Situated at an altitude of 1927 metres, Kasauli also known as “The Gateway to Himachal”, is situated almost on the outskirts of Punjab and Haryana. Reflecting the influence of colonial rule, Kasauli is the perfect way to escape the chaos and hustle-bustle of the daily city life. Watching the mesmerising site of the colourful sky at the sunrise and sunset point is a place you can’t afford to miss during your visit. If you are more of an explorer and wanderer by personality then go ahead, Kasauli will welcome you with open arms. The place is well connected by roadways and airways. So, don’t worry about the journey rather be curious about your stay.
Are you also in love with the snow-clad mountains and green surroundings? Does this love grow everytime you watch a Yash Chopra movie and you wish to visit Switzerland but for now can’t?
Don’t worry, though we can’t assure you to take there but we can definitely help you enjoy the same pleasures by finding you a substitute. Yes, Dalhousie a hill station in Himachal Pradesh because of its serene and tranquil atmosphere has earned the title of mini-Switzerland over the years. Spreading across five hills, the hill station is covered by a wide range of pine, oak and deodar vegetation. If you feel exhausted from the daily rigorous routine then this hill station with colonial looks is the place you have been looking for. Forget all your worries and experience the nature’s beauty at its best in Dalhousie.
If you want adrenalin to gush through your veins, to spice up your life by taking risks and want to indulge in adventurous activities, then pack up your bags because we have found you the perfect place for you. Bir Billing, a small village located in western Himachal Pradesh, is known to be a paradise for adventure and sports freaks. Blessed with refreshing climate and the beautiful Himalayan valleys it is a dream come true to experience the fun of paragliding and camping. The best time to visit the place is during May and July. Visiting the gorgeous Buddhist monasteries located in centre of the forest or seeing the Palampur Tea Cooperative where you get a free tour to see the actual tea making process is a refreshing, creative and an extraordinary experience. If you are even a bit interested in mythology then don’t miss the beautifully carved 13-century Vaidyanth devoted to Lord Shiva located 10 kms from Bir Billing. A perfect blend of adventure and rejuvenation, Bir Billing is a place you shouldn’t miss to visit.
Let us know whether like us, you all are also drooling over the beauty of these places and secretly wish to be transported to visit all of them. We hope you have a refreshing trip!