The snow-capped peaks, lush green countryside, thick wooded forests, sparkling lakes, religious places and stunning promenades make Himachal Pradesh a paradise for tourists. Blessed with Nature's bounty and a salubrious climate, this state of India has been a popular tourism spot in the recent years. The ancient forts, colonial mansions, massive Havelis and heritage hotels look absolutely magnificent and are maintained and restored to their immaculate conditions. Explore this and more, on your travel to Himachal Pradesh in India.
The hills and forests of Himachal are known as 'Devabhoomi', the abode
of Gods because of its panoramic beauty and calm that reigns here. There
are many ancient temples here that are built in 'Shikhara' style or
Indian Dravidian architectural style, Buddhist Gompas built in pagoda
style of architecture and other religious places. Besides the well-known
places and tourist spots like Chamba, Kangra, Kullu, and Shimla, remote
areas like Lahaul and Spiti are just ideal for making your vacation in
Himachal Pradesh an experience that you will never forget.
The variety of flora and fauna makes Himachal a perfect destination for
wildlife enthusiasts and eco-tourism. It has 32 sanctuaries, 2 National
Parks and 3 Games Reserves. The floras that can be seen here include
Oaks, Maples, Cedars and Rhododendrons along with vines, anemones,
primulas and buttercups. The fauna includes Himalayan Tahr, Ibex, Brown
Bear, Musk Deer, Monal and rare endangered species such as Snow Leopard.
The clear blue lakes make perfect picnic spots while the varied
topography of the state make it ideal for trekking, camping and