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11 Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

11 Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

11 Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

11 Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

11 Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

Himachal Pradesh is situated in the northern region of India. All the places to visit in Himachal Pradesh are having divine natural beauty. This state is totally filled up with natural things. It is situated in the Himalayas. This state is bordered by Punjab and Jammu Kashmir. Himachal is full of mountains, valleys, waterfalls, and lush greenery. The climate of the state mainly varies from one place to another place. There you will get to see the production of apples, kiwis, peaches, and dry fruits also. Himachal is the only state in the whole of Asia with a natural ice skating rink. So, don’t forget to do that. The people of Himachal are very hospitable as they will treat you like a god. Places to visit in Himachal Pradesh are:

Kullu Manali

Kullu

Kullu is situated on the banks of the river Beas. If you love to click photos, then Kullu Manali is the right place for that. It is a broad valley, which is formed by the Beas River. This valley is mainly famous for its temples, mountains, and for its natural scenic beauty. The valley is fully covered with pine and deodar trees. You can explore your shopping here by with Kullu shawls, which are mainly made with pashmina, and sheep wool. Manali is situated at a height of 6,750 feet, through which you can see the snowcapped mountains. Kullu Manali is the best place for adventure sports. Places to visit in Kullu Manali are:

  • Basheshwar Mahadev Temple
  • The Great Himalayan National Park
  • Chandrakhani Pass
  • Bhrigu Lake
  • Vashist Hot Water Springs
  • Pandoh Dam
  • Trithan Valley
  • Raghunath Temple
  • Kasol
  • Gulaba
  • Prashar Lake
  • Solang Valley
  • Kothi
  • Hadimba temple
  • Tibetan Monasteries
  • Beas River
  • Manikaran Gurudwara
  • Sultanpur Palace
  • Bijli Mahadev Temple
  • Naggar

Dharamshala

Dharamshala - Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 
Dharamshala

Dharamshala is located in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh. The height of this hill station is around 1,475 feet from the sea level. Beautiful culture, deodar & cedar trees, and mountains covered with snow make the scene glamorous to see. This hill station is mainly related to the Buddhism culture. It is the best place to visit in Himachal Pradesh, for exploring your shopping with woolen shawls, traditional dresses, jewelry, paintings, and many other things. Divine Buddha handicrafts are very famous in Dharamshala. Places to visit in Dharamshala are:

  • John’s Church
  • Triund
  • Dharamkot
  • Namgyal Monastery
  • Kangra Art Museum
  • Bhagsunag Fall
  • Jwalamukhi Temple
  • Naam art Gallery
  • War Memorial
  • Kunal Pathri Temple
  • Dalai Lama Temple Complex
  • Bhagsu Waterfall
  • Gyuto Monastery
  • Bhagsunath Temple
  • Dal Lake
  • Kangra fort
  • Tsuglag Khang
  • Tibetan Library
  • Masrur
  • Kareri Lake
  • Dharmshala Cricket Stadium
  • Norbulingka Institute
  • Hcpa Stadium
  • Tsechokling Gompa

McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj, a popular town is located in Upper Dharamshala which is surrounded by Dauladhar ranges at a height of 2082m. It is mainly famous because of Tibetan institutions, culture, Buddhist monasteries, arts, and lastly crafts. Dharamkot, Bhagsu, Dal lake, and Triund are major attractions. Buddhist monasteries such as Namgyal, Tsechokling Gompa, and Tsuglagkhang are also common tourist locations.   You have to start from McLeod Ganj in order to cover Kangra, and Chamba valleys for trekking purposes.

Shimla

Shimla Tourist Places
Shimla

Shimla is the most famous spot of “Himachal Pradesh tourism. It is full of loft mountains, which are totally covered with snow and lush green trees. This city is built on seven different hills. The highest point of Shimla is Jakhoo Hill. It is the only city that has the largest ice skating rink in the whole of South Asia. Shopping can be explored with different varieties in Shimla. Places to visit in Shimla are:

  • Kufri
  • Scandal Point
  • Arki Fort
  • Bhimakali Temple
  • Green Valley
  • Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
  • Christ Church
  • Golf Course
  • Shoghi
  • Palace Of Maharaja Patiala
  • Annandale
  • Woodville
  • Chail Wildlife Century
  • Jakhoo Hill
  • Photo Art Gallery
  • Tara Devi Temple
  • Indian Institute Of Advance Studies
  • Kali Bari Temple
  • Kiala Forest
  • Viceregal Lodge
  • Kuthar Fort
  • Shimla State Museum
  • Summer Hill
  • The Mall Road
  • Shaily Peak
  • Manjathal Century
  • Chadwick Waterfall
  • Solan
  • Daranghati Century
  • Naldehra and Shaily Peak

Dalhousie

Places To Visit In Dalhousie - Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

This is a very beautiful hill station and also a very famous place to visit in Himachal Pradesh, as it is mainly known for its mesmerizing natural beauty. It is one of the favorite tourist hill stations. If you like peace and air free from pollution, then it is the best place. The name of Dalhousie was kept after Lord Dalhousie, who was the British governor-general of India. It gives you a beautiful view of Pir Panjal mountains covered with snow, which are situated in Jammu and Kashmir. Handicrafts, historical temples, art, and the Hindu culture is preserved since the last sixth century. Places to visit in Dalhousie are:

  • Dainkund Peak
  • Khajjiar
  • Chamera Lake
  • Francis Catholic Church
  • Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Panchpula
  • Dainkund Peak
  • Ganji Pahari
  • Andrew’s Church
  • Shaheed Ajeet Singh Memorial
  • Laxmi Narayan Temple
  • John’s Church
  • Rang Mahal
  • Garam Sadak
  • Shree Raghunath Temple
  • Bara Pather
  • Shivkul
  • Tibetan Market
  • Subhash Baoli
  • Sach Pass
  • Satdhara Falls
  • Bakrota Hills
  • Dakshina Murti
  • Patrick’s Church
  • Motti Tibba
  • Chamunda Devi Temple

Chamba

Chamba - Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

Chamba has a well-documented history of last c.500A.D. There are beautiful mountain ranges, which are in the shape of sheltered positions. Temples of Chamba are thousands of years old and now also they are worshipped. The city is situated on the bank of the river Ravi. It is a very beautiful picturesque spot and also very famous among “tourist places in Himachal Pradesh. Some attractions to visit in Chamba are:

  • Bhuri Singh Museum
  • Gandhi Gate
  • Chamunda Devi Temple
  • Laxmi Narayan Temple
  • Khajjiar Lake
  • Akhnad Chandi Palace
  • Chamera Dam
  • Church Of Scotland
  • Hariraya Temple
  • Chaugan
  • Champavati Temple

Kasauli

Kasauli

It is a small hill station and is the best tourist place in Himachal, for spending your vacations. It is situated at an altitude of around 1,930 meters from sea level. The small drops of rain falling on pine trees will your peace of mind. Kasauli is discovered by Britishers, as their signs can also be seen in the town. The climate of the town is moderate in the whole year. Places to visit in Kasauli:

  • Sunset Point and Lover’s Lane
  • Manki Point
  • Gilbert Trail
  • Timber Trail
  • Christ Church
  • Shridi Sai Baba Mandir
  • Shri Guru Nanakji Gurudwara
  • Shri Baba Balak Nath Temple
  • Central Research Institute
  • Gurka Fort
  • Baptist Church
  • Kasauli Brewery
  • Barog
  • Krishna Bhavan Mandir

Kangra

Kangra - Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

Kangra district is situated in the Western Himalayas. If you want to see the cultural and beautiful dance, then it is the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh for that. The oldest serving Katoch dynasty had founded this district. The main languages which are spoken there, are Hindi, Pahari, and Punjabi. Places to visit in Kangra are:

  • Tibetan Museum
  • Kangra Fort
  • Shiva Temple
  • Pong Lake Century

Una

Una

This is becoming the industrial hub in the whole of Himachal Pradesh. It touches Punjab, and because of that mainly Punjabi is spoken. Una lies in the southwestern part of Himachal Pradesh.It is a stunning place of ‘Himachal tourism. There are some famous temples and historical monuments present which are as follows:

  • Mata Chintpurni Temple
  • Bangana Lathian Piplu
  • Thaneek Pura
  • Pong Dam
  • Shiva Bari
  • Dehlan
  • Kaleshwar
  • Dera Baba Rudru
  • Amb
  • Kila Baba Bedi Ji
  • Sheetla Devi Temple

Solan

Solan

Solan is known as the Mushroom city of India. If you want to see the highest cultivation of mushroom, then it is the right tourist places in Himachal Pradesh. This city is also known as the city of Red Gold, because of the high production of Tomatoes. This city lies between Chandigarh and Shimla. The climate of the city is moderate, as it is not so much cool and not so much hot. So you can visit any time in the whole year. Places to visit in Solan are:

  • Jatoli Shiv Temple
  • Mohan Shakti Heritage Park
  • Bon Monestry
  • Shoolini Mata Temple
  • The Dagshai Jail Museum
  • Nalagarh Palace
  • Karol Tiba
  • Motilal Nehru Central State Library

Parwanoo

Parwanoo - Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh 

Parwanoo is a beautiful hill station with orchards, lush greenery, and small hills all around. It is the border city of Himachal Pradesh. If you want to enjoy trekking in the city, then it is the right places to visit in Himachal Pradesh. It will also give you some of the picturesque spots in between and also the full view of the city. Cable Car can also be enjoyed there. Places to visit in Parwanoo are:

  • Timber Trail
  • Shri Balaji Temple
  • Cactus Garden
  • Fruit Orchards
  • Gurudwara Nada Sahib
  • Mansa Devi Temple
  • Dagshai Fort
  • Subathu
  • Mughal Gardens
  • Gurkha Fort

Some Other Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh Are:

  • PRAGPUR
  • SIRMAUR
  • CHAIL
  • HAMIRPUR
  • NAHAN
  • MASHOBRA
  • KAZA
  • SHOJA
  • KINNAUR

How to reach Himachal Pradesh

There are several ways to reach Himachal Pradesh:

  1. By air: The state has airports in Shimla, Kullu, Dharamsala and Bhuntar.
  2. By train: The major railway stations in Himachal Pradesh are in Shimla, Kalka, and Pathankot.
  3. By road: Himachal Pradesh is well-connected to major cities in India by road. You can take a bus or drive to the state.
  4. By Bus: There are regular bus services from Delhi, Chandigarh, and other nearby cities to Himachal Pradesh.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Himachal Pradesh is from April to June and from September to November. During these months, the weather is pleasant and ideal for outdoor activities such as trekking, camping, and sightseeing.

  1. Summer (April to June) is a good time to visit the state if you prefer mild to moderate temperatures.
  2. Monsoon season (July to September) can be avoided as the region receives heavy rainfall.
  3. Winter (December to March) is cold with snow in higher altitudes, making it a good time to visit the popular ski destinations in the state.

Some popular hotels near Himachal Pradesh are:

  1. The Oberoi Cecil, Shimla
  2. Wildflower Hall, Shimla
  3. Radisson Hotel Shimla
  4. The Oberoi Wildflower Hall, Chharabra
  5. The Timber Trail Heights, Parwanoo
  6. The Koti Resort, Kasauli
  7. Club Mahindra Mashobra, Shimla
  8. The Willow Banks, Shimla
  9. Mona Resorts, Dharamshala
  10. Sinclairs Bay View, Port Blair.

These hotels offer comfortable accommodations and various amenities such as restaurants, spas, and recreational activities. You can choose a hotel based on your budget and location preference.

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