Published: May 25th 2012May 25th 2012
Himachal Pradesh has long been a dream destination for me. And off course there are enough reasons to be it my favourite destinations. Rich flora and fauna, snow-capped mountain peaks, apple orchards, beautiful valleys with wild flowers, meadows of wild flowers, wonderful waterfalls, lovely lakes, picturesque hill resorts with well accommodation, and adventure & sports, etc are enough reason to make it favourite travel destinations of India. Himachal Pradesh is predominantly known for scenic beauty, cool & pleasant environments and adventure and sports. I have traveled several tourist destinations of India but could find so much charm and beauty of nature as Himachal has to offer its visitors.
The capital hill station of the State, Shimla, was referred to as the Summer Hill station of India during the British times. The hill station is well known for its exclusive architecture, the famous shopping mall and the dense forests which are rich in varied kinds of flora and fauna. The major tourist spots of Shimla are The Mall, the Chadwick hill, The State Museum, the Jakhu Hill and the Christ Church. With the Himachal Tours
in hand, you can also get to visit Dalhousie, Chail, Chambal, Kasauli and Dharamshsla. The best way to have a complete Himachal Tour is by going on a ride in the famous Toy Train, which offers you a view of the snow peaked mountains, the lush green dense forests and the varied topography.
The term Himachal Pradesh literally means 'the state covered with snow'. It is a hill station which is favored by honeymooners, holiday makers and adventure buffs. This land boasts of around 32 wildlife sanctuaries, 2 National Parks and 3 Games Reserves. Himachal Tour Package
, offers amazing opportunities for adventure sports such as trekking, mountaineering, skiing, swimming, camping, river rafting, kayaking, sailing, canoeing, paragliding, surfing and rowing. You can explore the mesmerizing attractions of this state on Jeep Safari, Bike safari, river safari and even Yak safari.
This land is also known as the land of Gods. Some of the famous pilgrimage centers of the country are located in this state. From ancient temples to beautiful monasteries and gurud waras, this destination has several religious centers. There are great mythological stories associated with some of the temples.
Himachal Pradesh is dotted with several enchanting destinations which are a big hit with tourists. Shimla, Manali, Kullu, Spiti, Kinnaur, Kasauli, Kufri, Solan, Palampur, Narkanda and Bilaspur are the most famous tourist destinations of Himachal Pradesh Tourism.
Shopping is something which should not be missed while you are in this wonderful destination. A variety of handicrafts are available in its colorful markets. The woolen shawls, rugs, carpets and Kangra style of paintings are the most famous handicrafts of this state. A variety of wooden items are also available here such as ladles, bedsteads, boxes, cradles etc.
You can choose from a variety of Himachal Pradesh tour packages depending on your budget, interest and number of days you have in hand. From adventure sports tour to scenic beauty tours, you will get amazing variety here.
Just imagine yourself amidst an environment where snow-covered mountain peaks are reaching up to the sky, apple orchards in full bloom, valleys carpeted with flowers, lovely streams gushing down and rosy-cheeked people greeting you with a smile. Such is the charm of Himachal Pradesh. Just let yourself loose in its staggering natural beauty and enjoy every bit of it. You are bound to forget all your day to day worries and go back home completely refreshed.