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Best Places to Visit in Himachal

20 Jan, 2000

Himachal Best Tourist Places

Winter is the best season to travel to Himachal and enjoy the valleys, snow-capped mountains, frozen lakes as well as some winter sports activities.

Himachal Pradesh experiences heavy snowfall in the winter season and for this reason when you are browsing for some of the best places to visit in Himachal, the following should contribute to your program.

Kullu/ Manali

Located amidst snow-capped mountains of Himachal Pradesh. Kullu Manali, according to Himachal’s federal government data, has been the highest hill station in Himachal Pradesh by domestic as well as international tourists.

A strategy for vacation in Kullu Manali is loaded with many sightseeing options in the city. Kullu Manali is the place that is the most preferred destination for fans of experience in Himachal Pradesh.

There are popular treks from Manali that offer an option to get lost in the incredible physiology of the Himalayas. 

Places to visit:

  • Raghunath Temple
  • Hanogi Mata Temple
  • Inderkilla National Park
  • Kheerganga National Park
  • Parvati Valley Trek
  • Bijli Mahadev Temple
  • Pandoh Dam
  • Gauri Shankar Temple
  • Rafting in Manali
  • Pin Bhaba Pass Trek
  • Great Himalayan National Park
  • Khirganga National Park
  • Manikaran
  • Friendship Peak
  • Chandrakhani Pass
  • Bhrigu Lake
  • Bhuntar
  • Naggar
  • Jagannathi Devi Temple
  • Malana

Khajjiar

Commonly called Switzerland of India, the attractive glade of Khajjiar (1960 m) has a circumference of about 5 km. Khajiyar highlighted the rich treasures of natural beauty of Himachal Pradesh.

Khajjiar has a dense forest of Kalatop Sanctuary around its soft green grass. Khajiyar offers short and medium treks, among them through the forests to Dalhousie and Chamba. The 9-hole golf course can be an enjoyable play area.

Places to visit:

  • Khajjiar Lake
  • Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Golden Devi Temple
  • Khajji Nag Temple
  • HP State Handicrafts Center

Kufri

Kufri has many lodging options. One cannot find high-end hotels, but both budget plans and mid-range hotels provide excellent services in resorts simultaneously. Many hotels provide a panoramic view of the magnificent mountains.

Places to visit:

  • Kufri Fun World
  • Himalayan National Park
  • Indira Tourist Park

Parashar Lake

Prashar Lake Trek (2,730 m), which happily leads people to the lake which is completely frozen in the winter season and has an amazing beauty otherwise, is considered an essential trek in Himachal Pradesh.

The picture-perfect blue water lake is surrounded by the stunning Dhauladhar Range in the Kullu Valley and is always kept as a mystery in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

Rohtang Pass

This picturesque pass is situated at an altitude of 3980 meters, on the Manali Keylong Highway, about 51 kilometers from Manali. This hill slope is so stunning that people from every corner of the country participate in sports like skiing, ice-skating, paragliding, etc. to experience. 

The Rohtang Pass is open to travelers from April to October and is allowed by the Indian Army to travel on this highway while they clear the snow. Just beyond the sensational Rohtang Pass is the twin peaks of the Sonapani Glacier and the Gepan, known for its scenic views and peaceful atmosphere.

Places to visit:

  • Nehru Kund
  • Vashist hot water springs nad temple
  • Hadimba Temple
  • Gulaba

Spiti Valley

Spiti Valley is a beautiful cold desert mountain valley located high in the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh. Spiti actually suggests’ middle ground ‘as it is bordered by Tibet in the east, Ladakh in the north, Kinnaur in the southeast and Lahaul and Kullu in the south. Places to visit:

  • Chandratal Lake
  • Key Monastery
  • Pin Valley National Park
  • Suraj Tal
  • Dhankar lake
  • Tabo Monastery
  • Trilokinath Temple
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Solang Valley

Solang is not just about experience activities. Its magnificent plant, apple orchards, snow-clad peaks and lakes attract millions of tourists from India and abroad every year.

The state-of-the-art ropeway is a favorite with tourists and a practical way to see Solang. The arrival of the summer season transforms Solang into a hub for zorbing.

Although relatively new to India, Solang is one of the places where sports are practiced extensively. Things to do:

    • Zorbing
    • Quad Biking
    • Camping
    • Paragliding
    • Snowmobiling
    • Skiing
    • Great Himalayan National Park

Shimla

Surrounded by the lofty mountains of the Himalayas, this city with its dense devdar forests and lavish apple orchards has created a unique place in the heart of many individuals.

Shimla Devi derives her name from Kali, she originated here as ali Shyamali Devi. The stunning city was the summer capital of British rule.

Places to visit:

  • Ridge
  • Jakhu temple
  • Sankat Mochan Temple
  • Ice Skating
  • Naldehra
  • State Museum
  • Annadale
  • Indian Institute of Advanced Studies
  • Tara Devi temple
  • Kalibari Temple

Malana

In the valleys of Kullu and Manali, listed below the Chanderkhani Pass, situated at an altitude of 276 meters above the water level, is a small center of a hundred houses. Like the city that can be discovered in the valleys.

Yet there is something special about this cluster of stone roof systems. This is Malana or, as the village is commonly known in, Kullu Valley, Republic of Malana.

The city, consisting of 1000 tribals, has an impeccable system of self-governance with its own lower and greater jurisdictions, the President and the Prime Minister.

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