Himachal Pradesh is known for its pristine and unparalleled beauty. We bring you 7 wonderlands of Himachal Pradesh you cannot give a miss.
The fresh mountain air, the beautiful valleys on one side and the Himalayan views on the other. Shimla, “The queen of Hill Stations” certainly lives up to its name.
Green pasture, dense evergreen forest and picturesque lake – all at the same time, is a sight to behold!
3. Lahaul & Spiti Valleys
Lahual and Spiti are tranquilizers for those in search for peace. Enclosed within Tibet, Kinnaur and Kullu are these fascinating valleys. Apart from the stunning vistas of green and brown mountains, Spiti is home to some of the oldest buddhist monasteries and also the endangered snow leopard.
4. Rohtang La/ Leh-Manali Highway
Rohtang La is a high mountain pass connecting Kullu and Lahaul-Spiti valleys. It is one dreamy drive to witness the glory of the Himalaya. Five high-altitude passes between the two places. Spectacular landscapes of the Pir Panjals and Zanskar ranges. The 480 km route has it all to satisfy wanderlust and thrill adventure seekers.
5. Dharamsala – McLeodganj
A place where you feel closer to nature! On the foothills of the mighty dhauladhar range of Himalayas lies beautiful Dharamshala. It is also the home of His Holiness Dalai Lama; sure you will feel the mystic connection.
Kinnaur is a nature seeker’s paradise! The mountains wrapped in a white sheet of snow, pine and spruce tree forests and the tranquil Baspa river makes Kinnaur a pure scenic bliss. Take a trip to Chitkul, Kalpa or Sangla to see yourself.
Historically been considered a hermit village, Malana is a world in itself. The natives of the village call themselves remnants of Alexander the Great’s Army. Malana, believed to be one of the oldest surviving democracies, has its own parliamentary form of government. There is more to unravel. Go to surprise yourself some more! (Photo: Sougata Sinha/Flickr)
What is holding you back? Don’t let these wonders evade you any more!