(Last Updated on : 16/06/2017)
Hill stations in Himachal Pradesh
evolved as the summer place for the British
Raj. These places reflect the vibrant cultures
and the archaeological sites
Barog, Solan district
is located very near to Chandigarh
, near the Kalka-Shimla Railway
(World Heritage Monuments
). The cool climate
attracts most of the tourists during summer.
Baijnath, Kangra District
is popular for the presence of Baijnath temple
dedicated to Mahadeva
, Chamba District
Chamba attracts the people for the British architectures
and the places of the bygone rulers
. Banni Mata Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple
and Lakshmi Narayan temple are the destinations nearby.
, Joginder Nagar Valley
Bir is a noted centre for ecotourism, spiritual studies, yoga
, Kinnaur District
Chitkul is a popular hill station
and it is famous for the production of potatoes. Here agriculture
is a major economical
Dalhousie, Chamba District
Dalhousie is popular for the presence British monuments
and other tourist attractions like Dainkund Peak, Khajjiar, Bakrota Hills, Dalhousie Cantonment and Panchpula.
Dharamkot, Kangra District
Dharamkot is an attractive spot that presents a wide view of the Kangra
Valley and the Dhauladhar mountain ranges
Dharamshala, Kangra District
Dharamshala was formerly known as Bhagsu, now a tourist delight.
Haripurdhar, Sirmaur District
Haripurdhar is located at an altitude of 2500 metres above sea level. This town was earlier known as 'Dungbhangayani'.
Joginder Nagar Valley, Mandi District
Joginder Nagar Valley acts as a best trekking
base point. There one can enjoy adventure sports
Kangra, Kangra District
Kangra is popular for Masroor Rock Cut Temples
, Mcleod Ganj
and Kangra Fort
Kasauli, Solan District
is noted for Central Research Institute, Christ Church and Kasauli Hills.
Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti District
is located along the Manali
Khajjiar, Chamba District
is the entry point of Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary
. It is known as Switzerland of India.
Kiarighat, Kalka-Shimla National Highway
Kiarighat offers a stay for a while or stay overnight.
, Shimla District
Kufri is popular for a zoo
which hosts animals
and endangered species
Kullu, Kullu District
has a broad open valley formed by the Beas River
between Manali and Largi.
McLeod Ganj, Kangra District
McLeod Ganj is a suburb which is also known as "Little Lhasa" or "Dhasa".
Manali, Kullu District
Manali allures for the Karakoram Range
on to Yarkand and Khotan in the Tarim Basin.
Mashobra, Shimla District
is connected to the state capital Shimla
, thus making this place a tourist attraction.
Palampur, Kangra Valley
Palampur is the tea
capital which makes Palampur
a special interest place.
Sangla, Baspa Valley
Sangla is close to the Tibetan border.
Shimla, Shimla District
Shimla is dotted with British houses and monuments.
Solan, Solan District
Solan is known as the "Mushroom city of India" and this place is famous for monasteries
, Una District
Thaneek Pura is surrounded by the western Himalaya
and there lies many temples.