What is the first thing that comes in your mind while thinking of Himachal Pradesh? Well, I know about mine! It’s the perfect weather and wind which makes me forget every agony and stress in my life. If you are looking for a perfect break from your stressful life and work, you must pack your bags to Himachal Pradesh.
10 Best Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh
- Kullu Manali : May To July And November To January
- Shimla : May To July And November To January
- Dharamshala : May To July And November To January
- Dalhousie : April To July
- Kasol : May And June
- Kinnaur : June To September
- Kufri : November To March
- Kasauli : November To March And December To January
- Bir Billing : May To July
- Malana : May To August
The magnificent scenery of Himachal will steal your breath away! So let’s ditch the summer heat and enjoy the trip to Himachal Pradesh. Let’s talk about 10 best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh:
Kullu and Manali are generally the first names of the destination that comes in mind while thinking of planning a trip to Himachal Pradesh. It is a perfect place to explore if you wish to enjoy the fresh cool air and gaze at the perfect scenic green mountains covered with crystal snow, then KulluManali it is!
The ideal duration to explore this place is 4 to 5 days where one can explore places like Rohtang, Malana, Solng, Manikrana and Khiranga.
Shimla is known as one of the most popular hill stations in the North where people enjoy the sophistication of the hills as if they are enjoying the winds of Britain. The climate all year is fresh and attracts most of the tourists for the stunning landscape of Shimla.
One can ideally plan a 4 to 5 days of trip to Shimla to enjoy some snow in the cold weather near Christmas. Some of the best places to visit in Shimla are: Masbora, Tattapani and Solan. Do not miss out to write the in your trip book!
Some people are not aware of the fact, but Dharamshala is a residence of Dalai Lama. If you are planning a solo trip, Dharamshala will surprise you with the breath taking views. You can explore the harmony of Tibetan culture and peaceful environment that makes you want to settle there!
While your visit to Dharamshala, make sure you explore Khajjar, Pamalpur and BirBilling.
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The tranquil troposphere and the cool wind really helps people with relieving their stress and agony in no time. Just lying on the grass of the Dalhousie, you feel that all your negative energy is healed already and start feeling harmonious and calm in just few minutes. Most of the newly wed couples visit Dalhousie for a calm and soothing honeymoon. As a matter of fact, Dalhousie is known as the Switzerland of India.
And while you visit Dalhousie, you can add the name of places like Dharamshalai, Kalatop and Khajjar in your trip as well!
If you are a back packer and looking for a destination for trekking, Kasol must be first in your list already! Kasol is one the way to Manikaran which is known to be one of the popular holy towns. One can hike in the juggles of Kasol along with mesmerizing trekking experience. You will remember your trip to Kasol for the rest of your life.
Its adventurous and one of a soothing destination for healing your negative thoughts and actions. A perfect beauty to explore you adventurous side!
One of the most offbeat places to visit in Himachal Pradesh is Kinnaur. Kinnaur is popular for its juicy and delicious apples. You can enjoy the Tibetan delicacies in Kinnaur. If you wish to explore your mind and thoughts, you might want to spend some time at Naro Lake and experience the beautiful breeze.
You can also explore Kamru Fort, hamlets and NakoGompa.
If you like snow, you are going to love your trip to Kufri. Kufri is known to the covered with snow every place. You can experience adventures like Hiking and skiing in Kufri. You can also visit the Nag temple for a spiritual essence. You will fall in love in the scenic experience in Kurfi.
And yes, do not forget to try the Kesar Tea in a chilly weather of Kufri. It’s a delight you will always remember.
I understand how stressful it becomes to live your stressful life in the city. The pollution, the boss and sometimes the family members annoy you to the core. Or probably, you are not giving time to your wife, which she deserves and ask for! Well take her to Kasuali and enjoy the scenic view of the same
All you stress will be gone in just few hours of Kasuali. And while you are visiting Kasuali, you can also turn your journey to Parwanoo and Solan.
Bir is a small village in Himachal Pradesh where people visit for adventurous experience. You can surely experience Paragliding in the beautiful wind of Himachal. You can also visit the Buddhist Monasteries which are peaceful and beautiful piece of monument in the forest.
Bir is close to Dharamshala so do visit Bir when you are vising the residence of Dalai Lama.
Malana is a place where you experience the beautiful and spellbinding view of Chandrakhani Crests and DeoTiba. If you are a solos traveller, who wants to disconnect from the world and every other ritual and rules of the world, Malana is a perfect place for you to visit.
It will also take you to the spiritual journey where you feel high surging above all the problems and issues in your life. A perfect place to feel your soul and realize what truly defines you!
Now when you have planned the list of places you are going to visit in Himachal Pradesh, I am sure you might be having some questions related to other factors as well. Let’s discuss some frequently asked questions that will help in better decision of your trip.
FAQs while planning a trip to Himachal Pradesh
What type of clothes to pack for the trip to Himachal Pradesh?
If you are visiting in the winters, it is very important to pack your winter clothes. Do not forget to pack your socks as well. However, you can shop winter clothes in Himachal Pradesh as it is popular for winter apparel anyways. But if you are not planning to buy anything from the place, do carry your winter apparels. May be some shawl, scarf and colorful caps will help you look beautiful in the pictures as well!
What shoes will be best comfortable
The best of Himachal Pradesh can be experience when you walk on the streets of Himachal and enjoy the cool breeze of the hill station. However, wearing heels on such a trip will surely exhaust you and you be risking a fall as well since the streets of the hill station aren’t smooth everywhere! So it is better to pack the most comfortable sport shoes you have and enjoy the cool breeze while walking on the streets.
When is the best time to visit Himachal Pradesh
Well, it truly depends! If you are going for a trekking experience, you might want to consider summers because trekking is generally not available in winters. But for a perfect wind breeze experience, you might want to visit Himachal between October to January. From July to September will be perfect to explore the greenery of the scenic place to cherish!
MUST things to PACK on your trip to Himachal Pradesh
Other than clothes and shoes, you must carry a camera and a notebook to capture and rite every beautiful moment you are going to experience in Himachal Pradesh. The camera will help to capture the moment forever and frame the same in your living room. You will live that moment every time you will gaze at the picture. And if you are an artistic person, a notebook t pen down your experience will be a lifelong experience to cherish!
So what next! Just book your tickets and get ready with your backpacks! You are all set to go! Good luck with your trip and do share your review with us!