Himachal is India’s outdoor adventure hub. The state offers best of trekking routes, mountaineering expeditions opportunities, paragliding, skiing and rafting activities. Popularly known as the fruit bowl of India Himachal is studded with picturesque valleys and meadows. The quaint villages perched on the slopes of mountain chains add to the culture and charm of this mystical land of deities.
Himachal, the snow abode is located in the North of India. The state is famous for its natural beauty and spectacular vistas of Himalayas.
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Planning a Trip
Best time to visit Himachal Pradesh May–Jun & early Sep–Oct is perfect for trekking, mountaineering expedition and other activities. Only monsoons are to be avoided for outdoor activities. Mid-Jul–early Sep The monsoon: Visit Lahaul and Spiti, which stays dry. Nov–Apr Good for snow-lovers, but the high passes to Lahaul and Spiti are blocked. Check the following before leaving home Comprehensive travel insurance …
History & Culture
The history of the area constituting Himachal Pradesh dates back to the Indus valley civilization. The area was inhabited by Tribals such as Koili, Hali, Dagi, Dasa, Dhaugri, Khasa, Kinnar and Kirat from the prehistoric era. The region was divided into many local powers headed by some Rajput kings and tribal chieftains. Later these independent kingdoms were invaded several times …
Hill Stations The hill stations of Himachal with colonial architecture. cultural foot print and nature’s bounty are ideal for spending time with friends and family. The most popular hill stations region wise are listed below for you to choose from and explore. Shimla, Solan, Kasauli, Nahan, Rampur, Mashobra, kufri, Chail, Naldhera Kullu, Manali, Kasol, Naggar, Kaza, Mandi Dharamsala, MacLeod Ganj, …
Early morning capturing some striking images filled the energy bar in me, motivation enough to bounce off the bed. Humming to myself I was ready in half an hour, I had already charged my camera and emptied memory cards previous evening. After heavy breakfast, loaded with my packed lunch, water bottle and camera I was seated behind the wheel, raring …Continue reading
Delhi, India’s capital territory is surrounded by Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. It is the most expensive city in India, a massive metropolitan area in the country’s north. The Old Delhi, a neighborhood dates back to1600 AD. The iconic Mughal-era Red Fort is a symbol of India, the Prime Minister of India addresses the …Continue reading
As the summer is approaching it’s time to scout for holiday ideas and destinations. India’s incredible diversity allows you to choose from many awe-inspiring places to visit this summer. There’s so much on offer when it comes to planning summer holidays in India. In North India the majestic Himalayas throw open many spectacular trekking routes, picturesque hill stations and active …Continue reading