8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers: Himachal Pradesh is a state in North India. This state is covered with immense natural beauty and is, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

Hello everyone, I Rahat Arora sharing with you about the popular destination Himachal Pradesh that you love to visit.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

Himachal Pradesh is a state in North India. This place  is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west, Uttar Pradesh  on the south and  Uttaranchal  on the east and  is reffered to as Dev Bhoomi. Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. This state is undoubtedly the most popular tourist destination in the World.

Tourists who love mountain adventures for them Himachal pradesh is the right place to visit because here  can  enjoy river rafting, trekking, ice skating, para gliding and skiing, apart from spending a peaceful vacation here.

In the year 2013-14 Himachal Pradesh has been ranked fifteenth in the list of the highest per capita incomes of Indian states and union territories.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

Here are the reasons that why you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers:

      1.Weather conditions in Himachal pradesh: In Himachal Pradesh there is a huge variation in the weather conditions  due to variation in altitude. Days are warm in summers and nights are cool. Summer season at this place starts from march to June, Rainy season starts from July to September, Winter season starts from mid October to January and  Spring season starts from February to mid April.

      2. How to reach at Himachal Pradesh: To reach at Himachal pradesh, tourists can reach here by the means of Air, Road and Railways.

By Air:
To reach at this place by air there are three domestic airports which  are situated at Bhuntar, Gaggal and Jubbarhatti. These airports connect Himachal to Delhi and Chandigarh. Jubbarhatti is the nearest airport to Shimla which is  the capital of the state and is 23 km from the city of Shimla. It is well connected  with Chandigarh, Kullu and Delhi.

By Train:
To reach at this place by railways which is very difficult to lay railway lines because of high altitude.  However, this place has both broad and narrow gauge tracks. The longest railway line that connects Himachal to Punjab is Pathankot – Jogindernagar line and the famous Toy train that connects Shimla to Kalka offers scenic views and is quite enjoyable. There are other important railway stations in Himachal Pradesh are Solan and Una.

By Road:
To reach at this place by road which is dangerous during monsoons and winters because of snowfall and land slides.  However, its long winding roads also make an excellent drive with splendid and breathtaking views in good season. The important cities and towns of Himachal Pradesh are well connected by a fine network of roads. There are regular bus services from Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Kullu, Manali, Mandi, Jammu, Pathankot and Shimla. One can also hire taxis from nearby places to reach Himachal Pradesh.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

       3. Famous cuisine of Himachal Pradesh:If you are planning to visit this place then you should know the famous cuisine of Himachal pradesh.

Some of the famous cuisine of this place  are:

  • Dham: This dish is prepared by Brahmins of the regions of Chamba. It is traditionally served on plates made out of leaves. No festival in Himachal is completed without this dish.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • Mittha: This dish is the local dessert of this place and is prepared with sweetened rice mixed with a generous helping of raisins and other dry fruits.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • Babru: This dish is very popular in Himachal Pradesh. This dish  is like a Himachali variation of the popular kachoris.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

 

  • Chana Madra: This dish  is one of the  famous dishes of  Himachal Pradesh. This dish is originally belongs to the region of Chamba and  is the pride of the festivals, weddings.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • Chha Gosht : This dish is another famous dishes of Himachal pradesh. This dish is made with  marinated lamb meat cooked in a gravy of gram flour.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

4. Religious places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh:To visit religious places at this places  is one of the important  reason to visit in Himachal Pradesh is to explore the pilgrimages.

Some of the religious places like, Naina Devi Temple,Vajreshwari Devi Temple,Jwala Ji Temple,Chintpurni,Chamunda Devi Temple,Baijnath Temple,Bhimakali Temple,Bijli Mahadev and Jakhoo Temple.

5. Famous Hill stations in Himachal Pradesh: In this place here are some of the popular hill stations that attracts tourists all over the world like Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie, Chamba, Dharamshala, Kullu, Kasauli, Kasol

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

6. This place is well known for adventure sports: This place attracts tourists for  various adventure sports which is the most popular all over the world.

Some of the adventure sports are:

  • Ice Skating in Shimla:

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • Paragliding in Solang valley:

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • Rafting in Kullu:

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • Skiing in manali:

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • Trekking:

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

7. Festivals  in Himachal Pradesh: Some of the festivals taken place in Himachal pradesh

  • Navratras festival : This festival is  celebrated with great interest in Himachal Pradesh and in this festival People visit nearest Durga temple to offer prayer during Navratras.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • Baisakhi festival: This festival is generally celebrated on 13th of April but the  Preparation for the festival starts much early. The houses are white washed. People take holy dip at Haridwar, Tattapani near Shimla, Banganga near Kangra, Markanda near Bilaspur. During day time, Baisakhi fair is held at many places with traditional gaiety that attracts tourists.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • Chrewal: This festival is also known as Prithvi pooja in some places. This festival is celebrated on the Ist of Bhadon – middle of August. This festival is known as Badranjo in Kulla, Pathroru in Chamba.

 

  • Jagra: This festival takes place at each year on the fourth day of the month of September. At this festival Mahasu Devta (deity) is worshipped in upper Shimla hills, Kinnaur and Sirmaur regions of the state.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • Sair: This festival is celebrated in the month of September in new Himachal. At this festival rich food is prepaired on the first day of the month and people worship their local deity for prosperous future.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

8. Achievements of Himachal Pradesh: Himachal Pradesh also has some of achievements :

  • The state is also a famous destination for film shooting. Movies like Roja, Henna, Jab We Met, Veer-Zaara, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Highway have been filmed in Himachal Pradesh.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers 8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

  • This state has also hosted the first Paragliding World Cup in India from 24 October to 31 October in 2015. The Venue for paragliding world cup was Bir Billing, which is about 70 km from famous tourist town Macleod ganj.

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

 

8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers

In the end I hope you all like my Blog and will plan soon to visit Himachal Pradesh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

4 thoughts on “8 reasons you love to visit Himachal Pradesh in summers”

  1. Himachal Pradesh is the best tourist place in India. If you come to Himachal and do not go for bir billing paragliding your Himachal tour is incomplete. Expert paragliders help you to have long and secure flight.

    1. Yes, I explore Himachal Pradesh frequently but not only this I like the calmness of Himachal Pradesh and the people of Himachal Pradesh are also very helpful.

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