With numerous beautiful destinations Himachal Pradesh can spoil you with choices. Unless you are on a long vacation to Himachal, chances are that you might choose the major destinations like Shimla or Manali however if you choose other lesser known destinations you might get to see nature at its pristine best. Himachal also has some of the oldest churches and monasteries in India.
Tibetan Refugees in Himachal
Himachal Pradesh has extended refuge to Tibetan nationals and it has only added to the beauty of this abode of Gods! Following in the footsteps of the 14th Dalai Lama more than 150,000 Tibetan refugees have fled to India during the past 50 years. The Tibetan diaspora maintains a government in exile in Himachal Pradesh, which coordinates political activities for Tibetans in India. Tibetans have built many beautiful monasteries in Himachal in Dharamshala - Manali belt and are major attractions of the place now.
Tourist Spots in Himachal
Himachal Pradesh with many beautiful valleys is dotted with beautiful hill resorts. Himachal although a celebrated honeymoon destination is also a trekkers paradise and has many little known destinations which are equally beautiful. Himachal also has some destinations of interest to the adventure traveller like Lahaul & Spiti and Kinnaur
River Rafting in Himachal
Himachal Pradesh is criss crossed by many rivers and river rafting with rapids of upto grades IV. Kullu is a major destination for river rafting in Himachal Pradesh.
Bir-Billing Paragliding Championship
Himachal hosts the international paragliding championships since 1984 in Bir - Billing a small hamlet located between Dharamshala and Manali. The Paragliding World Cup 2015 will be organised in Bir - Billing from October 24-31