If the desire is to visit a mountainous state in the northern part of the country, then it definitely has to be Himachal Pradesh. This is one such state that tends to beckon people of all ages to visit it at least once in a life time, and if possible come back for more again and again. There are several interesting tour packages offered by the leading tour operators. Tourism is considered to be the top revenue earner for this state. Hence, the itinerary needs to have few of the top important attractions of this state. It is only with proper planning and careful choice that can help the person to enjoy the travel immensely and make the most of the trip.
The state of Himachal Pradesh is said to have earned excellent accolades from its tourists visiting the place. It offers a sense of pleasure and happiness to the tourists. This state is filled with bounties of natural splendours. Himachal Pradesh is well depicted with snow clad mountains, torrential rivers, lakes, fruit laden orchards, free flowing streams, wide valleys, beautiful green meadows, etc. Tourism here offers tourists with numerous options to choose from including hill stations, adventure, attractions, pilgrimage and wider range of panorama and natural view, something that is not seen elsewhere.
Some places to visit in this state
- Shimla: It is considered to be an important hill station that is well known for its beauty. It was once British India’s summer capital. Today, this sprawling, pleasant town has been established among the cool pine clad hills that offers good amount of colonial charm. Easy accessibility, numerous attractions and well-developed facilities is what make this place all the more significant. It is also a popular hill resort.
- Dalhousie: This place is located among the oak and green pine trees and Dhauladhar Range. It is also a wonderful hill station that was established during the 1850s by the British. This popular hill station still displays clearly its age-old charm and British Raj influences which can be noticed in its colonial churches and architectural beauty.
- Khajjiar: It is among the most important attractions of this place and also called ‘Mini Switzerland’. It is a small resort that can be termed to be the perfect destination especially for those searching for a peaceful, quaint destination away from the city life and maddening crowd. The entire place can be termed to be quite captivating, boasting of having lush green valleys, filled with dense deodars and pines. This place also is popular for holding various types of recreational activities. Some of them are mountaineering, trekking, golfing and mountain biking.
- Dharamshala: It is also called Little Lhasa. It is located among the Western Himalayan hills and is among the popularly visited hill stations in the country. It is Dalai Lama’s residence and an important Tibetan centre. It is filled with pristine beauty, boasting of beautiful river, streams, pine clad hills, ancient temples, lofty peaks and monasteries.
Going on a well selected Himachal Tour Package is sure to be found amazing and enchanting.