Himachal Pradesh (Pradesh means-State/Area) northern part of India (Near New Delhi), is blessed with beautiful Himalaya ranges, Rivers, Forests, and Natural landscapes. Visitors also call it a Mini-Switzerland of India!! It is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in India. Himachal Pradesh is most sought destination for Adventure sports, Camping, Trekking, Ropeway, Hiking , Mountain biking, Snow/Winter Sports, Yoga & Meditation, and full of many peaceful heavenly hill stations with beautiful Himalaya view which will refresh you.
Best time to visit Himachal is from October till June. Check following official websites.
For other top destination list, festivals, details about adventure sports , winter sports, time to visit, accommodations,etc visit official Himachal tourism site- here. Also, see Government of Himachal Pradesh website – here. See official Himachal Tourism Youtube play list.
Adventure tourism @ Himachal :
“The Bucket list” for Himachal Pradesh:
- Road Trip to Breath-taking Himalaya Valley/Ranges
One more clip – here
- Kullu Dussehra Celebration (Hindu Festival). Witness local culture, music, dance and food (See complete Dussehra celebration clip here).
- Yak Ride (at Rohtang pass and Solang Valley-Kullu )
- Zorbing (Rolling on slope inside big plastic balloon) at Khajjar
- Kalka-Shimla Hill Railway (See full BBC report – HERE)
- Shimla Snow fall/Winter
One more clip – here
Must visit places in Himachal Pradesh:
- Shimla (Capital city of State of Himachal Pradesh). More information here
- Bir- Billing area
- Kalka-Shimla hill Railway Line
- Manali (Hill station). More information here
- Chamba ( More information how to reach/Accommodation visit Incredible India Website)
- Kullu (Hill station) More information here
- Khajjar (Chamba district)
- Dalhousie (Hill station) and Dainkund peak-
More videos on Himachal beauty – here at Youtube playlist
Image credit: “en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Khajjiar.jpg”
Sources: Google search, YouTube, Himachal Tourism, Govt of Himachal links, Incredible India website, Wikipedia and other links provided in the post.