Himachal Pradesh wedged between the high altitudes of J&K and the plains of Punjab is a land that has many beautiful shades which makes Himachal a vibrant tourist destination. Be it the mystical Lahaul and Spiti or the popular honeymoon destination of Shimla, the sanctity of Paonta Sahib or the mini Israel of Kasol, Himachal has something to offer anyone who enters its confines.
Himachal Pradesh nestled in the lap of the Himalayas is a land that boasts of being the prime tourist destination in the entire country. Himachal also is the most popular honeymoon destination in India. Himachal is a haven for the adrenaline junkies with some of the best sites for adventure sports like paragliding and river rafting.
About Himachal Pradesh
Himachal is located in the western Himalayas and spreads over 55,673 sqkm. Himachal has the plains of Punjab to its south and high mountains of Himalayas to its north and the weather in Himachal vary from sub tropical to alpine owing to the gradient in altitude. Although one could visit Himachal anytime of the year late Feb to early June is the busiest season in Himachal. Himachal is well known for its handicrafts. Himachal is particularly known for designing shawls and Himachali caps especially in Kullu.
Lahaul and Spiti
The northern district of Lahaul & Spiti is famous for the high altitude desert, especially Spiti. Keylong – the regional headquarters of Lahaul district is on the Manali - Leh route.
Trekking in Himachal
Himachal is a paradise for trekking enthusiasts. The season for low altitude treks in Himachal starts in April and the high altitude trek season spans the months of June to October. The Beas Kund trek is one of the most popular treks in Himachal Pradesh.