Himachal Pradesh, the holiday capital of India, receives heavy tourist traffic in winter. With a hint of a colonial touch, snow-capped mountains, beautiful rivers, relaxed yaks, and cheerful people, Himachal Pradesh makes for an ideal vacation spot. It has a lot for the sacred in Dharamshala, for the thrill in Shimla, for the romantic in Manali, for the antiquarian in Spiti, and for poetry in Kangra.
There are a hundred things you could possibly do in Himachal, however, the top things to do in Himachal Pradesh are listed below!
Paragliding, the dream of flying
The weather conditions considered the best weather in the world for paragliding, Bir and Billing gear for international level competitions every year. Paragliding in Dalhousie is one of the most adventurous things to do in Dalhousie and is definitely the most sought-after adventure activity in Himachal. It is also a completely hassle-free destination to fulfill your dream of flying. Khajjiar is the most famous place for paragliding in Dalhousie, from where you can enjoy the picturesque landscape of the Pir Panjal mountain range.
Kinnaur Mahotsav, Start again Tribal Culture!
Kinnaur or Kinnar country, which is situated on the ancient Indo-Tibet route, is famous for an apple belt in Himachal Pradesh. Until recently, Kinnaur was a forbidden city, close to the Tibetan border. The land was cut off from the rest of the world for half a year. The government has now encouraged tourism in the form of the annual festival, Kinnaur Festival where tribals showcase their talents while the world lives in awe. The grand Kinnaur Festival takes place in late October and early November.
During the summer and autumn seasons, people can enjoy the best of water sports activities in Himachal Pradesh. Water sports activities can be enjoyed in the Sutlej, Chenab, Beas, and Ravi river streams in Himachal Pradesh. Here, tourists can enjoy the high-end rapids in these rivers and the intense level is from IV to VI.
Walkthrough the Summer Capital!
Once the summer capital of the British Raj, Shimla offers no vehicular road to the delight of pedestrians. Walk the lesser-known parts of the land and revisit the joy of the touch of the earth beneath your feet.
Lavi Fair, HP Goes International!
Lovi Fair is about 400 years old, Come November, Rampur, which is 130 km from Shimla, opens for the International Lavi fair. It is a trade fair where dry fruits, handicrafts, and handlooms are sold on a large scale. This fair has been an important trade fair between India and Tibet for centuries. It has been a unique example of the glorious, social, cultural, economic history and heritage of the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh.
Enjoy with Himalayan Queen
Traveling the hilly route from Kalka to Shimla, the Narrow Gauge Railway is known as the Himalayan Queen Railway. Originally built with 109 tunnels, one of the 103 remains in Bogo with being the longest and most attractive.
Mountain Biking, environmentally friendly Way!
Many adventure lovers visit the region in summer and autumn. Kangra, Una, and Bilaspur are some of the famous biker circuits. Foreigners prefer to travel to Himachal on a long vacation with their eco-friendly bikes.
Mountain Climbing, Farther Still!
Climbing a mountain is not a child’s play. This is a challenge for a lone traveler. The tourism department in Himachal offers special courses in hill climbing. There are various levels at which this can be done. Manali is said to be the main area of the game.
Thrill sees no end or border in Himachal Pradesh. The areas between Shimla and the Kullu valley have routes specially formed by trekkers. Enthusiastic trekkers from all over the world come here for the challenging variations of nature and terrain.
Take the British route in Kangra. Explore the beautiful tea estates around the areas of Palampur and Baijnath. Kangra tea is famous for its aroma, color, and taste. Arrange a high tea among your friends and guests. Forget the world and drink slowly your Chai.