Himachal Pradesh is famous for its scenic beauty and magnificent mountains, fun adventure sports and other leisure activities that you can try your hands on. From adventure freaks to street shoppers, this place has got something for everyone. Today, we are going to explore about 5 best things to do in Himachal Pradesh.
Trekking can be one of the most challenging yet soul searching experiences of your life. One who has never been on a trek before, Himachal should be a must-visit place on your list. From beginners to experienced trekkers, this place has got a trek for everyone. Most famous treks in Himachal Pradesh are the Hampta Pass trek, a 4-day trek, and is ideal for trekking newbies.
Another major trek is the Pin Parvati Pass Trek, a highly tricky trek and can only be done by experienced trekkers. The trek is a real stunner and starts from the Pulga village of Kullu, and takes around 12 days to complete. However, we can assure you that the Pin Parvati Pass is an exciting trail, and you will get tons of surprises during all the major twists and turns of your journey. Also, this state of India is known to offer some of the best winter treks in India.
If you are an adventure freak and paragliding pump adrenaline right through your veins, Bir billing should be your go-to place. Bir billing, a small village in Himachal Pradesh, which considers paragliding heaven by the locals and tourists.
The prices are reasonable (approximately Rs.2500 per person), and you will get a chance to record your experience too. The 20-25 minutes experience can make your heart skip a beat, and is considered a once in a lifetime kind of knowledge by the ones who have visited the place and felt it all. The site is famous for several Buddhist monasteries that you can visit post your paragliding experience.
#3. Hot water springs
Visting Himachal and not rejuvenating yourself in the boiling water springs could be the worst mistake of your life. These hot water springs are natural springs, and we promise that you won’t regret spending a single minute there. If you wish to have the duo experience of relaxing in a hot water spring and roaring during river rafting, Mandi is the right place for you.
The Tattapani hot water spring in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh and believed to be a natural healer of joint pains and skin diseases. The water levels keep fluctuating, depending upon the river’s water level, but the best time to visit this place in between Jan-Feb.
Some other major hot springs you can visit are the hot water spring at Manikaran (Kullu) and the Kheerganga spring, which also located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.
#4. Visit Asia’s Oldest Brewery in Kasauli
Almost all of us enjoy having a pint of beer or rum and coke with our group of friends while talking about life, but have you ever wondered about it, which is involved in making these alcoholic beverages?
Get a chance to experience Asia’s oldest brewery in Kasauli, the Mohan Meakin brewery, which gave us its first beer brand- The Lion Beer. The distillery is still operational in Kasauli. However, the bottling of the plant has shifted to the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh.
#5. Go Trout Fishing
The Pabber river in Rohu is one among the most popular trout fishing locations in Himachal Pradesh. Located around 180km away from Shimla (the capital of Himachal), the clear waters of the Pabber river gives you a chance to camp on the riverside and cook fresh trout fishes.
Another primary location famous for Trout fishing is Jibhi, a remote town in Himachal and a paradise for people I wish to have some time away from the city. The city does not have much to contribute for the shopaholics, but rest assured the view and scenic beauty is a treat to the eyes.
Conclusion- Himachal has always been every Indian’s first-choice when it comes to a relaxing vacation in the mountains. Another interesting fact about this state, which many people are not aware that the last village of the Indo-Tibet border, Chitkul, is also a part of the Himachal Pradesh territory.
These were the top 5 things that every tourist must do while discovering Himachal, the mighty Himalayas.’ homeland. Now that you know how to spend your time in the majestic Himalayas, we assume that the next thing on your mind is taking a break from work and packing your bags to explore the magnificent side of the mountains. Whether you are going solo or with your family or friends, this place has got something special for everyone.