10 Ravishing Tourist Destinations of Himachal Pradesh Recommended for Changing Your Life
Himachal – the abode of snow, is a nesting place of awe-inspiring iconic landscaped beauty, where variety and diversity presents a distinctive muse and the high rising peaks offer well-balanced serendipity, resting in garb of Mother Nature. The Augustus Himalayan mountain range surrounding intrepid landscape of Himachal is nothing more than blessing in disguise. The astounding natural riches bestows Himachal with gifts like the Valleys, the rugged Mountain Passes, the shallow flowing crystal-clear hot springs, which are interspersed with cold water streams.
The Himalayas bring noticeable changes in the climate of Himachal and the surrounding regions. Several rivers originate from the womb of Himachal, prominent among them are: Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab and Yamuna. The moisture rising above from water surface of these rivers work as catalysts of climate change.
Variations in the elevations of mountains (between 450m and 6500m) also add to the gripping differences in climatic conditions of Himachal. The entire sky-line of Himachal, give travelers with ample of reasons of visiting and exploring natural vistas, which seem unexplored and completely untouched.
The Bir – It is a beautiful charming petite town with a Tibetan culture and lifestyle, which obviously means that the place is home to sights of breath-taking monasteries, tea gardens, yoga retreats and adventure activities like paragliding. Bir witnesses World Paragliding Championship each year. The take-off site for paragliders is Billing, while the touch-down site is Bir, with total altitude range settled at 800 metres above sea level. The quiet village town also acclaims the title of ‘Paragliding Capital of India’. It is also one of the projecting centres of Hindu and Buddhist spiritual studies. A trip to Bir Tibetan Colony, located on distal end of village Chowgan provide travelers a whole new way of Tibetan lifestyle.
Kufri – The Snow Capital of Shimla, tops the chart as the premium most holiday destination for travelers traveling from the hot and humid regions of earth. The high-altitude placement of Kufri earns it the title of winter destination spot. While in Kufri, the eyes of travelers lay open to heart throbbing panoramic sights. The atonement to spirituality after reaching Kufri can be re-established and re-affirmed in the minds of the travelers, soon after they catch the sights of temples dotting several places.
Chamba – The exquisite sight of Hill Kingdoms, Temples and Monasteries, is situated on the confluence of rivers Ravi and Chal. The fabulous tourist destination spot is open to travelers from India and the world due to its optimum temperatures approachable topography. The scenic landscape of Chamba shows up a picturesque presence of place, which delights the imagination of travelers. Tranquilize yourself with dazzling views around Chamera Lake, Manimahesh Lake, and spend time shopping at Chaugan. The scintillating region is located on the lower Himalayan belt, and bestowed with invariably wide range of flora and fauna, giving sufficient reasons to travelers to fill their fertile imagination and carry along with them holiday memoirs back home.
Mcleodganj – Pious spiritual place and the seat of Tibetan godman – the Dalai Lama, Mcleodganj is the place of awakening and meditation. The culture of this place is a subtle communion of Tibetan culture and British lifestyle. McLeod Ganj is an attractive town positioned close to upper Dharamsala, and surrounded by majestic hills and lush green belt of alpine vegetation. Trekking to Bhagsu Falls, and experiencing a divine retreat by visiting the Namgyal and Tsuglagkhang monasteries adds a balancing contrast to your entire Himachal tour. These two monasteries are also the residences of Dalai Lama. May be if the lady luck favors, you catch the sight of Tibetan spiritual leader and seek his blessings. The nearby Tibetan mini market is a sure shot shopping retreat for the enthusiasts. Out here, one can always shop for high quality woollen clothes and Tibetan memorabilia on affordable prices.
Spiti Valley – The valley is a heaven descended on Earth. It is the trekking hub and a splendid paradise where angels live and sing the muse. The winding roads traveling through peaceful atmosphere, and snow-capped mountains standing tall and erect around fertile and scenic pastoral settings completes the description of a true poetic semblance. The moment you enter into valley, you begin to feel that the WORLD IS NOT WHERE YOU WERE LIVING ALL THESE YEARS, BUT WHERE YOU ARE TRAVELING NOW. The name Spiti alludes to phrase ‘The Middle Land.’ The valley offers exciting trekking trails to adventure lovers. All treks begin from Kaza, which is the capital of Spiti valley, and moves further through the Spiti River, Dhankar Monastery before ending at Dhankar Lake. Travelers start feeling very soon like they are discovering new worlds.
Tirthan Valley – The valley is a delightful advancement to land of gods and demi-gods. The mysterious and puzzling beauty of Tirthan valley creates a poetic euphemism and abundance. Love for adventure goes beyond the mere idea of trekking or mountaineering. Here at Tirthan valley, travelers have unlimited adventure and unlimited fun, much of which is added to it from the side of Great Himalayan National Park. The National Park offer travelers with a great and indeed a memorable angling and fish catching experience. Magical ambience is yet again created in Tirthan valley due to the presence of charming hamlets and pleasurable weather conditions.
Tattapani – The bizarre tourist destination strategically positioned 70 kms. from Shimla is a personal favorite trail of nature and adventure seekers. The place is holistic and a treasure trove of natural attractions that are nestled within the arcades created by imposing mountainous cascades. The versatile landscape of Tattapani provides space for adventure activities such as rock climbing, white water rafting and trekking. The beautiful glimpse of Hot water springs, temples, caves, and sprawling verdant meadows while trekking will fill the heart with freshness and admiration.
Kinnaur – The fantasy land with picturesque landscapes, a trip to Kinnaur creates a unique kind of personal symposium for travelers. This is the magical land, where life comes to a standstill and it starts exuberating silence, in which lies the whole essence of life and dreams. Kinnaur is not the pleasure dome created by a poet, but rather by the creator himself. Kinnaur is tribal, though its beautiful landscape tells a tale of bio-diversity and richness. Talk of verdant green valley, or vineyards, or orchards- Kinnaur has all of these natural riches embodied in its torso. And for adventure explorers, camping can always be the way out from drowsy and polluted city life.
Barot, Mandi – Barot is a village town snuggled in calm and composed valleys of district Mandi. The apparently high popularity of this village town is due to abundance of trekking trails, which pass through village. Being in Barot, can be your lucky charm because not many travelers have either heard or know of this place. Even in the cases of most arranged tours of Himachal Pradesh, there is very strong likelihood that Barot is missed out. Barot offers the travelers with real and natural excitements, and top ones include fishing and angling in river Uhl, followed by trekking down to the Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary. The Barot Himri Trek near Mule Trail is popular among trekkers. Barot is also among the very few ideally suited places in Himachal Pradesh for Snow Trekking.
Renukaji – Lying in the Sirmaur district and at comfortable driving distance of 40 kilometres from Kangojodi, Renukaji provide travelers with mesmerizing and idyllic place to relax, unwind and experiment just the way one wants to do it. The tourist destination takes its name from Renuka, who was the wife of sage Jamadagini and mother of god Parshuram. The small peaceful town settles on the banks of holy river Renuka. The water of river is supplied from natural underwater springs. The entire area around river looks beautiful and picture perfect. More natural tone is added due to surrounding dense forest covers.
Select the best combination of tourist places, and unwind yourself in the refreshing climes of Himalayas. Great offers are available on Himachal tours. Feel the exorbitantly stunning retreat as much as you are going to experience surprising ways of embracing yourself in vibrant moods of Mother Nature.