5 Best Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh

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Created by nature and restored by mankind- this defines Himachal Pradesh, a world of its own, dotted by mountains, valleys, rivers, shrines and history. Words fall short and eyes remain sole witness to Himachal’s ethereal beauty, something that is immaculately preserved by mankind. Moulded in between lofty Himalayan ranges, Himachal Pradesh is an exclusive assortment of emerald green meadows, gushing water bodies and charming tiny hamlets. It is one unique Indian destination where vacation is a mix of experiencing local customs, relaxing under moonlit sky and binging on adventure acts. Let’s go through the 5 best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh that are packed with beauty and serenity, thrill and adventure.

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Unmatched beauty of Himachal Pradesh

1. Mcleodganj: Fondly termed as ‘Little Lhasa’, Mcleodganj is the seat of Dalai Lama that flaunts a unique Indo-Tibetan culture. Speckled with temples and monasteries, Mcleodganj ceaselessly spreads the air of secularism. Enclosed by pine and deodar forests and blessed by immaculate best of nature, it is popular amongst leisure and adventure holidaymakers. A culmination of famed and offbeat trekking routes, it gives a chance to explore the best of Dhauladar Range. Dhauladhar Round Trek, Indrahara Pass Trek, Triund Trek Moon Peak Trek and Nag Dal Trek have attracted adventurers since time immemorial. Tantalizing taste buds with best of Tibetan cuisine is absolutely distinctive. From basic homestays to luxury accommodations, hotels in Mcleodganj accommodate hippies, families and backpackers alike. 

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Mcleodganj- a window that opens to Indo-Tibetan culture.

2. Dalhousie: As it is less explored, Dalhousie’s unspoiled views are best things to heal young and ageing eyes. It is a distinct British town where the English remnants swing in harmony with unmatched beauty of Pir-Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges. Around 24km away is tucked one of the celebrated Dalhousie attractions “The Mini Switzerland of India”, Khajjiar. Camping amid wilderness, paragliding over soaring Himalayan ranges and cherishing the unmatched beauty of pine covered meadow go every way to create spotless memories of an adventure holiday.

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Dalhousie- natural beauty and pleasant climate.

3. Kasol: Nestled in one corner of Parvati Valley, Kasol is a tiny postcard like hill station that gained popularity amongst trekkers and backpackers. Trekking routes like Sar Pass, Yanker Pass, Pin Parvati Pass and Khiri Ganga emerges from Kasol itself. The mighty flowing Parvati River along pine covered forests and interrupted by boulders adds to Kasol’s scenic spell.

Kasol
Kasol- a place to be for trekkers and backpackers.

4. Malana: An isolated village in the Kullu valley is indeed an epitome of Himachali culture, cuisine and customs. 4-5 days of Malana Trek from Manali lands one to a rich indigenous culture that is preserved by locals since generations. Surprisingly, the village at an elevation of 3,029 meters can only be accessed by foot. Every inch of the trekking route along Manali-Ganachalani-Chanderkhani Pass-Dadru-Malana-Jari-Kullu is promisingly captivating.

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Malana- A village only accessible by foot.

5. Manali: Perched at an altitude of 2,050 metres in Kullu, Manali flaunts a scenic intimacy with nature round the year. It is one stop destination that opens the gates of remote places of Himachal. It is a hub of countless adventure activities like trekking, river rafting, paragliding, hiking, mountain biking, skiing and mountaineering. Rafting the white waters of Beas, skiing on the snow clad Solang Valley and trekking to Chandra Tal and Beas Kund are overwhelming and unforgettable for those who indulge in these.

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Manali- the hub of adventure activities.

 So, when are you planning to go to Himachal Pradesh?

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6 thoughts on “5 Best Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh

    Holiday homes in Himachal said:
    June 3, 2015 at 10:02 am

    Beauty of Himachal is undoubtedly incredible. There are many pleasant spots to visit. Tourists are highly attracted towards its scenic beauty. Another best thing for the visitors is that there is no accommodation problem as they have an option of multiple holiday homes in Kullu – Manali, Himachal.

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    Ritual said:
    January 18, 2016 at 6:41 am

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      admin said:
      January 18, 2016 at 10:02 am

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    ritual holiday said:
    January 30, 2016 at 12:03 pm

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