One of the most popular tourist destinations in north India, Himachal Pradesh is known for its tourist attractions. Snow covered peaks of the mountains welcome you to the land which has just about everything to offer to the tourists. The most famous tourist places in Himachal Pradesh include hill stations, pilgrimage sites, stunning lakes, tibetan monasteries and many more. Famous tourist spots of Himachal are –
Shimla – The queen of hills and the capital of Himachal Pradesh is set amidst spectacular hills and seeped in an aura of colonial charm, Shimla is the most popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh. Famous tourist spots around Shimla are like Chail, Kufri, Naldehra and Mashobra.
Manali – The second most popular hill station in Himachal. Enjoy the snow, mountains, greenery and the rivers magnificent views everywhere.
Kullu – A truly lush slice of heaven on earth, the valley is famous for its beauty and for handicrafts especially the Kullu Shawls.
Kasauli – The nearest hill station from the plains, famous destination of artists and for quick trips. Many painters and writers have made this place popular by having their second homes here. The weather is neither too hot not too cold.
Dharamshala – With the Dhauladhar Mountains serving as its backdrop, the town presents a picturesque sight. Famous for the holy seat of Dalai Lama and recently built international cricket stadium which has helped this place to become popular in recent years.
Kangra – Noted for its beautiful temples, valley and artistic heritage, with Brajeshwari temple the most famous one here. Kangra tea is famous worldwide.
Palampur – Famous for tea plantations and picturesque views of mountains and the plains.
Dalhousie – Having a distinct colonial aura. The town will make your travel vacation the most memorable one.
Chamba – Famous for beautiful temple and handicrafts, once a charming medieval town. Well known for its splendid architecture and a base for numerous excursions.
Khajjiar – Switzerland of India, famous for impressive natural beauty. Saucer-shaped plateau surrounded by dense pine and deodar forests easy accessible from Chamba and Dalhousie.