A travel guide to Himachal Pradesh for Hill Station lovers
Himachal Pradesh has always been the dream travel destination of people who grow up knowing about the snow cities of India. The hype and craze about Himachal Pradesh are solid. Recently, when the lockdown got lifted and the public was free to move out of their cities, there was huge traffic on the small roads moving towards Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal Pradesh is located in North India and has many hill stations that are famous throughout the world. Himachal Pradesh is one of the heavenly places that exist in India. The state is known for its fascinating scenery.
Snowy mountains, valleys and many beautiful rivers and streams, these features are the major reason why Himachal Pradesh is called “the land of snow”. Some of the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh:
Thinking of visiting a hill station? Yes, Kullu Manali is the best option. It is one of the most famous cities in India. It is known for its charming hills and beautifully established temples. The best time to visit this beautiful city is May-July for fresh air and November-January for snowfall!
This city has huge forests and contributes to the country in a lot of requirements. The street food of Kullu-Manali has a unique ‘pahadiswaad’. The food presented in North India is very different from what it tastes like in the south or west. Some of the best clothing accessories are crafted in Kullu-Manali, the famous ‘himachali shawl’.
Kasauli is a cantonment town that is also the gateway town to enter Himachal Pradesh. Kasauli is a blissful place to visit. The old feature houses and 90’s style apartments always attract tourists. Kasauli lies at an elevation of 1,900 meters. This small town contributes to the country in commerce and tourism. You can do recreational activities such as trekking, shopping and paragliding. The Best places to visit in Kasauli are:
- Monkey Point
- Nahri Temple
- Baptish Church
- Gilbert Trail
- Anglican Church
The beautiful city of Shimla is the heart (capital) of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is one of the most common names in the country that come when you talk about spending some time in the hills. Shimla is also known as the Queen of the hills, with beautiful snow-covered hills. This beautiful city experiences snow in the month of November-January. Mall road is a mass hangout and shopping area in Shimla, the Mall Road is really famous for its pleasing sight-seeing.
Situated on the banks of Parvati River, Kasol is a little village that is also known as ‘mini-Israel of india/ Amsterdam of India’. The clear sky, green and snowy mountains give an excellent dose of peace. Valleys, waterfalls and amazing trekking spots make the small town more famous.
The food in Kasol is as tasty as in any hill station. The variety of food present in the town is superb and unbeatable. Trekking is the major recreational activity for which Kasol is famous. The trails of the Parvati River are idyllic for hiking. Hot springs and waterfalls have a ‘visit me’ vibe.
Situated in the upper region of the Kangra Valley is the beautiful town of Dharamshala. It enjoys a polite atmosphere throughout the year and is good for travelling by cycle or motorcycle. Green forests and snowy hills are seen all around the place. The town contributes to cultural as well as architectural activities.
The Tibetan theme and religion that has its core in this town makes it more peaceful. Other than peaks, forests and religious sculptures, there are many cafés, shops, resorts and restaurants with amazing sightseeing. Waterfalls and trekking trails have no limits. Small parts of this town such as Sindhbari and McLeodGanj are idyllic exploring places.
These cities have the major tourist attraction in Himachal Pradesh, although there are many other fascinating and extraordinary towns that have less fame but are as beautiful as them. Sarahan, Losar, Arki, Nalagarh, Solan and many others can be named here.
So, plan your next vacation at different corners of Himachal Pradesh. For a leisure stay, book your hotel at MyTravaly. Do not share your experience with us.
This story is written by Vedanshi Kumar: Content Writer- Team Head, MyTravaly