HIMACHAL PRADESH TOURISM
Himachal Pradesh Tourism also famous as Dev Bhumi is famous for its beautiful landscapes and hill stations. State is famous for many adventure activities along with sceniv views.
Himachal was famous for Pilgrims upto few spiritual temples till 19th Century. At british time, many other hill stations like Shimla , Dharamshala, Manali, Etc gor recognition in state as famous tourist spots.
Himachal Pradesh Tourism got boost when Shimla a small hill station in Himachal Pradesh got declated in 1864 as “The Summer Capital of India”. After Indipendence, many people got intrested in investments in Shimla which resulted in mass movement of hoteliers and other tourism people. Shimla got major boost in 80’s and 90’s due to craze of snow fall and snow covered mountains in people.
In late 90’s people started showing there intrest in other destinations of himachal Pradesh tourism such as Manali, Leh, Dharamshala, dalhousie, etc.
Earlier Himachal was famous as summer destination for people around the globe due to its weather and temprature conditions. From past few years Tourism department of Himachal Pradesh have been working on increasing foot fall in himachal tour packages during other seasons as well.
Tourism department took many steps like starting adventure activities, openning new trekking points , etc for tourist comming to himachal without disturbing existing ecology and environment.
Major facts of himachal Pradesh
Capital : Shimla
Languages known : Hindi, Punjabi, english, Pahari
Best Time to Visit : Mid March to Mid July and 15th December to 1st Feb
Major Towns : Kasauli, Shimla, Dharamshala, Manali, Spiti, dalhousie, Solan, Mandi, Nahan, Una, Palampur, Rampur, etc
Best Things about Himachal Pradesh : royal Places, Apple Farms, Land scapes, fairs , festivals, Religious places, Himalayas , mountains, etc.
Place is famous around the globe to provide solace to soul and mind, positive energy of place brings tourist from around the globe to its magical aura and beauty.
Himachal is covered between Punjab in east, Jammu Kashmir in North and Tibetan Plateau in west. This state has diverse topography and natural beauty. State is home to many different type of flaura and fauna and attracts nature loves to enjoy its beauty at level.
Himachal pradesh has eye catching mighty snow peaks, misty woods, icy rivers, glaciers, big lakes, and many more. State is home to many uncovered places which gives manifestation of its unparallel beauty.
Himachal pradesh has plenty to offer to people comming to area with loval handicrafts , wooden items and what not.
Home to Pilgrimage – (Dev Bhoomi)
State Himachal Pradesh is known as Dev Bhoomi due to many reasons. state attracts tourist of every relegion to worship and rejuvenate as per cast and creed.
Starting from and not limited to Hinduism, sikhism, budhism , etc. Himachal Pradesh offers some thing for every person comming to it. Himachal is home to 7 incarnations of Goddess Durga. With name Mata Kalika Devi, Mata Mansa Devi, Mata Naina Devi, Mata Chintpurni, Mata Chamunda Devi, Mata Kangra Devi. Sikhism, himachal provides holly dip in sulphur hot water of Manikaran Saheb Gurdwara as it is believed that it cures many type of skin diseases. It is also believed that Guru Nanak Dev Ji Visited this gurdwara in 1574 with his followers.
Himachal has history of numerous palaces, temples and forts build in traditional himachal pradesh culture. Some famous places like Bahadurpur fort in Bilaspur, Kangra fort in kangra, jubbal palace in jubbal. Others like padam palace in Rampur, Chail palace in Chail, jandrighat palace in dalhousie. These are few famous historical monuments of Himachal Pradesh
Fauna and Flora of Himachal
Himachal Pradesh is spread in area of 55000 sq km, it has range of rare and endangered species. Himachal pradesh has 2 big national parks and sanctuaries.
Adventure Activities in Himachal Pradesh Tourism:
Himachal has some icy delights in Manali and rohtang pass. Himachal gives some trekking to vallies like Chanderkhani pass, borasu pass, kheerganga valley, etc. Apart from trekking and snow activities Himachal is also home to paragliding, zorbing, rock climbing, white water rafting, etc.