Famous Tourist Places in Himachal

If you want to travel somewhere in India then there is no better place than Himachal. Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful state located in North India, which enhances its beauty with the beautiful Valley, hills, valleys, and rivers. It is said that Himachal Pradesh is the place of gods and goddesses and there are such secrets hidden in its guards, which no one has been able to find out till now. In winter, when snow falls, the hills of Himachal get blown away by the snow, which people come to see from far and wide. There are many famous places to visit in Himachal where you can enjoy the snow and feel at peace.

Let us know about the Top 5 Tourist Places in Himachal Pradesh:

  • Shimla
  • Kasauli
  • Manali
  • Kasol
  • Dharmshala



Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and is a very famous tourist place; people often come here to spend their holidays. Shimla is situated at an altitude of 2205 meters. Falling from the beautiful hills, the location enhances its beauty even more.

There are many places to visit in Shimla such as

  • The Ridge
  • Jakhoo Hill and Temple
  • Mall Road
  • Kalka-Shimla Railway
  • Kufri
  • Christ Church
  • Green Valley
  • Indian Institute of Advanced Study
  • Kali Bari Temple
  • Himachal State Museum
  • Tara Devi Temple
  • Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex
  • Mashobra
  • Chadwick Falls
  • Annandale
  • Johnnie’s Wax Museum



Kasauli is a beautiful and peaceful hill station. It is situated at an altitude of 1,927 meters above sea level. The weather here is very cold as compared to other hill stations. Kasauli is also a military camp station. The best time to visit Kasauli is April to June and September to November. You can also go to Kasauli in your own car or bus. Its distance from Chandigarh is 57 less.

Places to visit in Kasauli:

  • Monkey Point
  • Mall Road
  • Gilbert Trail
  • Sunset Point
  • Christ Church
  • Gurkha Fort
  • Kasauli Brewery
  • Timer Trail



The beauty of Manali is famous all over the world. Manali is located in the Kullu district and its height is 2050 meters above sea level. If you want to see snowfall or you are looking for the best place for your summer vacation, then Manali is the best tourist place. Manali is the best place for trekking; from here you can trek to Rohtang, Joginder Nagar, and Dharmshala. The best time to visit Manali is from October to February and you can come to Manali in your own car or bus. The distance from Chandigarh to Manali is 305 km. 

Places to visit in Manali:

  • Hadimba Temple
  • Solang Valley
  • Old Manali
  • Manali Gompa
  • Hampta Pass
  • Manikaran
  • Jogini Waterfalls
  • Great Himalayan National Park
  • Rohtang Pass
  • Bhrigu Lake
  • Manu Temple



Kasol is the most popular tourist place in India located in Parvati Valley. There are a large number of Israeli tourists here, so Kasol is also called Mini Israel of India, this place is located in Kullu and its distance from Kullu is 36 kilometers. It is the hotspot of trekkers and it is also the basecamp for Malana and Kheerganga trek. The weather of Kasol is very good during many months of the year and there is snowfall from December to February. Chandigarh to Kasol distance is 285 km. You can also come by your own car or bus to reach Kasol.

Places to visit in Kasol:

  • Parvati River
  • Manikaran Sahib
  • Malana
  • Kheer Ganga
  • Tosh Village
  • Chhalal Village
  • Pulga Village
  • Bhunter Village



Dharmshala is the most favorite tourist place to visit in winter. Dharmshala is known for Kangra and Tibetan culture, where Indian and Indo-Tibetan people live very lovingly. Dharmshala is also the home of the Dalai Lama. Those who come to visit Dharmshala definitely visit the Dalai Lama’s temple. The winter season starts from December till February. The distance from Chandigarh to Dharmshala is 237 km. You can also come by car or bus to come here. You can also book a flight to Dharmshala.

Tourist Places in Dharmshala:

  • Dharmshala Cricket Stadium
  • Namgyal Monastery
  • Triund
  • St John in the Wilderness Church
  • War Memorial
  • Library of Tibetan Works and Archives
  • Bhagsunag Temple
  • Gyuto Monastery
  • Kareri Dal Lake
  • Dharamkot Studio
  • Kangra Fort
  • Tsuglagkhang Temple
  • Bhagsu Waterfall
  • McLeod Ganj
  • Kalachakra Temple


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