Himachal Pradesh is known for mountainous landscape and it is eminent for snow covered peaks and valleys. It is a divinely sight that offers a lot to adventurous travelers. It is a refreshing escape for all those who are craving to enjoy the beauty of nature. Here are some must visit tourist places:
Shimla- It used to be the summer capital during British reign. Now, it has changed to the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. This wonderful place is known for serenity, peacefulness and coolness. Here you can explore sprawls along mountain ridge, and a variety of trees like oak, pine and rhododendron forests. The place is quiet eminent for colonial style buildings and historic railways/
Besides that, you can even visit the old Christ Church, with stained glass window, and it is one of the prominent landmark of Shimla. Also,here you can enjoy the mesmerizing views from Scandal Point, Viceregal Lodge on observatory hill. Here you can enjoy plenty of adventurous sports and short hike in the vicinity as well.
Manali- It is a beautiful destination that every tourist must visit. The place is situated in the soothing backdrop of Himalayas. The place proffers tranquility and adventure. It is one of the northern India’s the most popular destinations. You can do little or as much you want. It is situated in Kullu Valley, a magical place bordered by cool pine forest and the raging Bras River that renders it special energy.
Dharamsala- The place is nestled at a short distance from the Kangra Valley, the towns of Dharamsala and MasLeod Gamj is an abode to exiled Tibetans. Dalai Lama resides in this place and many Tibetians have followed them. The place is dominated by Tibetans, with the culture being the major attraction.
People come to this place to undertake Buddhist meditation and philosphy courses, cooking classes, language courses and to receive natural therapies. Those who are interested in sightseeing destinations can search some museums, temples, gompas and monasteries, Tsuglagkhang Complex, official residence of Dalai Lama is the major highlight of this place.
Spiti- Rudyard Kipling explained Spiti a world within a world. This place is a high altitude area of Himachal Pradesh that is tucked against the border of Ladakh and Tibet. Many foreign tourists flock at this place. Getting to Spiti on a long rive, most popularly from Manali. It is a unforgettable place.
Last but not the least; don’t forget to visit Dalhousie. Thanks to natural picturesque, hills, wild life sanctuary, this place offers a lot of destinations to the tourists.
Originally posted 2013-04-03 19:50:44.