Posted By: Admin Posted Date: 30-04-2019
Summer is the season of hot weather, juicy fruits, colourful flowers and backpacking to some awesome places. In India, when scorching sun is all set to break havoc, Himachal Pradesh is the natural haven for the people.
Situated in the western Himalaya, Himachal Pradesh is the summer getaway of India. With the charming weather and snow-capped mountains, the state is heavenly ambrosia in the summer. Here, I have compiled the top 6 must-visit places in Himachal Pradesh in summer.
The capital of Himachal, Shimla is stretched out along the 12km edge surrounded by the forested snow-capped hillsides. The popular summer resort, Shimla witnesses flocks of vacationers around the globe looking for an escape from the heat and humidity of the hot cities.
Must Place to visit in Shimla:
Mall Road, The Ridge, Kufri, Toy Train to Kalka, Chail, Jakhoo Temple, Christ Church
Best Time to Visit:
All seasons other than the monsoon seasons0
Kullu and Manali, the two beautiful cities of Himachal Pradesh are 40 km away from each other. Tourists mostly prefer visiting both places during their visit to Himachal. The amazing landscapes and mesmerizing weather always lure people to Kullu Manali. Tourists can do trekking, hiking, skiing, paragliding, rafting and many other activities in both cities.
Must Place to visit in Kullu Manali:
Great Himalayan National Park, Biji Mahadev Temple, Rohtang Pass, Hadimba Temple, Solang Valley, Raghunath Temple, Beas Kund, Hamta Pass, Chandratal Baralacha
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Dharamshala and Mcleodganj:
Famous as the little Lhasa in India, Dharamshala and Mcleodganj are the main tourist attractions and a religious pilgrim to the Buddhist followers. Situated in the upper and lower hill of the Kangra district, both are the holy abodes of his highness Dalai Lama. Enriched with the divine natural beauties and landscapes, both cities welcome many Buddhist monks and travellers every year.
Must Place to visit in Dharamshala and Mcleodganj:
Bhagsu Falls, Namgyal Monasteries, Tsuglagkhang complex, Bhagsunag Temple, Tibetan Museum, Triund, Gyuto Monasteries, War Memorial, St. John in the wilderness church.
Best Time to Visit: Spring and Early Summer
On the Punjab Himachal Border, Solan is located on the lower ranges of the Himalaya. Famously known as the Mushroom capital of India, it is a less explored tourist destination. Dotted with ancient temples and monasteries with the majestic hills in the backdrop, Solan is breathtakingly beautiful.
Must Place to Visit in Solan: Kasauli, Nalagarh Palace, Shoolini Mata Temple, Chail, Kuthar Fort, Solan Brewery, Menri Monastery, Majathal Sanctuary, Barog, Darlaghat, Arki.
Best time to visit: March to July
In the Trans Himalaya, Kinnaur is the few magical landscapes of nature on the earth. Covered with the blanket of snow and stunning flower-beds, the district near the India-Tibet border gives hard competition to heaven. With a plethora of trekking routes, meandering rivers, small and simple villages, and rich culture and tradition, Kinnaur has amassed many wonders for the travellers.
Must Place to visit in Kinnaur: Kinnaur Kailash, Nako Lake, Borasu Pass, Kamro Fort, Reo Purgyil, Manirang, Nathpa Dam, Charang Chitkul Pass, Sapni Fort, Jorkanden, Mathi Temple, Mount Kailash, Kara Lake Bhaba Valley, Rupin Pass, Chadrika Devi Temple, Sungra Maheswar Temple, Bapsa River
Best time to visit: April to October
The cold desert and the snowy mountains, meandering and dangerous roads are all indicates only one place-Spiti Valley. Also known as Trekking Mecca, the Spiti Valley is the second name of heaven. Housing oldest monasteries, divine landscapes and clear sky, the Spiti Valley has everything to attract tourists.
Must Place to visit in Spiti Valley: Chandratal Lake, Key Monastery, Kunzum Pass, Pin Valley National Park, Suraj Tal, Dhankar Monastery.
Best Time To visit: March to June
Himachal has a special blessing of nature. The most beautiful landscapes and stunning views are the perfect allure to pull tourists to the valley. Do not miss this summer the visit to Himachal and earn innumerable memories.