Shimla is a city that can be said to have 'all in one' or 'one in all'. Here you will find temples, churches, colonial mansions, museums and everything that falls under the title of being heritage. While in Shimla you cannot miss the Sankat Mochan temple and the Viceregal lodge on Observatory hill.Be it any weather - Summer or winter - Shimla is the place to be. Enjoy a sunrise or a hill top view of the gardens or just laze around and surrender to some beauty, Shimla has it all.Best Time to visit There is May to July and September to November. Kamna Devi, Kali Bari Temple, Jakhoo Temple, Sankat Mochan, Taradevi Temple.
You should come to Manali to the temples and monasteries that are the example of the twin faiths of Hinduism and Buddhism. You should see the intricately carved Hadimba Temple and Tibetan temple along with other attractions that will hook a tourist to come to Manali again and again.Be it Skiing, rafting, trekking, gliding, camping or Hiking - Manali has it all !
Kullu is Also Known as Valley of Gods.it has Raghunathji Temple at Distance of 1 kms, Vaishno Devi Temple - 4 kms, Bijli Mahadev Temple - 11 kms, Basheshwar Mahadev Temple - 15 kms, Jagan Nath Temple - 3 km.Kullu is known for its adventure options. All the adventure savvy - be it Trekking, Rafting, Angling, Mountaineering, Para Gliding or other Water and Mountain Sports, the hub is Kullu.you can shop Kullu Shawls and Caps, Gadmas, Rugs or 'Namdas', Local Tweeds, Footwear or 'Pullun', Baskets and Natural Oils of Almond and Olive From Government Handicrafts Emporium, Himachal Khadi Emporium, and the Khadi and Gramodyog Bhawan.
The best way to explore the scenic land of Dalhousie is by treading your journey on foot. It is one place that implores the tourist to visit this town on your hoofs. This is what makes the stay more exciting. Walking and climbing on the hills and grounds will introduce you to the cultural aspect of the homely people.Shopping in Dalhousie is an amazing vintage experience. While in Dalhousie, you should buy Tibet shawls and carpets that are exclusively made here.
The small yet fervent land of Dharamshala offers its tourist the chance to enjoy all the attractions in one go. There are museums, temples, churches, picnic spots and a lot of natural beauty. Savour the joy of bathing in hot water spring and do not miss paying respect to the shrine and memorials dotted all over the town.also known as Little Lhasa .
Come to enjoy beauty amidst the heritage attractions that makes it the one of most suitable town in Himachal Pradesh. Lakshmi Narayan Temple in Chamba, which happens to be the oldest and the largest temple complex in Himachal Pradesh. Other important temples like Chamunda Devi temple, Hari Yara temple and Gauri Shnakar too invites you to come and pay homage to these ancient edifices.best time to visit here ismarch-june.Where You can Shop for Traditional Himachali Handicrafts and Exclusive Traditionally Woven Shawls.
According to legend, Lord Shiva's consort Sati once burnt herself alive in Yagna to avenge an insult to Lord Shiva. The distraught Shiva picked her corpse and gyrated his horrified dance. Then Lord Vishnu unleashed his Chakra and cut the Sati's body into fifty one pieces to save the earth from Shiva's wrath. All the fifty one places - where parts of Sati's body fell, became known as Shakti Peeths.
Jwalaji (flame) or Jwala Mukhi (flame mouth) is probably the most ancient temple discussed here besides Vaishno Devi. It is mentioned in the Mahabharata and other scriptures. There is a natural cave where eternal flames continue to burn. Some say there are seven or nine flames for the seven divine sisters or the nine Durgas. It is here that Sati's tongue fell which can now be seen in the form of the flame.
The temple dedicated to Mata Chintpurni Devi is located in a village of the same name in District Una, Himachal Pradesh. Devotees have been visiting this Shaktipeeth for centuries to pray at the lotus feet of Mata Shri Chhinnamastika Devi and Mata Shri Chintpurni Devi. They bring with them their worldly concerns and seek blessings from the Devi. It is believed that if you ask something from the Devi with a true heart, your wish will be granted.
Built in 804 A.D. and dedicated to Shiva Vaidyanatha. Its tall shikhara carved in stone is framed by the imposing snow capped peaks of Dhauladhars. The linga enshrined in its sanctum is one of the 12 jyotirlingas in the country. Every year during the Shivratri fair, thousands of pilgrims descend on Baijnath for the colourful fair and festivities. It is 16-km from Palampur and 56-km from Dharamsala.
A cave temple of Baba Balak Nath is located in Deothsidh , in the Dhaulagiri Hills of Hamirpur, is a noted place of pilgrimage. Pepole come here to seek the blessings of Baba Balak Nath all the year round. It is situated on the border of Bilaspur (70 Kms), Hamirpur (30 Kms) and is well connected by roads from all sides.
Some of the world's best established mountain and hill treks are in Himachal Pradesh. The mountains are the great Himalayas and we can do our trekking in the Himalayas on either side of their Pir Panjal range or our Himalayan trek can take us cross them from one side to the other. The range is high so the highest Himachal trekking is either astride or along the main Pir Panjal or to their north across the Chandra Bhaga river where lie the outer Himalayas which resemble the Zanskar and Ladhak ranges to their north.
Mountain biking in Himachal is one of the delightful adventure possibilities in this Himalayan state. Truly unique Himachal biking is feasible as the mainstay of your Himachal adventure tour. Himachal biking is amongst the best of biking in India and within one longer India biking tour you can literally traverse the best parts of Himachal from lush green coniferous belts to the starker mountains of Spiti or Lahaul or Pangi.
Motor bike tours in the Himalayas can never be complete without your group having traversed the remote wealth of Himachal on our motor bikes. The region, its roads, the mountains, the gradients and ground conditions faced in Himachal motor biking give your Himachal motor bike tour a special zest. Enjoy Himachal and then let your Himachal motor biking carry you on to Ladhak, but first visit the three principal valleys in your motor bike tour in Himachal and let an Alpine-Himalayan vision be a part of you as you later proceed north into the vast north Himalayan mountain deserts.
White water rafting in Himachal is limited to just a few months and shorter stretches on the Beas river. Satluj is as yet covered rarely but offers many a delight for those with some prior experience of white water rafting.