If you are looking for Spiritual enlightenment and Yoga tours, Look no further to Himachal Pardesh, India. Fresh Air, Fine authentic Indian food, Warm people,
Snow covered soothing mountains, very slow and relaxing life, it all resides in Himachal Pardesh. There are lots of trekking places so you can enjoy
your adventurous tours in the mesmerizing mountain trekking areas in the Himachal Pardesh.
Start unlocking each of these awesome places one by one as given below. We will cover most popular destinations in few days. So stay tuned.
McleodGanj is very popular hill station and is close to Dharamshala in Himachal Pardesh. It is very popular tourist attraction among foreigners coming from all
over the world including Canada, USA, Europe, Russia, Israel and other countries. It's culture is mix of Indians, Tibetans and British also lived here before
independence. It is just 10 kms from Dharamshala. It is home to Tibetan leader Dalai Lama. It is sorrounded by beautifyl mountains and lush greenery.
All tourists go to Kangra, Dharamshala, Bhagsu Nag and McleodGanj. Tourists visit here to rejuvenate themselves and leave the work stress behind.
How to reach McleodGanj by Air, Road and Train
1) By Air:
Chandigarh is the closest main airport as McleodGanj is connected to both Punjab and Himachal Pardesh. Foreigners can take their flight all the way to
Chandigarh from Delhi.
2) By Road:
You can take Himachal Pardesh Transport bus from Delhi ISBT terminal to Dharamshala. There are local buses and sharing taxi upto McleodGanj.
3) By Train:
Take a train from Delhi to Pathankot. You can take 2nd train from Pathankot Station in Punjab to Kangara. There are local buses and sharing taxi from Kangara upto McleodGanj.
Some of the Best Tourist Spots in McleodGanj:
Bhagsunath Temple: The temple is sorrounded by pools and attracts lots of Indian and foreigner tourists throughout the year.
Bhagsu Falls: It is a fresh water fall. You can enjoy the water fall. it is very relaxing and soothing experience.
TsuglagKhang Dalai Lama lives here. It attracts lots of Dalai lama devotees from all over the world.
Tibetan Museum: The museum is full of old Tibean paintings, handicrafts and is insid ethe TsuglagKhang complex.
Minkianai Pass: You can visit this while going from Dharmshala to Chamba.
Shopping Bazars: Tibetan Bazars in McleodGanj are full of Tibetan old items and you can shop any item.
Dal Lake: Populary named after dal lake of Srinagar, it is a small lake and just 3-4 Km from McleodGanj
St. john Church: This church is on the way to McleodGanj from Dharamshala and has very old architecture as it was built in 1852.
Yoga & Spiritual retreat tours in Dharamshala & McleodGanj:
We arrange Yoga retreat camps at both Dharamshala and McleodGanj. The tour is guided by expert and professional tour guide.
You can enjoy Himalaya tours and Yoga camps and feel enlightened within your soul.
Daily Yoga and Meditation camps
Learn about Hindu culture and Buddihism
Daily meals prepared as per Ayurveda guidelines.
Qualified and professuinal Tour guide
Rejuvenate your inner senses with our 7 day Yoga camp.
Some the Best Mouthwatering and reslishing food for tourists in McleodGanj:
Taste of India Taste of India is a Punjabi restaurant and Dal makhni and Roasted Tandoori chicken is very popular. Unity Bistro Pizza HouseTry the mouth watering Italian Pizza and Italian delicacies here. Namgyal Cafe You can try different coffes and different milkshakes here. Ashoka restaurant You can try high quality Indian and chinese food here. Jimmy Italian restaurant You can try mouth watering Pizza and freshly made coffee here.
Best Hotels in McleodGanj:
Hotels in McleodGanj are noted for capturing the local culture, while still providing the best comforts,
luxuries, and amenities of modern living.
Asia Health Resorts
The Pavillion Dharmshala hotel
Fortune Park Moksha
White Ridge Hotel
Nature Bloom Hotel & Resort.
2: Shimla - The queen of Hills:
Shimla is populary known as Queen of Hills. It's beauty is simply mesmerizing. It is popular tourist attraction among Indians coming from all parts of India and foreigners.
You will find tourists in Shimla throughtout the year. Some tourists celebrate new year in Shimla and to see snow fall. All tourists go to Mall road, Lakkar Bazar. There are
lots of coffe shops and restaurants on Mall road. You will see beautiful view of the city from Mall Road.
Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pardesh and is the largest city of Himachal Pardesh. It is very well connected to Punjab and Himachal Pardesh.
How to reach Shimla by Air, Road and Train
1) By Air:
Shimla has its own airport and is 23 Kms from the main city. There are daily flights form Chandigarh, Delhi and Kullu in Himachal Pardesh.
2) By Road:
You can take Himachal Pardesh Transport bus from Chandigarh or Panchkula or any major city in Himachal Pardesh..
3) By Train:
Kalka to Shimla journey is simply mesmerizing. The distance is 96 KMs and there are many tunnels on the way. It takes 6 hrs to reach Shimla.
There are total 107 tunnels on the way to Shimla. You will simply love the toy train ride specially with the kids.
Some of the Best Tourist Spots in Shimla:
Mall Road: Mall Road is very popular spot in Shimla. It gives you panoramic view of the entire city.
Lakkar Bazar: Lakkar Bazar is quite popular for buying wood made ancient handicrafts.
Jhaku Temple It is quite famous Hanuman temple. Lots of tourists visit the temple.
Christ Church: It has beautiful architecture. There are 5 big stained glass windows which gives it different look.
State Museum: The Museum has some very old magnificient paintings and many history books.
George Castle: This beautiful castle was built in 1911 and was used by British officials when they came for hunting spree.
Yoga & Spiritual retreat tours in Shimla:
The Oberoi Wildflower Hall in Shimla is the best Yoga retreat. It is a dream destination for tourists who want to do Yoga and visit Himalayas
at the same time. Other than Yoga, you can also do trekking, steam bathing, outdoor Jacuzzis. We can book The Oberoi Wildflower hall if you want to
include Yoga in the tour package. Our regular pricing does not include Yoga tour.
Some the Best Mouthwatering restaurants in Shimla:
Quilla Quilla is the best Arabic style place. It is most popular for Falafel and chai. Seventh HeavenIf you want to enjoy romantic style dinner with beautiful view, Seventh heaven is the place you are loking for. India Coffe house Best Coffee house for South India style filter coffee. Ashiana & Goofa True Himachali style cusine and it will fit your budget as well. Amazing taste at reasonable price. The Devicos If you want to enjoy Vodka and Whiskeys along with your food, The devicos is the restaurant you are looking for. Lot of Shimla college crowd comes here.
Best Hotels in Shimla:
Hotels in Shimla, Himachal Pardesh are noted for capturing the local culture, while still providing the best comforts,
luxuries, and amenities of modern living.
The Oberoi Cecil
Kufri Holiday resort
Shimla Havens Resort
3: Dalhousie & Khajjiar:
Dalhousie & Khajjiar are some of the best hill stations that India has to offer. This is not only a popular holiday destination among Indians, but it also attracts thousands of international tourists. Dalhousie & Khajjiar are both located in Himachal Pradesh, which is a northern state of India and are known for their natural beauty.
The city of Dalhousie showcases British influence on its landmarks as they used it for summer vacations. On the other hand, Khajjiar is located 100 kilometers from Dalhousie and is known for reflecting the local culture at its core.
How to reach Dalhousie & Khajjiar by Air, Road, and Train
1) By Air:
The nearest airport to Dalhousie &Khajjiar is Gaggal Airport. The airport is well-connected to Delhi and almost every major city in the country.
2) By Road:
If you prefer traveling by road, then there are numerous public and private buses that run from Delhi, Punjab and Himachal.
3) By Train:
Another way to reach Dalhousie or Khajjiar is by rail. The rail network connects every city of India to Dalhousie & Khajjiar, making it one of the most convenient way to travel.
Some of the Best Tourist Spots in Dalhousie & Khajjiar:
St John's Church
One of the best attractions in the city of Dalhousie is this church as it reflects the British influence that has made its mark in the city. Bara Pathar Temple
The best place to witness local religious values at its best is in this temple. The temple is located in a beautiful natural landscape that adds to its overall charm. Rang Mahal
If one is in love with all things historical, then visiting this breathtaking property will tick all your boxes. Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza
Dalhousie & Khajjiar are full of local shopping paradises, and one such place is this shopping avenue. Golden Devi Temple
This temple is another great religious landmark but this time in Khajjiar. The Golden Devi Temple is located near Khajjiar Lake giving it scenic beauty. Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
If you are fond of animals then visiting this sanctuary can be an excellent idea. It is home to the largest number of locally found animals and birds.
Natural Retreat tours in Dalhousie & Khajjiar:
There are many natural retreats that Dalhousie & Khajjiar have to offer. It is one of the best places in India when it comes to natural sightseeing and relaxing tours. We have put together the best place to visit if you are looking to enjoy the local landscape.
Some of the Best Mouthwatering and Relishing food for tourists in Dalhousie & Khajjiar:
One of the best fast food restaurant in the locality. It is famous for the serving local cuisine especially snacks. Lal’s Food Junction
This cafe is known for serving some of the best sandwiches in the city. It is also a major hangout spot for youngsters. Bon Appetit
Another great eatery in Dalhousie is the Bon Appetit Cafe. It is very popular amongst locals for its Roast Dishes mainly non-vegetarian. Earl’s Kitchen
If you fancy something more upscale, then Earl’s Kitchen is your place. It is a modern cafe that is best known for introducing gourmet food to Dalhousie.
Their burgers and steaks are the best in town. Cafe Dalhousie
One can try great pizzas and pastries here. They also have a variety of coffees that might interest you.
Best Hotels in Dalhousie & Khajjiar:
There are numerous great hotels in Dalhousie & Khajjiar which are also known for reflecting the culture of the place.
Apart from this, these hotels are equipped with a high standard luxury facility.
Hotel President Dalhousie
Snow Valley Resorts Dalhousie
Hotel Mini Swiss Khajjiar
Hotel Royal Residency Khajjiar
Aamod at Dalhousie
Kangra is one of the most populated towns of Himachal Pradesh, which is an Indian state. There are many attractions in and around the city which makes it a popular tourist destination in India.
Some of the major attractions that tourists can visit here include temples, museums, and of course, tea gardens.
Apart from this, there are two major lakes in Kangra which are the most visited location in the entire city. If you are planning a vacation soon to this quaint town, then here are all the details that you might want to consider before confirming your trip.
How to Reach Kangra by Air, Road, and Train
1) By Air:
The closest airport to Kangra is the Gaggal Airport. It is situated 14 miles away from Dharamshala, and it serves all the small towns nearby. The airport is well-connected to all the major cities in India.
2) By Road:
Traveling by road is also a good option if you are in for long rides. There are many busses private as well as public that can help you reach Kangra.
3) By Train:
Trains are another great way to reach Kangra. If you don’t want to cover the long distance by road, then trains are a perfect option.
Some of the Best Tourist Spots in Kangra:
One of the major attractions in the town is the Kangra Fort. It is one of the first buildings of the city and is maintained beautifully.
It is also an excellent way to know more about the history of the town. Billing Paragliding
If one is looking for a fun filled day, then trying out this attraction is a must. It is a popular paragliding destination that is visited by thousands of tourists each year. Masroor Rock Cut Temple
Another great attraction in Kangra is this temple. The thing that sets the Masroor Rock Cut Temple aside from other attractions is the intricate rock carving on the temple walls. Kareri Lake
The best way to witness the beauty of Kangra is by visiting this beautiful lake. The lake is also famous for trekking and boating.
Apart from this, there are many other activities, which one can enjoy at the lake.
Natural Retreat tours in Kangra:
There are numerous natural and spiritual retreats in the town. They are the perfect spots to spend a relaxing day with your family. Some of the most popular ones are these:
❖ Maharana Pratap Sagar
❖ Dhauladhar National Park
❖ Indrahar Pass
❖ Tatwani Hot Springs
❖ Hanuman Ji Ka Tiba
Some of the Best Mouthwatering and Relishing Food for Tourists in Kangra:
It is an Indian restaurant that serves a huge variety of regional dishes. It is also known for serving the best Himachali food in the town. Hot Chili Restaurant
The best place to visit it you are craving something sweet. It serves a variety of cakes and pastries along with savory snacks. Tirthan
Another great restaurant in Kangra is Tirthan. It is best known for serving local cuisine in a breathtaking scenery. Hotel Lhasa and Restaurant
It is a multi-cuisine restaurant located near the edge of the valley. The highlight of this restaurant is the scenic view from its rooftop dining space.
Best Hotels in Kangra:
There are many great hotels in Kangra which can make your stay more comfortable. These hotels also provide best services for relatively low tariffs.
❖ Taragarh Palace Hotel
❖ Bella Heights
❖ Kangra Rodeway Inn
❖ Hotel Downtown
❖ Hotel Abhi Residency
❖ Hotel Mayura
❖ Hotel The Grand Raj
5: Kullu Valley:
Kullu Valley is a complete package when it comes to being a tourist destination. The town is the
capital of Kullu District which is situated in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is a hill
station that is visited by lakhs of tourists each year, both national as well as international. The
thing that sets Kullu Valley apart from other hill stations is the picturesque beauty of the town.
The city is located on the bank of Beas River making it a great destination for watersports as
well. It is also the best place to visit if you are looking to experience the Himachali culture at its
core. Here are some of the details regarding Kullu Valley that would help you plan your trip better.
How to Reach Kullu Valley by Air, Road, and Train
1) By Air:
The nearest airport to the Valley is the Kullu Manali Airport. It serves both the destinations Kullu
Valley as well as Manali, which is around 31 miles away from the valley.
2) By Road:
Another way to reach Kullu Valley is by taking a bus. If you are somewhere in Himachal
Pradesh, then taking a bus is also convenient and cheap. But on the other hand, if you are in
some other far flung state then consider another option like rail.
3) By Train:
Trains are the best options if you are traveling from a far distance. It is a well-connected mode
of transportation that can be afforded by everyone.
Some of the Best Tourist Spots in Kullu Valley:
Bijli Mahadev Temple
This Shiva temple is one of the most famous landmarks in the town of Kullu Valley. It is known
for its beautiful wooden exteriors that display intricate carving. Vaishno Devi Temple
Another must visit landmark in Kullu Valley is this temple. It is devoted to an Indian goddess and
is visited by thousands of devotees from all around the country. Dhakpo Shedrupling Monastery
It is one of the biggest monastery in Kullu Valley, which is also known for its calm and serene
ambience. Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara Monastery
The most divine monastery in Kullu Valley is the Dechen Choekhor Mahavihara. It is also the
most amazing architecture that you will come across in this small town.
Natural Retreat tours in Kullu Valley:
Kullu Valley is famous for its natural landscape and all the different retreats that it has to offer.
There are numerous parks and valleys around the area. Here are some of the best natural sightseeing that Kullu Valley has to offer.
❖ Tirthan Valley
❖ Hot Springs at Manikaran
❖ Great Himalayan National Park
❖ Chandrakhani Pass
Some of the Best Mouthwatering and Relishing Food for Tourists in Kullu Valley:
It is the best place to try a pizza and other Italian dishes in Kullu Valley. The restaurant follows
international standards of food and has authentic dishes.
If you are looking to try Indian cuisine, then the best way to do that is by ordering the “Thali” or
the Indian Platter at Sapna Sweets. It is the easiest way to try various dishes with small portions.
Another great restaurant in Kullu Valley is Tirthan. It is best known for serving local cuisine in a
It is a multi-cuisine restaurant located in the center of Kullu Valley. It is also the best budget
eatery in the town.
Best Hotels in Kullu Valley:
If you want to witness the beauty of Kullu Valley then staying at these hotels can be a good
idea. They are known for not only providing luxurious facilities but also low tariffs on rooms.
❖ Himalayan Hamlet
❖ Hotel Aroma Classic
❖ Hotel Century Gangri
❖ Kullu Valley Hotel
❖ Shobla International
❖ The Sarvari
❖ Orchard Park
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