Himachal Pradesh brings to mind images of splendid ice-topped mountain ranges, a galaxy of places associated with supernatural elements, and spectacular scenes of nature bringing solace to body, mind, and soul. If you have contemplated on a relaxing vacation amidst the breathtaking beauties of nature, Himachal Pradesh is a destination you must consider.
About Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh is strategically located in Northern India with Shimla as its capital. Way back in 1971, the Indian Government re-organized it as the 18th state of the country. The people in this region speak languages including Hindi, Punjabi, Pahari, and Kanashi. When you wish to choose from Himachal Pradesh vacation packages, the best time to visit would be April to October or December to January.
Highlights of Himachal Pradesh
The highlights of Himachal Pradesh tourism include religious places, apple farms, cricket grounds, monasteries, museums, palaces, colonial buildings, fairs, and festivals. Some of the most interesting towns that attract visitors are Shimla, Manali, Dharamsala, Pragpur, Solan, MacLeod Ganj, Jawalaji, Nalagarh, Spiti, Dalhousie, Pathankot, Mandi, Nahan, Una, Palampur, Bhagsu, Sarahan, and Rampur. Obviously visiting all of them on a single trip aren’t possible, but at Travel Dil Se, we ensure you get the best of what Himachal Pradesh has to offer in terms of sights through a range of packages that fit every budget, and sensibility.
Himachal Pradesh is truly a paradise for travellers. It has anything and everything that can delight tourists and capture their hearts. The gigantic snow peaks, the golden and lush green valleys, meadows, misty forests, icy rivers, glaciers, sweet water streams, breathtaking lakes, rippling streams of water are just a few aspects of the land’s mesmerizing beauty.One of the most popular activities in Himachal Pradesh is shopping. The handicrafts of Himachal Pradesh are the best collectibles for any visitor. Some of the most interesting buys include toys, wooden crafts, semi-precious jewellery, baskets, shawls, pickles and preserves, Tibetian carpets, and many others.
Places of worship
Himachal Pradesh is called the Abode of Gods. The religious places here belong to many religions and hence the state attracts pilgrims of different religions. In fact, you can see a smaller and diversified version of the Indian sub-continent here. Most interestingly, Himachal Pradesh houses the temples of seven incarnations of Ma Durga associated with different mythologies.
Forts, Temples, and places of interest
Himachal Pradesh presents the travellers with a plethora of forts, temples, monasteries, palaces, residences of royal clans, and several other heritage sites. Some of the most important forts you will find here are Padam Palace in Rampur, Rang Mahal in Chamba, Bahadurpur Fort in Bilaspur, Jandrighat Palace in Dalhousie, and Kangra Fort in Kangra.More than 2000 gods and goddessesare worshipped in the state of Himachal Pradesh and hence there are a lot offairs and festivals to honour each of these deities all year round. Some of themost scintillating festivals celebrated in the state are Phulaich, Dussehra,Navratras, Rakhi, Chrewal, Lavi Fair, Minjar Mela, and Winter Carnival.
Himachal Pradesh – a wholesome holiday for the entire family
Located in the foothills of the majestic Himalayan mountain range, Himachal Pradesh is spread over an area of 55,000 Square Km. Himachal Pradesh has two massive conservatory national parks that are dedicated to preserving some endangered species of animals, birds, and plants. When you book for Himachal Pradesh holiday packages [Himachal Packages], you will have something for every member of the family!