Nestled between the high Himalayas and Northern plains of India, Himachal Pradesh is one of the top tourist destinations in India. Dotted with numerous hill stations, snow capped peaks, high Himalayan lakes, ancient temples & monasteries, Himachal Pradesh is a must visit destinations for any tourist be it domestic or international. A land of panoramic mountains, exquisite hill stations, splendid monasteries and Museums, royal places, huge cricket ground, colonial mansions, Himachal Pradesh is a land of paradise for the tourists landlocked between Jammu and Kashmir to the North, Tibetan Plateau to the west and Punjab to the east. The state has breathtaking and pristine natural beauty that it attracts not only tourists from India but across globe.
State is also referred to as the 'Dev-Bhoomi' which means the 'abode of God'. People from all religion has some pious connotations in the region- Sikhs take holy dip in Manikaran Gurudwara, the Churches of Dharamshala are worshipped by Christians, Buddhist monasteries of Dharamshala, and many famous temples of the Hindus. McLeodganj, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Shimla, Chamba, Mandi are the famous destinations to be visited by the tourists.
The famous Tibetan market in Shimla and Dalhousie provided perfect spot to shop souvenirs for the shopaholics and purchase Tibetan carpets, handicrafts, shawls, toys, articles, jewellery, baskets etc. Strolling across the mall road gives a mesmerizing experience to everyone. For the adventure lovers, the ice bound Rohtang Pass provides many ice related exhilarating and sporty adventures, trekkers can trek in many places amidst the natural thickets, and paragliding in Manali leaves adrenaline rush experience among the people.
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