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Hill Station
Dalhousie
Dalhousie, a small hill-station built on and around five little hills in 1850 in the western edge of Dhauladar. It provides a serene atmosphere to relax and enjoy the natures beauty. It is situated at 6000-9000 feet above sea level. The best time to visit in in the summer where the temperature will be approximately 26.5°C which gives you a pleasent feeling while walking around.

The monsoon season is between July and August and it snows between December and February. Peak season for the tourist to visit is between May and September. Dalhousie is a gateway to the ancient Chamba Hill State, now Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, India. This hill region is a repository of ancient Hindu Culture, art, temples and handicrafts preserved under the longest running single dynastry.

Dharamshala
Establised in 1852, Located in Himachal Prades 185 KM from Shimla. Dharamsala over looks the plains and is surrounded by dense pine trees and Deodar forests. A nearby snowline with numerous streams and cool healthy atmosphere makes the surroundings very attractive. A busy bazaar town, Dharamsala has established itself as the travellers base camp, who come to explore the nearby mountains. The Kotwali Bazaar provides the entire colour and characteristic of a small town, which is mixed with the simple life style.

The colourful temple and Gompas, which reflect the culture of Tibet, adds attraction for the visitor. The Kangra museum gives an overview of the rich past of the region and on the other hand there are institutes that have been established to preserve the Tibetan art, cultures and traditions.

Today, Dharamsala has become the synonymous to the Tibetan government in exile and the home of Tibetan leader Dalai Lama. Even if the Tibetan community dominates the town, still it has retained the colonial lifestyle and British fervors.

Haridwar
Lord Vishnu is known as Hari and Lord Shiva is known as Har. Dwar means gate , and it is for this reason that this place is known as Haridwar, as it is the gateway to Shri Badrinath and Shri Kedarnath, the holy shrines of Hari and Har respectively. The ancient name of Haridwar was Mayapuri. It is one of the four places where Kumbh is held every 12 years Main attractions are Mansa Devi, Chanddi Devi, Daksh Prajapati temple and Har-ki-Pauri

Kashmir
Situated in the northern part of India, Jammu & Kashmir is the essence of everything that is Indian-its culture, history, tradition, people, and natural splendor. The state has a long history encompassing around 4,000 years and there are many prehistoric sites, which give indication of human settlement in this region in those times.

Kashmir is considered as the heaven brought on to the earth. Beautiful valleys, snow-capped mountains, rivers, alpine meadows, and beautiful people - what more can one ask for. Ladakh along with its capital Leh and other Buddhist monasteries is considered as one of the most exotic destinations in the world. Srinagar-Leh and Manali-Leh highways are famed for cross-Himalayan expeditions. Pilgrimage centers like Vaishno Devi and Amarnath are of much importance for Hindus. Gulmarg is known for winter sports like skiing.

Kulu
Kullu was once known as “Kulanthpitha”, which means the end of the habitable world. Beyond rose the forbidding heights of the Greater Himalayas, and by the banks of the shining river Beas, lay the fabled 'Silver Valley' of Kulu. Here is the core of an intricate web of numerous valleys - each of which is a visual delight and seems more beautiful than the other. The Himalayan mountain scapes remain spectacular whether in brilliant sunshine or in the haze of the mist.

The town of Kullu has long been a centre of faith. In the 17th century, Raja Jagat Singh installed here an idol of Lord Raghunathji, which he brought from Ayodhya. As a mark of his penance, he placed the idol on his throne and it became the presiding deity of the Kullu valley.

The town of Kulu is famous for its colourful Dussehra festival. Decorated palanquins and processions convey Gods and Goddesses from temples all over the valley to Kullu, to pay homage to the reigning deity, Raghunathji. A Fair springs up during the festival which is celebrated with a great deal of singing, dancing

Manali
Situated at the northern end of the kullu valley, roughly 40 KMs at a altitude of 2050 metres Manali has spectacular views of snowcapped peaks and wooded slopes. Manali literally means the 'Home of Manu'. Manu is the mythological character who is supposed to have survived when the world was drowned in Flood. He then came to Manali and recreated human life. Thus, the area of Manali is sacred and Hindus treat the temples over here as pilgrimage.

Surrounded by towering peaks at an arm length, Manali's major asset is its proximity to the snowline. It is a flourishing orchard industry, a popular honeymoon destination and trailhead for numerous treks as well as a great countryside ideal for adventure sport lovers.

Manali, with its mountaineering institute, is a popular base for trekking and mountaineering in summer and skiing in winter. Interesting routes into the surrounding valleys, over the high passes, are provided with tourist huts and rest houses for trekkign enthusiasts.

MountAbu
Mount Abu is one Hill Station in India which is located in the middle of a land which is a rarified desert for all practical purposes. Mount Abu is placed on the boundary between Rajasthan and Gujarat with a natural mandate to serve as a Hill Station for the relatively dry and arid western part of the country. The ride up to the Mount from the foothill town of Abu -Road serves as an apt reminder of the fact that one is fast approaching a charming Hill Station in India, almost an oasis amidst the desert.

Rajasthan so commonly characterized as the land of chivalry and bravery, is also home to the largest Desert of India, The Thar Desert. This sandy tract of land adjoining Pakistan boasts of Udaipur, the city of lakes and Mount Abu, our prime concern here among other Hill Stations in India, the snow capped beauties of Himalayas and their sylvan surroundings. It is in more senses than one an Oasis amidst the Desert. Famous for Delwara Temple

Mussorie
Popularly known as the queen of hills, this charming hill station, 34 kms. From Dehradun is situated at an altitude of 2,500 mts. Above sea-level. Enchanting view of pine covered hill slopes and snow capped mountains leave an indelible impression on one's mind.The modern bungalows, malls and well laid gardens which are located on the small hills around the area are enough to attract any tourist.

Mussoorie is an excellent respite for tourists and people who want relief from the hot sultry conditions of the plains. Nature has gifted Musoorie everything which makes a place beautiful. With the onset of summers tourists start coming here.

Nainital
Naini, a word that almost brings the cool air with it is a secret hide out of the tourists each year. Situated at an altitude of 1,938mtrs, this dreamland town with its beauteous splendour is one of the most popular tourist resorts of the country. The nucleus of Naini Tal's exquisite beauty is her lake which is a haven for water sports like Yachting, Kayaking, Canoeing and Boating.

Rishikesh
43-kms from Dehradun & 24-kms from Haridwar, the celebrated spiritual centre of rishikesh is situated amidst a calm environment, impressive water front, dense forest and hills. Virtually a town of saints, sages and scholars. Rishikesh is a lare religious centre located on the right bank of river Ganga. There are a number of Ashrams (hermitages) where religious discourses are held. The place is also a renowned centre for yoga teachins.

Rishikesh is not only an attraction for pilgrims but it also attracts foreigners who want to know about Hinduism, who want to spend some time close to the Lord, people who love rafting come here to conquer the rapids of Ganga. Rishikesh is also an ideal base camp for trekking in the nearby Himalayas.

Shimla
Shimla, the summer capital of the British India, is situated at a height of 2,196 metres. While the British have left the echoes linger on. today, its well developed facilities, easy accessibility and many attractions make it one of India\'s most popular resorts. In the Himalyan lower ranges, it is surrounded by pine, cedar, oak and rhododendron forests.

Shimla is located towards the southern parts of the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Now It is the state capital and is at a distance of 343 km from Delhi, 260 km from Manali, and 119 km from Chandigarh. The temperature range is not very high and the maximum temperature rarely crosses 25°C during summers. Winters are cold due to the chilly winds from the upper Himalayas.

Udaipur
Know as the Lake City of India Located around the shimmering clear blue water lakes, Carrying a distinct identity of being a romantic city, Udaipur is an inspiration for the imagination of the poets, painters and writers....." The exquisitely carved marble palaces, impressively Maintained gardens and the beautiful blue lakes make Udaipur seem almost like a mirage in the desert.

Established by Maharana Udai Singh, who on the advice of a holy man shifted his capital to the banks of Lake Pichola, and named it after his name - Udaipur. Udaipur not only offers an array of tourist attractions, but it is also shopper's paradise. The terrain of the hills and ravines of Aravallis give Udaipur a totally unique charm that distinguish it from any other destination in India.




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