Know Himachal Pradesh
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Himachal Pradesh located in the heart of the Western Himalayas, identified as "Dev Bhumi" and is considered the abode of gods and goddesses. The entire state is dotted with stones and wooden temples. Dark valleys, craggy rocks, glaciers and gigantic pines and roaring rivers and exquisite flora and fauna make up the symphony that is forever Himachal. The State has a rich treasure of places of pilgrimage and of anthropological value. The state also takes pride in being the home of rishis like Vyas, Parashar, Vashist, Markandey and Lamas etc.
Himachal Pradesh is the northernmost state proper in north-western Republic of India, and offers much for those looking to experience the West Himalayas. While it does not claim the highest peaks in the range, there is plenty to do aside from mountaineering. Its name literally means "Abode of Snow".
THE CAPITAL OF HIMACHAL is known as “Queen of Hill”. Blessed with all the natural scenic location, Green hills and Snow capped Peaks. Shimla is all weather and one of the most popular tourist destinations.
Major Tourist Attraction: The Ridge, Christ Church, The Mall Road, Lakkar Bazaar, Jakhoo Temple, State Museum etc.
AROUND SHIMLA: Kufri (16 kms) | Narkanda (64 kms)
Perched at a height of 6,700 feet above sea level, and at a distance of 320 km from Chandigarh is the beautiful and one of the country's most popular hill stations, Manali. Manali has an alluring view of snow capped peaks covered with thick forests on one side and the picturesque river Beas with crystal clear waters on the other side. With its abundant beauty, flourishing orchards, Manali has for years attracted tourists who love nature and adventure.
Major Tourist attractions and activities: Hadimba Devi Temple, Vasisht Temple, Manu Temple, Solang Valley, Rohtang La pass, Rahalla Waterfalls, and Shri Manikaran Sahib etc.
Perched at a height of 4500 feet above sea level at a distance of 260 kms from Chandigarh lies the beautiful rainy hill station of Dharamshala. With dense pine and deodar trees, numerous streams, cool healthy air, attractive surroundings and nearby snowline makes Dharamshala a perfect holiday hill destination. The magnificent high snow clad Dhauladhar ranges at the backdrop further enhances the beauty of this holy hill station. The head quarters of HIS HOLINESS Dalai Lama has earned Dharamshala a nick name Mini Lahsa.
Major Tourist Attractions in and around: Mcleod Ganj, Bhagsunath Temple, St John’s Church, Dal Lake, Jawalamukhi Temple, War Memorial and Norbulinka Institute.
Perched at a height of 4,500 feet above sea level at a distance of 260 km from Chandigarh is the beautiful rainy hill station of Dharamshala. With dense pines and deodar trees, numerous streams, fresh healthy air, attractive surroundings and a nearby snow line make Dharamshala an ideal holiday destination. The magnificent snow-covered Dhauladhar beaches in the background further enhance the beauty of this sacred hill station. HIS HOLINESS Dalai Lama's headquarters earned Dharamshala a nickname Mini Lahsa.Major Tourist Attractions in and around: Negual café, Saurabh Van Vihar, Jakhni mata temple, and around Palampur are Baijnath Temple, Tashi Jong Khampagar Monastery, Bir Billing Paragliding, Sobha singh Art Gallery, Gopalpur Zoo and Chamunda Devi Temple.
Perched at a height of 6,500 feet above sea level and at a distance of 320 km from Chandigarh, Dalhousie is one of India's most beautiful hill stations. Surrounded by snow capped Dhauladhar and Deodar trees, the scenic beauty of Dalhousie is beyond description. One of Dalhousie's cool and peaceful hill stations is a perfect summer vacation destination.
Major Tourist Attraction: Panchpula, Satdhara, Dalhousie Churches (St John’s Church, St Patrick’s Church etc). The Major tourist attraction nearby include - Khajjiar (Mini Switzerland), Kala Top and Lakshmi Narayan Temple.
Tourist Place in Himachal Pradesh:
Kasauli, Shimla, Kufri, Kullu, Manali, Dalhousie, Chail, Khajjiar, Dharamsala, Manikaran, Palampur.