Himachal Pradesh surprises you at every turn. From big towns to small hamlets hidden in the nooks of mountains, this state offers something that you just can't find anywhere else. With spectacular snowy peaks and glittering river valleys, Himachal is the stunning display of beauty and colours. The convoluted topography of mountains interlocking and rivers plunging into green valleys, makes this state a delight to explore by bus, car, motorbike, jeep or even on foot. Every village brings with it different cultures, traditions, deities and even languages. This state is a true delight with big towns providing you a glimpse into the colonial era and vast valleys presenting the finest grounds for camping. Himachal Pradesh is one state where everyone finds a purpose – an adventurer, a history buff, a backpacker, a luxurious traveller, a mountain lover, anyone! Himachal is especially very popular amongst adventurers as it provides opportunities for trekking, skiing, rafting and even paragliding. It is also one of the most-visited backpacking destinations in India. Click here to know more about this fascinating state.
See and d0: Ride the toy train from Kalka to Shimla; visit the 'high' village of Malana; soak in the spiritual vibes in Dharamshala and McLeod Ganj; visit the highest cricket ground in the world in Chail; enjoy the relics of the British era in Shimla; dare yourself to trek through the Rohtang Paas; go for paragliding in Bir Billing; get lost in the historical heritage of Padam Palace in Rampur, Rang Mahal in Chamba, Jandri Ghat Palace in Dalhousie, Bahadurpur Fort in Bilaspur and Kangra Fort in Kangra; visit all or at least two of these shimmering Himachali lakes, Renuka Lake, Rewalsar Lake, Prashar Lake, Suraj Tal Lake (Lahaul Spiti); dare to raft through the Beas river, the one river that made Alexander The Great turn around!
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