More About Himachal
Himachal Pradesh – Land of the Gods
The state is righty called Devbhumi or Land of the Gods given the presence of numerous temples in the lap of nature. This abode of Gods nestled in the Himalayas draws tourist from all over the world who seek the blessings from them.
The Himachal Tour Packages offered by the top travel agencies in India will ensure you experience the natural beauty and exciting adventures offered by this state.
With quiet valleys nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh, when translated, means 'the land enwrapped in snow'. A Himachal tour will take you through serpentine pathways along majestic mountains, and lush green valleys dotted with charming colonial settlements that paint a spellbinding scenery. This place
is a traveller’s very own slice of heaven
Top tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh
Kullu is known as the Valley of the Gods and located on the banks of the Beas River. Some famous temples in Kullu are the Bijli Mahadev Temple and Raghunath Temple. There are options for trekking and mountaineering. This should be part of any of the Himachal Tour Packages.
Manali is famous for Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, and Tibetan monasteries. It has adventure sports. There are hot water springs at Vashist.
Shimla is well known for the Ridge, Jakhoo Hill, and Mall Road. It offers beautiful views of the Himalayan Ranges, lakes and lush greenery.
The main attractions are Banni Mata and Lakshmi Narayan Temples. The Himachal Tour Packages should include it.
This is famous for the Namgyal Monastery and Tibetan culture. Besides, you can also visit the Kangra Fort and the famous Dal Lake.
1. What is the best time to visit Himachal Pradesh?
Himachal is truly a state for all seasons! The peak season is between the spring and summer months, between February and June, though the other seasons have a lot to offer. During the summer, you can witness festivals like Maha Shivratri, Doongri Festival, Baisakhi and so on. Monsoons are when the Minjar festival, Rakhi and La Darcha fair are held. Enjoy the Lohri, Himachal Winter Carnival or Ice Skating Carnival in Winter as part of any Himachal Tour.
2. The most interesting activities you can do in Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh has a wide variety of activities to cater to the needs of every tourist. Some of the most popular activities that must be included in Himachal Tour Packages are:
a)Heli-skiing for adventure lovers at Rohtang Pass or Chandrakani Pass
b)Paragliding at Bir Billing, Bilaspur, Kullu or Pabbar Valey
c)Enjoy a round of golf at Naldhera
d)Mountain biking experience in The Alternate Terrain
e)Enjoy the rural experience at the Hallaan Village and white water rafting in Beas River
f)Combine yoga and meditation with trekking and camping at the Open Lotus Yoga Retreat
g)Explore the Hindu and Tibetan Buddhist culture while hiking at Dharamshala
h)Enjoy a Tibetan opera at Dharamshala
i)Try your hand at the tough sport of rock climbing at Vashisht
1.The best way to get there
There are 3 main airports in this state namely, Shimla Airport in Jubbarhatti, Kullu Manali Airport in Bhuntar and Dharamsala Airport in Gaggal.
Flights are available from New Delhi to Bhuntar Airport via Shimla. Jagson Airlines flies on this route.
You will get Air Deccan flights from New Delhi and Pathankot to Gaggal Aiport, near Dharamshala. Jagson Airlines, Vistara, Air India, Indigo and Air Deccan provides flights from New Delhi to Jubbarhatti airport. You can get direct flights from New Delhi. There are flights to Kullu from Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chandigarh as well. Himachal Tour Packages will contain different flight options.
There are 15 railway stations in this state. The major railway stations are Chamba, Dalhousie, Dharamsala, and Kasauli. The major railway line in Himachal Pradesh is Kangra Valley Railway from Pathankot in Punjab to Jogindernagar in Himachal.
The Kalka-Shimla toy train is the best way to reach Shimla, the capital. There are some stunning views that you can find on this journey. You can travel from New Delhi to Una Himachal by the Himachal Express train.
Trains from major cities are connected to Himachal Pradesh and Himachal Tour Packages will offer all options.
There are 17 national highways passing through this state. All the major cities in India like Bengaluru, Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune are connected to this state through national highways. Details can be found in Himachal Tour Packages.
Take one of the Himachal packages and set forth exploring the spectacular beauty of this North-Indian state. While on the winding roads, make a stop at Dharamshala
where the spiritual vibrations of the Buddhists temples and monasteries lull your mind into tranquility. There isn’t only natural beauty to look out for, a plethora
of activities are also on offer to fuel your inner adrenaline junkie. To experience adventure, make your way to Manali or Kasol and indulge in river-rapids,
parasailing and zip-lining. For lovers of wildlife, the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary in Dalhousie is a must-visit. And, if your trip is incomplete unless your travel
bag is full of local buys, then stop at Shimla and discover colourful trinkets along with beautiful wooden crafts in the tiny shops lining the expansive mall road.
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