During the Moghul times a Daag-e-Shahi royal mark was put on the forehead of the criminals and sent off to Dagshai village. The peak paragliding season runs from March to May and October to November. Other than the natural beauty, the Victorian style buildings exhibit the breathtaking beauty of this hill town. A small distance form Shimla city, the capital of the state, the hill station has earned fame for being a skiing hotspot. Apart from these main tourist places of Himachal Pradesh, the state has many more other places to visit like Dalhousie, Kangra, Kasauli, Hamirpur, Parwanoo, Solan, Pragpur, Sirmaur, Taragarh, and Una. You should know, that completing this route takes anywhere between 4-5 days. Some worth visiting places in Chail include Sidh Baba ka Mandir, Chail Sanctuary, Palace Sanctuary and Polo Ground.
If your idea of the entire trip is to invest valuable time in trekking, then hands down, Triund is the place to be. In the midst of the barren landscape, the gompa that was built as a fort monastery is the residence of several Buddhist monks and houses a statue of Vairochana Dhayan Buddha consisting of 4 figures seated back to back in addition to various crumbling thangkas. Vacationers seeking calmness and serenity prefer spending self-connect time amidst beautiful landscape of the region. What is unique about Himachal Pradesh is that it is one of the rare destinations in India where people head for summer holidays, family vacation, trekking and adventure sports like Para gliding and river rafting. The winter skiing festival is organized in Solang Valley. You can also enjoy a refreshing bath at this falls or you can even leisurely swim in the small pool of this falls. Kangra Kangra is a famous place which has an excellent beauty, nature, history and culture.
The stunning beauty of Chamba Chamba is one of the best places for nature lovers in India, situated on the bank of the river Ravi at a height of around 900 meters. The castle has traditional architecture called Kathkooni, which uses a combination of stones and wooden beams. To make way to the Churdhar Peak one has to trek his way through. The idol depicts the goddess with ten arms, riding a lion, carrying weapons and slaying the demon Mahishasura. The Malana trek, which is a 4-5 days of trek from Manali, passes through the Chandrakhani Pass at 3660 meters, which is accessible from Chiklani at 2370 meters after crossing Rumsu via Naggar.
The take-off site is at Billing and the landing site is Bir and the overall altitude change is around 800 m. The autumn turns out to be mild and luxurious, pulling once again travellers from all over the world to explore the rich collaboration of nature and colonial heritage. It is located on the main road to Leh over Rohtang Pass. This is one of the top attractions you must include in. Kinnaur — Apples And Colorful Ethnicity Known for its apples, Kinnaur is often called the Land of Gods and is among the most offbeat places to visit in Himachal Pradesh in summer.
Trekking lovers also can enjoy trekking around Bir Billing. The ancient cave temple is one of only its kind in India and a must visit place in Himachal Pradesh. The palace is famous for its elaborate architectural style and regal ambience. Overall, the valley thrives with monasteries, trekking trails, and majestic lakes, presenting itself as a gem. Close to Kaza, the Ki monastery is also a must visit place. From wooden handicrafts to handwoven shawls and pullovers, from local tweeds to Tibetan carpets, you have lot to fill your bags here. The Naggar Castle is a magnificent historical structure.
Location: From Manali, Zingzing Bar is situated at a distance of 193 kms and a drive of about 3 hours will take you to the bar and from Leh it is about 337 kms away. Shimla The capital and largest city in Himachal Pradesh, Shimla Simla and is a one of the most famous hill stations, rich in colonial history. The top of is a 360-degree meadow from where you will get the panoramic view of these mountain tops. You do the opposite, and you are an official offender owing them a fine the amount of which equals the expense of the slaughter they do as a sacrifice. The Tirthan River is abundant of trout fish. .
Volunteer work is another popular pastime. Location: Keylong is at a place 126 kms north of Manali. Here, you come across monasteries, lakes, valleys, rivers, gorges, mountains, temples, etc. The people of this village consider themselves superior to everyone else and claim that they are the nth generation of Alexander the Great. Spread over an extensive area of 55,000 sq km, Himachal is home to the many rare and endangered animal species.
How to reach Khajjiar: A train journey from Delhi to Pathankot followed by a cab ride to Khajjar is always a possible options. Tabo Monastery complex, the key attraction of Tabo is believed to be 1000 years old. Getting to Spiti involves a long drive, most popularly from Manali. Historical Heritages Numerous forts, palaces, temples, monasteries and residences of historical and cultural prominence are found all over the state of Himachal. Where Exactly: Dharamshala Drop By: 7 am to 9 pm. Chandra Taal A crescent shaped lake that is situated at an altitude of 4,300 meters on the barren landscape of the Samudra Tapu plateau, the Chandra Taal or Moon Lake is a sweet water lake that can be accessed via Kunzum Pass.
This area is covered with snowfall during winters. Ideal for: Family and friends Ideal Duration: 3-4days Best time to visit: May —July and November-January for snowfall. On a clear day you can sight the magnificent Pir Pangal Range from Beas Kund. Tourist buses, cabs are available for commuting inside the state and motorcycle rent-outs are also offered. Highlighting the rich cultural spectrum of the region, Menri Monastery is among the best places to visit in Solan.