5 Most Popular Tourist Destinations in Himachal Pradesh


5 Most Popular Tourist Destinations in Himachal Pradesh

April 08, 2022, 12:00 p.m.
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Some places in Himachal Pradesh are more popular with tourists.

Himachal Pradesh has long been the paradise destination for all Indian travelers.

With the discovery of new places, more and more sights appear along the map.

However, the popularity of some places is off the charts. No matter how crowded they are, people love to visit these places.

Here is how famous places in Himachal have maintained their high number of tourist entries.

Shimla is located at an altitude of 2200 meters and is well connected to many cities like Delhi and Chandigarh.

Currently the capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla was once the summer capital of British India.

The Kalka-Shimla Toy Train is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-see.

Shimla’s climate is mostly cool during the winters and mildly warm during the summers.

Manali grew from a trading village to a booming tourist town in the early 20th century.

Adorned by the Beas Valley and surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Manali is sure to make your jaw drop every once in a while.

You can soak up the natural beauty here while sitting in one of the many cafes.

Manali is also popular for adventure sports.

The name ‘Spiti’ means ‘middle earth’, referring to the land between India and Tibet.

Spiti is a favorite destination for adventure lovers, as several hiking trails start from here. The valley receives about 250 days of sunshine per year.

The unique terrain of the valley beckons travelers from all over India. Spiti River, Dhankar Monastery and Dhankar Lake add to the magnificent views.

Chail is a quiet hill station near Shimla and home to the highest cricket ground in the world. A heritage hotel, Chail Palace, is also extremely popular.

Located 2,250 meters above sea level, Chail also offers plenty of trekking and camping options for adventure seekers.

The Chail Wildlife Sanctuary is also a great place to observe the rich biodiversity of the land.

Located in the Joginder Nagar valley, Bir is said to be one of the best places in the world for paragliding.

It is also extremely popular among people who want to spend time in meditation.

The local monasteries here provide a serene and spiritual environment.

You can also walk through the tea gardens or take the Jogindernagar-Pathankot Narrow Gauge train.

People also come here for spiritual studies.


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