Kufri Kufri (2510 m) is popular place with local tourists who go there to take mule rides and  skiing. There are some good hiking routes including one to Mahasu Peak. A wide spread of snow peaks, deep valleys and a position as a ‘must do‘ excursion from Shimla have ensured Kufri‘s popularity down the decades. This is […]


Fagu  Fagu is a very small town at an altitude of 2450 m famous for it’s spectacular views of the mountains and fruits orchards. It is a nice getaway from Shimla city when it gets too crowded. It is a tiny village that lies along the Hindustan Tibet Road (NH 22) and is astride a mountain saddle. This unusual location gives […]


Sarhan   Sarahan is a small town on way to Kinnaur and is famous for it’s fruit orchards and ancient Bhimakali temple. There are a number of excellent hiking routes in the area and offers great views of mountain peaks like Srikhand Mahadev (5227 m). Sarahan is steeped in legend, hill architecture and remarkable natural beauty. Far […]

Shimla town

Shimla City

Shimla City The capital city Shimla (between 1950 m and 2300 m) is a beautiful place with a  number of tourist spots like Mall Road, Lakkadmandi, Jakhoo Temple, Viceregal Lodge & Botanical Gardens, The Ridge, Summer Hill and many others. Located in the mid hills of the Western Himalaya, the town of Shimla came up in the wake […]


Chamba district is in north-west of Himachal Pradesh and one of very few places in India to have a well documented history going back to 500 AD.  It has been mentioned in ancient Indian texts like Mahabharat and Purans. It remained mostly well protected from invaders due to it’s mountainous terrain. Chamba is famous for […]

View of mountains from Mcleodganj


KANGRA Kangra is the most populous district in Himachal Pradesh. Kangra district is named after Kangra town which was called Nagarkot in ancient times. (Link: History of Kangra) River Beas is the one of major rivers flowing through this area and has been mentioned in Rigveda.  It is a very picturesque valley in lower HImalayas […]

On way to Rohtang Pass


Kullu is a beautiful district in Himachal Pradesh famous for it’s scenic beauty, fruit orchards and vibrant culture. Manali, Kasol, Kullu town, Parvati valley are some of the major attractions of the district and attract a large number of tourists from all over the world. Weather and Geography Kullu district in general has summer season from […]


Kinnaur Kinnaur is a very picturesque place in Himachal Pradesh and is surrounded by three majestic mountain ranges Zanskar, Greater Himalayas and Dhauladhar which enclose river valleys of Sutlej, Spiti, Baspa and their various large and small tributaries. Shimla district lies towards west, Tibet towards east and Spiti towards south. The old Hindustan-Tibet road passed […]

Shimla District

Shimla Shimla is name of the capital city of Himachal Pradesh as well as the district. Shimla city (2169 m) was the summer capital of India during British times and one can still see a few influences. It is the most well connected region in Himachal Pradesh and a popular destination for tourists in summers as […]

Chandrataal Lake, Spiti

Lahaul Spiti

Lahaul Spiti Lahaul-Spiti (more information on http://LahaulSpitiTravel.com) is the fourth least populous district in India and consists of two formerly separate districts of Lahaul and Spiti. It’s administrative centre is Keylong. Before the merger of two districts were merged, Kardang was the capital of Lahaul, and Dhankar the capital of Spiti. This district is connected […]