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Himachal Pradesh Tourism


About Himachal Pradesh

Beautiful View of Shimla, Himachal PradeshThe North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is one of the most beautiful, beguiling and picture prefect places on this earth. Lying in the midst of the huge Himalayas it is also sometimes called the 'Land of Gods' owing to a lot of religious places that lie here. Himachal is a favourite destination of all kinds of tourists such as adventure seekers, nature lovers and pilgrims from all over the world. It houses some of the most captivating and picturesque hill stations like Shimla, Manali and Dharamsala and is also home to a lot of adventure sports which attract thousands of tourists and adventure seekers every year from all around the globe. The state is full of serene places where you can discover your inner self and feel one with nature. Travel to Himachal Pradesh which promises to be a salubrious destination and that can leave you wanting for more.

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Book Your TourTourist Attractions of Himachal Pradesh

A small town in the Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh, Manali is one of the most beautiful hill stations in India. Situated in the lesser Himalayas, the prodigal exhibition of its unspoilt beauty makes it highly popular among tourists whocome to visit the place from both India and abroad in large numbers, every year.
The Rohtang Pass
Famous for its medieval temples and local festivals, Chamba is a small town located in the beautiful Shivalik mountain ranges. The temples of Chamba display excellent architecture which is a main attraction for the tourists coming here.

Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and one of the most beautiful hill stations in India. Blessed with immense natural beauty, it is a haven for those in search of serenity. Another small hill station located near Shimla is Kufri which is very popular among adventure seekers.

The Rohtang Pass
Situated in the district of Lahaul and Spiti, it is one of the highest passes in the world. Some of the most beautiful and astonishing sites can be seen here. Other famous tourist attractions of Himachal Pradesh are Dalhousie, Kangra, Khajjiar, Mandi, Dharamsala and Chail.

Book Your TourClimate of Himachal Pradesh

The climatic conditions in the state are generally pleasant with mainly dry weather. During summers the weather remains fairly cool while in the winters it can get extremely cold. The upper reaches of the state receive heavy snowfall during the winter months and are inaccessible to the tourists during that period. The best time to visit Himachal are the months of May-June if you want to escape the scorching Indian heat and the months of December-January if you would like to see the flakesof snow falling from the sky.

Culture of Himachal Pradesh

Culture Himachal PradeshThe population of Himachal cosists mainly of Hindus who constitute about 90% of the total population of the state. The art and craft of Himachal Pradesh are very famous and the emroidered caps of Kullu and the Himachali shawl are a must buy for tourists from all over. The dying and printing of fabrics using traditional colors is also a speciality of the people of this place. Traditional dances, which are accompanied by music from conventional musical instuments performed in the state, are mainly a way to impress the Gods. A variety of festivals are celebrated in the state throughout the year to mark different occasions.

Book Your TourHow to Reach Himachal Pradesh

By Air
There are three airports in Himachal Pradesh situated at Bhuntar, Gaggal and Jubbarhatti which connect it to Delhi and Chandigarh. There are no international airports in the state.

By Train
The railway network in the state is not very well developed owing to the high altitude. Shimla is connected to Kalka which connects the state to the rest of the country.

By Road
All the main places in the state are accessible by roads. Some of the roads get closed due to snowfall or landslides. The tourists can take buses or taxis which are a main source of transportation.