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Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is an Indian state located on the northern side of the country. The lofty Himalayas, contented people, and home too many famous hill stations like Kullu, Manali, Shimla, etc. Shown in many movies of Bollywood, this state is a perfect getaway place for everyone whether for youth travellers or family vacation. The Himachal Tour Packages serves the best to everyone and offers its beauty. The life of the people here is vibrant yet full of culture and tradition. The people here possess a very calm mind.
The best time to visit Himachal Pradesh is between April to June and if you want to experience the chilly winters, you are welcome to experience the snowfall starting from Mid-December. The perfect cosy stays in a room with a view of Himalayas are another great experience one should have once in life. This state borders with Punjab on the southwest, Haryana on the south, Uttarakhand on the southeast, Jammu and Kashmir on the north and with Tibet on the east. Naina Devi is the smallest town and Shimla is the largest town of the state.
Pahadi is the most commonly spoken by the people and Hindi is the state's official language so it won't create a problem for the tourists to get along with the natives of that place.
Himachal Pradesh is surely a paradise for nature and adventure lovers. If you have not visited this state yet, then you are missing out on something very special. After this blog, we are sure that this state will be going to add the best places to visit in himachal Pradesh in your travel bucket list.
1. Kullu
Kullu has an abundance of lush greenery, pristine river streams, panoramic views, snow-capped peaks and yes! a lot to do to fulfil your adventure thirst. It is also known as “Valley of Gods.”
Places to visit:
• Raghunath Temple
• The Great Himalayan National Park
• Hanogi Mata Temple
• Friendship Peak
2. Manali
Manali has gained immense attention in the past 15 years, it is a honeymoon paradise for newlywed and for adventure junkies it is not less than a paradise.
Places to visit:
• Solang Valley
• Rohtang Pass
• Hadimba Temple
• Vashisht Baths
• Chandrakhani Pass
• Gayatari Temple


3. Kangra
Kangra is irreplaceable in terms of its beauty. It has its origin back to Vedic times. It encompasses Mcleodganj and Dharamshala within its boundaries. It is a small bustling place of Himachal.
Places to visit:
• Brajeshwari Temple
• Kangra Fort
• Kareri Lake
• Baijnath Temple
• Kangra Art Museum
• Jwala Devi Temple
• Chamunda Devi Temple
• Pragpur Village
4. Dharamshala
Dharamshala is very famous as it is the residence of the 14th Dalai Lama. The lush pine and deodar forests enhance its beauty and Dhauladhar peak surrounds this place. Dharamshala cricket stadium is the most visited place of this city.
Places to visit:
• Dharamsala Cricket Ground
• St John in the Wilderness Church
• War Memorial
• Gyuoto Monastery
• Tea Gardens
• Triund Dayhike near McLeod Ganj (where the Dalai Lama resides)
• Tsuglagkhang
• Bhagsu Falls
• Tibetan Museum
• Kangra Art Museum

5. Kasauli
Kasauli is on the lower edges of Himalayas, it is very cold and has dense forests, it is a paradise for trekkers and campers. It is very popular for well-known health resorts.
Places to visit:
• Monkey Point
• Mall Road
• Sunset Point
• Timber Trail
• Gurudwara Shri Guru Nanakji
6. Shimla
The legacy of trip to shimla manali can be felt in its culture, architecture, ambience and churches. It is counted on top places of India for spending summer vacation with family.
Places to visit:
• Mall Road
• The Ridge
• Institute of Advanced Studies
• Jakhoo Temple
• Christ Church (the second oldest church in North India)
• Toy Train to Kalka
7. Bir Billing
Bir & Billing is the twin towns of Himachal Pradesh. Bir Billing is known for its paragliding spot and is considered one of the best spots in the world for paragliding. Tibetan culture has influenced on this place. It offers many different adventure activities like trekking, mountain biking, angling and camping etc.
Places to visit:
• Paragliding in Bir Billing
• Tibetan Colony
• Chokling Monastery
• Dharmalaya Institute
• Tashi Jong Monastery
8. Dalhousie
Dalhousie is a year-round destination, a tiny tinsel town of Himachal. The town gets its name from its founder Lord Dalhousie and bears the distinct stamp of the British empire.
Places to visit:
• Panch Pulla
• Chamara Lake
• Satdhara Falls
• Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
• St John Church
• Subhash Baoli Daikund Peak
• Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza
• Bakrota Hills
9. Kasol
Kasol is situated alongside Parvati River and in Parvati Valley. It is referred to as the “Little Israel of India.” Kasol has gained a lot of attention because of its breathtakingly beautiful scenery. The place is famous for its trance parties and hippy culture.
Places to visit:
• Parvati River
• Tosh Valley
• Malana

10. Spiti Valley & Lahaul
Spiti valley is the cold desert located in Himachal Pradesh, a must-visit place of India, surrounded by the snowcapped mountains, breathtaking scenery, panoramic valleys and now many of its jaw-dropping treks are becoming so popular among the tourists, not only Indian but also foreigners. The Spiti Valley road trip is full of nature, hills, waterfalls, and the snowcapped mountain is just unmissable part of Lahaul.
Places to visit:
• Pin Valley
• Chandratal Lake
• Suraj Tal Lake
• Pin Valley National Park
• Gue Mummy
• Key Monastery

11. Mcleodganj
Mcleodganj is the residence place of the14th Dalai Lama and home to a large population of Tibetans. It is very famous among international visitors as this place provide Buddhism courses, meditation, yoga, trekking in the Dhauladhar range etc.
Places to visit:
• Masroor Temple
• Bhagsu Falls
• Guna Devi Temple
• Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake
• Sunset Point
• Indrahar Pass
• Manikaran
Manikaran is important not only for Sikhs but also for Hindus. Manikaran Gurudwara is very famous in India as it has a natural hot spring. In total Manikaran has 3 hot springs, one is inside of Gurudwara and the other two are a part of private guesthouses.
Places to visit:
• Sri Guru Nanak Devji Gurudwara
• The Hot Springs
• Lord Ramachandra Temple
• Harinder Mountain
• Kulant Pith

Rohtang Pass
Rohtang Pass was in the news as it gets Atal Tunnel which connects Manali to Leh and it is the world’s longest highway tunnel. Atal Tunnel is a new attraction added recently for the tourists. Chenab and Beas river flows from this region. This pass is a perfectly picturesque place and photographers admire this place a lot.
Solan Valley
Solan is named after Shoolini Devi, the Hindu goddess. It is famous for its vast mushroom farming and known as the “Mushroom city of India"
• Places to visit:
• Shoolini Temple
• Kuthar Fort
• Solan Brewery
• Menri Monastery
• Children’s Park
• Majathal Sanctuary
Khajjiar
Khajjiar is a place to relax, rejuvenate and unwind you in the scenic beauty. Often resembles Switzerland, it is known as “Mini Switzerland of India.”
Places to visit:
• Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
• Khajjiar Lake
• Khajjiar Trek
• Golden Devi Temple
• Lord Shiva Statue
• Tibetan Handicrafts Centre
Chail
Chail is just 2 hours’ drive away from Shimla, an offbeat destination of Himachal. The School Playground is one of the highest playgrounds in the world and it is managed by the army officials.
Places to visit:
• Sadhupal Lake
• Maharaja Palace
• Chail wildlife sanctuary
• Palace Hotel
• Cricket Ground
• Kali Temple
Kaza
Kaza is a major town of Spiti adjoining Tibetan Border. Kaza is divided into Old Kaza and New Kaza. Old Kaza is a vibrant place to roam around and indulge yourself in shopping as most of the shops are here. New Kaza is linked with an old bridge and here you will feel that you have arrived in a different world.
Places to visit:
• Ki Monastery
• Dhankar Monasteries
• Kibber Village
• Komic Village
• Kumzm Pass
• Chandratal Lake
• Dhankar Lake
• Pin Valley National Park
Kufri
It is a small hill station of Himachal not very far from capital city Shimla. Kufri zoo has rare antelopes, felines and birds. During winter a meandering path through the potato plantations turns into a popular ski track.
Places to visit:
• Indira Tourist Park
• Chini Bungalow
• Kufri Fun World
Chamba
Mesmerizing views, open blue skies and lush green valley, the Chamba is a very well-known city of Himachal and Chamba Valley trek is a must to visit.
Places to visit:
• Manimahesh Lake
• Laxmi Narayan Temple
• Khajjiar Lake
• Chamera Dam
• Bhalei Mata Temple
Palampur
In Palampur you can witness the colonial architecture and its tea plantation; paddy fields give you the vibe that you are roaming in any of the sets of Bollywood movies.
Places to visit:
• Palampur Tea Gardens
• Saurabh Van Vihar
• Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery
• Sobha Singh Art Gallery
• Wah Tea Estate
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