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Pangi Valley: Spectacular scenic beauty with drastic road conditions

Pangi Valley

Pangi Valley in the upper part of Chamba District is one of the most tribal areas in Himachal Pradesh. This rugged and remote hidden valley is located between Pir Panjal and the Greater Himalayan Zanskar ranges. Pangi valley is divided into Saichu, Hudan Bhatori and Sural Bhatori valleys having an elevation ranging from 2,100 m […]

Bilaspur the first planned hill town of India

Bilaspur

Situated in Shivalik range of lower Himalayas, Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh is located at an altitude of 670 meters above sea level and at a distance of 86kms from the state capital, Shimla. It is believed that the town was founded by Rishi Ved Vyas. The river Satluj flows through the middle of the […]

Rewalsar Lake sacred destination for Hindus, Buddhists and Sikhs

Rewalsar lake

Situated about 23km south-west from Mandi is the beautiful lake of Rewalsar which offers scenic beauty of water, woodland and high hills. Also known as Tso Pema by Buddhists, the lake is at an altitude 1,360 m above sea level and is held as a sacred spot for Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists. The lake has […]

Tabo, the land of the ancient Buddhist Monastery

Tabo Monestry

Far from civilization in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh is the ancient village of Tabo. This small town is situated at an altitude of 3,280 meters on the banks of the Spiti River. This secluded beautiful village is a well known place around the world for its Buddhist Tabo Monastery. Also known […]

Sangla Valley – the descending heaven on earth

chitkul

Sangla Valley is a part of Kinnaur District in Himachal Pradesh and is one of the most beautiful places in the Himalayas. Sangla is situated at a distance of 57 kms from Kalpa – the biggest village of Kinnaur. The Sangla valley is also known as Baspa Valley as it is situated on the right […]

Sarahan Temple, the memorizing abode of Maa Bhimakali

Maa Bhimakali

One of 51 Shakti Peethass, Shri Bhima Kali Temple is a very popular tourist place in the town of Sarahan in Himachal Pradesh. The temple popularly known as the Saharan Temple is famous for its unique architecture and incredible wood carving. Believed to build about 3000 years ago, the temple is situated at a 2150 […]

Rohtang la or the Rohtang Pass

rohtang pass

One of the most popular passes in the world, Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh is at an altitude of 3,978 m (13,051 ft) above sea level. This high mountain pass on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas serves as a gateway to Lahaul Spiti, Pangi and Leh valley connecting it to the Kullu […]

Narkanda, popular Ski destination with abundance of natural beauty

narkanda valley

Narkanda is a beautiful town in Shimla district which is situated at an altitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan-Tibet Road. It is about 65 kilometers from Shimla and is the oldest Ski-resort in India. The place is a retreat for tourists offering majestic view of snow clad mountains. One can enjoy the fragrance of […]

Naldehra, the ‘Abode of King of Snakes’ in lap of Himalayas

Naldehra

Naldehra is a beautiful tourist spot on the outskirts of Shimla, capital city of Himachal Pradesh. About 2044 meters above sea level, the small town in the midst of nature is about 22 kms from Shimla. This enchanting place has one of the oldest golf courses in India, which was built in the early 1900s […]

Kharapathar – A gateway to eternal beauty and culture of Himachal

Kharapathar

Kharapathar is an exquisite place in the lap of the nature that will conquer your mind with its beauty and charm. Lush green forests, apple orchards and picturesque scenery of mountain peaks make this place worth visiting once in a life time. Kharapathar gets its name from an egg shaped boulder standing tall at a […]

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