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Famously known as the land of snow, Himachal Pradesh houses several fascinating destinations and spots whose beauty is beyond any imagination. Surrounded by western himalayas, this state is the epitome of natural wonders.
People from every part of the world come to the unexplored places in Himachal Pradesh to adore and capture these magical landscapes. You will find umpteen of picture-perfect vistas and alluring backdrops while exploring this enchanting state.

Himachal Pradesh is famous for its natural beauty with spectacular snow-capped peaks and river valleys. Almost all adventurers suitable activity for the mountains can be done here such as trekking, rafting, paragliding, skiing. Are you still worried about your Himachal trip photo album? Come on; let's virtually explore the most photographic locations of Himachal Pradesh to ease your worries.

It's time we gave you a list of all snow places in Himachal Pradesh where you can have snowball fights, see snow fall as well as occasionally slip and fall, irrespective of the time of the year. Why? Because every person should have a snowman that can melt for you. Are you constantly attracted to snowfall?

Photographic Locations in Himachal Pradesh

Then, explore this well-curated list of the best snowfall areas in Himachal Pradesh to allow you plan a perfect getaway before the beginning of winter season.

1. Kullu

Kullu is one of the most visited tourist places in Himachal Pradesh along with Parvati Valley, Kheerganga and Kasol. The landscapes of Kullu resembles with the most beautiful natural paintings that you ever have seen! The open sky with a hue of light blue and grey colour, the lofty green mountains that partially covers the sky and the rhythmic waves of rivers, all make Kullu the most picturesque destination.

This famous hill station has lots of sightseeing places that will make your tour exciting! People usually buy Manali tour packages that contain a clubbed tour to both Kullu and Manali. Visit the Naggar Castle, the Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery, the Hidimba Devi temple and, to end the day, visit the waterfalls and hot springs of the Vashisht temple.

Visitors usually desire some ideal locations in Himachal in winter months so that they can enjoy some best adventure activities, indulge in things like river rafting, trekking, mountaineering and outdoor camping. Yet Kullu is practically the very best area to experience the marvels of snowfall and also magical aura it creates.

2. Naggar

Naggar is a postcard village with terraced fields, lush forests and unbeatable views. Located on a wooded hillside, it dominates a magnificent panorama of the valley, with the Rohtang pass to the north and Kullu and Bajaura to the south.

A wooden temple for Tripura Sundari, the deity who presides over the region, is here. The other prominent temples found in Naggar are the Gauri Shankar Temple, the Murlidhar Temple in Thawa and the temple dedicated to Vishnu. Russian painter, poet and philosopher Nicholas Roerich lived here for many years. The small art gallery in his old house offers a vision of his mystical interpretation of the Himalayas.

3. Manali

Located at an amazing height of 6260 feet, Manali is the favourite hill station of couples and travel lovers. People who love the high mountainous vistas and snowfall never miss a chance to buy Manali tour packages, especially during the winter season when it becomes super icy. The best time to visit Manali is from September to December and from February to April. Manali is an ideal destination for summer vacations.

If the crowd that squeezes into Manali in winters and summers has put this place off their list, it's time to put it back, right at the top of the list. More so if you love food. Comparatively less crowded, with fascinating and promising views of the Himalayas and overflowing with cafes, Old Manali is where you will fall in love again with Manali.

The most prominent places to visit in Manali include the Manu Temple, Hidimba Devi temple, Gulaba camp, the Malana valley, the Solang valley and the Rahala waterfalls. Manali is an awesome honeymoon destination with lots of love in the air and an amazing environment. It's a fine place for couples.

With jaw-dropping views, lush environment-friendly woodlands, fields carpeted with flowers, spurting blue streams, a continuous fairy-tale like mist sticking around in the air, and a relentless scent of pines and freshness - Manali has been blessed with phenomenal scenic charm.

Manali does not top our listing as it's generally jammed with tourists throughout winter season unlike Narkanda where you can have unhindered access to an endless cover of snow where you have acres of snow-clad landscape.

At a distance of 13 km from old Manali is the amazing Solang Valley. The sight of glaciers and snow capped mountains is fascinating. With incredible ski runs, this valley of India is perfect for skiing and other winter sports. In the summers, adventure travel enthusiasts can practice activities like paragliding, parachuting, horse riding and zorbing.

If you have little time, you can book a direct flight from New Delhi to Kullu and then take a taxi to the Solang Valley. Visit Kothi, Gulaba Fall and Marhi on their way to the Rohtang pass. This is one of the highest passes in the Himalayas, located in the eastern Pir Panjal mountain range, about 51 km from Manali. This pass connects the Kullu valley with the valleys of Lahaul and Spiti and was an important part of the Himalayan trade route.

However, the excursion to the Rohtang Pass is always somewhat dependent on weather conditions, mostly snowy. Go to Rohtang Pass in Manali if you wish to portray the beauty of snow in your images. The snow-covered trees, ground and mountains will overwhelm you! One can also visit Solang Valley, Beas River and Van Vihar to capture the natural beauty.

4. Dalhousie

Dalhousie is a hill station full of colonial charm of the British era. The city is named after the 19th century British Governor General Lord Dalhousie. Different levels of altitude of the city with a great variety of vegetation that includes pines, cedars, oaks and rhododendrons in bloom.

Rich in colonial architecture, the city preserves some beautiful churches such as the St. John's church (the oldest built in 1863), St. Francis' Church (built in 1894), St. Andrew's Church in 1903 and St. Patrick's Church in 1909. There are also magnificent views from the Chamba Valley and the mighty Dhauladhar range with its imposing snow covered peaks fill an entire horizon.

The beauty of Dalhousie can be estimated rightly by its title, The Little Switzerland of India. This charming hill station is settled on five majestic mountains namely Kathalagh, Terah, Potreyn, Bakrota and Bhangora. The beautiful lakes, enticing waterfalls and dense green wildlife sanctuaries are the main elements that make Dalhousie one of the top scenic hill stations of Himachal Pradesh.

If there is any location in the checklist that looks most remarkable throughout the snowfall, it is Dalhousie. The classic atmosphere created by the Scottish as well as Victorian-style will certainly teleport to a different time-zone. Vacationers hoping for the finest places to go to in Himachal in winter months can choose this location.

This hillside station was one of the most preferred summer locations of the Britishers that is reflected in the majestic Victorian style mansions in this area. Among them, one of the most well-known is Panch Pulla, Satdhara Falls as well as the Dainkund Peak.

The serene atmosphere and hustle free ambience of Dalhousie works as an icing on the cake! Pick up your camera and go to places like Panch Pulla, Chamara Lake, Satdhara Falls, Khajjiar and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary to get the best shots.

5. Khajjiar

Khajjiar is a popular hill station in India, about 26 km from Dalhousie in the Himachal Pradesh region, situated at a height of 6500 feet with a pleasant climate and geographical appearance very similar to Switzerland. Khajjiar offers visitors meadows and dense forests, as well as views of the majestic summits of the Himalayas that make Khajjiar, with the lake Khajjiar and Lake Chamera, a unique place of its kind.

At an altitude of 6,500 feet, the all-natural appeal and also stunning landscape of this place are bound to leave a lasting perception on a vacationer. The highlight of this place is the floating island! Crowds of backpackers descend to the lake to get their adrenaline boost.

From paragliding to horseback riding as well as zorbing, there are lots of leisure activities in this breathtaking hillside town. Khajjiar is a nature lovers paradise with some extraordinary visitor areas in and around it.

6. Chamba

Known as the Gulmarg of Himachal, it is also a starting point for Chamba, Dalhousie, as well as Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary treks.

Trekking is the best way to explore Khajjiar and from there, for example, trekking through Chamba, Dalhousie and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. With its exotic flora and fauna, the Kalatop wildlife sanctuary is a joy for nature lovers and wildlife photographers. The Khajji Naga temple is the most sacred splendor of Khajjiar. Bharmour is a village located near the Chamba and is also popular with tourists for its temples and history.

7. Shimla

Being the capital and the largest city of Himachal, Shimla holds some of the most appealing scenes that are worth capturing. The beauty of this place not only lured Indians but, also Britishers who declared it as their Summer Capital during the colonial era. The spectacular views of lakes, rich greenery, mountains and British style buildings make Shimla an altogether different place!

The below zero temperature in winters allow you to pose in your fluffy winter apparels in Shimla. Set in the middle of gorgeous hillsides and mystical woods, Shimla has been a very popular hill-station among Indians and honeymooners considering that it's lovely, cozy therefore enchanting. Vacationers likewise go to the well-known Jakhu Temple as well as engage in sightseeing at various points of view during their trip to Shimla.

8. Dharamshala

Capture the images of big monasteries with mountainous backdrops, natural places adorned with colourful prayer flags and curvy paths having big prayer wheels in Dharamshala. Pose with monks dressed in their traditional costume to record the essence of the place! Despite its colonial past, Dharamshala has strong Tibetan influences with a large number of monasteries and temples.

Start your visit through the busy center, Lower Dharamshala, where you will find the Kangra Art Museum, a window to the history of the region. Then climb up to Gangchen Kyishong, seat of the Tibetan government in exile. Higher up in Upper Dharamshala is McLeod Ganj, the residence of the Dalai Lama, founder of the shrine in 1960. About 2 km away is Dharamkot and Bhagsu, two good alternatives to stay and rest away from the city's horns.

The perfect season to explore the nature of Dharamshala and its surroundings is in the summer months.

9. Kangra

One of the top picturesque valleys of Himachal, Kangra is tucked in the lower part of Himalayas. This place is mainly famous for rich art, craft, temples and fort ruins. People who wish to capture natural views along with huge fort minarets and other structures will love this alluring valley.

Explore places like Brajeshwari Temple, Kangra Fort, Kareri Lake, Baijnath Temple, Taragarh Palace and Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake to get varied backdrops for your images. There are the Masrur Temples that are built in a material such as sandstone, used in antiquity.

10. Kaza

From the green valley of Kullu, where you can get there with an inexpensive domestic flight, is the nearest starting point to visit Lahaul and Spiti. The secluded Himalayan valleys of Lahaul and Spiti are located on the Indo-Tibetan border in Himachal Pradesh. With an altitude of 3340 metres, these valleys offer many marvellous sights to behold.

The captivating Buddhist art and culture coupled up with stunning mountains and glaciers lure people to visit Lahaul. Fostered by Chandra and Bhaga rivers, Lahaul owns some of the best natural scenarios. If you are in Manali depart towards Khoksar, a traditional caravan pass located at the gates of Lahaul. After a brief stop to visit the town continue the path to cross after the Kunzum La pass.

To cross the valley you have to cross a border crossing, Kunzum Pass (at 4,590 m altitude), closed in winter. This is a zone impregnated with the Tibetan culture. Continue towards the majestic view of the lunar lake, Chandratal. The little visited Pin Valley is a wonderful idea for the sheer pleasure of remoteness in the village of Mudh (the final point of the Pin Parvati and Pin Bhabha trek).

The adventure begins after crossing Kunzum La. The place is essentially located on the Chandra riverbed after passing the city of Batal. Kanamo Peak is located at an altitude of almost 6000 meters. The Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges remind of the epic beauty of the great Himalayas.

On the other hand, people regard Spiti as little Tibet due to its close resemblance with Tibet’s landscape, climate and vegetation. It is home to many exciting trekking routes, magnificent monasteries and captivating valleys. These two places are perfect for a laid-back holiday and nature’s photography.

Lahaul and Spiti are unexplored destinations. The mountains and monasteries situated here will make this solo trip really memorable. To experience the full beauty of this place, it is crucial that you take a road trip. Reaching here is easy through road, and you can take a long trip via Manali, Leh and Rohtang Pass or you can visit both the places individually.

Kinnaur guarantees a much more comfortable trip to Kaza, capital of the Spiti Valley, even if you miss the exciting possibilities offered by the Manali route. The roads are great so don't worry about that. Book your tickets between May to October to enjoy these places. You can stay in the monasteries as there are no hotels. Drive from Kaza to Manali through the Kunzum La pass, which is 4590 meters above sea level.

The small town of Hikkim is known to be home to the highest post office in the world with a PIN code of 172114, located at 14,567 feet above sea level. Hikkim is an uphill 40 minute drive from Kaza. There are two options to get to the village from the city of Kaza. You can rent a taxi from Kaza or take the HRTC government bus from the city to Hikkim.

Taxis are available throughout the week and at any time of the day. However, the bus runs twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays and leaves the city at 2 pm, taking 70 to 90 minutes to get to Hikkim before proceeding to Komik. From Komik, one can follow a motor road, circling up Hikkim Town (4,360 m) to reach Langza (4,300 m) through a low ridge.

More exciting and offering magnificent views of Chau Chau Kang Nelda is the highest ridge above Hikkim. It approached the diagonal slopes to the northwest of the monastery, so leaving Hikkim on the left, the route climbs more than 250 meters higher, to reach Langza from the northeast. The fossils are scattered in abundance on the slopes behind Langza. With luck, one can pick up some ammonites in this stretch.

11. Kibber

Go for a walk through the picturesque country of Kibber. Kibber is the highest town in the world at 4,300 meters of altitude. A visit to the Kii Buddhist Monastery is a must. Key Monastery is located on the left bank of the Spiti River. It is the largest monastery of the Gelupa sect in Spiti. The middle floor houses Dukhang or the assembly hall.

The upper floor has another temple on one side and the Lama rooms on the other side of an open terrace. Another monastery that you could include in your tour if you are interested, would be Tangyud Monastery, at 4,380 meters above sea level next to the town of Komik. It is almost an hour's drive from Kaza. When you get to Kaza you are in the heart of Spiti.

12. Nako

Dedicate a day to an excursion to the town of Tabo, known as the Ajanta of Himalayas. En route, visit the most picturesque village of Kinnaur, Nako and Lake Nako. Nako is a town rich in heritage, built around a small and serene lake, and has an important Buddhist gompa and a small temple.

Here you will find an impression that resembles a footprint, which is considered to be of Guru Padmasambhava, the most revered Buddhist deity in Tibetan Buddhism. Before arriving in Tabo, you have the opportunity to witness the virgin and unspoiled beauty of the Spiti Valley. As Rudyard Kipling once correctly described, Spiti is the place where God lives.

13. Tabo

The ancient Tabo village is located on the left bank of the Spiti River. It is the land of one of the most famous Buddhist monasteries, considered next to Tholong Gompa in Tibet. Go to Tabo Monastery. On the way to Kaza, the current capital of Spiti, visit Dhankar Gompa, the ancient capital of Spiti. The main tourist attractions of Dhankar Gompa include a statue of Vairochana (Dhayan Buddha).

There are also many ancient Thangkas here. The complex of religious buildings in this village contains beautiful murals and stucco sculptures. It is the largest monastery and dependencies of Spiti and one of the oldest, since it is more than 1000 years old. The return trip to Kaza will allow you to enjoy the characteristic landscapes of the region.

Well, if you visit Spiti in winter, it gets cooler by many notches, and not just literally. All snowy, white Spiti is nothing less than a dreamland. Add to it the excitement of visiting centuries-old monasteries and frozen lakes. You will be dazzled by the breathtaking beauty of the Spiti Valley, visiting ancient Gompas (Buddhist fortifications), and charming villages perched on the mountainside.

14. Mandi

Peacefully settled on the banks of Beas River, houses some ancient palaces and striking edifices that are living examples of colonial architecture. This commercial town is the right choice for those who want to revive the colonial era in their photos with a Mandi tint of nature.

The lush green surroundings covered with thick pine and deodar trees and a zillion of temples bestowed it the title of Varanasi of Hills. So, you can also pose in front of age-old temples having mesmerising backgrounds to get your holiday-perfect shot! This photogenic destination also offers spiritual vibes to the visitors.

Mandi, along the Beas River is famous for its eighty-one stone temples. In fact, it is known as the Varanasi of the hills and it is said that the sage Mandva meditated here. In addition, it was the old capital of the principality of Mandi. It is a charming place that retains much of its original character.

It has remains of ancient palaces and remarkable examples of colonial architecture. The most famous temples are those of Bhutnath, Trilokinath, Panchvaktra and Shyamakali. If you arrive in February, you can participate in the Shivratri Fair, with exhibitions, sports and cultural programs.

Nature enthusiasts can head to Lake Prashar, 45 km north of Mandi. Here is a three-story pagoda, dedicated to the wise Prashar. The lake, of beautiful and deep blue waters, is 2730 meters above sea level and is considered a sacred place since it is believed that the wise man meditated on its shores.

It is an impressive spectacle, with the backdrop of the snow-capped mountains and at the bottom of the valley the river Beas. If you arrive in June, you can participate in the annual Fair held here, and if you want to stay to enjoy a little more, there are several campsites where you can camp.

Another striking lake is the Rewalsar, 25 km from Mandi, famous for its floating islands of reeds that, according to the belief, can be moved by the breeze or by the prayers. Another legend says that in one of them resides the spirit of Guru Rinpoche. The place is considered sacred by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists, as here the great tantric master Padmasambhava used his enormous power to take flight to Tibet.

Above this lake is the one of Bhayo Kunt, at 1750 meters of altitude, and there are another six lakes of legend, whose stories are associated with the Mahabharata epic. If the idea is to stay, you will find inns, guest houses and rest houses in Rewalsar.

15. Barot

Barot Valley is located 66 km away from Mandi.

16. Kasauli

Road links to other places of tourist interest in these hills also start from the Kalka - Shimla Railway. First of all, it is Kasauli, a small and quiet but picturesque town. Kasauli can be approached by road from the station. Leave all the stress behind, breathe the fresh air with pine aroma. The misty atmosphere, the beautiful walks and the spectacular views make Kasauli a memorable experience.

At 3647 meters, the snow-capped Choor Chandni peaks rise majestically among the lower hills. The highest point in Kasauli, known as Manki Point is home to a Hanuman temple. The views are spectacular from here.

17. Chail

Accessible from Kandaghat or Shimla, Chail is at an altitude of 2150 meters. Here is the Maharaja Palace, built in the 19th century, together with the houses of its staff that are, today, a beautiful tourist center. Chail is a beautiful hill station located in the Himachal Pradesh region and extends over three mountains of Rajgarh, Pandawa and Sadh Tibba.

It overlooks the Sutlej valley and enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year. Chail boasts of the highest cricket ground in the world, overlooking the Sutlej valley, with a spectacular view of the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas.

Chail together with Kufri and Shimla form the golden triangle of Himachal Pradesh and offer breathtaking views of the mountains and a fascinating natural beauty that makes it a great place to visit. Many trekking trails go from Chail to Shimla, Choor Chandni Peak, Kali Ka Tibba and other places. Fishing is a popular activity carried out on the Giri River, a few kilometers from Chail.

The Chail Wildlife Sanctuary attracts a large number of wildlife enthusiasts and wildlife photographers. Inside the park you can admire a great variety of flora and fauna that includes animals such as the black deer of the Himalayas, langur, sambar, goral, wild boar, among others. Numerous hiking trails cross the sanctuary like Kandaghat-Chail, Chail-Shimla via Junga, Chail Rajgarh.

18. Kalpa

Heaps of snow, Kinnaur Kailash standing guard, shooting stars in dozens, Kinnaur's warm smiles, the apple wine of the orchards and the promise of loneliness in its loneliest form. Head to Kalpa, the Kinnaur district headquarters. That and more is Kalpa, as close to the heavens as you can get from Earth. Kalpa is a village of tailors, who sew, among others, traditional hats.

The hill station, formerly known as Chini is located at 2670 meters above sea level and has seen few changes in the last five centuries. A major tourist attraction is a 79-foot-tall rock formation that resembles a Shivlinga that changes color as the day passes. After these places, visit the Buddhist Gompa, Hu Bu Lan Kar.

Witness the beautiful sunrise over the Kinnaur-Kailash Peaks. The sunrise is worth skipping your early morning sleep under the blankets. For those living in north India, the arrival of winter is one of the mixed feelings. On one hand, the changing of the seasons is a welcome period of transition, in which people put on sweaters, jackets and watch the landscape turn into fairy white.

On the other hand, people know that ahead of the first magical spell of snow shower looms the unforgiving wrath of winter. Forced indoors by the deep freeze outside, people find themselves confined to a state of seasonal hibernation. Not many people think of Kinnaur as a winter destination.

19. Reckong Peo

No selfie-obsessed tourists, winter festivals (like Beesh and Phagul), and pleasant weather (depends how you define pleasant) make this season an ideal time to explore the Kinner Desh. From Reckong Peo you can enjoy some incredible views of Kinnaur Kailash. After passing the Bhaba pass, the landscape changes radically, from the lunar and mineral atmosphere of Spiti, to the massive pine forests, composed of sacred cedars.

20. Chitkul

Chitkul (3440 m) is the last village accessible by road in the Sangla valley, to continue through the long valley to find a glacier, which offers wonderful views. Chitkul is the last inhabited village near the border between India and Tibet, and the road to India ends here. Chitkul, on the banks of the Baspa River, is the first village of the Baspa Valley.

This city is a remnant of the ancient prosperity of the Indo-Tibet-China trade route, and it turns out to be the last town along the route that still remains. The natural landscape of Chitkul possesses beautiful green orchards, ripe with the seasonal harvest and a bright stream that passes by.

Baspa Valley is said to be the most beautiful valley in Himachal. Chitkul is practically the last point of the famous Kinner Kailash Parikrama. After a crossing over the 5,242 m high Charang Pass, it is a long and steep run through slippery hauls to Chitkul. During the winters the place remains covered with snow and most of these people move to the low areas of Himachal.

21. Sangla

You can travel to Sangla, which was once the capital of Bushahr, where you should visit the Kamru Fort and Kamru Temple, the ancient capital of the Bashahr Principality and the temple is dedicated to Kamakhya Devi, who was brought from Assam. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Srikhand Mahadev peak from Saharan and then drive to Sangla through Karcham.

The Kagyupa temple has a highly valued ancient image of Shakyamuni Buddha, a mandala life wheel and four directional Kings on either side of the door. The potatoes grown in Chitkul are one of the best in the world and are very expensive. The pin bhaba pass trek ends in Kafnu, from where you can take the road of Shimla, summer residence of the British Raj.

22. Palampur

If you do not like the idea of ​​lazy winters, Palampur is worth a visit. Right next door is the best place for paragliding in Asia.

23. Bir

Located in the midst of the Dhauladhar ranges in Himachal Pradesh, Bir is world famous for its paragliding experience and its amazing vegetation. Once you have tried a flight, you will always walk the earth with your eyes turned towards the sky, because there you have been, and there you will always long to return.

A world paragliding world cup is organized every year in Bir. Register at any of the paragliding adventure clubs in Bir, who will assume full responsibility, from taking you to Billing, where the flight begins to the landing site. Continue as your teacher instructs you. In addition, it will be recorded in GoPro, so act happy and excited to make your video memorable.

Located in the upper part of the Bir region, there are many cafes serving local Tibetan food. Thukpa, Momos, Thenthuk are what you should have in local Tibetan shops. They also have Laping, a local dish that you can find on the streets of Tibetan Colony. This local delicacy is worth trying if trying a new kitchen interests you.

You can take a direct bus from Delhi to Baijnath that runs during the night. Bir is half an hour from Baijnath. You can also take the route from Delhi to Mandi. There are buses that go from Mandi to Bir with good frequency. You can register in backpacker hostels in Chaugan (lower Bir). The experience in a hostel with a backpack is one of the types in which you can connect with other backpackers.

24. Pin Valley National Park

The pin bhaba pass trek offers an incredible glimpse of the isolated valleys of Spiti, Pin and Kinnaur in the beautiful and little-known region of Himachal Pradesh. To get to Kafnu, the starting point, fly to Shimla and drive to Kafnu or fly to Kullu and drive to Kafnu through the Jalori Pass.

It is a gradual walk with a gradual climb, and continues to move in the same way along the Bhaba River. Passing through the rich deodar mixed forest, the last part of the ascent opens into a large meadow. The walk from Mulling to Kara takes you through rocks and meadows, and on the little walk between the two, you can see the Kara valley, like a large meadow.

There is a small and beautiful lake in Kara that offers a wonderful reflection of the powerful mountain ranges in front. From Kara, you enter the left valley. As you ascend gradually, the valley narrows, but the landscape will surely win your heart with alpine flowers at the bottom of the valley and waterfalls on the contiguous hills.

Travel to Phaldar by the Bhaba Pass (13,776 feet) also Tari Khango or Tarik la in seven or eight hours. The steep and rocky zig-zag path is home to the snowcocks. You can see them appear suddenly and then disappear so quickly camouflaging the surroundings. By crossing snow fields and rocky moraines, you reach the top where you can see the contrast that nature has created.

On the side of Spiti, you can see the rugged brown and barren mountains in contrast to the lush green valley of Spiti. Once at the top, you start to descend through a few glaciers and then hit the rocky moraines again. After walking for another hour, you enter an open valley with chocolate-colored mountains. You have to go down to the river. In this section, you cross the highest possible point of the walk to 16,000 feet.

After doing many mountain treks up and down, it is possible that this floor on small rocks is a bit boring, but the beautiful landscapes that surround it keep you busy by clicking on the images. As you walk forward, you can see the road that crosses the river that leads from the famous Pin Parvati Pass trek.

As you go through, you see a green patch with many Spitian houses, which is the village of Mudh that falls on the road on the last day of the walk. This day, walk all day through the Pin Valley National Park that is home to the elusive snow leopard. After arriving in Mudh, you can also go on a jeep safari to Kullu through the Rohtang Pass to see the beautiful Chandratal Lake.

25. Kufri

It is the best place to appreciate different activities like horse riding, skiing, and hiking as well as enjoy nature through Himalayan Nature Park. Kufri is home to the oldest ski slopes in the mountain state. Its gentle slopes are perfect for skiing and receive skiers from all over the world. Nearby areas like Fagu as well as Theog all get heavy snowfall in wintertime.

26. Kalka

Have you seen the images of a beautiful toy train passing through green valleys and mountainous terrain? If yes, then maybe these were the images of the Shimla-Kalka toy train. Many people take a ride of this toy train from Shimla to Kalka to capture the most picturesque train route of the world. This train passes through scores of tunnels before reaching its final destination. Don't miss this unique ride while visiting Himachal Pradesh.

27. Sarahan

Once you arrive in Shimla, start for Sarahan (2165 meters above sea level). On the way to Sarahan, you will drive through the foothills of the Himalayas visiting some beautiful places like Kufri, Theog, Fagu, Narkanda and Rampur. With spectacular views of the Srikhand range, Sarahan is known for its 800-year-old Bhimakali Temple, which is also one of the 51 Shakti Peethams of India and an exemplary example of the Himalayan architecture of northern India.

Whether it is travelling in the snow, or cozying up next to a fireplace, going to a snowy area is always enjoyable! If the above listing of the best snowfall places in Himachal Pradesh thrills you go for a journey to Himachal Pradesh now and hop in the midst of Himalayan landscapes throughout winter for a fantastic experience.

28. Rampur Bushahr

Rampur in Tibet Hindustan road was once the capital of the principality of Bushahr. The city is located on the banks of the Satluj River. You can visit Dumgir Buddhist temple, Padam Palace, Raghunath temple, and the Ayodhya temple. Narsingh temple is worth visiting. Himachal Tourism carries out an air-conditioned tourist complex and cafe, Satluj. Saharan is the gateway to Kinnaur.

Jubbal has maintained an excellent palace that was designed by a French architect in the 1930s and is remarkable blend of European and indigenous styles.

29. Narkand

360 KM from the national capital of Delhi and around 64 KM from Shimla, this is one area where you can get snow experience during winters. If you are a ski fan who has an interest in discovering the basics of snowboarding, you can participate in the various winter sports carried out by HPTDC here. Together with snowboarding, you can delight in the experience of horse riding and Himalayan Nature Park here.

30. Mashobra

There are a lot of spots and sports for people who like adventures. You should visit Shoghi which is 14 KM on the south during your visit to Shimla. Or on the other hand, Mashobra is additionally a decent choice for you which is 14 KM towards the north.

Himachal is home to several destinations that are not only worth adoring but, also worth capturing and flaunting. You don't even have to worry about the camera model or quality while taking photographs at any of these locations. Yes, the beauty of these destinations is enough to infuse a distinct charm into your snaps. So, have an awesome trip and super-awesome photographs at the top eye-catching places of Himachal Pradesh.
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  1. It is quite interesting to Know that Himachal has all these wonderful places not all cities have such.I wonder what it will really be like to visit such places .... it will be fun

  2. I was in India in February. It was my first time and I really enjoyed it. Your article made me realise that it's a huge country and I really need to go back. I've not been to this area but it's definitely on my list now.

  3. Wow sounds like some amazing places to visit! Thanks for all the awesome information!

  4. These seem like destinations with absolutely breathtaking views! You have done a wonderful job of describing them in great detail.. do you have photos of each location?

  5. Wow what a place so full of history- you made me put it on my travel list!

  6. Kangra is my favorite place to visit. Awesome explanation.

  7. It will be a dream come true to even visit one of these places! Himalayas is one of my top priorities in my bucket list.

  8. these sound like so many great places to visit. thank you for the recommendations

  9. Such a wonderful place in Himachal Pradesh I love the view I would love to visit this place someday :) great photos!

  10. Wow, this is so fascinating. I would love to travel somewhere half as beautiful as this. You make me want to visit!

  11. Each place sounds so unique and attractive! I would so travel and enjoy it. Thanks for the list! (I know it's a banal thing to write but I really am)

  12. So interesting and all the places you listed are all beautiful. Would love to visit some day.

  13. There look like so many amazing different places out there. If I get the chance to visit I will have to bring this with me. So much great information.

  14. I have been to Himachal many times but have not visited kangra, kalka, lahaul and dharamshala. I would love to visit these place.


  15. I enjoyed your beautiful pictures. I have never been to this plcae, it certainly is on my list


  16. Such a wonderful place to take a wonderful vacation. It’s so really nice ambiance to spend with family and loved ones.

  17. These places sound fascinating. I'll have to put them on my bucket list!

  18. I've never been here, but I definitely want to go in the future :) thanks for a comprehensive guide and lots of information x


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