Himachal Tours


Himachal Pradesh is the land of eternal snow in the north-west of India. The literal meaning of Himachal is 'Land Of Snow'. It is also known as 'Dev Bhoomi' ( the land of Gods). The capital of the state is Shimla and other major towns include Solan, Dharamshala, Kangra, Mandi, Kullu, Chamba, Hamirpur, Dalhousie and Manali.

It takes in the frontier zone from the plain to the high Himalaya and in the trans Himalayan region of lahaul and spiti actually crosses that mighty barrier to the Tibetan Plateau District Wise Details of Himachal Pradesh.

 


Bilaspur

Bilaspur is not only famous in Chhattisgarh but in India due to its unique characteristics like rice quality, Kosa industry and its cultural background. Bilaspur has a major contribution in the naming "Dhan Ka Katora" for the entire Chattisgarh region. The Bilaspur city is approximately 400 years old and the name "Bilaspur" has been originated


Chamba

In the higher reaches of the Ravi Valley, just 56 km from Dalhousie, Chamba is perched on a little plateau about 100 m above the river. The capital of an ancient kingdom, Chamba was founded in 920 AD by Raja Sahil Varma who named it after his favorite daughter Champavati. Isolated in this valley by the high ranges, Chamba developed its own style


Hamirpur

The Hamirpur district is situated between 76-17-50 to 76-43-42 east longitudes and 31-24-48 to 31-53-35 north latitudes. It is located in the south western part of Himachal Pradesh. It is covered by lower Himalayas, the elevation varies from the 400 meters to 1,100 meters. The main hill ranges of the district are known as Jakh Dhar & Sola Singhi


Kinnaur

Kinnaur, the north - eastern frontier district of Himachal Pradesh is a secluded region, rugged and mountainous and lies on both the banks of the Sutlej. It commands uniqueness on account of peculiarities of language, history and natural phenomenon. The erstwhile Chini tehsil, which during the princely regime, was a part of the Bushahar State,


Kangra

Located at an altitude of 615 m, the Kangra town is around 15 km away from Dharamshala. The town was the erstwhile capital of the Chand dynasty and has been through tremendous upheaval due to its prosperity. Time and again, invaders turned their evil eyes to the accumulated wealth of the famous Brajeshwari Devi Temple. Each time the temple and the


Sirmaur

About the origin of the name,”Sirmour” there are quite a few surmises. One view being that the state derived its name as Sirmour because of the senior position it held amongst the princely hill states. Another version is that at the earliest times the capital of the state was at Sirmour and the state was so called after the name of the


McLeod Ganj

Life was added to the city with the arrival of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, along with thousands of refugees to Dharamsala in 1959. The place is now filled with a number of Tibetan settlements with religious education and other rehabilitation centers. Thus, Mcleodganj is a renowned Buddhist centre of pilgrimage and learning in the


Lahaual & Spiti

As per researchers, the two units of Lahaul and Spiti District that are Lahaul and Spiti have separate historical backgrounds. In the distant past Lahaul had been changing hands between the rulers of Ladakh and Kullu. In the second half of the seventeenth century with the disintegration of Ladakh kingdom, Lahaul passed into the hands of the Kullu


Una

The present Una district until 1st Nov., 1966 was one of the tehsil of the Hoshiarpur district of Punjab. Consequent upon reorganization of Punjab all the hill areas including Una tehsil was transferred to Himachal Pradesh. Eversince, until September, 1972 it continued to remain as tehsil of the then Kangra district. On the 1st September,1972 the



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