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...

Bara Bangal Via Thamsar Pass

6 days. 90 kms. 2000 m.-5300 m. Extremely difficult.

Bara Bangal , Thamsar PassA challenging trek to the last major land-locked region of the state. Starts from Billing. 8 kms. off the main Pathankot- Mandi highway 30 kms. from Baijnath. (Billing is famous for an international para gliding event held every October). First stage is 14 kms of pleasant hiking to the forest rest house at Rajagunda (8000 feet) in the Uhl valley. Day two is 16 kms. to Panahartu (12000 feet), situated in an icy, wind swept gorge which has to be crossed over permanent ice- bridges: the river Uhl takes birth here. It is four hours of strenuous climbing to the Thamsar Pass next day; on the other side one has to walk and slide across a massive glacier at least a mile wide which feeds three lakes from which springs the Thamsar Nalla. Path follows the Nalla down to Merh (14000 feet) and then Udeg (12000 feet) where one can camp. Nights are very cold at these heights and there is no wood to burn. On the fourth day one descends for three hours to the Ravi valley and the/large twin villages of Bara Bangal. One trekking route goes NE from here to the Kullu valley over the Kalihani Pass. A day's rest at the lovely forest rest house here is adviseable. No one Knows why these people, who are primarily shepherds, settled in this remote, inhospitable valley. One exits westwards along the Ravi: the fifth day's trek is the most difficult, 32 kms. over a succession of ridges, on a barely discernible path hundreds of feet above the river in its gorge, past tiny hamlets of Khanar, Dardi and Khurdu. Spend the night at a primitive but comfortable guest house at Khurdu. Next day it is only 8 kms on a gently descending track to Nayagram, on the left bank of the Ravi, from where one can catch a bus for Holi, Bharmour or Chamba.This is an amazing trek but requires a very high degree of physical fitness.

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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