Picturesque landscape, rough edged hills, meadows and valleys make Himachal Pradesh an unrivaled tourist destination. The stunning beauty of this state brings both domestic and global vacationers every year. The hill stations of Himachal Pradesh are also the most sought after destinations for honeymooners. A tour to Himachal Pradesh will give you an opportunity to explore its geographical and cultural diversity. Indian Holiday offers a number of Himachal Pradesh tour packages.
Originally called Dev Bhoomi or the Abode of the Gods, Himachal Pradesh is dotted with ancient temples that greet you as you walk past. This north Indian state is bordered by Tibet, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, making it easily accessible. Choose your desired gateway to Himachal Pradesh with travel information from Indian Holiday.How to reach Himachal Pradesh
There are several offbeat destinations worth exploring in Himachal Pradesh.
Shimla is the capital city with the airport located at Jubbarhatti, around 23 km away. The journey from Kalka to Shimla takes around 6 hours by train. This is one of the best ways to enjoy the beautiful landscape.
Himachal Pradesh is well connected to Delhi, Chandigarh, Ambala and other major cities by road. With improved transportation, traveling within the state has also become easier.
Tourism, adventure sports, shopping and pilgrimage are the main reasons why people from across the country and the world flock here. Himachal Pradesh has exotic locales ideal for a romantic holiday. The popular hill stations are Dalhousie, Dharamshala, Kinnaur, Manali, Rohtang Pass and Lahaul Valley. Dalhousie is known for its colonial charm and stunning landscape. Manali lies at a distance of around 40 km from Kullu town. The meandering Beas River and green carpet of meadows best define Manali. Nestled by the Dhauladhar range, snow capped Dharamshala is a treat for the eyes. It is also the abode of the Buddhist spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. This vibrant state offers entertainment activities, ranging from yak rides, paragliding to trekking. There is a well laid trekking route from Shimla to Leh.
Other places of interest in this charming state of India include:
Some of the prominent tourist activities are:
Shopping is an integral part of any holiday! There are makeshift shops in Kullu Manali, Dalhousie and Shimla that sell Buddhist paintings, Tibetan carpets and handicrafts. Whichever season you plan a trip to the hills, you are sure to have a great time!
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