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Top Tourist Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh

Places to visit in Himachal Pradesh include natural beauty, religious sites, lush green valleys, mountain ranges, waterfalls, apple orchards, flora, and fauna.

Himachal Pradesh is an Indian state in the Himalayas. Visit in Himachal Pradesh does not complete without adventurous activities such as trekking, paragliding, hang gliding, climbing, and skiing.

The strong Tibetan presence reflects in its Buddhist temples, monasteries, and Tibetan New Year celebrations. All districts of Himachal Pradesh have tourist attractions. TrueHAB offers affordable packages for Himachal tour for all the major destinations.

Weather for Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh remains pleasant and enjoyable throughout the year. The weather changes with the change in altitude. It experiences heavy snowfall during winter. September to March is the best time to plan your Himachal Tour. The landscape becomes lush green during the rainy season. The annual rainfall is 2909 to 3800 mm. The average temperature in summer ranges from 22 degrees to 37°C. During winter, it varies from 0°C to 13°C depending on the altitude.

Shopping and Souvenirs in Himachal Tour

Handicrafts, shawls, pullovers, local tweeds, Tibetan carpets, metalwork, wooden articles, toys, Kullu shawls, caps, pickles, jams, squashes, basketry, beads or trendy artificial jewelry are the preferred souvenirs to buy in Himachal tour.

Suggested Read: Top 8 must-buy souvenirs from Himachal

Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh

Manali

Rohtang Pass
Rohtang Pass

Snow-capped mountains, sports activities, and a pleasant atmosphere make it the top tourist destination in Himachal tour. October to February is the best time to visit Manali. Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Hadimba temple, and River Beas Kund trek are the main attractions in Manali. You can undertake paragliding and other adventure sports activities during the Himachal tour.

Kullu

Kullu Valley offers impressive views and majestic hills, which are covered with Deodar and Pine trees. Pandoh Dam, Bijli Mahadev Temple, Friendship Peak, Raghunath Temple, Great Himalayan National Park, and river rafting are the main attractions in Kullu district.

Shimla

Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla has been the summer capital of India during British time. At Mall road, the local band of Shimla entertains the tourists. The Ridge, Kufri, Chail, Tattapani, Kalka Shimla toy train, and Jakhu Temple are the main attractions at Shimla.

Kangra

Kangra Fort, Baijnath Temple, Brajeshwari Temple, Kareri Lake, Indrahar Pass Trek, Dhauladhar Range, and Brajeshwari Temple are the main attractions in Kangra Valley. Beas River flows through the Kangra Valley. Tea plantation at Palanpur, Masroor cut rock temple, and Jwala Devi temple are other attractions.

Dharamshala

Gyuto Monastery, War Memorial, St. John in the Wilderness Church, Library of Tibetan works and archives, and Dharamshala Cricket Stadium are the top places to visit.

Spiti Valley

Chandratal Lake, Key Monastery, Kunzum Pass, Pin Valley National Park, Suraj Tal, and Dhankar Monastery are the main places to visit in Spiti.

Kasol

Parvati River
Parvati River

Kasol is gaining popularity among trekkers, backpackers, and nature lovers. Parvati River, flea market, Malana, Tosh, Pin Parvati Pass, Parvati Valley, and Kheerganga trek are the main attractions.

Khajjiar

Khajji Nag Temple, the high-altitude Khajjiar Lake, and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary are the main places to visit.

Kinnaur

Kalpa, Reckong Peo, Sarahan, Nako, Ribba, and trekking are the main attractions in Kinnaur district.

Mcleodganj

Bhagsunag waterfalls
Bhagsunag Waterfalls

Bhagsunag Temple, Bhagsunag Fall, Namgyal Monastery, Triund, Tsuglagkhang Complex, and trekking are the main attractions in Mclodganj. Mcleodganj is known as little Lhasa because it is home to Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. It presents many trekking areas as well.

Dalhousie

Satdhara fall, Dainkund Peak, Panchpula, and river rafting are the main attractions. Lush greenery, pine-clad valleys, fast-flowing rivers, and misty mountains make it a must-visit in Himachal tour.

Kasauli

Timber Trail, Baptist Church, Monkey Point, Mall Road, Gurudwara Shri Guru Nanak Ji, Sunset Point, and lover’s lane are the main places to visit.

Chamba

Chamera Lake, Manimahesh Lake, Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Chaugan, Hariraya Temple, and Himachal Emporium are the places to visit.

Tirthan Valley

Serloskar Lake, River Crossing, Trout Fishing, Great Himalayan National Park, Waterfalls, and trekking are the main attractions in Tirthan Valley.

Kaza

Dhankar Lake, Kunzum Pass, Komic Village, Chandratal Lake, and shopping are the key attractions in Kaza.

Narkanda

Hatu Peak
Hatu Peak

Hatu Peak, Stokes Farm, Mahamaya Temple, Tannu Jabbar Lake, skiing, and city shopping are the major draws at Narkanda.

Mandi

Bhutnath Temple, Pandoh Dam, Rewalsar Lake, Sunder Nagar, Tattapani, and Prashar lake trek are the main attractions.

Bhuntar

Basheshwar Temple, Bijali Mahadev Temple, and Jagannath Temple are the top places to visit.

Manikaran Sahib

Load Ramchandra Temple, Harinder Mountain, Kulant Pith, Hot Springs in Manikaran Sahib, Sri Nanak Devji Gurudwara, and city shopping are the main attractions.

Keylong

Kardhang Monastery, Barachaa La Pass, Shashur Monastery, Tayul Monastery, Suraj Tal, Darcha, Deepak Tal, Pin Valley National Park, Lahaul, and Spiti Tribal Museum, and Ancient Fort at Gondla are the places to visit in and around Keylong.

Parwanoo

The main attractions are Timber Trail, Cable car ride, Kali Mata Temple, fruit orchards, Dagshai, and Pinjore. It is famous for trekking and hiking among nature lovers.

Barot

Fishing in River Uhl, Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary, Recreational Trekking, Corporate and Family Camping, and Star Gazing are the main attractions at Barot.

Suggested read: Places to visit in Barot

Gushaini

Himalayan National Park
Himalayan National Park

Shringi Rishi Temple, Chehni Kothi, and Himalayan National Park are the places to visit at Gushaini.

Suggested read: Gushaini nature’s paradise 

Arki

Arki Fort, Diwan-i-Khas, Arki Palace, Luturu Mahadev Mandir, Bhadrakali Temple, and Laxminarayan Temple are the places to visit at Arki.

Nahan

Renuka Lake, Suketi Fossil Park, Jaitak Fort, Churdhar Peak, Dhaula Kuan, and trekking are the main attraction at Nahan.

Bir Billing

Tibetan colony, Bir Tea Factory, Bir Road, and Palpung Sherabling Monastery are the places to visit at Bir Billing. Paragliding and hang gliding are the adventurous activities that draw many youths to this destination.

Palampur

Baijnath Temple
Baijnath Temple

Tashi Jong Monastery, tea garden, Saurabh Van Vihar, Neugal Khad, Baijnath Temple, and pottery are the main attractions at Palampur.

Chail

Cricket ground, Palace hotel, Kali temple, Chail Wildlife Sanctuary, shopping, and horse riding are the main attractions at Chail.

Himachal Pradesh has an endless list of scintillating destinations that cater to everyone. You can enjoy religious places, adventurous activities, natural landscapes, rivers, waterfalls, snowy mountains, and tea plantations. TrueHAB has designed the packages to make your life easy during the Himachal tour.

Harish Suyal
Harish Suyal is a passionate travel blogger. He has written articles on popular tourist destinations for various travel portals. He has written many articles on Himachal Pradesh tourism, and now he is writing an article on places to visit in Himachal that would assist numerous travelers.

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