The world Himachal literally translates to “in the lap of Himalayas” and owing to its location it is a name rightfully given. The state of Himachal Pradesh lies on the western Himalayas at a height of about 1148 ft to 2966 ft above sea level. This geographical location has provided it with picturesque landscapes and a wonderful climate which many tourists flock to see and feel.
This place is a land of religion, beauty, adventure and fun. The age old monasteries resonating with prayers, the scenic beauty of the snowcapped Himalayas with its rivers, valleys and lakes, the thriving green pastures, the mountainous trails with trekkers, ski resorts and Para gliders this state has it all. The enchanting atmosphere of beauty, prayers and adventure all intertwined makes it a strong tourist destination.
A holiday here provides you with so much beauty and splendor that it takes more than words or pictures to describe the time spent here. From the tranquility of nature to its raw power can be experienced in this state with the help of Himachal Tours.
As the world now has grown smaller with the advent of technology come experience the vastness of nature that lays untouched by the modernized world. Himachal tour packages brings to you a tour of the clandestine Himachal with places to see and things to do such as-
Kalka- Shimla railway (Shimla)- given the title of a heritage by UNESCO this ride takes you through a series of picturesque landscapes in abundance of green hills, trees, springs etc. This is a ride that provides you with plenty of time to admire the beauty of the hills unlike fast moving trains.
The Mall (Shimla)- this is a place to take you leisured walk around and shop around a bit. The place also has scenic view that is really good. A lot of locals can be seen here and can be a good place to interact with some.
Hidimba Devi Mandir- built on a rock mushroomed from earth lays this ancient temple built in honour of Hidimbi Devi who was a character in the epic Mahabharata.
Monasteries- Himachal also has a very good number of monasteries that are beautiful and majestic. These monasteries are worth a visit when in Himachal Pradesh.
Viceregal lodge- this is a retreat during the British rule by Indian viceroys which at now serves as an Indian Institute for Advanced Studies. A piece of history that is worth
Norbulinka Institute- a wonderful institute that has been dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan culture. The paintings and murals on the wall are really beautiful, an art form that has been really well preserved.
Hot springs- There are a number of hot springs in this state and one can enjoy mother natures warm sulphur baths to relax and rejuvenate them.
Rohtang Pass- is Manali-Keylong roads highest point. The scenic view from this place is unmatched also near by is the source of Beas river. Watching the mountains slowly disappearing among the clouds is a sight to be seen.
And these are just a few to get you started. With its innocent beauty and charm this lap child of the Himalayas is really a place to see, stay and enjoy. A holiday here will definitely please you.