Dev Bhumi Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh has been truly titled as “The Queen of Hills”. Visiting Himachal Pradesh is the best experience that you can ever have in your whole life. The lofty mountain peaks, enchanting rivers flowing from the glaciers, lush green valleys, enthralling forest greenery and the pleasant weather are something that no one can ever get tired of. You will want to be in the lap of Mother Nature and live every moment of your life a bit more. Shimla, Kullu, Manali, Dharamshala and Dalhiousie are some of the most-loved places in Himachal Pradesh that give the tourists a captivating life experience.
Capital:- Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh, which has been the summer capital of the government of India during English rule.
Queen of Hills: Shimla
Shimla Christ Church
Area:- 55,673 sq. kms
Handicrafts:- Himachal is also known for some very interesting and distinctive items of art and handicrafts.
Fairs and Festivals:- Kullu Dussehra, Shivratri Fair, Minjar Fair, Renuka Fair, Lavi Trade Fair.
Lakes:- Beas Kund, Dashaur Lake, Bhrigu Lake, Rewalsar Lake, Prashar Lake, Renuka Lake, Mani Mahesh, Khajjiar Lake.
The beautiful landscape of Spiti valley
Dhankar gompa. Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India
How To Reach:-
The right place to land is New Delhi from where all types of transport service is available to all the important stations in Himachal Pradesh.
By Air:– Shimla Kullu Manali and Dharamshala are connected by air service from Delhi.
By Train:- There are broad gauge trains to Chandigarh, Kalka from where one can go by a toy train passing through 103 tunnels to Shimla. For quick journey one can take Rail car also.
By Road:- Through Himachal Road Transport entire state of Himachal is well connected by roads from Delhi.
Adventure Sports To Enjoy In Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh has got to offer a wide variety of sports to the visitors. These include river rafting, ropeway trail, mountain climbing, trekking and many more. There is no place better than Himachal Pradesh that can provide you with such immense scenic natural beauty.
Trekking in Himalaya
- Bara to Bhangal trek– Best time: June to September.
- Pin Parvati trek (Starting from Manikaran to Parvati river, continued till Pin Parbati pass, spiralling around the river and crossing the Spiti valley)- Best time: June to September.
- Kinnaur to Kailash trek– Best time: June to September.
- Spiti to Garhwal trek– Best time: July to September.
- Bharmour to Padum trek– Best time: June to September.
2. River Rafting & other water sports
River Rafting Shimla, Manali
- Satluj river in Shimla
- Chenab in Lahaul valley
- River Beas near Kullu valley
- Ravi near Chamba
- Sarchu in Lahaul
- Sangla in Kinnaur
- Kalpa in Kinnaur
- Kazza in Spiti
- Deo Tibba
- Rohtang pass
- Chanderkhani pass
- Hanuman Tibba
- Chandrakhani pass
5. Para Gliding & Hang Gliding
- Bir in Kangra valley
- Waknaghat near Shimla
- Bundla dhar in Bilaspur
- Bijli Mahadeo in Bhunter
- Pabbar valley, Arhaul
- Solang valley, Kullu
Entertainment & Nightlife of Himachal Pradesh
If you like to enjoy the nightlife, there are many night-clubs, pubs and discos in Himachal Pradesh at various stations that will enhance your enjoyment. You can also go on long drives to enjoy the sight-seeing of the mountains where the lights of the houses sparkle like stars.
Movie Halls in Himachal Pradesh
Piccadilly Cinema Hall
Address:The Mall Road
Ritz Cinema Hall
Address: Anand Complex
Big Cinema Multiplex
Night Clubs in Himachal Pradesh
Johnson Bar and Restaurant Manali :- Local wine, beer, whiskey and cocktails of Joshson Bar are very popular. Homemade desserts especially the Lemon-cheese cakes are not to be missed.
Mcllo Bar & Restaurant in Dharamshala:- Even late at night, guests enjoy the panoramic landscapes sitting at the rooftop restaurant of Mcllo.
Rooftop Bars in Himachal Pradesh:-Rooftop Bars in Himachal Pradesh are the favorite places for the visitors as well as for the locals.
The Hangout in Kasauli:- Late night parties and dining out at a nice place are important for all. While you are in Kasauli, you cannot miss out dining and drinking out at the Hangout, most happening bar of Kasauli Town.
Zing Zang Bar Manali:- Located at the center of Manali Town in the main market place, Zing Zang Bar is a place to get some of the best quality drinks.
Himachal Pradesh is known for its varied culture and rich heritage. People are soft-spoken and down to earth. There are many historic tales associated with Himachal Pradesh.