If you are looking for a holiday destination that will reconnect you with nature, Himachal Pradesh is the ideal destination for you. The state of Himachal Pradesh is nestled among mountains. The beauty of Himachal Tourist Places cannot probably be described in words and can only be experienced once you visit the place. Himachal Pradesh destinations include a lot of famous places along with a few less known ones. However, the less known ones are equally beautiful.
Here, in this article we bring to you the list of hill stations, villages, lakes, national parks & wildlife sanctuaries in the state.
Shimla is the capital of the state and probably the first name that comes to your mind when I speak of Himachal tourist attractions. While the weather of Shimla is quite pleasant in summer, a lot of travelers and skiers also come to visit it during winter. The ground is covered with a thick layer of snow in winter. Shimla boasts of a lot of colonial building like Christ Church, George Castle and temples like Jakhoo temple and Taradevi temple. The Mall Road is one of busiest roads in the hillstation. The slopes of Kufri present an ideal location for skiing in winter.
Dalhousie, a name that reminds us of colonial colors is another popular hill station of Himachal Pradesh. The hill station houses a lot of buildings that were built in the 19th century. Churches like St. Andrew’s church, St. Patrick’s Church and St. John’s Church are the prominent sites here. A lot of temples are also to be found here. Thick forests of oak, pine and deodar are to be seen here that attracts a lot of photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. A wide range of flora and fauna is to be found in these forests. You will be mesmerized to witness the beauty of all these Himachal tourist attractions.
Kalpa cannot be missed out if we are to mention Himachal tourist places. It is a remote village in Himachal Pradesh in the Kinnaur district. A lot of apple orchards, pine and deodar forests are to be found here. The village houses a lot of Buddhist and Hindu temples.
Beautiful forts like Kamru Fort and Sapni fort are to be seen here. If you are lucky enough to land in Kalpa on a bright sunny day, you might catch a glimpse of the panoramic view of the Kinner Kailash Peak. The Chini village with its rich heritage can also be accessed from Kalpa.
If you are looking for a little adventure or leisure, Dharamshala is the perfect destination for you. It is surrounded by dense pine and deodar forests. The ruins of Kangra Fort and Nurpur Fort are to be seen here. A War memorial dedicated to the soldiers who died in Indo-China War, Indo-Pak war and UN Peace operations is also to be seen. You can behold the mesmerizing sight of the snow laden Dhauladar Range from a very close distance. You can also visit the international cricket stadium nestled in between the Dhauladar range.