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To the North-West of India, this small friendly state is situated South of Kashmir and to the west of Tibet. A perfect heaven for travelers of all kinds. Himachal Pradesh is a land of Gods and Goddesses, fairs and festivals and isolated villages with Tribal populations, which add cultural variety.

It is a Paradise for trekking, high mountain ranges covered with snow much of the year, high passes approached through lush green forests and orchards.

This fascinating state of India is blessed with apple orchards, wild flowers, rushing streams, a place worth exploring. With lots of venues for skiing, mountaineering, rock climbing, parasailing and river rafting, Himachal Pradesh is a great place for adventure tourism in India. As a paradise for travelers, Himachal Pradesh is one of the best places to explore. Encompassing tourist destination like Chamba, Manali, Kullu, Himachal is much visited place in India.

 

Tourist Attractions of Himachal:
 

Shimla

The capital city of Himachal Pradesh and one of India's most famous hill stations, derives its name from Goddess Shyamala, an incarnation of Goddess Kali, the deity of power and wrath. However, unlike its name, Shimla is a perfect heaven for those in search of tranquility. Nature has blessed this capital city with innumerable gifts and man has used them to make Shimla one of India's best destinations.

Manali

Manali is 40 Kms from Kulu valley to the north, Manali is situated near the end of the valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. The landscape is breath taking as all around it is outlined against the horizon. One sees well defined snow capped peaks, the Beas river with its clear water meandering through between the town on the side and on other side are deodar and pine trees, tiny leveled fields and fruits orchards. It is an excellent place for a holiday, a favorite starting point for trekkers to Lahaul, Spiti, Kinnaur, Chamba Leh and Zanskar regions in Kashmir valley.

Dharamshala

The High snow clad Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalayas from a magnificent backup to the hill resort of Dharamsala is the principal township of Kangra district and overlooks the wide spread f the plains. With dense pine and deodar forests, numerous streams, cool healthy air, attractive surroundings and the nearby snowline. Dharamsala has everything for a perfect holiday. Dharamsala over looks the plains and is surrounded by dense pine trees and Deodar forests. A nearby snowline with numerous streams and cool healthy atmosphere makes the surroundings very attractive.

Dharamsala is a busy bazaar town and has established itself as the travelers base camp, who come to explore the nearby mountains. The Kotwali Bazaar provides the entire colour and characteristic of a small town, which is mixed with the simple life style.

The colourful temple and Gompas, which reflect the culture of Tibet, adds attraction for the visitor. The Kangra museum gives an overview of the rich past of the region and on the other hand there are institutes that have been established to preserve the Tibetan art, cultures and traditions.