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5 Cool Things To Do In Himachal Pradesh Ideas

Himachal Pradesh, the Northernmost State of India, Offers Much for Those Who Are Looking for Epic Adventures, Rich Indian-Tibetan Culture and Breath-taking Scenery.

Himachal is in the western part of the Himalayas, and is thus a mountainous state and one of the world's richest reservoirs of biological diversity. Himachal Pradesh is very beautiful, culturally rich and special, Here I'll suggest some cool, best things to do in Himachal Pradesh!

(1) Explore Mcleodganj, Dharamshala

Take a night bus from New Delhi and you'll be quickly reaching Mcleodganj. Mcleodganj is a suburb of Dharamshala which is also known as Little Lhasa because of its huge Tibetan population. Here in this little mountain it is fascinating to see the mixture of Indian and Tibetan culture. This place is known for the Buddhist monasteries, the Tibetan museum, and Bhagsu falls to see and do activities along with many other smaller sights.

(2) Go For A Short Hike Along The Triund Hill

If you're looking for a little adventure away from the hustle and bustle of cities, try the Triund trek and I guarantee you won't regret it! It's an easy trek you can complete (ascend and descend) in a day, but I highly recommend you camp over for a night because of the Himalayan mountains' incredible scenery! You don’t even have to bring your tent, so just hike up and rent a tent from one of the few locals up there. Just imagine sleeping underneath the blanket of stars and the milky way, and waking up to the view of twilight! Pure bliss. 

(3) Pump Up The Adrenaline And Paragliding In Bir, Billing

I've never thought about paragliding in India, so when I find out that the small Tibetan town – Bir, Billing offers a relatively safe tandem paragliding to travel in the world's biggest mountains, I know I have to! This adventure activity requires no prerequisites or prior experience. Verify that your pilot holds an International Tandem License.

I always enjoyed being up in the sky and seeing a bird's eye view of the mountains. It is all so awesome! During the post-monsoon season, I went there-October, and the weather is cool and great! Simply put on comfortable clothes, sports shoes and go up!

(4) Explore The Capital Of Himachal Pradesh – Shimla

A visit to Himachal Pradesh without visiting its capital – Shimla-is incomplete. This place is one of the most popular hill stations in India owing to the popularity of its previous existence as British India 's summer capital. In October the weather is cold, so it is nice to walk around during the day and night.

There's so much to do in Shimla, including exploring Shimla 's main shopping street – The Market, strolling along the Ridge and Jakhoo, or visiting the famous sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman – Sankat Mochan.

(5) Take The Shimla Toy Train – Listed As A UNESCO site

Hop on the Shimla-Kalka Toy Train and take advantage of the sweeping panoramic mountain views. The train runs on a 2 foot 6 inches wide railway linking Shimla and Kalka, taking you across lush green mountains with panoramic views of remote locations in Northern India with scenes stretching for miles stop over 100 bridges constructed hundreds of years ago. Do not miss this exciting trip at Shimla!

Himachal Pradesh: Traveller’s tips And Recommendation

The weather in Himachal Pradesh can be chilly, so pack some warm clothes for the night, and a scarf or jacket. Rides from one town to the other in Himachal Pradesh can be very challenging, so if you are susceptible to motion sickness, bring along your own medicine.

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Hawrry Bhattarai

I'm a travel Blogger & Consultant, in my leisure time i am at multiplexes or a coffee shop.