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Feb 24 2014

The splendor of Himachal Pradesh

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The splendor of

Himachal Pradesh

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Mar 11 2013

Popular Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh India

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India Travel By Angela Martine

Himachal Pradesh a state in the northern part of India is known for its scenic beauty and panorama. It’s bounded by the Jammu and Kashmir on the north and Uttar Pradesh to the south. The forests, apple orchards, and snow-covered tall mountain ranges are at the heights of natural scenery and magnificence. It’s a place of tourist attraction and is filled by travelers at all times. There are five major sectors that draw the maximum tourists in Himachal, namely – Shimla, Kullu and Manali, Dalhousie and Chamba, Kangra- Dharamshala-Palampur and Paonta-Nahan.

India Travel Notes - Popular Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh India

Photographed By – Bikramjeet Singh

There are many places to visit in the Himachal Pradesh. Let us take a glance of a few places around Himachal. First is the Rajgarh Valley. This valley is a greenish lush situated in the district of Solan. It’s a place of abundant natural beauty. Tourists can trek and adventure throughout this place. There are hotels and guest houses nearby. The residents of this place worship Lord Shiva and Godless Durga.
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Jan 07 2013

Himachal Pradesh Tourism – Magnanimity of Paradise on Earth

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By Kandpal Chandra Subhash

The most attractive, charming and picturesque state known to be as “Heart of India”, Himachal Pradesh comprises of the natural hill stations, mountains, lakes, terrific temples and flaking snow, which makes your Himachal Pradesh Tour worth cherishing.

India Travel Notes – Himachal Pradesh Tourism

Photographed by Genevieve Tearle

Himachal Pradesh tour not only comprises the spectacular beauty of the place but the adventure that comes simultaneously as Himachal Pradesh is known for its above level sports, mountaineering, fishing, angling etc.
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Jul 02 2012

Hill Stations and Mountain Towns of India

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India Travel Notes presents: By Bryony Holland

Shimla is a lovely sprawling Himalayan hill station with a leisurely pace of life and an interesting past. It’s bound to be a real higlight of any India trip. It was the British summer capital from 1864 and once part of the Kingdom of Nepal, but is now a firm favourite with Indian honeymooners, giving it a real holiday feel. Shimla is popular for its cool mountain air in the hot season, its snowfall in the winter and the famous scenic toy train ride on the way down (or up)! The toy train has recently been given UNESCO World Heritage status and is one of the famous narrow gauge mountain railway journeys of India. If you visit Shimla during your India travels, you can stroll along the Mall enjoying Himalayan views, relax in your hotel garden, or hike up to the Monkey Temple set on a hillside above the town.

Mount Abu- Southern Rajasthan – 1200 m

India Travel Notes – Hill Stations and Mountain Towns of India

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Rajasthan’s only hill station that attracts many Indian tourists from the plains of neighbouring Gujarat state and those retreating from the desert heat of Rajasthan. From one of the viewpoints you can see Pakistan on a clear day – a unique experience to add to your India travel plan. The Maharaja of Jaipur built a summer retreat here in 1897 overlooking the lake. You can do some nice treks here too and there are temples to admire and a polo ground too. Diwali is really big here and it gets very crowded at this time.
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Oct 29 2010

Honeymoon vacation in Himachal

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India Travel Notes presents: karthikeyan

The capital of Himachal Pradesh and former summer capital of British India; Shimla is the states most important centre. Overlooking terraced hillsides and cultivations, Shimla is magnificently robed in dense forests of oak and pine, fur and rhododendron, and it is best to travel here on the slow train from Kalka.

India Travel Notes - Honeymoon vacation in Himachal

Photograph by Genevieve Tearle

Bulging at its seams with unprecedented expansion, Shimla retains a colonial aura, with its grand old buildings, colonial edifices, quaint cottages, charming iron lampposts and Anglo-Saxon names.

Offering a view of distant snow clad peaks, charming walks, whispering streams and swaying fields, Shimla is also a convenient base for a variety of adventure sports such as Skiing, Trekking, Fishing and Golfing etc.
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Oct 25 2010

Best Hill stations in Himachal Pradesh

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India Travel Notes presents: Shweta

Himachal Pradesh travel is a must for an avid traveler, especially for someone who loves mountains. The world’s largest and highest mountain range; Himalayas traverse through the state of Himachal Pradesh. This state is one of the top tourist destinations of India with enchanting and picturesque hill stations. The winters are extremely chill but summers are warm in Himachal Pradesh, India. The best time to visit Himachal Pradesh is during spring, which extends from February to April.

India Travel Notes - Best Hill stations in Himachal Pradesh

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Shimla

It is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and one of India’s most famous hill stations, derives its name from Goddess Shyamala, an incarnation of Goddess Kali, the deity of power and wrath. However, unlike its name, Shimla is a perfect heaven for those in search of tranquility. Nature has blessed this capital city with innumerable gifts and man has used them to make Shimla one of India’s best destinations.
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Oct 22 2010

Journey to high altitudes of Himachal Pradesh

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India Travel Notes presents: Travelmasti

The travelers must have dreamt about the snow clad mountains, conical shaped trees and reading a romantic novel in front of the Bonn fire. The Himachal Pradesh tours is like a favorite haven for both inbound and outbound vacationers. Dotted with all the necessary faculties, tour to Himachal Pradesh could be the most intoxicating experience for for all those travelers who are looking for complete seclusion. Well known as the queen of hills, Himachal Pradesh is suffused with all the necessary conditions which could evoke the thoughts of romanticism and passion amongst the aspiring honeymoon couples. Tourism and agriculture as the main backbone of the economy supports the life of many people and in a way provides employment to them. The tourism industry of Himachal is growing in leaps and bounds.

India Travel Notes - Journey to high altitudes of Himachal Pradesh

Photograph by – Bikramjeet Singh

The travelers can avail the special Himachal tour packages from various tour operators located in different regions of India. Imagine if the travelers would get a chance to stay at luxury hotel in Himachal Pradesh and that hotel is nestled on the hill top, then this situation would definitely make the heart of the person to fly as high as it could. Many destinations like Shimla, Bir, Dalhousie, Dharamsala are well known for their tranquil pockets and is the heaven for vacationers looking for stability and equanimity. Himachal Pradesh tours encompasses cherished place on the map of the world. This is the only destination where the suppressed instincts of the vacationers are set free and they do what their heart says. If the vacationers are availing the Himachal tours packages they could try their hand on mountain trekking and skiing. Bir Bhangal Trek, Darcha Lamayuru Trek, Darcha Padum Trek, Deo Tibba are some of the places from where the travelers would start their trekking and would end after climbing its highest point.
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Oct 15 2010

Himachal Pradesh India

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India Travel Notes presents: By webristha

Popularly known as the Devbhumi – “Land of the Gods”, Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill station situated in northern India nestled in western Himalayas. Naturally blessed with mountains, hills, snow, flora & fauna and exotic fruits, Himachal Pradesh is an ideal tourist destination in India.

India Travel Notes - Himachal Pradesh India

Photograph by – Bikramjeet Singh

Being blessed with some of the most spectacular landscapes, Himachal Pradesh receives a huge tourist influx every year. Travelers from all over the world embark on Tours to Himachal Pradesh in order to explore the spectacular beauty and charm of India’s favorite Himalayan destination.
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Oct 08 2010

Himachal Tour – Vacation of Lifetime

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India Travel Notes presents: By: seosaroj

Himachal Pradesh also known as Dev Bhumi is a beautiful state of India having several beautiful destinations like Shimla, Manali, Kullu, Dharamshala, Chamba , Dalhousie, etc. These hill stations of Himachal Pradesh are immensely blessed by natural beauty, which grabs the attention of tourists from all over the world. These hill stations are the perfect place to enjoy holidays in a delightful and memorable way. Blessed with exceptional scenic beauty and some of the most spectacular landscapes, Himachal Pradesh is truly a traveler’s paradise.
Snow-covered mountain peaks, emerald valleys with wild flowers, whispering rivers, enthralling mountain lakes, meadows of wild flowers, apple orchards, deodar & pine forests, terrific temples and magnificent monasteries, etc add the charm of Himachal tourism. If you want to enjoy vacation in these beautiful heart grabbing hill stations, several Himachal tour packages are available to make your dream come true.

India Travel Notes - Himachal Tour - Vacation of Lifetime

Photograph by – Bikramjeet Singh

Embark on of Himachal tours and enjoy not only sightseeing, but you will also have wonderful opportunity to enjoy thrilling adventure and sport activities. Travel to Himachal Pradesh and enjoy adventure and sports like mountaineering, fishing, angling, trekking, para-gliding, golfing, skiing, ice-skating, river rafting, kayaking, etc.
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Jan 18 2010

Adventure Trekking Tour Packages for Ladakh in India

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India Travel Notes presents: INDIA INTERNET

Ladakh is a situated in between the kunslun mountain range in the north and the main great Himalayas to the south. It is one of the most populated areas in Tibetan.It is sometimes called little Tibet and it has been strongly influenced by Tibetan culture.

Ladakh is an incredible destination for enjoying trekking tours. It deceit in the Great Himalayan rain shadow, so get no monsoon during the summer, but heavy snowfall all through its long (November to May) winter.

The trekking tours in Ladakh are marked with high mountain passes that are common on the trekking routes. There are some trek routes, which can be done only during winters as in the case of Zanskar valley trek, which is done along the frozen surface of the Zanskar river.
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