Welcome to the land of mysteries, temples and snow-covered mountain peaks. There is so much to see and explore in Himachal Pradesh that you will need more than one trip to see it all. Himachal Pradesh is simply irresistible and is often counted among one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. Be it the snowcapped Himalayas, serene cities or the famous temples, this state is an ideal destination for spending some memorable vacations.
Himachal Pradesh is a perfect travel destination for both honeymooners and adventure lovers. From trekking, climbing, rafting to paragliding and skiing, you can definitely bring out the adventurer in you while visiting this state. Let’s begin our tour of this beautiful state to see what all Himachal Pradesh has to offer to its travelers.
Himachal Pradesh is a year-around destination. If you love snowfall then you can come here during the winter season. If you are more of a spring person, then spring season is the best time to come here. Though coming here during the monsoon season can be risky (due to heavy rainfall and land sliding incidents).
Summers - March to June (pleasant weather and the temperature is moderate)
Winters - October to February (heavy snowfall, ideal time for winter sports)
Rainy Season - July to September
By Air - Himachal Pradesh is well-connected to all major Indian states/cities. You can catch direct flights from these cities to Himachal Pradesh to reach here via airways.
By Train - Himachal Pradesh is connected to all major Indian cities with a strong railway network. Kalka-Shimla toy train is also an easy way to reach here.
By Road - Major National Highways (NH No. 20 and 21) connect Himachal Pradesh to other important cities.
If you like anything and everything about lush green valleys and snow covered peaks, then Himachal Pradesh will surely keep you captivated. Located in Western Himalayas, this state is one of the most beautiful and popular travel destinations in India. Come here if you want to spend your vacations in the lap of nature.
Along with domestic travelers, McLeod Ganj also attracts many famous international celebrities like Richard Gere, Demi Moore, Harrison Ford, Allen Ginsberg, and Tina Turner.
Trek to Saru Tal – Saru Lake located at a height of 3600 m above the sea level is an ideal place to see the mesmerizing view of the Himalayas. June and October is the best time to go for trekking.
River rafting in Manali – If you wish to conquer the gushing water and rising waves, then you must opt for river rafting in Manali.
Heli skiing at Hanuman Tibba – Bring out the adventurer in you with heli skiing at Hanuman Tibba and get ready to see some amazingly breathtaking natural views.
Enjoy the sunset at Pir Panjal Range – Now this is one thing that you will remember for a lifetime. Don’t forget to capture this awe-inspiring view in your camera.
Skiing in Solang Valley – This is one destination that attracts adventurers from different parts of the world. Come here during the winters to enjoy the best of this hill station.