Himachal Pradesh is an untamed beauty. A place to set yourself free and submit yourself to the most pious form of nature. Forget the destinations of Himachal, even the roads you measure arethe windows to the panoramic view. Visiting Himachal is not only a treat to your eyes but it’s a treat for your soul too. A state rich of apple orchards, green valleys, snow-capped mountains and various springs is a must visit place in every traveler’s diary.
1. Spiti Valley
Spiti valley is amongst the rare places of Himachal which are still untouched by the crowd. Located at an altitude of 4000m, Spiti valley is a unique world to cherish. Rudyard Kipling described Spiti as a “World in another World”. This valley is a mysterious place. Visit Spiti and unfold the mystery!
Dalhousie is a perfect tourist destination to explore in Himachal. Beautifully enveloped by the canopies of pine trees, Dalhousie is spread on five hills covering a large area. Colorful market areas to shop, steep roads to add to your adventure and distant mountain views to keep you at peace. There are many attractions in Dalhousie like Daikund peak, Khajjar, Bakorta hills, village Lohali etc.
A visit to Himachal is incomplete if you don’t visit McleodGanj. Spirit of Himachal lies in this place. McleodGanj is full of life to make you feel exhilarating. Tibet monastery is one of the major attractions of this place. One gets to know more about Tibetan culture from Tibet museum, library of Tibetan work and the folk culture of Tibet. Along with that, McleodGanj has many temples, lakes and waterfalls to visit.
4. Malana Valley
Malana is a small valley located in Himachal and a home to about 1500 people only. Its unique geographical location makes it a unique place to visit. Malana is completely different from this entire world. Malana is actually synonymous to heaven. People here are very strict about their culture. Malana is a lost identity but one can find their own identity in the solitude of Malana.
Chamba is known as the mini Switzerland of India. Located at the banks of river Ravi and 900m above the sea lea level, this place is a storehouse of nature’s beauty. Nature is spectacular and its best in Chamba. There are several lakes, museums and wildlife sanctuaries to discover in Chamba.
Kinnaur is a complete mountainous area. This place serves the purpose for both adventure and nature lovers with picturesque mountains, valleys, rivers and trekking options. Kinnaur is famous for its handloom and handicrafts. Shawls, sweaters, covers in beautiful handwork are available in Kinnaur. Kinnaur attracts tourists from all over the world.
Commonly known as Dev Bhoomi, Kangra has a rich history attached to it. Kangra is lush green and scenic. It is a plain region and is the most civilized region of Himachal. It has several attractions like Kangra fort, Nadaun, Nurpur, Tatwani hot spring and Tareri Lake. Kangra is peaceful and beautiful.
Kasauli is a low lying hill station in Himachal, but is no less. Curvy roads surrounded by tall trees and hills make your journey worth remembering. It has several attractions like Monkey point, Sunset point, churches and the mall. Kasauli attracts many tourists due to timber trail.
Himachal Pradesh is a dream destination for many people. It is one the best place for those who are stuck with wanderlust and are traveling to discover and learn more. Himachal is still an untouched beauty. The more you discover the more you will realize that you have seen nothing. Visit Himachal and let its magic work in your lives too!