Beyond the busy town life horizon, India has some of the most beautiful places in the world. When you do finally go on that highly anticipated holiday, it is important that you have all the vacation planned out to detail. Your enjoyment is determined by your knowledge of the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh so you not only enjoy the resort facility but the whole of Himachal. In this blog, we are going to share the best places in Himachal Pradesh.
Surrounded by cedar forests at the edge of the Himalayas, Dharamsala is a well-known tourist destination and one of the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh. At 1,457m (4,780 ft), it is located just 18 km away from Kangra and not too distant from the Dhauladhar mountain peak where you can enjoy 20 treks of hiking on the range. You can also visit well-known places like the Tibet Museum, the Dalai Lama’s main temple, Namgyal Monastery, and the Tsuglagkhang Complex Dalai Lama Temple. Besides the well-known buildings and history, you will also enjoy the beautiful mountain views, animals, and weather conditions.
Home to the Himalayan Pyramids, Kangra is gifted with popular tourist attractions dating back to the royal dynasty. The temperatures are relatively pleasant except in Nurpur where they may rise to 40 degrees between May and June. Kangra is home to the Himalayan pyramids and you also have the best views of the Himalayas from this vantage point. To those who like camping and hiking, Kangra is the place to be.
Manali is a high altitude town with an elevation of 2,050m and temperatures averaging 12 degrees. Visit traditional monuments like the Hindu Manu Temple, an ancient shrine, and learn about the foundation of Indian spirituality. In the mountains, you will find Hadimba Devi Temple, also known as Dhungri Temple, which was dedicated to Hidimba Devi the wife of Bhima in 1553. You will not only enjoy learning about life in the ancient kingdoms but also see the Indian forested landscapes which give the temples an amazing view from a distance.
Khajjiar stands at an altitude of 1,920m above sea level and also one of the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh. You will enjoy the green cedar forests surrounding the Khajjiar Lake and can also visit the Kalatop Wildlife sanctuary to see endangered animals like bears and deer in their natural habitat. For those who are more interested in attractions with a historical significance, you can visit Khajjiar Nag temple which is located in the mountains and dedicated to the Serpent God dating from the 12th century. If you go farther north to Dalhousie you will see more temples and British churches built in the 19th century. Khajjiar is just 24 km from Dalhousie by taxi or rail.
Shimla is the capital city of Himachal, it was also the summer capital of the British during colonial times. This is evidenced by an abundance of old British architecture. A railway from 1903 spirals around the mountain allowing you to enjoy the beautiful view of the cedar forests while at the edge of the Himalayas. You will also find crafts markets in the city where you can buy wood sculpted toys and artifacts. If you would want to add to the experience, Shimla is just 17,3 km away from Kufri. You can visit attractions like the Himalayan Nature Park, Kufri Fun World, and the Mahasu peak.
Himachal experiences all weather conditions, from May to June the weather is warmer, July to August it experiences torrential monsoon rains, and from December it will be snowing. When planning your visit, it is best you check the weather first and plan accordingly. At Rakkh Resort, we offer travelers a range of packages to choose from to ensure you have a memorable experience at all the right places to visit in North India. To book your stay, contact us at + 91 88004-09567, or click here. You can also write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.