Himachal Pradesh provides a lot of incentives to its tourism industry to help them improve and attract more tourists from all over the world. Himachal tourism caters to different types of tourists who visit Himachal Pradesh for different tourist’s activities. The following are some of the different dimensions of tourism in Himachal Pradesh:
The Honeymoon Tourist
Honeymooners in India look to visit the various hill stations in the state to spend their vacation enjoying the climate, tourist attractions and Himalayan landscape of these towns and cities. Himachal tourism http://www.tourismofhimachal.org has marketed these destinations as romantic getaways and many domestic, as well as foreign tourists visit this state for a romantic vacation. Honeymoon in Shimla is very popular with couples from all over the world. Besides Shimla, other hill-stations popular with tourist include Manali, Dalhousie, Dharamshala, Chamba, Khajjiar, Kasauli and Kullu.
Pilgrimage Sites in Himachal Pradesh
Many old Hindu Pilgrimage sites are located in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Tourism promotes theses sites to attract pilgrims to the state. These include Jakhoo temple, Chamunda Devi temple, Naina Devi temple, Jwalaji temple, Brajeshwari Mata temple, Hidimba temple and Bijli Mahadev temple. Mani Mahesh Lake is also a pilgrimage trek in Himachal Pradesh. There are many Churches and Tibetan Monasteries in Himachal Pradesh which are also worth visiting on a trip to this state.
Adventure Tourism in Himachal Pradesh
- Tourists do not only visit Himachal Pradesh for a Honeymoon in Shimla http://www.tourismofhimachal.org/shimla-honeymoon-tour-packages/. They also visit the state for the adventure tourism activities which are famous in the state.
- Some of the adventure sports include ice-skating in Shimla, river-rafting in Kullu, mountain-skiing in Manali and enjoying the natural ice-skating rink which forms naturally in Shimla.
- There are many opportunities to go trekking, fishing and horse riding in most popular hill-stations in Himachal Pradesh. Paragliding is another very popular adventure sport in the state.
- The Bir Billing region and the Solang valley are popular paragliding destinations in the state. Camping is also very common in the hills of the state and there are many campsites popular with tourist in Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal Pradesh as mentioned above offers a lot to the tourist visiting the state. The cuisine has a north Indian, Punjabi and Tibetan influence and there is also an Anglo Indian British Raj influence still very much visible in the culture of the state.
The tourist infrastructure has developed tremendously in the state over the last few decades. Himachal Pradesh is a very welcoming state for tourist and every year millions of different types of tourist visit this state.