10 Most Beautiful Tourist Places in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is one of the best destinations in India for spending holidays and honeymoons. It is well known place for its beauty, hill stations, nature and greenery. Shimla, the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh is one of the most beautiful capitals in the country. You should not miss an opportunity to visit this beautiful state.

10 Most Beautiful Tourist Places in Himachal Pradesh

1. Kullu

Kullu, previously known by the name ‘Kulanthpitha’, is an amazing tourist attraction which is situated on the banks of Beas River. It is a popular and well known holiday destination in India. It is also one of the most visited places by foreign tourists in India. Kullu has a good number of amazing places like Parvati Valley, Paison, Shoja, and Kullu Valley. In addition to this, ‘Valley of Gods’ is a much popular among the domestic tourists as well. Entertainment activities like trekking, mountaineering, angling, water rafting and most daring activity para gliding are major magnetism.

Kullu, Himachal Pradesh
Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Image Source: holidaytravel.co

2. Manali

Manali is a cold travel destination covered with snow, located on 6726 feet height. This land is a famous for beautiful scenery and beautiful mountains. You would enjoy many ice activities in this beautiful travel destination. The most amazing and bold place are, River Beas, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Jogini Waterfall and many more.

Manali, Himachal Pradesh
Manali, Himachal Pradesh. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

3. Shimla

Shimla is a popular travel destination among the foreign tourists as well as domestic travellers. It is an amazing hill station which gives a beautiful sight of the Himalayan ranges which is covered with snows. The top and excellent places with ‘ 0 degree temperature’ are Jakhoo Hill, Shimla State Museum, The Ridge, Summer Hill, Kufri and many more. Shimla is a popular destination for honeymoon couples. It is one of the best tourist places in Himachal Pradesh.

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

4. Chamba

Nature lovers should visit Chamba which is positioned on the banks of River Ravi on the height of more than 900 meters. It is a good destination to spend time and carry lots of memory with them. The most famous and amazing places are, Chamera Lake, Rang Mahal, and Manimahesh Lake etc. It is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Himachal Pradesh.

Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
Chamba, Himachal Pradesh. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

5. Dharamshala

The land of heaven and ‘The Scotland of India’, is situated at the height of more than 4000 meters. This place has mountains on three sides which have pine trees and gardens covered with snow and one side is covered with valley. This description only gives imagination that it has a pleasant breeze with the beautiful views. Triund, Dal Lake, Dharamkot, and Tea Garden are popular tourist attractions. This travel destination is also considered as one of the most beautiful tourist places in Himachal Pradesh.

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. Image Source: himachaltravelwings.com

6. Dalhousie

Dalhousie is a beautiful place, located in the state of Himachal Pradesh. In 19th century, this place was named after a British governor Lord Dalhousie. This beautiful travel destination is spread over beautiful mountains. It has many amazing and wonderful plants together with pine, oak and deodar. The other nice places to visit in Dalhousie are, Dainkund Pear, Panchpula, Ganji Panhari and several more.

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh
Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh. Image Source: cruzeindia.com

7. Kangra

Kangra is a famous place which has an excellent beauty, nature, history and culture. This place is also mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. The most marvelous places to visit are, Kangra Fort, Nadaun, Nurpur, Kareri Lake and numerous. Kangra is also considered as one of the most beautiful tourist places in Himachal Pradesh.

Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. Image Source: theoktravel.com

8. Hamirpur

Hamirpur is not cool as Shimla and Kangra. Hamipur is considered as one of the wonderful tourist places in Himachal Pradesh. It has hot temperature as it is located in the lesser height. As it is hilly place, it is the best place for trekking and other mountain activities. In this district, the literacy ratio is high compared to other states of Himachal Pradesh. Deotsidh Temple, Sujanpur Tihra, Awah Devi Temple and Bikleshwar Temple are the beautiful tourist places.

Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh
Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh. Image Source: sahilexploringhimachal.wordpress.com

9. Parwanoo

Parwanoo is a beautiful hill station surrounded by the amazing greenery. It is located near the border of Haryana state. The major attraction at this place are, Kalka, Pinjore, Mughal Gardens, Fruits Orchards, Gurudwara Nada Sahib, Cactus Garden and Timber Trail. Parwanoo is one of the most beautiful tourist places in Himachal Pradesh.

Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh
Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

10. Sirmaur

Sirmaur is located on the South eastern part of the state, is famously called the Peach Bowl. FYI, in this district, 85 millions years old fossils were found. The key attractions of this place are, Mini Zoo, Nahan, Jaganth Temple, Churdhar Peak etc. Sirmaur is one of the beautiful tourist places in Himachal Pradesh.

Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh
Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. Image Source: indyabiz.com

Article first published on January 6, 2016.

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