Take a break. Relax. There’s so much more to explore amidst the mountains of Himachal!
Summer capital of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala after getting expelled from Shimla, this small hillstation boasts of plenty of Deodar trees in its lap. It’s 45 km away from Shimla.
It’s situated 250 km away from Shimla. It’s known for the produce of fruits like apples, peaches and almonds.
Sanawar, Dagshai and Subathu are some of the worthwhile places to visit in Kasauli. It’s also known for the famous Monkey Point, the journey till where is itself breathtaking, with a variety of lush green flora; and fauna.
4. Lahaul & Spiti
This place is known for its royal and prehistoric heritage. Guru Ghantal Monastery and Gondla are worth visiting. This place will consume you with rare artwork, historic monasteries and picturesque scenery.
If you are an adventure freak and trekking and skiing are what make your blood run wild, then Kullu is the place for you. Sprinkle into this the magic of Beas river flowing through the town and lush green valleys, and you don’t need anything else.
Dalhousie houses some of the prettiest hotels which remind one of the British Raj. Nestled amongst five mountains, Dalhousie is still an untouched beauty in the Chamba Valley.
Famous for the Khajjiar temple, Khajjiar Wildlife Sanctuary, natural lakes and picturesque beauty, Khajjiar has so much to offer that you would want to come back, again, and again.
8. Dharamshala and Mcleodganj
Dharamshala is known for the Kangra Art Museum, St. John’s Church, Dal Lake, Namgyal Monastery and Nurpur fort. The most adjacent place to Dharamshala in the Kangra Valley in the town of Mcleodganj, the home to the Tibetan Government in Exile. It is heavily influenced by Tibetan culture.
The most sought after tourist destination in the north, Manali is a snow-capped heaven. If you are an adventure freak, this place is a bonus for you with a lot to offer, from river rafting, to skiing, to parasailing, to paragliding, you can find everything here.
The capital of Himachal Pradesh is famous as a honeymoon spot, with places like the Christ Church, Ridge, Mall Road, Advance Study Point and Summer Hill. This is the ideal hub to visit if you plan to explore the other tourist spots in Himachal.