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15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Places

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Himachal is a truly spectacular place with loads of places for you to enjoy the camaraderie of the the mighty mountains dressed in white, the tall deodars, oaks and firs creating a breathtaking vista and the cool and fresh air rejuvenating your senses. And although there are some really fantastic tourist destinations in the state, you still need to be prepared not to miss out on some of their exceptionally mesmerising sightseeing spots when there. So, given here is a guide that will help you make your own checklist to ensure you don’t leave any place truly worth visiting, out.

1. Kangra

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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Kangra is not just rich in natural beauty but also in its history. We find Kangra’s mention even in our epic of Mahabharata. The picturesque valley has some very capturing attractions that you cannot afford to miss out on when here.

 

Kangra Fort
Nadaun
MaharanaPratap Sagar Lake
Taragarh Palace
Gopalpur Nature Park
Nurpur
Nadaun
Indrahar Pass
Tatwani Hot Spring
Kareri Lake

 

2. Chamba

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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Located on the banks of the meandering Ravi, Chamba is excellent destination to spend your vacations in proximity to the nature. Given below are some places you need to visit while in Chamba.

Khajjiar Lake
Chamera Lake
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhuri Singh Museum
Rang Mahal
Maharaja’s Palace
Akhand Chandi Palace
Manimahesh Lake
Chamba Central Park
Church of Scotland

 

3. Kullu

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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Also known as ‘The Valley Of Gods’, Kullu valley is blessed with mesmerising beauty. You can engage yourself in various adventure sports here like trekking, angling, skiing etc. However, if you are here, you must definitely pay a visit to these local attractions as well.

Basheshwar Mahadev Temple
Sultanpur Palace
Parvati Valley
Raison
Raghunathji Temple
Bijli Mahadev Temple
Shoja
Karrain
Bathad
Jagatsukh

 

4. Dharamshala

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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Surrounded by high snow-covered mountains on the three sides, Dharamshala is rightly called the Scotland of India. The verdure of pine trees and stark white snow leaves you awestruck. Here are some attractions it has on offer.

Triund
Dal Lake
Dharamkot
Bhagsu Waterfall
Bhagsunag Temple
Masroor Rock Cut Temple
Church of St. John
Tea Garden

 

5. Manali

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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Situated at a height of 6726 ft, Manali is a feast for the eyes with its snow capped mountains and and lush green forest. Here, are some points in Manali to bring out the adventurer and explorer in you.

River Beas
Rohtang Pass
Solang Valley
Jogini Waterfall
Beas Kund
Hadimba Temple
Jana Falls
Van Vihar National Park
Pin Valley National Park
Rahala Falls
Himvalley Manali

 

6. Kasauli

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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Nestled at an altitude of 1927 m, Kasauli is yet another place in the state that still bears the influence of the colonial rule. This serene town has some wonderful sites for you to visits.

Monkey Point
Sunset Point
Christ Church
Dagshai
St. Patrick’s Church
Gurkha Fort
Central Research Institute
The Mall
Timber Trail Resort

 

7. Pragpur

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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The first heritage village of India, Pragpur is a superb holiday destination with enchanting natural beauty, rich history and culture, great weather and easy access. When here, you must definitely check these local attractions apart from activities like bird watching, trekking and fishing.

Chamba Pattan
The Taal
The Judge’s Court
Jwalamukhi Temple

 

8. Dalhousie

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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Retaining the influence of the colonial era both in its appearance and name, Dalhousie is spread across five mountain ranges of Himalayas and paints a splendid picture with the numerous oak, deodar and pine trees tha habituate the land. Here are some leading spots to must visit in it.

Dainkund Peak
Panchpula
Ganji Pahari
Sach Pass
Garam Sadak
Subash Baoli
Bakrota Hills
Katalope

 

9. Una

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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An exception to the usually hilly tourist destinations of Himachal, Una is the hottest place here, situated at an altitude of 1210 ft. With ample of tourist spots worth visiting, if you intend to travel here in the summers, better pack your cotton clothes as well. Here are the spots you can’t leave out seeing in Una.

Amb
Bharwain
Pong Dam
Gobind Sagar Lake
Kutlehar Forts
Bramhauti Temple
Chintpurni Temple
Bangana
Dera Baba Barbhag Singh
Dhunsar Mahadev Temple

 

10. Sirmaur

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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Famous for its yummy peaches, Sirmaur is popularly nicknamed as the Peach Bowl. Fossils from dating 85 million years have been excavated here. The attractions as mentioned below, here are as important as they are interesting.

Shivalik Fossil Park
Churdhar Peak
Renuka Wildlife Sanctuary
Mini Zoo
Nahan
Jaganath Temple
Trilokpur Temple
Daula Kuan

 

11. Hamirpur

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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Hamirpur is a rather low lying hill station of Himachal Pradesh with some marvellous trails around cliffs and raised lands for trekking. Some of the best places to visit when here are given below.

Vyasa Cave

Deotsidh Temple
Sujanpur Tihra
Awah Devi Temple
Bikleshwar Temple

 

12. Shimla

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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The grandeur of Shimla led the British to declare it their summer capital. Still displaying the charm of the colonial architecture and ways, Shimla has a lot to offer for you to explore.

Jakhoo Hill
Simla State Museum
The Ridge
Summer Hill
Daranghati Sanctuary
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Naldehra and Shaily Peak
Chadwick Falls
Kufri
Christ Church
Annandale
Wild Flower Hall

 

13. Solan

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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A yet another majestic place you will fall in love with, Solan is called ‘The Mushroom City of India’ because of the extensive mushroom farming practised here. Solan has some extraordinary trekking trails to get in touch with your nature loving self. Here are the best attractions for sightseeing.

Barog
Subathu
Chail
Jatoli
Rajgarh
Kuthar Fort
Majathal Sanctuary
Arki
Nalagarh

 

14. Parwanoo

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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Parwanoo is a hill station that is conveniently located in such a place from where you can visit many different tourist destinations easily. Some places to visit in and around this hill station are.

Kalka
Pinjore
Mughal Gardens
Fruit Orchards
Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Cactus Garden
Timber Trail

 

 

15. Taragarh

15 Popular Tourist Destinations Of Himachal Pradesh And Their Must Visit Spots

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One of the most untouched and unexplored places of Himachal Pradesh, Taragarh is an extremely gorgeous hill station. Situated at the foot of Dhauladhar mountains, Taragarh gives a spectacular view of the mountains enveloped in the purest of white snow. The places for sight seeing are a handful here, though it gives you the opportunity for myriad sports and activities. Some places worthy visit are.

Tashijong Monastery
Andretta Pottery Village


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