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Himachal

ABOUT HIMACHAL PRADESH

Himachal Pradesh (a snow-laden province) is a state in the northern part of India. Situated in the Western Himalayas, it is one of the eleven mountain states and is characterized by an extreme landscape featuring several peaks and extensive river systems. Himachal Pradesh shares borders with the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the north, and the states of Punjab to the west, Haryana to the southwest, and Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to the south. The state shares a border to the east with the Tibet Autonomous Region in China.

Himachal Pradesh is home to several hill stations.Situated on the River Beas, Manali is one of the mostvisited hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. Shimla in Himachal Pradesh boasts of old world charm andmonuments. Chamba and Dharamshala in the upper reaches of the state of Himachal Pradesh areextremely popular with those seeking peace and quiet. For adventure lovers, Himachal Pradesh offersgreat trekking and hiking trails in Khajjiar, Chail and Kufri. Naldera in Himachal Pradesh has thedistinction of having one of the highest golf courses in the country. Holiday in Himachal Pradesh for atruly memorable vacation.

Area            : 55673 sq. km Population 5.2 million Literacy 64% Average rain fall 1400 mm.

Clothing   : Cotton in summer and woollen in winter.

Season      : Winter (Dec-March) Av. temp. -5C to 25C in lower hills. -5C to 15C in mid hills Summer (April-June) Av. temp. 15C to 35C in lower hills. 10C to 25C in in mid/higher hills

Monsoon (July 15th-Sept.) Av. temp. 15C to 30C in lower hills. 10C to 25C in mid/higher hill

TRAVEL CIRCUTS OF HIMACHAL TOURISM

Himanchal Tourism is divided into four major tourist circuits as below.

Beas Circuit

The Beas Circuit derives its name from the ancient river Beas. It passes through the highly picturesque Kullu – Mandi regions. The main attractions are the flower filled meadows, terraced fields of paddy, maize, apple orchards and the sparkling Beas river.
This circuit covers Delhi – Swarghat – Bilaspur – Mandi – Rewalsar – Kullu – Manali – Rohtang – Naggar – Manikaran – Delhi

Dhauladhar Circuit

The Dhauladhar Circuit derives its name from the Dhauladhar peaks of Western Himalaya. It passes in the shadow of the mighty and majestic snow clad Dhauldhar ranges, which dominates the beautiful Kangra valley, dotted by flower filled meadows, temples, tea gardens and flocks of sheep.

This circuit covers Delhi – Chintpurni – Jwalamukhi – Kangra – Dalhousie – Khajjiar – Chamba – Dharamsala – Chamunda – Palampur – Jogindernagar – Delhi.

Sutlej Circuit

The Sutlej Circuit derives its name from the ancient river Sutlej. It passes through snow covered majestic Himalayas, forests of pine, oak and deodar, across stone fruit and apple orchards and through the Shiwalik foot hills.

This circuit covers Delhi – Parwanoo – Kasauli- Barog – Solan – Chail – Hatkoti – Rampur – Sarahan – Narkanda – Naldehra – Tattapani – Shimla – Kiarighat – Delhi. This circuit also includesRenuka, Paonta Sahib and Nahan.

Tribal Circuit

Passing through a spectacular terrain of River Valleys, Cold Desert Mountains, High Passes, Snow Capped Peaks, Icy Lakes, Mighty Glaciers, an exotic tribal country dotted by monasteries, yaks and lamas.

This circuit covers Delhi – Shimla – Sarahan – Sangla – Kalpa – Nako – Tabo – Dhankar – Pin Vally – Kaza – Losar – Kunzum – Koksar – Sissu – Tandi – Udaipur – Trilokpur – Rohtang Pass – Manali – Delhi.

HOW TO REACH HIMACHAL

Himachal Pradesh is very well connected by all means of transport like Road, Train & Airways.

 Road Connection

Himachal Pradesh is connected by road with all major cities of Northern India. Volvo coaches are available from Delhi to Shimla, Manali and Dharamsala. HPTDC operates daily Volvo/Luxury coach service from New Delhi to Manali, New Delhi to Shimla and New Delhi to Dharamsala and vice versa. HPTDC also operates coaches on the famous Manali – Leh route from July to September. This 480 km journey is made in two days through several high passes with a night halt at Keylong at the HPTDC tents. The fare for the journey includes the night stay, dinner and breakfast.

Apart from local tour operators in Himachal Pradesh, we are among popular & reliable travel agent for Shimla tour. We conduct tour by Car & Volvo buses & we provide Car Rental / Taxi Services also.

Railway Connection

Trains in Shimla Sector: Shimla is connected by narrow gauge railway track from Kalka, the last broad gauge station. Kalka is connected by direct trains from Mumbai, Howarh, New Delhi and Jodhpur. Shatabdi Express runs twice a day between Delhi & Kalka. All these trains are conveniently connected with the trains to Shimla from Kalka. Another major railway station is Ambala Cantt. which is connected by direct trains from all major cities across India. Distance from Ambala to Kalka is 85 km and Ambala to Shimla is 175 km.

Trains in Kangra/Jogindernagar Sector: In case traveling to Dalhousie / Dharmasala sector, Pathankot and Chakki Benk are the nearest broad gauge railway stations. These stations are 5 km apart. From Pathankot one can travel by a narrow gauge train till Nagrota Bagwan or Kangra to reach Dharamsala. This narrow gauge track is extended till Joginder Nagar. Trains from Pathankot leave at 7 am to Paprola and at 9.50 am to Joginder Nagar. Trains also depart during day time at 12.55 pm and 04.55 pm to Paprola. These trains are not available on the Railway’s Passenger Reservation System for advance reservation and the tickets are available only at Pathankot station.

Railway Station

  1. Broad gauge          – Chandigarh, Kalka, Pathankot and Nangal.
  2. Narrow gauge       – Shimla, Joginder Nagar.

Airways Connection

Flights are available from New Delhi to Shimla, Dharamshala, Kullu and Vice Versa. To Book your flight on economical price contact us @ +91-7460012551.

Airport          : Jubbarhatti (Shimla), Bhuntar (Kullu) & Gaggal (Dharamsala)

TOP 08 ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES IN HIMACHAL PRADESH

Himachal Pradesh is the paradise for newlyweds and youngsters. This is the land of Gods that have been bestowed with snow-capped mountains, fast flowing streams, and valleys, which has a tendency to sink on the ground. Tourists flock in the state each year to enjoy the diversity of adventure sports in Himachal Pradesh.

Let’s have look on top adventure sports in Himachal Pradesh & what time they can be planned, who should plan & area where these activities happen.

  1. Trekking : There are 270 trails for trekking in Himachal for adventure enthusiasts to experience the most amazing time of their life. Popular trekking routes are as below.

Ideal for        : Youth, friends, and family

Best time      : June to September

Location       : Bar to Bhangal, Pin Parvati, Kinnaur to Kailash, Spiti to Garwal, Bharmour to Padum 

  1. Rafting : Rivers born in Himalayan Glacial makes a rapid decent before entering the plains & on the course they have cut out graded stretches that have attracted white water rafters from India & abroad.

Ideal for        : Youth, friends

Best Time    : April to June

Location       : Satluj river, Chenab, River Beas, Ravi

  1. Camping : It is a great way to feel and experience the charm of the beauty that the land has to offer. The individuals can experience a wide range of camping activities such as water activities, aqua zorbing, and various physical activities.

Ideal for        : Youth, friends, kids, and family

Best Time     : April to June

Location       : Lahaul, Kinnaur, Spiti, Dalhousie, Manali, and Kulu

Stay Opt       : Tent, base camp

  1. Fishing (Angling) : Angling, better known as fishing is one of the most popular activity in Himachal Pradesh. The wide abundance of fresh river water makes the sport an ideal activity to perform. There are varied fishing farms that are constructed over rivers performing angling. The fish which you can easily get here are mahaseer and trout fish.

Ideal for        : Youth, friends, and family

Best Time    : April to October, mid December to February

Location       : Rohru, Saandhsu, Mandil, Tikri, Seema, Largi, Kuru Village, Chamba Oattan, Sari Marog, Dehra and Pong Dam Reservoir Oattan, Sari Marog, Dehra and Pong Dam Reservoir

  1. Skiing : Skiing, the thrill of racing down a slope with icy winds rushing at you is an adventure sports which one will return winter after winter, asking for more. Himachal is one of the few places in the country where this exciting sports is played.

Ideal for     : Youth, friends, and family

Best Time : Mid December to February

Location    : Pir Panjal, Shivalik

  1. Ice Skating : Ice skating is a sport similar to skiing, the only difference being that in skating instead of swooshing down snow-covered slopes, you glide along a wide skating arena wearing ice-skates. You can skate with a partner or do it alone. But ice-skating is a sport that requires much better balancing prowess than required in ordinary skating.

Ideal for       : Youth, friends

Best time    : December to February

Location      : Shimla, Kalpa

  1. Paragliding : Paragliding is perhaps the closest you can get to sailing the skies as a free bird, almost at will, dipping & wheeling high over the hills & valleys. The recreational activity is dangerous but if done under strict supervision, it’s thrilling & adventurous.

Ideal for         : Youth, friends, and family

Best Time    : Mid December to February

Location       : Bijli Mahadeo, Bir or Billing, Solang, Manali, Pabbar Valley

  1. Mountain Biking : Mountain Biking is one of the relatively new adventure activities in Himachal Pradesh. It includes cycling on unmetalled, rugged trails of the state or sometimes even cross country.This adventure sport amalgamates the excitement and is slowly gaining popularity among thrill seekers. The uneven and challenging terrain mixed with the breathtaking beauty it offers is simply awe-inspiring.

Ideal for        : Youth, friends

Best time     : All year long

Location       : Leh-Manali highway, Kaza-Losar, Manali-Damp Hug, Shimla-Rampur, Tabo-Kaza

BOOK MOST AFFORDABLE HIMACHAL TOUR PACKAGES ONLINE

We offer Shimla Kullu Manali tour packages from Delhi by car, volvo & train. These tour packages are our most popular from Himachal Tour Packages from Delhi. In our Manali Shimla tour packages from Delhi we provide you Volvo Tickets either from New Delhi or Chandigarh (based on your preference / arrival) if you had opted for Volvo option. But, if you had taken an exclusive vehicle option, in that Sedan Car / SUV Or Traveller shall be provided. All our packages are n MAP basis (Breakfast & Dinner included).

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TOP 12 PLACES TO VISIT IN HIMACHAL PRADESH   

Himachal is full of scenic beauty & adventure actives places, it is also know paradise for youngsters & newlyweds. Some of the popular places are as below :-

1)    Shimla                                                         7) Spiti Valley

2)    Manali                                                          8) Bir Billing

3)    Kullu                                                             9) Mc Loedganj

4)    Kasol                                                           10) Dalhousie

5)    Kasauli                                                        11) Khajjiar

6)    Dharmshala                                                12) Chitkul

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