Top 10 Most Familiar Tourist Destinations In Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

Nestled in the lap of Himalayas is known as Land of God which means Dev Bhoomi or Veer Bhoomi which means Land of Braves, Himachal Pradesh boasts many natural tourist destinations of India. It draws thousands of tourists every year moreover, it has everything for all group of people to enjoy. Its captivating snow-capped mountain range, to gather with its lush green field, remote villages, mesmerizing lakes, and many Hindu temples leaves an unforgettable impact on tourists. It has been one of the best tourist destinations for photo enthusiasts as well as nature lovers who can utilize every moment over here. It houses many Buddhist monasteries and Bihar that will give you an insight into its religion. Trekking and skiing are the most prominent tourist activities for adventure lovers. If you happen to be here, here is a list of the topmost visited tourist destinations of this state.

Spiti Valley: The Middle Land

Located at the 12,500 above from the sea level, Spiti Valley is one of the coldest parts of India that remains cut off nearly six months from India. Spiti Valley is accessible only during the summer via Motorbike. Snow crowned mountains are mesmerizing that provides a great soothing view to its viewers. Let us focus on its name which means Middle Land that separates India from Tibet. This place is paradise for adventure lovers and from here; tourists can get panoramic views of mountains as well. The best time to visit this place starts from May to October.


Fagu, Shimla

Located at an elevation of 2500 meters, Fagu is known for serenity and snow-clad hamlet that is 45 minutes drive from Shimla. In the back drop of Fagu is Himalayas which provides memorable view. Being a top most favorite place among honeymooners, it draws a large number of honeymooners. No other place can be as good as this one amongst trekkers and naturalists. Fagu derives its name from Fog, which can be seen around nine months of the year and is surrounded by lush green pine and cedar trees. If you are wildlife lovers, there many animals, like snow leopards, ponies, and yaks that reside of Fagu.

Khajjiar: Mini-Switzerland of India

Khajjar is a small town situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh known as a one of the best places for the overnight tourists to get natural view of the mountains as well as lush green meadow is surrounded by trees and lakes. Many tourists visit this place to get rid of chaotic urban life. if you are adventure lovers, you can participate in many activities, like paragliding, Zorbing, horse riding, and so on. Make sure that this small town gets closed during the winter because of heavy snowfall.


Nestled at the distance of 20 Km from the main city of Shimla, Kufri is the center of attraction for adventure lovers and they can participate in many activities, including skii slopes, trekking, balloon activities, car-drive, cable ride, and many other activities for getting fun to learn. Mahasu Peak which is situated at a height of 2700 meters above sea level can be accessed either hike or take a pony ride. Nearby tourist destinations from Kufri are Shimla, Mashobra, Naldehara, Tattapani, and Narkanda.


Palampur was discovered by British soon after turned out to be a commercial trade center, closed to Dhauladhar Ranges, well-known for its tea plantation as well as its delicious tea. It boasts Victorian style of awe-inspiring mansions and castles that can leave tourists enthralled. Being unspoiled town, it has still preserved serene environment which is surrounded by lofty hills of Himalayas as well as lush green trees of pine and deodar.

Kangra: Dev Bhoomi (land of Gods)


Kangra is situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh turned out to be one of the best tourist destinations which attracts a large number of tourists every year. It has everything to which tourist want to see. The natural beauty of this place is full of serenity is surround by Dhauladar range located in the back drop of it. It is also known as a Land of Gods. From the religious point of view, the Jwala Devi Temple is one of the most popular temples among Hindu devotees due to its eternal flame which is burning without any source of fuel that has been a great source of research as well. Masroor rock cut temple is another ancient Hindu temple which name is found in the holy book of Mahabharat. Due to its natural and religious significance, it has been a great place for the tourists to visit.


The winter capital of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala is divided its land in two parts upper and lower division with different altitudes. Dharamshala is located in the lower division, whereas the upper is for Mcleodganj which is 3 KM away from it and is also famous tourist destination. It is a home to Dalai Lama where Buddist Leader lives is on exile; they not only beautify this place but also give Tibetan cultural look that is why known as little Lhasa. At present, it has been a center for meditation and peace.


Kullu, known for its stunning view of snow-capped mountain, is situated in Himachal Pradesh on the banks of the holy Beas River. From religious point of view, it has many prominent Hindu temples, including Jagannath Devi Temple and Raghunath Temple. It has been a great place for trekking lovers because trekking starts from here and there are many trekking points, like Parvati Valley, Bijli Mahadev Temple Trek, and many more treks. It is surrounded by deodar and pine trees, provides panoramic views. It is a paradise amongst those tourists who wish to experience adventure activities, like Paragliding, River Rafting, Bicycle ride, Parashar Lake trek, Kheer Ganga Trek, etc. if you happen to be here, plan your tour between October to June.

Solang Valley:

Located on the way to Rohtang from Manali, Solang Valley is one of the best tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh that is covered in Manali Tour Package. It has been a great place for the adventure enthusiasts, including parachuting, paragliding, horse riding, Zorbing, skiing, Quad Biking, Ropeway, etc. Solang valley has all it all for all group of people. During winter, this area gets covered with snow. It has been vibrant and enjoyable place for the tourists.

Friendship Peak:

Friendship Peak, one of the most popular peaks in Himachal Pradesh, is located in the range of Pir Panjal range known as a heaven for trekker. It is located at the elevation of 5289 meters above sea level. While being there, you can get stunning panoramic view of Pir Panjal Range. It boasts several alpine tress as well as colorful orchards. The journey of this place drives you crazy and will be in your mind forever.