Himachal Pradesh is situated in the northern region of India. This state is totally filled up with the natural beauty. It is situated in Himalayas. This state is bordered by Punjab and Jammu Kashmir. Himachal is full of mountains, valleys, waterfalls and lush greenery. The climate of the state mainly varies from one place to another place. There you will get to see the production of apples, kiwis, peaches and dry fruits also. Himachal is the only state in the whole Asia for a natural ice skating rink. So, don’t forget to do that. People of Himachal are very hospitable as they will treat you like god. Places to visit in Himachal Pradesh are:

KULLU MANALI

kullu manali imageKullu is situated on the banks of river Beas. If you love to click photos, then Kullu Manali is the right place for that. It is a broad valley, which is formed by the Beas River. This valley is mainly famous for its temples, mountains and for its natural scenic beauty. The valley is fully covered with pine and deodar trees. You can explore your shopping here by with kullu shawls, which are mainly made with the pashmina, the sheep wool. Manali is situated at the height of 6,750 feet, through which you can see the snowcapped mountains. Kullu Manali is the best place for adventure sports. Places to visit in Kullu Manali are:

  • Basheshwar Mahadev Temple
  • The Great Himalayan National Park
  • Chandrakhani Pass
  • Bhrigu Lake
  • Vashist Hot Water Springs
  • Pandoh Dam
  • Trithan Valley
  • Raghunath Temple
  • Kasol
  • Gulaba
  • Prashar Lake
  • Solang Valley
  • Kothi
  • Hadimba temple
  • Tibetan Monasteries
  • Beas River
  • Manikaran Gurudwara
  • Sultanpur Palace
  • Bijli Mahadev Temple
  • Naggar

DHARAMSHALA

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Dharamshala is located in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh. The height of this hill station is around 1,475 feet from the sea level. Beautiful culture, deodar & cedar trees, mountains covered with snow make the scene glamorous to see. This hill station is mainly related to the Buddhism culture. There you can explore your shopping by woolen shawls, traditional dresses, jewelry, paintings and many other things. Divine Buddha handicrafts are very famous of Dharamshala. Places to visit in Dharamshala are:

  • Mcleodganj
  • John’s Church
  • Triund
  • Dharamkot
  • Namgyal Monastery
  • Kangra Art Museum
  • Bhagsunag Fall
  • Jwalamukhi Temple
  • Naam art Gallery
  • War Memorial
  • Kunal Pathri Temple
  • Dalai Lama Temple Complex
  • Bhagsu Waterfall
  • Gyuto Monastery
  • Bhagsunath Temple
  • Dal Lake
  • Kangra fort
  • Tsuglag Khang
  • Tibetan Library
  • Masrur
  • Kareri Lake
  • Dharmshala Cricket Stadium
  • Norbulingka Institute
  • Hcpa Stadium
  • Tsechokling Gompa

SHIMLA

shimla imageShimla is the most famous tourist spot of Himachal Pradesh. It is full of loft mountains, which are totally covered with snow and lush green trees.  This city is built on seven different hills. The highest point of Shimla is Jakhoo Hill. It is the only city which has the largest ice skating rink in the whole South Asia. Shopping can be explored with different varieties in Shimla. Places to visit in Shimla are:

  • Kufri
  • Scandal Point
  • Arki Fort
  • Bhimakali Temple
  • Green Valley
  • Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
  • Christ Church
  • Golf Course
  • Shoghi
  • Palace Of Maharaja Patiala
  • Annandale
  • Woodville
  • Chail Wildlife Century
  • Jakhoo Hill
  • Photo Art Gallery
  • Tara Devi Temple
  • Indian Institute Of Advance Studies
  • Kali Bari Temple
  • Kiala Forest
  • Viceregal Lodge
  • Kuthar Fort
  • Shimla State Museum
  • Summer Hill
  • The Mall Road
  • Shaily Peak
  • Manjathal Century
  • Chadwick Waterfall
  • Solan
  • Daranghati Century
  • Naldehra and Shaily Peak

DALHOUSIE

Dalhousie imageThis is a very beautiful hill station which is mainly known for its mesmerizing natural beauty. It is one of the favorite tourist hill station. If you like peace and air free from pollution, then it is the best place. The name of Dalhousie was kept after Lord Dalhousie, who was the British governor general of India. It gives you the beautiful view of Pir Panjal mountains covered with snow, which are situated in Jammu and Kashmir. Handicraft, historical temples, art and the Hindu culture is preserved from the last sixth century. Places to visit in Dalhousie are:

  • Dainkund Peak
  • Khajjiar
  • Chamera Lake
  • Francis Catholic Church
  • Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Panchpula
  • Dainkund Peak
  • Ganji Pahari
  • Andrew’s Church
  • Shaheed Ajeet Singh Memorial
  • Laxmi Narayan Temple
  • John’s Church
  • Rang Mahal
  • Garam Sadak
  • Shree Raghunath Temple
  • Bara Pather
  • Shivkul
  • Tibetan Market
  • Subhash Baoli
  • Sach Pass
  • Satdhara Falls
  • Bakrota Hills
  • Dakshina Murti
  • Patrick’s Church
  • Motti Tibba
  • Chamunda Devi Temple

CHAMBA

chamba HP imageChamba has well documented history of last c.500A.D. There are beautiful mountain ranges, which are in the shape of sheltered position. Temples of Chamba are thousands year old and till now also they are worshipped. The city situated on the bank of river Ravi. It is a very beautiful picturesque spot and also very famous among tourist. Places to visit in Chamba are:

  • Bhuri Singh Museum
  • Gandhi Gate
  • Chamunda Devi Temple
  • Laxmi Narayan Temple
  • Khajjiar Lake
  • Akhnad Chandi Palace
  • Chamera Dam
  • Church Of Scotland
  • Hariraya Temple
  • Chaugan
  • Champavati Temple

KASAULI

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It is a small hill station and is a best place to spend your vacations. It is situated at the altitude of around 1,930 meters from the sea level. The small drops of the rain falling on pine trees will you the peace of mind. Kasauli is discovered by Britishers, as their signs can also be seen in the town. The climate of the town is moderate in the whole year. Places to visit in Kasauli:

  • Sunset Point and Lover’s Lane
  • Manki Point
  • Gilbert Trail
  • Timber Trail
  • Christ Church
  • Shridi Sai Baba Mandir
  • Shri Guru Nanakji Gurudwara
  • Shri Baba Balak Nath Temple
  • Central research Institute
  • Gurka Fort
  • Baptist Church
  • Kasauli Brewery
  • Barog
  • Krishna Bhavan Mandir

KANGRA

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Kangra district is situated in the Western Himalayas. Very beautiful dance of Kangra i.e. Jhamakada can be seen there. The oldest serving Katoch dynasty had founded this district. The main languages which are spoken there, are Hindi, Pahari and Punjabi. Places to visit in Kangra are:

  • Tibetan Museum
  • Kangra Fort
  • Shiva Temple
  • Pong Lake Century

UNA

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This is becoming the industrial hub in whole Himachal Pradesh. It touches with Punjab, because of that mainly Punjabi is spoken. Una lies in the south western part of Himachal Pradesh. There are some famous temples and historical monuments are present which are as follows:

  • Mata Chintpurni Temple
  • Bangana Lathian Piplu
  • Thaneek Pura
  • Pong Dam
  • Shiva Bari
  • Dehlan
  • Kaleshwar
  • Dera Baba Rudru
  • Amb
  • Kila Baba Bedi Ji
  • Sheetla Devi Temple

SOLAN

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Solan is known as the Mushroom city of India, because of the highest cultivatanion of Mushroom. This city is also known as city of Red Gold, because of the high production of Tomatoes. This city lies between Chandigarh and Shimla. The climate of the city is moderate, as it is not so much cool and not so much hot. So you can visit any time in the whole year. Places to visit in Solan are:

  • Jatoli Shiv Temple
  • Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
  • Bon Monestry
  • Shoolini Mata Temple
  • The Dagshai Jail Museum
  • Nalagarh Palace
  • Karol Tiba
  • Motilal Nehru Central State Library

PARWANOO

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Parwanoo is a beautiful hill station with orchards, lush greenry and small hills all around. It is the border city of Himachal Pradesh. You can enjoy trekking in the city and you will also get some of the picturesque spots in between and also the full view of the city. Cable Car can also be enjoyed there. Places to visit in Parwanoo are:

  • Timber Trail
  • Shri Balaji Temple
  • Cactus Garden
  • Fruit Orchards
  • Gurudwara Nada Sahib
  • Mansa Devi Temple
  • Dagshai Fort
  • Subathu
  • Mughal Gardens
  • Gurkha Fort

SOME OTHER PLACES TO VISIT IN HIMACHAL PRADESH ARE:

PRAGPUR

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SIRMAUR

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CHAIL

chail Himachal pradesh

HAMIRPUR

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NAHAN

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MASHOBRA

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KAZA

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SHOJA

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KINNAUR

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