If the harrowing experiences of the yester year is still heavy in your heart, a soothing, relaxing and healthful trip to Himachal in 2021 is assured to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul like never before. Here is a curated list of 10 things you will experience from Himachal Pradesh tour this year that will motivate you to make your bookings right away…
Stress relieving Himachal PradeshWeather and Ambience–
Sprightly fresh air and blissfully serene ambience has always been one of the key reasons that have attracted millions of tourist’s to Himachal Pradesh over the past decades. Complete stagnation of tourism in 2020 has further contributed to making the air fresher and practically therapeutic. With your 2021 trip to this Himalayan destination, you can give your mind, body and lungs a much-deserved oxygen boost.
Captivatingflora, fauna and scenic beauty that thrives in Himachal Pradesh weather–
Extensive forests of pinewood and cedar trees, cascading waterfalls, sparkling rivers cutting through magical valleys, pristine lakes, widespread orchards, lush green meadows, captivating gardens with carpets of bright colorful seasonal blooms… Himachal Pradesh has everything that will make you sit back and think how bountiful nature can be! It is also home to abundant fauna with over 400 species of birds, mammals, reptiles and fishes.
Did you know: Himachal Pradesh is known as the Fruit bowl of India? Make sure you book a trip to the orchards to get your Vitamins racing!
Adventure and sports… Pick the best options with Delhi / Shimla Manali Tour Package–
From skiing in Hanuman Tibba and hiking / camping in Dharamshala to rafting in Gobind Sagar Lake, trekking in Beas Kund, paragliding in Kangra Valley and more… Himachal is the place to get your adrenalin rushing. Book your trip with reputed tours and travel companies early this year to get pocket friendly offers on the best experiences.
Did you know: Himachal Pradesh is well recognized as Skiers’ paradise? Abundance of snowy slopes that are compatible with newbies and experienced skiers alike has made it an ultimate skiing hub for tourists from all over the world.
Relive History with Shimla/Dharamshala/Mcleodganj Packages from Delhi and other metropolitans–
Nestled in the midst of the rivers Ravi, Beas and Sutlej, the history of Himachal Pradesh dates back to the 2nd century BC. Traces of tribes and empires like the Adumbras, The Trigarta, The Gupta Empire and the Harsha Dynasty are still existent along with remnants of modern history from the Rajput, Mughal and British Era.
Try not to miss places like the Kangra Fort, Bajinath Temple and Naggar Castle etc. to experience the aura of the past.
Sprightly and exuberant, colorful and inclusive, the rich heritage of Himachal Pradesh will make you want to come back over and over again. The locals are very welcoming and helpful, which makes it easy for tourists to experience and participate in Himachal culture.
Travel tip – Try and book your trip around festivals like Kullu Dussehra, Naina Devi Fair, Losar and Doongri to experience the festive vibrance of this Himalayan escapade.
Museums and learning–
Himachal Pradesh is dotted with important museums that houses relics from the ancient and recent past. Withart and artefacts from the times of Harappa and Mohenjodaro to modern culturalexhibits, war memorials and more, this can be a perfect learning experience for individuals and families.
Travel tip: If you are booking Delhi/Mumbai to Shimla packages, throw in at least half a day for Museums like the Army Heritage Museum, Shimla Heritage Museum and Baba Bhalku Railway Museum.
Spiritual escapade… usually included in Dharamshala / Mcleodganj Package from Delhi (and other cities)–
Himachal Pradesh is home to innumerable temples and monasteries some of which date back to hundreds of years. The Naina Devi temple, Sankatmochan Temple, Boothnath temple and the Hidimba Devi temple are some of the most sought-after places for spiritual awakening. Thankfully in 2021 with controlled travel and tourism, the crowd will be far lesser so that you can get a better and more enriching experience.
Himachal Pradesh also has a rich influence of Tibetan Buddhism. Dharamshala has been the official refuge for the 14th Dalai Lama since 1959 making it a destination of international importance.
Volunteer in Dharamshala… usually included in Mumbai to Shimla packages / Dharamshala and Mcleodganj packages, when requested–
While experiencing the scenic beauty and adventure can be medicine to your soul, volunteering in Dharamshala can uplift your fatigued mind, body and spirit to another level. The volunteering services include teaching English to children, computer training, child care, sports volunteering and more.
Never miss out on the gastro delights in the cool and accommodating weather in Himachal–
Dham, Babru, Kullu trout, ChhaGohst, Aktori, Siddu, Meethe chawal, Khattechhane and Bhey (spiced lotus stems) are only a few among the many traditional delights you must try. Being vastly influenced by Tibetans, you can also experience the best of Tibetan cuisine here. Far away from aggressive heat and crowd, digestion is seldom an issue in Himachal.
Your trip to Himachal is never complete without picking the best souvenirs. We suggest, for your trip in 2021, skip the malls and hit the local bazaars to get your hands on intricately handcrafted pottery, paintings, wooden artifacts, carpets,Tibetan Jewelry, traditional Himachal caps and more.
If you are motivated to experience Himachal at its best in 2021, we suggest you make your bookings at the earliest. Keep your masks on and sanitizers handy for a safe and healthful vacation.