“Welcome to the Dev Bhoomi or at the place of God”, they said. With open arms do the people here welcome for all those visitors. Along the foothills of the Shivalik range, are these chains of hills, an area covered with the white carpet all over, is this state of Himachal Pradesh. This hill station at the north of the country is an area, which is loaded with apple orchards, snow fed rivers and many gushing lakes. You may witness here the fresh air, the apple orchards planted wide across, the green forests around, indeed a place to be visited, the pleasant nature and the never ending beauty.
Starting with Shimla, mostly known as a honeymoon destination is an amazing cool and attractive town that sprawls along a mountain ridge, covered are the places here with oak, pine and rhododendron forests. It’s quite famous for its colonial style buildings and historic railway, the toy train and had attraction points like the old Christ Church, Scandal Point, as well as the Viceregal Lodge, also a hub of many adventure sports at the hills. Among the other most visited cities are the Kullu and Manali. At Kullu, the pilgrimage place of Bijli Mahadev, the Roerich Art Gallery or to the Raison for witnessing the orchards.
At Manali, one may head towards the Rohtang, to the Gurudwara Sri Manikaran sahib but not to forget the Bhrigu lake. The beautiful, green, quite town of Dalhousie has all the housing structures with roof tops, inclined. Viewing the state through a panoramic view, with both snow-clad ranges and the others plain was splendid. One may walk here and take rides upon the ponies which are even called the khachhars (mules). Among many others is the city of Palampur, famous for its Tea Plantation or the tea gardens. Here one can pay their visit to the Newgal Park, the Neugal Khad, the Sourab Kaliya and the Ban Vihar, remember the dinning at the local ‘dhabas’. Named after the area filled with the Chapaka trees, at Chamba locate the Rang Mahal, the Bhuri Singh Museum, and the Champavati Temple for a little spirituality at the state. The breath-taking views at the Parashar Lake, or at the Janjehli for a few dangerous but fun-filled treks. Also sightseeing at the Deoli becomes a better option. Indira Tourist Park in Kufri is the place available for Yak or the pony rides, for getting an overlook at the Giri valley, tourists often move to the Fagu.
Himachal has got it all. False are the misconceptions, which say it’s just filled with snow everywhere. Hence, it has many more than just this hence a trip to the hill station of Himachal is the best option for anyone.