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...

August - Fairs and Festivals of Himachal

Minjar Fair, Chamba, HimachalChamba's famous Minjar fair which celebrates the bounty of nature and prays for a good harvest is normally held in August. 'Minjars', maize shoots or silken stands, are cast on the waters of the river Ravi and the town immerses itself in a week of celebration.

Celebrated in Chamba, Kullu and elsewhere, Chrewal, Badronjo or Patroru is a festival of fire and flowers - and a time for purification of the fields.

In August, several places in Chamba, Bilaspur and Sirmaur have the Gugga fairwhich is connected with the worship of Gugga, a manifestation of the Nag Devta.

Manimahesh YatraAlso in Chamba, the Manimahesh yatra to the sacred tarn of Manimahesh is held immediately after the festival of Janamashtami. At Bharmaur, 28 km short of the lake, the nomadic Gaddis hold a fair for six days.

The same month witnesses the Dal fair in Upper Dharamsala. At Udaipur, in the Lahaul valley, the Trilokinath temple becomes a focus; this is sacred to Hindus and Buddhists alike. The Sharavan fair is held at the holy shrine of Naina Devi, while the Ashapuri fair is held in Kangra.

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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