Himachal Tourist Guide

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Dalhousie

Dalhousie, Chamba, IndiaDalhousie is a hill station full of colonial charm that holds lingering echoes of the Raj. Spread out over five hills. Named after Lord Dalhousie...

Dharamsala

Dharamsala, Kangra, HimachalDharamsala is bea- utiful & peaceful town, surrounded by forests of pine. Up there is Suburb of Dharamsala called Macleodganj or Little Lhasa...

Angling Treat - Himachal Pradesh

Angling In HimachalStreams and rivers bom to perennial snows and high mountain lakes in Himachal waters hold some of the most exciting game fish. The cold streams have some of the finest trout pools in the country and the warmer waters of the state are Mahseer territory, with a host of other fish species thriving along. For those intending to seek a release from the pace of urban life, angling as a sport is both leisure as well as a luxury to indulge in. It offers those quiet moments of communing with nature which one always longs for but is never able to get in those crowded hours.

All hell breaks loose, like the turning point in a well-crafted plot when a fish strikes a line, set out with bait. The sport is all about giving the fish on the hook a fair chance to get away and the anglers skill is tested in making a game of it by fair means. As a fresh water sport, angling rules are liberal and the fee is nominal. Of the estimated 3000 kilometres of fresh water stream and rivers in Himachal about 1200 kilometres of them have been identified as Trout country. Both Rainbow and Brown trout, which were introduced into the cold streams by the British way back in 1863, have flourished ever since.

Tributaries of Beas River - Parbati, Sanj, Tirthan and Uhl; the Baspa River in Sangla valley of Kinnaur; and the Pabbar River in Rohru valley are rich in trout pools.

As the rivers and streams descend from the cold zones into warmer areas, we enter Mahseer territory.  Mahseer is no ordinary fish but the undisputed king, which rules Indian waters.

It can be found in the Gobind Sagar Lake (Bhakra Dam lake -16,000 hectare), Maharana Pratap Sagar (Pong Dam Reservoir - 24,000 hectare water area), and in the many streams that cut through the lower Shivaliks. Other fishes that thrive in warmer waters include the Calta, Mrigal and Carp.

Rest houses and forest rest houses dot the landscape, which can be booked for a fishing holiday. The countryside offers beautiful camping sites in natural surroundings and the more than friendly people make the experience a memorable one.

Chamba

chamba, himachal
Chamba valley, the most loveliest in Himachal, is known for its scenic attractions, sparkling streams, beautiful lakes and crowned with high mountains ranges...

Kullu Manali

Kullu Manali, Himachal

 Kullu - Manali, A honeymooners place, is gifted with every thing that one can imagine. Kullu "The end of habitable world" and  Manali "Queen of Hills"...

 

Shimla

Shimla, Himachal, India

 Shimla a tourist destination. A beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. At a distance of 45 km, a prettiest place Solan exists"...

 

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