Best tourist places in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh has some of the best tourist places and has been popular for the weather and tourist spots like Kasol, Manikaran, and Tosh. Some of the biggest glaciers of the Himalayas are the highest desert valley of Spiti, Sangla valley of Kinnaur, Chamba valley, and Lahaul valley in Himachal Pradesh makes the state unique and serene. Himachal is also blessed with therapeutic healing hot springs. People take advantage of the ayurvedic therapies of Himachal.

There are two airports in Himachal Pradesh, one in the capital Shimla airport and the other in Kullu Manali, the Bhuntar airport. Bhuntar airport is the nearest if you are planning to explore like Manikaran, tosh, Kasol, and Kheer Ganga trek. It takes around an hour to cover 35 km from Bhuntar airport to Manikaran. Kasol is 31 km away and Tosh is 51 km from Bhuntar airport.

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The best tourist places in Himachal Pradesh

Kasol

Kasol Himachal Pradesh is also known as the ‘Amsterdam of India’, a small charming village in Himachal Pradesh. It is among one of the top tourist places in India and a hub for trekkers and backpackers.

Kasol has located along the banks of the river Parvati. Delightful beauty of flourishing green hills. And of course, Kasol is nature’s aesthetic so don’t miss your camera as this is gonna be an inspiring and scenic destination. This hill station is a delight for nature lovers offering overwhelmed landscapes. There is no other better way to explore the lofty mountains if you are not considering Kasol Himachal on your bucket list. 

Best of Kasol

The pristine beauty of Kasol! And the Kasol Flea Market has so many precious things to offer a shopping lover. From fine art jewelry and trinkets. And also has many unique collections of winter pullovers, coats, and caps at low prices. Kasol Himachal Pradesh is occupied by a large number of people from Israel. Kasol has quite a few streetside cafes having delicious food and the stunning view that the cafe offers with the food is more enjoyable than any other sitting areas.

And this hill station is very famous for its trekking trails, including treks to tosh with walking distance, Kheerganga, and Pin Parvati Pass. One of my favorite is tosh where I have trekked, it was cherishable experience of a lifetime. The memories of rough bumpy roads with friends, which makes the trek enjoyable. So tosh is best for those who love cold climate tranquility.

Above all the charming places you visit in Kasol. Shopping is still missing in Kasol.

When to travel Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

The weather here remains pleasant from October to June with temperatures ranging from 15 to 22 degrees, with cool evenings and chilly nights Kasol has always been a favorite destination for couples as well. And the best time for trekking is from March to May. Sometimes depending on the weather, the roads leading to Kasol might be blocked as the temperature is very low in this season and heavy snowfall.

Where to go shopping in Himachal Pradesh?

Here are some of the best shopping options you can hop for like the Kasol flea market with many options including charming bags, precious stones, pendants, from tees to handwoven woolens Kasol flea market has something for everyone.

Also, check out one of the best adventures of the Himachal Pradesh Chader Trek.

Manikaran

One of the best tourist spots in Himachal. The home to natural hot springs in Manikaran, located in the Kullu district Himachal Pradesh. And devotees here believe this to be Holy water. There are three hot water springs considered sacred ghats, and in these hot springs, devotees also cook rice to offer to the god.

Manikaran Gurudwara is the meditative point of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The devotees consider that the sacredness of this Gurudwara is much more than any other spiritual place in India.

Kheer Ganga trek

One of the popular trekking destinations of India. Kheer Ganga is also said to be the home of Lord Shiva thousands of years back. It is mainly famous for its hot spring. While on the trek you can also enjoy the local food. On the trek first, you will reach the Rudra Nath temple the second stop will be the waterfall then the top of the kheer Ganga trek.

Alpine tents offer the camping facilities like mattresses, pillows, linen, and common washrooms. In the evening you can enjoy a bonfire with your friends as well. This campsite is 1.5km away from the main market of Kasol, you can easily reach there with any mode of transportation.

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Tosh

One of my favorite tourist places in Himachal Pradesh is Tosh. It is a village located at the end of the Parvati Valley. Though Tosh is a small village that can easily be explored by walking around. Camping is the best part while in tosh!

And if you are in Tosh it is a must to explore Israeli cuisine and of course, a hot cup of tea with maggie with this pleasant view will be perfect.

Distance and charges

Trekking distance in tosh is around 6 km and April to October could be the time to plan your visit, whereas snowfall mostly happens from November to February.

The distance from Kasol to Tosh is 20 km which you can reach via Manikaran in 1 hour by taxi or by bus. where the bus will charge around 50 to 100 Rs and taxi charge around 800 to 900 Rs.

One of the most loved place in Himachal Pradesh by tourists is Rohtang Pass. Checkout for more travel details.

Temples- Kasol has a number of enchanting places to worship. As you set foot in Kasol the first temple is Kasol temple and Gauri Shankar temple in Naggar. Shitla Mata Mandir in Kullu and the Gauri Shankar temple in Naggar. The Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery is home to Tibetan Monks and is known for serving education too. This represents the Buddhist culture and philosophy. It is 12 km away from Naggar Village.

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