Rewalsar Lake Shimala, Himachal Pradesh
Located in the northern part of India, the state of Himachal Pradesh
is bounded by beautiful Jammu and Kashmir in the north, Punjab in the
west, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in the south and Tibet in the east. It
nestles in the great Himalayan range.
For tourists coming to Himachal Pradesh, there is plenty to see and do. The monasteries, temples and forts speak volume of a rich historical and cultural heritage. On the other hand, mountains, passes, valleys, lakes, springs, waterfalls and wildlife destinations are the natural gems of the state. The tribals of the state preserve their customs and traditions with a genuineness that is simple yet striking. These tribals, too have a distinct place in the state.
For those who do not like a relaxing vacation and have to have a dose of adventure every now and then to keep them happy and contented, Himachal has many options to choose from. Right from land sports like trekking, rock climbing, mountaineering, camping to water sports like rafting, kayaking and canoeing - Himachal offers all. In addition, aero sports like hang gliding and paragliding, too, will make such adventurous soul happy.
For lovers of art and craft too, Himachal has much to offer. Woven craft, wooden craft, stone craft, jewellery, metal craft and paintings of the state will instantly capture your imagination.
The reason to visit Himachal Pradesh can be any one of the above, yet the outcome is invariably the same - a satisfaction that you need at the end of the trip. To actually understand the charm of the state, pay a visit to it. You will forever appreciate your decision.
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