Most famous and most visited places of Himachal Pradesh


1. Manali

Manali is the most famous hill station even in India nestled at the end north end of Kullu valley and in high mountains at an altitude of 2050 meter above sea level. The landscape is stunning and breathtaking, offering view of snow caped mountains, dense pine forest, and the Beas river with its clear water meandering through between the town. Manali is known for adventure activities, like, rock climbing, river crossing, river rafting, Skiing, paragliding, biking and cycling, snow games and Manali is a base camp of various trekking routes.

Here are the list of sight seeing of Manali and nearby places.

  • Hadimba Temple, Old Manali and Mall road
  • Solang Valley, Kothi and Rohtang Pass
  • Vashisht and Jogini Waterfall
  • Manali Sanctuary, Van Vihar
  • Jagatsukh, Naggar, Bijli Mahadev


2. Shimla

Shimla is also known as hill queen and is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh situated at an altitude of 2205 meter above sea level, once was summer capital of British India. Shimla offers spectacular views of the snow-capped Himalayan ranges and surrounded by lush green forest. There are various historical and important places to visit in Shimla.

Here are the list of sight seeing of Shimla and nearby places.

  • Mall road, Ridge, Christ Church and Jakhhu temple
  • Indian Institute of Advanced Study and Daranghati Sanctuary
  • Summer Hill, Annandale and Wild Flower Hall
  • Chharabra, Mashobra and Naldehra
  • Kufri, Fagu and Narkanda & Hatu Peak


3. Dalhousie and Khajjiar

Dalhousie is the famous hill station in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh situated on 5 hills named after Lord Dalhousie, who was the British governor. The beautiful landscape of this hill station attracts lots of tourist every year. Khajjiar is 24 KM from Dalhousie one of the most beautiful place of Himachal and also known and Mini Switzerland of India. Khajjiar sits on a small plateau with a small stream-fed lake in the middle that has been covered over with weeds. The hill station is surrounded by meadows and forests.

Here are the list of sight seeing of Dalhousie and Khajjiar.

  • Dainkund Peak, Bakrota Hills, Village Lohali and Ganji Pahari
  • Panchpula, Karelanu, Kalatop and Kalatop Forest
  • Khajjiar Lake, Khajjinag temple


4. McLeod Ganj (Dharamshala)

Mcleodganj or Little Lhasa is situated in the lap of Dhauladhar range of Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh, well known for Tibetan Government in exile and home of Dalai Lama. This beautiful hill station is situated at an height of 2004 meter above sea level and 12 KM from Dharamshala, which is known as ‘The Scotland of India’. The magnificent view of Dhauladhar range and Kangra valley from here make it ideal destination.

Some of the top attractions in McLeod Ganj and Dharamshala.

  • Triund, Bhagsunath Waterfall and Dal Lake
  • Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, Dharamkot and Nadi Village
  • Dalai Lama’s Temple, Tibet Museum and Church of St. John


4. Kasauli

Kasauli is the small hill station near Chandigarh and famous for day out trips. Situated at 1930 meter above sea level offers spectacular views, serenity of the place is enchanting. The town is one of the most haunted places in the world and considered as health resorts.

Some of the top attractions in Kasauli.

  • Monkey Point, Sunset Point and Gurkha Fort
  • Christ Church, St. Patrick’s Church
  • Central Research Institute, The Mall and Dagshai

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