Do you love snow? If yes, then I am sure you heard about Himachal Pradesh “The City of Snow” in India. Himachal Pradesh Located in Western Himalayas surrounded by Mountains. Shimla is one of the most popular hill stations and also the capital of this State. So, if you love traveling and want to travel to some good mountain places then I am recommended you to visit Himachal Pradesh in India. Check it out the Top 5 Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh.
Probably the most popular hill station in northern India, Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh famous for its Mall road, the Ridge, toy train, etc. among honeymooners and families alike. For more information keep reading!!
Ideal for: Family and friends
Ideal Duration: 3-4days
Best time to visit: May –July, and November-January for snowfall.
How to Reach – The Distance of Shimla from your location is based on your state. Kalka, in turn, is the nearest railhead, which is connected to Chandigarh and Delhi by regular trains. Chandigarh is at a distance of 117 kilometers, Manali at 260 kilometers and Delhi at 343 kilometers.
Kullu or Kulu is the capital town of the Kullu district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located on the banks of the Beas River in the Kullu Valley about 10 kilometers north of the airport at Bhuntar. Kullu Valley is a broad open valley formed by the Beas River between Manali and Largi.
Ideal for: Everyone! But it is a hot favorite amongst newlyweds.
Ideal duration: 4-5 days
Best time to visit: May-July and November-January for snowfall.
How to reach: Chandigarh is the nearest airport, 252 Kms away. The nearest railhead is also in Chandigarh, 270 Kms away. Kullu is 570 Kms from Delhi via road.
Kasauli is a small hill town in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It’s home to gabled colonial-era houses, orchards and green-roofed Christ Church, dating from the mid-19th century. At the southern edge of town, Monkey Point overlooks forests of horse chestnut and Himalayan oak. A small temple also sits atop the hill. Nearby, the Gilbert Nature Trail winds through lush green countryside rich in birdlife.
Ideal for: Friend and Family
Ideal duration: 3-4 days
Best time to go visit: November – March & December – January for snowfall.
How to reach: The nearest airport is in Chandigarh, 70 km away. The nearest train station is Sonwara which is 4km away. It is 293 km from New Delhi and takes about 7 hours.
Dharamshala is a city in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, this hillside city is home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile. The Thekchen Chöling Temple Complex is a spiritual center for Tibetan Buddhism, while the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives houses thousands of precious manuscripts.
Ideal for: Friends or Solo Travelers
Ideal duration: 2-3days
Best time to visit: May –July, and November-January for snowfall
How to reach: The nearest major railway station is at Pathankot, 85 kilometers away. Dharamshala is well-connected to Delhi The journey is almost 520 kilometers from Delhi. The drive from Delhi via Chandigarh is about 12 hours.
Kufri is a small hill station in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh state in India. It is located 20 km from the state capital Shimla on National Highway No.22. The name Kufri is derived from the word kufr meaning “lake” in the local language.
Ideal for: Couples, skiing enthusiasts, hikers
Ideal duration: 1 night 2 days
Best time to visit: November to March
How to reach: Kufri is best visited via bus/road and it is just 10 km away from Shimla. The nearest airport is Shimla Airport (34.4 km) followed by Chandigarh Airport (138 km). The nearest railway station is Shimla Railway Station (16.2 km)
So, Finally, we listed all the most top visited places in Himachal Pradesh. So, if you love to travel then I recommended you to once visit these places in Himachal Pradesh. I am sure you are going to enjoy these places too much.