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Himachal Pradesh

Located on north of India, Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful state with beautiful tourist destinations. Temperature of Himachal Pradesh is normally colder and therefore people from the hot climate visit there. In winter, this state covers itself with layers of snow and for this reason most of the people prefer to go there in winters. Mountains and streets covered in snow look pleasant and attract the people of the country. Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Mall road is very important and crowded part of shimla. One can find good restaurants and shops there. Kullu and Manali, Chamba, Dalhousie and kangra are the other place to visit in himachal Pradesh.

Himachal Pradesh provides lots of options in terms of entertainment. One can fully enjoy adventurous holidays there by doing river rafting, ice skiing and rock climbing. Moreover view of lakes surrounded by hills makes the tourists happy. To see these lakes many people gather there. Renuka Lake is famous lake surrounded by hills and it offers boating to the visitors.

Himachal Pradesh has many temples. People far from the state come to these temples to offer the prayers. Chintapurni temple, Jwalamukhi temple and Baba Balak Nath temple are some renowned holy places.

Monasteries are the other touristsí attraction place in Himachal Pradesh. Dhankar monastery and Tabo monastery are places to visit.

Himachali people are not behind in terms of art and craft. Dolls and different types of baskets capture the attention of the passersby. Some other items like colorful carpets, rugs, shawls, paintings attract the people. Women would love to buy traditional and ethnic jewelry, made up of silver and other metals.

All over holidays in himachal Pradesh are worthwhile.

Area - 55673 Sq. km
Total Population - 60,77,900
Males (Percentage)- 50.80
Females (Percentage) - 49.19 Decadal population Growth (1991-2001) - 17.53%