24 Dec Himachal for an unforgettable experience, why- read the following
Come to think of it Himachal Pradesh is a state that can cater to a wide variety of tastes and expectations of the visitors or the travelers who opt for the Himachal travel packages when visiting this pristine state, in the hope that they shall have an unforgettable and a life-lasting experience, which they shall cherish for times to come.
The scope of tourism in Himachal is immense, considering the fact that it is also called Dev Bhoomi or the Abode of Gods, offering the spiritually minded an opportunity to pay obeisance to the Gods and Goddesses residing in the temples erected in their memory. Couple this with the fact that it, also has to offer adventurous activities, like trekking, river rafting, hiking, camping, etc., sightseeing, visit places away from the routine rigmarole of the city life, and offering the newly married couples on Himachal honeymoon packages, destinations that they shall remember for life as the places they started their new phase in life at, thus ensuring you of an unforgettable experience and leaving you yearning for more.
Some of the must-visit places:
- Kullu Manali
- Khajjiar (Chamba)
- Solang Valley
- Rohtang Pass
- Sangla Valley
- Tirthan Valley
- Kangra and various other ‘n’ number of offbeat places that also have in store all the fun, beauty, and adventure associated with them, which is bound to satiate your hunger for a fun, frolic, and an unforgettable experience
Although plenty has been said, talked, and written about the most visited places in Himachal, we shall, in this blog tell you a bit about the offbeat places that give you an equally exhilarating and a rejuvenating experience, if not more, when compared to the beaten path often tread by those visiting this pristine state.
Chail, a quaint hill station 44 kilometers from Shimla and 45 kilometers from Solan, is known for its surreal beauty and virgin forests. Documented for its architecture; the Chail palace was built as a summer retreat, by the Maharaja of Patiala during the British Raj, on the land allotted to him by the British for his assistance in the Anglo-Nepalese War.
It is often frequented by hikers, who include a visit to this place in the Himachal adventure tour package chosen, as it has good trekking points from Junga, Kufri, and Ashwani Khad at Solan. Other than the various Eco camps that are held here, there are many camping sites for campers and hikers, making camping in Chail the most wanted activity for adventure enthusiasts.
One of the most charming valleys in the whole of Kinnaur District, the Sangla Valley is a perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the swarming cities, which one can go in for when choosing from the appropriate Himachal holiday tour packages, and relish the peaceful, quiet and the rejuvenating environs on their vacation to this place. It is named after a beautiful village by the same name.
Bound by the rugged mountain slopes, with snow-covered peaks and sprawling evergreen forests, the valley is very different from the others, characterized by its red apple orchard and luscious cherry trees. The River Baspa, famous for its trout fishing, also makes its way meandering and gurgling through the place. The place is dotted with several attractions ranging from temple forts to nearby villages, making it a tremendous holiday destination.
Kaza known for its colorful festivals and the ancient Sakya Tangyud Monastery is popular with tourists and adventure seekers, alike, who include a visit to this place while electing a suitable Himachal tour travel package, during summers because of its central location and connections to the rest of the valley and outside.
Owing to its central location Kaza makes for a perfect base camp for trekking, mountaineering, and tours directed to other parts of the valley. Other than the Tangyud Monastery, Some of the important tourist attractions, in and around Kaza, are the Key Gompa, Kibber village, Gette Village Langza village famous for the presence of marine fossils, and the Pin Valley park, a protected area for Himalayan high altitude wildlife.
Kalpa, the most prominent village of Kinnaur, lying within the Sutlej River Valley, you will find is definitely a place to be cherished in your memory for life. Known mainly for its beautiful temples and monasteries, it is also famed for its apple orchards, where you can enjoy as well as purchase farm-fresh apples, having decided to visit this place on your Himachal travel packages. The view of the majestic Kinnaur-Kailash range that can be seen across the Sutlej River makes for a blissful break.
A walk, early in the morning, in this paradise is bound to have a lasting effect on you, while refreshing and rejuvenating you while subjecting you to a momentous experience of magic and mystery with the sunrise as seen from here. The pinkish hue on the peaks that slowly gets tinted with the double gold is a sight to behold. Adorned with rich flora and fauna, makes this small hamlet a must-visit destination.
JIBHI, TITAN VALLEY
The ambiance of Jibhi is such that it relaxes you, and the most intuitive thing that you would want to do there is nothing! You would want to just sit at the banks of the river, read a book, soak in the peace around you and relish the views having chosen a visit to this splendid quaint village in the Himachal trip package of your choice. On the other hand, the wanderer in you would not be able to resist the temptation of walking through the forest. Hiking in and around Jibhi can be categorized as easy to moderate. There are many defined tracks carved by earlier travelers but some of the trails are still virgin, you can also indulge in angling in the Tirthan river. You have the choice to either make a dedicated trip to Jibhi or to club your trip to Tirthan Valley with Jibhi
NARKANDA – IMMERSE IN SURREAL BEAUTY
With forests and woodland carpeting its floor, Narkanda is one destination that perfectly exhibits snowfall in winters. Looking nothing less than a winter wonderland, for those on their Himachal Honeymoon tour packages, Narkanda is known for its apple orchards and the surreal beauty that oozes out of the natural winters. Narkanda, overlooking the Tannu Jabar Lake, nestles within itself, various trekking routes and temples that leave every traveler in awe.
CHARING GHATI PASS – A TREKKER’S PARADISE
The name, Charang Ghati pass is most likely new to your ears, but if you’re a keen trekker then this is where you ought to be heading. Trekking in Charang Ghati Pass starts from Kinnaur. The parikrama, around the beautiful hills on the backside, offers views that are worth dying for, experience these views first hand on the Himachal adventure tour packages of your choice. This trek is one of the most difficult treks in Himachal. So ensure to have an experienced guide with you when you plan to undertake this trek. Also make sure that you undertake this trek during the peak season, as that is when you will have an expert company with you during the trek.
SHOJA – SPECTACULAR VIEWS OF THE HIMALAYAS
Located close to Jalori Pass, and lying midway between Kullu and Shimla, Shoja or Sojha is an absolutely splendid and striking hill station of Himachal. Famous for bird watching, overnight camping, nature trails, and trekking on the Himachal tour packages of your choice—Shoja offers the most spectacular views of the encircling Himalayan Ranges. This place is ideal for those looking for peace and tranquility on their visit to Himachal Pradesh. The wooden houses and the slow-moving passes lead you to the stairway of heaven.
The above is only a minuscule number of places that offer endless opportunities for fun frolic and peaceful co-existence with nature when visiting Himachal Pradesh on one of the various Himachal packages of your choice.
This article is written by Vinod on behalf of StyleWeekProvidence Admin.
Vinod is an Ardent traveler by heart has what encouraged them to pen down his experiences in every way possible. Exploring new places and trying out new food cuisines are two things that bring Vinod all the happiness.