Beautiful Manali Tour
Rs. 3,550/- pp*
Weekend in Dharamshala
Rs. 6,199/- pp*
Fun at Shimla
Rs. 12,500/- pp*
Best Sightseeing Places in Himachal Pradesh
While planning your Himachal Pradesh vacation, you must be aware of popular
sightseeing places in here. To know more, read on.
Once used as the summer capital of the British Raj, Shimla is now the state capital of
the Himachal Pradesh. It is known for iconic colonial style buildings and historic railway.
The Christ Church, Scandal Point, Kufri, the Viceregal Lodge on Observatory hill and
the Mall Road are some of the popular attractions of this place.
With the soothing backdrop of the Himalayas, Manali offers a perfect blend of adventure
and tranquility that makes it one of the most popular hill resorts of northern India.
Hadimba Temple, Raghunath Temple, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley and Nehru Kund
are some of the popular tourist attractions of Manali.
Dharamshala and MacLeod Ganj :
Located close to each other in the Kangra Valley, the towns of Dharamsala and
MacLeod Ganj are simply home to the exiled Tibetan Government. There are several
attractive museums, temples, gompas, and monasteries to visit in this region.
The 'Tsuglagkhang Complex', which is the official residence of the Dalai Lama is a
Located at high altitude area of Himachal Pradesh, tucked away against the border
of Ladakh and Tibet, Spiti has been described as a world within a world by Rudyard
Kipling. Getting to Spiti involves a long drive particularly from Manali. The constantly
growing scenery is simply unforgettable and well worth the journey.
Other Places worth a visit are:
Dalhousie, Bilaspur, Chail, Chamba, Barog, Kasauli, Narkanda etc.
Best Time for Holidaying in Himachal Pradesh
The world's largest and uppermost mountain range, Himalayas traverse through the
state of Himachal Pradesh. Therefore, this state is one of the top tourist destinations of
India with captivating and scenic hill stations. It is known for its salubrious climate, with
which the best time to explore the beauty of Himachal Pradesh is from the months of
April to June, when the weather is mild and sunny which is just perfect for enjoying an
idyllic nature walk, mountaineering or different kinds of adventure activities. So, make
your Himachal Pradesh tour plans accordingly.
Must Buy Things from Himachal Pradesh
Like any other hill station, Himachal Pradesh also has its share of fame in local curios
and handicrafts. Right from exclusive variety of handicrafts to handlooms, and other
ethnic stuff, Himachal Pradesh proposes as a heaven for shopping lovers. You can
shop for Kullu shawls, Himachal caps, Tibetan Carpets, Woolen pullovers, gloves,
jackets, cardigans, apples, jams and juices, pickles, Buddhist paintings on cloth, ethnic
metal ware, silver and turquoise jewellery, mailing postcards with Buddhist and Hindu
motifs from your next Himachal Pradesh trip. In addition, Tibetan bazaars are also
good place for shopping in Himachal Pradesh.
Explore Options to Reach Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh is easily accessible from other parts of India through all means of
transportations (Air, Rail and Road). Read on to know how you can reach this state
before booking Himachal Pradesh holiday packages.
The state of Himachal Pradesh has three airports namely, Bhuntar (located close to
Kullu and Manali), Gaggal Airport (situated near Dharamshala) and Jubbarhatti Airport
(located near Shimla).
Himachal Pradesh is connected to all major cities across India with various railway
stations. Jammu, Shimla and Palampur are the major railheads receive trains from all
parts of the country.
Note: It should be noted that there are no direct trains to Himachal from Kolkata,
Mumbai, or other important cities of the country. You need to change the trains at New
Himachal Pradesh has a well maintained network of roads and is connected to all of the
major cities of the North India. Himachal Pradesh Road Transport (HRTC) runs several
buses to and from the state to the neighboring cities and states. National Highway (NH)
1-A, NH 20, NH 21, NH 21-A, NH 22, NH 70, NH 72, NH 73-A and NH 88 connect to the
state of Himachal Pradesh.