Himachal Pradesh has decided to ‘unlock’ the state for travel and tourism. They are ready to welcome the guests after the lockdown phase. With the ‘new normal’, the lockdown restrictions have ended and the unlock process begins. The tourism in Himachal Pradesh has been allowed to resume the proper safety guidelines and necessary precautions. The hotels have been asked to take proper precautions and to follow strict safety guidelines. They also advised the tourists to follow responsible tourism.
If you’re bitten by the travel bug or itching to travel for a change of perspective or a breath of fresh air, we have jotted down the few safest places that you can visit in Himachal Pradesh right now.
Although most of the tourist destinations in Himachal are relatively crowd-free these days, still if you are looking for a weekend getaway from Delhi or Chandigarh even during peak tourist destinations, Shoghi is just the place for you.
Unspoiled by tourism and bequeathed with bounteous rustic charm, Shoghi is an ideal offbeat place to visit near Delhi for weekend getaways or short escapes if you are looking for a change of perspective and fresh air post your hectic office schedule. Shoghi is ideal for you if you are looking to rejuvenate yourself amidst nature. You can also do hiking, pursue adventure activities, and do overnight camping in Shoghi. This place is also known for its Nature resorts and tree houses which offer serene accommodation amidst the lap of nature.
Things to do in Shoghi:
- Trekking and Hiking
Tourist Attractions in Shoghi: Tara Devi Temple, Hanuman Temple, Kali Temple
Manali is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. This hill town is the perfect escape from the scorching heat and hectic city life. Snuggled on the bank of the River Beas and encompassed by the mighty Himalayan ranges, Manali is among the top places to see in Himachal Pradesh. Boasts of snowcapped peaks, cascading waterfalls, amazing trekking trails, and exquisite landscapes, Manali never ceases to astonish the tourists. There are several places to visit in Manali where one can spend quality time with their loved ones. It is also famous among honeymooners.
Things to do in Manali:
- Riverside Camping and Rafting
- Experience Paragliding
- A Nature walk at Van Vihar Park
- Trek to Jogini Waterfall
- Skiing in Solang Valley
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Settled in the south-western ranges of the Himalayas, Shimla was the summer capital of British India. The city has retained its old-world charm and grandeur of the British-era with the apparent influences in its architecture. This hill town is among the best tourist places in Himachal Pradesh. Encompassed by cedar, rhododendron, fir, and Himalayan oak trees, Shimla is blessed with the pleasant weather and it makes it the popular hill station among honeymooners. Shimla is one of the hill stations near Delhi.
Things to do in Shimla:
- Trek to the top of Jakhoo Temple
- Ice-skating in Shimla
- Enjoy Toy Train Ride
- Rafting at Tattapani
Tourist Attractions in Shimla: Mall Road, The Ridge, Kufri, Chail, Christ Church, Jakhoo Temple, Naldehra, Himachal State Museum
Blessed with the marvelous forest trails, waterfalls, springs, rivulets, and flower-decked meadows, Dalhousie is tucked away in the lap of the Himalayas. It offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped Dhauladhar range and overlooks the meandering Ravi River.
Dalhousie is a must-visit tourist destination during the Himachal Pradesh tour if you are looking for the adrenaline rush pursuing adventure activities. This hill station is also adorned with architectural and natural marvels. It is a treasure trove of rich colonial heritage and mesmerizing natural landscapes.
Things to do in Dalhousie:
- Trek to Dainkund hilltop
- Paragliding and Horse Riding in Khajjiar
- Boating on Chamera Lake
- Hike up to Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary
Tourist Attractions in Dalhousie: Satdhara Falls, Mall Road, Panchpulla, St. John Church, Chamera Lake, Khajjiar
One of the popular weekend getaways from Delhi and Chandigarh, Dharamsala is a quaint little hill town that is snuggled in the lap of the mighty Dhauladhar range. Dharamshala is divided into two parts – Lower Dharamshala which comprises the market and Upper Dharamshala which is encompassed by the lush green dense forest around the township of Mcleodganj, the abode of Dalai Lama. It is among the popular Himachal Pradesh tourist places and one can experience the real Tibetan culture. Sightseeing here includes visits to monasteries, ancient temples, pristine waterfalls, and the backdrop of snow-clad Dhauladhar peaks add charm to the beauty of this majestic hill station in Himachal Pradesh.
Things to do in Dharamshala:
- Trekking and Camping in Triund
- Shopping at Kotwali Bazaar
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