PLACES OF INTEREST
Places of Interest Himachal Pradesh:
town of Chamba, the district headquarter of Chamba district is situated in the
western Himalayas between north latitudes 32°10' and 33°13' and east
longitudes 75°45' and 77°33'.
The Kangra valley is one of the most picturesque valley of lower Himalyas.
The valley, sheltered by the sublime Dhauladhar range, is green and luxuriant.
It provides a tremendous contrast in nature of places to be visited.
Una Lahaul & Spiti
Lahaul and Spiti are two remote Himalayan Valleys of H.P. lying on the Indo-Tibet
border. Strange, exciting, primitive, these valleys are unsurpassed in mountain
scape, in the rugged beauty of their rocky escapements and the splendor of
their snow covered peaks.
The most charming and beautiful Kulu valley spreads out its charm on either
side of river Beas. The valley runs north to south of this river and is 80kms.
long and about 2kms. at its broadest.
historic town of Mandi (800 m) is built along the banks of the river Beas. It
has long been an important commercial centre and the sage Mandva is said to
have meditated here. This one time capital of the princely state of Mandi is
a fast developing town that still retains much of its original charm and character.
This is another area situated at lower elevation and comparatively warmer but
has some hilly ranges covered with Pine forests. These hills can be developed
for trekking and camping during winter months.
Bilaspur formerly the seat of the ruler of the State is now submerged in the
Gabind Sagar,it was situated on the south east side of the Satluj. Bilaspur
Township is situated just above the old town of Bilaspur at an height of 670m.
Blessed with a pleasant climate all the year round. Solan has an old brewery
and a sprawling horticulture and forestry university. HPTDC hotel and restaurant
Located in the dizzying heights of the Himalayas, with passes that remain closed
for six months linking them with the rest of the world, Kinnaur, Spiti &
Lahaul were till now a forbidden land.
The large open space in the heart of town presents excellent view of the mountain
ranges. Shimla's landmarks-the Neo-Gothic structure of Christ Church and the
new-Tudor library building are worth seeing.
Himachal Pradesh is not only the land of snow and high mountains but also has
lower hills known as Shiwalik, where too the tourists can spend their vacations,
see the wonders of nature like the big lakes, wild life parks/ sanctuaries and
the fossil parks etc.
Places of Interest in Himachal Pradesh Reservation