8 Things Must Carry in Your Bag While Traveling To Himachal Pradesh

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If you are planning to travel to Himachal Pradesh, then this blog is a perfect read for you. Learn about the essentials, and you are good to go.

The land of snow-capped mountain ranges, icy flowing rivers, glittering temples, and many wonders—Himachal is a place enclosed in beauty and charm. Owing to the presence of holy and spirituals places, every corner of the town radiates with peace and piousness. Hence, Himachal Pradesh is a city of piousness, enchantment, and marvels.

Himachal Pradesh is landlocked between Jammu and Kashmir to the north; Punjab to the east; and Tibetan plateau to the west, thus exuding sheer topographical diversity and pristine beauty in each direction. With its rich diversity, the place feeds the souls of everyone who visits it, from seekers of God to wanderlusts.

It’s truly a paradise for pilgrims and travelers. It has in store something for everyone. Let’s take a look:

House of Worship

Himachal is promulgated as “Devi Bhoomi,” meaning the abode of God. From Hinduism to Christianity to Sikhism, every religion is respected in this pious land. Cultural and beliefs are diverse and vibrant. Himachal Pradesh is also the home to his holiness Dalai Lama. You can consider yoga retreat in Nepal because it is brimful of serene monasteries like Himachal.

Himachal is promulgated as “Devi Bhoomi,” meaning the abode of God. From Hinduism to Christianity to Sikhism, every religion is respected in this pious land. Cultural and beliefs are diverse and vibrant. Himachal Pradesh is also the home to his holiness Dalai Lama. You can consider yoga retreat in Nepal because it is brimful of serene monasteries like Himachal.

Historical Places

Monuments and residence of historical and cultural importance can be seen all around Himachal Pradesh.  Padam Palace, Rang Mahal, Jandrighat, Bahadurpur Fort, Kangra Fort, etc. all are easily accessible.

Adventure Thrills

As the town is flanked by hills, embraces gushing rivers, and bestowed with challenging terrains, and other natural marvels, Trekking in Himachal Pradesh is a one-stop solution for adventure seekers. Mountaineering, skiing, hiking, and ice-skating are the most favored activities because of the amicable atmosphere.

Exotic Flora and Fauna

Himachal Pradesh is situated at the foothills of holy Himalayas. There are two main national parks and sanctuaries, which is home to many rare and endangered species. Also, Himachal is famous as the fruit bowl of India because of diverse meadows, pastures, and flowering blooms.

Fairs, festivals, and Cultural Spectacle

If you wish to witness grand extravaganza, visit Himachal Pradesh. Around 2000 Gods and Goddesses are worshipped, and numerous festivals are organized in Himachal Pradesh. Navratri, Dusshera, Minjar Mela, Winter Carnival, etc. are some of the highlights.

Indeed, Himachal Pradesh is magical as well as a traveler’s paradise.  Himachal has everything to fascinate a tourist’s heart. Snowy peaks, deep gorges, golden valleys, misty woods, steep waterfalls, are a few symbols of its unparalleled majesty.

If you or your dear and near ones are planning to take a trip to Himachal Pradesh for experiencing its myriad hues, then this could be of immense help. Given below are the 8 essentials that you can’t afford to give a miss.  Take a note!

1. Travel Documents:
Carry all your travel documents, identification proofs, tickets, a list of emergency numbers, and every other document important for hassle-free travel.

2. Medical Care:
You should carry at least a basic medical kit. Include in your first aid kit minimum list of medicines like crocin, crepe bandage, disprin, cough syrup, mosquito repellent, ointment, gauges, and antibiotics.  From sprains to fractures to forms of AMS to illnesses, having a medical kit by yourself is a noble idea.

3. Money:
While most places in Himachal are well equipped with modern amenities like ATM, there are still few places that lack one. So, carry enough cash for transactions.

4. Woolens:
Himachal Pradesh is always on the traveling list of the wandering souls. Because of the surrounding snowy peaks and lush verdant, the city enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year. And in winter, it’s freezing. So, do not forget to carry woolens to keep yourself warm and cozy.

5. Power Bank and Chargers:
To keep your phone alive and social media updates, do not pack to carry chargers and power banks. Powerbanks come handy in places where it is hard to find a charging slot or while you are trekking. Make sure your power bank is fully charged.

6. Trekking Shoes:
For the Himachal trip, ditch your fancy stilettos. Trust your trekking shoes. For trekking, there is no best friend than your shoes. Also, for the undulating terrain of Himachal, shoes are the perfect option. Shoes provide you comfort and save from falling on rocky terrain. You surely wouldn’t want to get hurt on your trip.

7. Emergency Lights and Torches:
These are important for unpredictable power cuts. Additionally, you will need them during treks, hiking, camping, and at other times. It’s a highly applicable tool for a lot of situations as well as survival. Pro tip: save the battery for an emergency.

8. Sunscreen and Lip Balm:
Himachal is a mountainous area. As you go on high altitudes, you get maximum sun exposure that can cause sunburn. So, carrying a sunscreen lotion with the right SPF is a must-have.  Additionally, carry a lip balm with SPF to protect your lips from both sun rays and dryness sue to cold weather.

Have a safe and happy Himachal trip!

Author Bio :

Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher and a Traveller in India. He organize 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh. Manmohan Singh conducts Yoga Teacher Training in India in different cities. He loves writing and reading books related to yoga, health, nature, Himalayas and Trekking in India.

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