Himachal Pradesh also known as Dev Bhumi is a place where one crore God and Goddesses stay. You will see food, dressing style, culture and language changes after every approx. 50 km. People here are very innocent helpful and you will see unity in diversity. When you are planning a trip to himachal you should at least take a fortnight break to see complete himachal. Places to see here are Dharamshala, Kangra, Palampur, Kullu & Manali, Rohtang pass, Dalhausie, Chamba and Shimla.
Now let’s start with Dharamshala. The best time to visit Dharamsala is March to October. View from Dharamshala to Dhauladhar valley is very beautiful sunset from this place is very famous. Here is a suburb called Macleod Ganj where you will find Tibetan Monastery. Tracking to Triund hill from Macleod Ganj is 9 K.M one day trek.
After completing dharamshala you can go ahead towards kangra side. Best months to visit kangra are September to November. Things you can enjoy here are tracking, skydiving, sightseeing you can do a temple tour as well. Famous temples of this place are jawala mata mandir and kangra mata mandir.
From Kangra you can go to Palampur best time to plan a vacation to palampur is March to June. In palampur you can taste the flavour of fresh tea leaves tea. You can also visit Andretta Artists’ Village and Sobha Singh’s Art Gallery to explore the art of this place. If you have more time you can go to Baijnath as well. This place is famous for its ancient temple of Lord Shiva.
After palampur get ready for Kullu and Manali. If you want to enjoy in snow then you should plan holidays in winters else you can visit here in Dussehra time. If you are taking your kids along with you don’t go in winters then this vacation would like b a night mere for you as due to heavy snow fall you may have to stay without light for days. Places you can visit here are manikaran a hot water spring; in Manali you are definitely gonna love the cool air in whistleing pine woods while coming back from kullu don’t forget to purchase traditional kullu shawl from there.
From kullu manali you can go to Rohtang pass but it s strictly avoidable for kids aged and asthmatic patients as the oxygen level there is very low you can feel the suffocation over there.
Chamba is considered as a paradise hill station best time for holiday is April, July and October. You can here visit to khajjiar lake, famous Chugaan, Bhuri Singh museum, If you come in mid of july you can enjoy Minjar fair in Chamba a very famous international fair of Chamba.
Finally you can come to Shimla tourist favorable time to plan holidays in Shimla is summers. When you are coming to shimla don’t forget to plan your trip via historical toy train from kalka to shimla. In shimla you can go to Mall Road, advance studies, kufri, Naldehra (a golf course), Chail (cricket ground).
Apart from all these places there are so many small – small places which have their own significance.