Nestled in the High Himalayas. Manali is Situated at an altitude of 2050 meters, Is a high altitude Himalayan resort town in northern end of Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on bank of river Beas. It is hub for adventure activities like Rafting, Paragliding, trekking & Camping. A paradise for backpackers and romantic Honeymoon couples destinations with its rustic village and backcountry stay options.
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Situated at an altitude of 2,205 meters, it used to be the summer capital of British India with a well-planned architecture.One of the most stunning hill resorts, Shimla is one of the most popular hill stations in northern India. The town is famous for pleasant walking experiences on hillsides surrounded by pine and oak forests. This capital city of Himachal Pradesh is famous for The Mall, ridge, and toy train. With colonial style buildings, the town has relics of the ancient past that lend it a distinct look.
Famous Sightseeing point in and around Shimla
Chail was the erstwhile ‘summer capital’ of the former princely state of Patiala. It came into being in the late 19th century when Maharaja, Bhupinder Singh, was banished from Shimla (Simla), the summer capital of British India by then British Commander-in-Chief. Chail is one of those tourist places in Himachal Pradesh where peace of mind is guaranteed. With the establishment of a wildlife sanctuary, this secluded hilly destination was transformed into a scenic place of interest. Today, Chail is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. This magnificent Himalayan abode also boasts being home to the world's highest cricket ground play ground of Rashtriya Military school chail, at an elevation of 2444 meters and Chail Place which was a splendid Mansion built for maharaja of Patiala and now a must sought after resort of HPTDC.
Spiti- The Middle Land. A picturesque paradise echoing with tranquillity and spirituality, Spiti Valley is home to several Buddhist monasteries and stunning natural sites, most of which are unexplored and hence, unspoilt. Snuggled in Himachal Pradesh, the valley boasts a jagged landscape that is cut by the pristine and fast-flowing Spiti river, gushing through deep gorges and valleys. The lush and emerald landscape of the valley, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, is ideal for lovers of adventure-sports like trekking, paragliding and camping.
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Lahaul valley lies in the northern state of Himachal pradesh, enroute Manali-Leh Highway. The word ‘Lahaul’ is derived from the Tibetan word Lho-yol meaning country of the South or Lhahi-yul meaning country of Gods. With a vast area of 5760km and divided into four distinct parts- Chandra river valley(Rangloi); Bhaga river valley(Gara); Pattan valley through which Chandrabhaga river flows and Lingti plains beyond Baralachala pass bordering with Ladakh. The land is a quaint settlement guarded by snow capped mountains. The landscape changes from verdant valley and forested hillside to a sandy terrain dotted with miniature villages of flat roofed houses. Kelong is the administrative town of Lahaul. The land is a simple rustic charm ,rich culture,full of folk dance and songs. It is a thriving centre of Buddhism and home to several monasteries. Also a paradise for adventure lovers with options in trekking,camping,skiing,off road drives and upcoming sports like river rafting and paragliding.
Kinnaur Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys and one of the 12 districts of Himachal Pradesh. It is renowned for apples orchards,lovely meadows covered with dense woods and the most adventurous routes that cut through these valleys for a mesmerizing road trip. This area has the right kind of adventure to offer especially on road trips and Kinnaur also has a vast scope in adventure sports like trekking and skiing. There are about nine known routes for trekking and some which are five days or six-day trips. Kinnaur is well known for its delicious apples, Chilgoza, handlooms and handicrafts materials. The place looks splendid and covered in snow. There is also a viewpoint that gives us a breath-taking view of Kinnaur Kailash, which is a sacred mountain to Hindus, very close to the Tibetan border. Interestingly the meadows in Baspa valley or Chitkul, considered to be the last village in India, can be reached from Kinnaur.
Located in Shadows of mighty Dhauladhar ranges the quaint town of Dharmshala often known as Mini Lhasa. Situated at an altitude of 1475 and 18 km from Kangra District. The city of Dharamshala is divided into two parts, the lower division is the Dharamsala town whereas the upper division is known as Mcleodganj. Blessed with spectacular scenes of nature, the calm and serene hill stations proudly boast strong Buddhist influences with many quaint old monasteries located here. Headquarters of His Holiness the Dalai Lama & Tibetian govt in exile.
Dalhousie is Located at an altitude of 1970 meters above sea level, this destination is worth a visit for all those who seek peace and tranquillity. The town of Dalhousie has derived its name after the British General, Lord Dalhousie. He was the Governor-General of India and established this place as a summer retreat for its officials as well as troops back in those times. Spread out over five hills (Kathlog Potreys, Tehra, Bakrota & Bolun). The hill town with its Victorian-style mansions, Scottish architecture and other charming colonial buildings will take you back in time.Situated far from the buzzing cities in the country, this quaint town has bright green pastures of land, evergreen beauty of mountains draped in snow and tranquillity.
Bir is a village in Himachal Pradesh, located west of Joginder Nagar Valley. Bir is best known as India's "Paragliding Capital," but it's also a popular destination for ecotourism, spiritual studies, and meditation. While Billing is the paragliding takeoff point and Bir village is the landing site, the two are referred to as "Bir Billing."
Barot, a village originally developed in the 1920s for the Shanan Hydel Project, is now a tourist location in Mandi district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Barot was difficult to access until 1975, when a road was opened. It is situated 40 km from Jogindernagar and 65 km from Mandi, the District Headquarter. The road route includes terraced fields and thick cedar forests, rising to Jhatingri at the hilltop. The remains of the summer palace of the former rulers of Mandi are located here.Through the little village of Tikkan, the road carries on to Barot. The town has a range of outdoor activities, including a trout breeding centre, from where fish are released into the Uhl river. A 30 km section of the river is used for angling.
Kangra is a city and a municipal council in Kangra district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
Khajjiar is a hill station in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh, located approximately 24 kms from Dalhousie.
Kalpa is a small village in the Sutlej river valley, above Reckong Peo in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh.
Nako is a village in Himalayas of northern India, located near the Indo-China border in the Trans-Himalayan region of Kinnaur.
Narkanda is a town and a nagar panchayat in Kumarsain subdivision of Shimla district of North India.
Sangla is a town in the Baspa Valley, also referred to as the Sangla valley, in the Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh.
Chhitkul is a village in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. During winters, the place mostly remains covered with the snow.