Known as the Land of Gods, Himachal Pradesh is the one of the most popular tourist destinations in Northern India. If the thought of what and where and how is stopping you from visiting this beautiful abode, we can help you out.
Here is a selection of things to do in Himachal Pradesh for the unacquainted tourist.
Plan your travel to make the most of this scenic land of gurgling rivers and majestic mountains.
Hill Stations Abound!
Holidaying on a hill station is the ideal getaway for those looking for a break from mundane life. With a plethora of hill stations in Himachal Pradesh to choose from, you will just not want to go back home. Famous places to visit in Himachal Pradesh include Shimla, Mandi, Kullu-Manali, Chail, Kasauli, Dharamshala-Mcleodganj, Nahan, and so many more! Shimla tourist places include the Mall Road, Christ Church, and Jakhoo Temple. Holidays in Manali are best spent visiting holy sites and indulging in adventure activities. Dharamshala, on the other hand, is a charming confluence of Tibetan and Himachali cultures, tastes, and traditions. These quaint little hill stations are also some of the best honeymoon destinations in Himachal Pradesh.
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Trekking in the Midst of Heaven
Trekking in Himachal Pradesh should be a must-do on anyone’s list. If you’re looking to get lost in the scenic beauty of the mountains and valleys of Himachal, trekking is the very thing to do! Famous treks include the Triund trek, Hampta Pass trek, Bhrigu Lake trek, Malana village trek, Pin Parvati trek, and of course the Kheerganga trek, amongst so many others. Explore the beauty of the majestic mountains at BijliMahadev, Spiti Valley, Kullu Valley, and Parvati Valley. What better way to scout beautiful landscapes and offbeat places in Himachal Pradesh than by setting out on a trek?
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Awaken Your Spirituality
Himachal is home to multiple religions and cultures. From the seven temple circuit to the Dalai Lama’s complex in Dharamshala, there are multiple faiths to explore and places to visit in Himachal Pradesh. Find your inner self at the Kye and Dhankar Monasteries in Spiti. Or pay homage to the awe inspiring re-incarnations of Durga at the Chamunda Devi, Jwala Ji, Kangra Devi, Chintpurni, Naina Devi, and Mansa Devi temple network across Himachal. Else absolve your sins at the Christ Church in Shimla, Baptist Church in Kasauli, Church of St John in Mcleodganj, or St Patrick’s Church in Dalhousie. While at it, also pay a visit to Paonta Sahib Gurudwara built in memory of Guru Gobind Singh.
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Bring out the child in you!
Himachal is known as the hub of adventure sports activities in India. There are a myriad of fun ventures to choose from, such as camping, paragliding, trekking, zorbing, river rafting, kayaking, skiing, and mountain biking. Solang valley is one of the best places to visit in Manali to make the most of adventure sports in Himachal Pradesh and the myriads of valleys provide ample opportunity to go trekking in Himachal Pradesh. Bir billing is another popular spot for paragliding. Skiing can be pursued in Kullu, while water sports are conducted all along the Beas river. An incredible way to explore offbeat places in Himachal Pradesh is to pick up a bicycle and ride as far as your legs take you. Let go of all inhibitions and just dive into the adrenaline rush of adventure sports in Himachal Pradesh.
Lose yourself in local festivities
Time your holiday with Himachali festivals to get a real taste of Himachali culture and cuisine. From the Dussehra festival in Kullu to the Shivratri Fair in Mandi, there is not a more joyful way to enjoy the hospitality of the Himachali people. Ladarcha festival in Spiti, Khepa festival of Kinnaur, Doongri festival in Kullu, and Minjar festival in Chamba are some other famous festivals to be found in the quaint little hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. From the food to the people to the general bonhomie of the festivities, plan your Himachal Pradesh tour package such that you don’t miss out on the fun and frolic of Himachali culture.