UNLEASHING THE MIGHTY MOUNTAINS IN HIMACHAL PRADESH- BY SUSHMI
Around 360 kilometers from the capital of India, nestled in the glorious mountain ranges -”The Himalayas” rests the divine state Himachal Pradesh. Blessed with astounding beauty of landscapes, snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys, flower-filled meadows, misty woods, it’s rightly known as “The Land in the lap of the Mountains”.
The perfect getaway destination to cast aside the stress of the hectic weekday blues would be Himachal Pradesh as it’s the ideal escape into the enchanting scenic beauty. With the perfect ambiance for a romantic tour as well the doorway to religious vibes with monasteries and temples, Himachal also serves to adrenaline junkies with some real adventurous treks and hikes for all mountain lovers and bikers. But truly down to its core, it’s the ultimate place to just be away from the noise and at last, take a BREATH. For it is divine, celebrated and most importantly charismatic.
Shimla, being the capital of Himachal is the most celebrated and lionized hill station in India. The picturesque, snow-filled beauty is a truly a work of art, the perfect sights birthed by nature.The captivating attractions here are the humongous and bustling shopping areas.Rightly known as the “Land of handicrafts” this place sells off the best clothing of Indian origin to exclusively hand embedded articles.The chilled climate, pine clad hills, and walking trails have been attracting hoards of tourists even in the off seasons. Must visit places in Shimla include Mall road, Shimla Ridge, Summer Hills town, and Tara Devi Temple.
The tiny tinsel town Dalhousie tucked away in the lap of Himachal Pradesh is a piece of paradise for all the travelers. Known as “The Switzerland Of India”, Dalhousie is known for its serene beauty and its unadulterated charm! This quiet town is barely crowded and gives away views of series of Colonial houses. It is an amazing destination for someone who wants some lonesome time, away from all the hustle and bustle of life.
The second winter Capital of Himachal. Dharamsala is the abode of the Dalai Lama. The spectating view here would be that it is covered with snow peaks on all three sides.Dharamshala offers insight and a different perception of the history, lifestyle, and culture of the Tibetans. This place is apt for trekking and to spend time with your better half.
MCLEODGANJ would be another highly recommended spot. A hill station near Dharamshala, its culture is a beautiful blend of Tibetan with some British influence. Renowned for being home to the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. Nestled amidst majestic hills and lush greenery, this town is culturally blessed by a prominent Tibetan influence owing to the major settlement of Tibetans here. Mcleodganj has one of the most mesmerizing landscapes in the entire state of Himachal Pradesh.
A valley located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, Manali – “The honeymoon Capital Of India” is an idyllic location with its evergreen trees and prepossessing landscape. It overwhelms its visitors with the flowering apple trees and adventurous snow covered roads. Surrounded by majestic hills and woody forests, the quaint charm of Manali has become one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. The pristine River Beas flows right through the town, creating a captivating landscape. Off late it has been attaining a lot of fame for its adventure sports. So one could try out river rapids, zip-lining, parasailing, and horse riding and much more to get an adrenaline rush.
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