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Home to the Himalayas and known as the Land of Gods – Himachal Pradesh is a paradise for every nature lover. A very important place for the Hindu religion, Himachal Pradesh is home to numerous holy shrines. Snow-capped mountains, plunging valleys and beautiful monasteries adorn this beautiful state. Himachal is also preferred by many adventure lovers since it is one of the main hubs for activities like trekking, rafting, skiing and also paragliding. Also Read - Here Are 5 Reasons Why You Must Visit Tosh Village in Himachal Pradesh's Parvati Valley

With so many beautiful places to visit in Himachal like Lahaul, Mcleod Ganj and Spiti among many others, it is difficult to choose one for a vacation. The charm of this state has to be experienced to be believed. Here is a photo walk that will spark your wanderlust for Himachal – the finest this country has to offer! Also Read - These Places in Himachal Pradesh Are Perfect Destinations For Summer Vacations

When nature is at its best in the Himalayan region


The beautiful and serene lake Tsopema in Rewalsar

serene lake Tsopema

A ride in Shimla’s toy train with stunning views of nature


The alluring views of Panchem Dam on your way to Manali will leave you stunned

panchen dam

The serene and breathtaking Buddhist monastery in Kaza

Buddhist monastery in Kaza. Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India

A reminder of Himachal’s rich culture – the colorful Buddhist prayer flags in Dharamsala

Colorful buddhist prayer flags in town of Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India

A visit to Himachal is incomplete till you enjoy the stunning views of the Dharamsala cricket stadium

dharamshala cricket stadium

One of the most revered temples – Kali Bari Temple in Shimla also known for its scenic beauty

Kali Bari Temple is s famous pilgrim centre in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh state of India

Resisting views like the Kangra Fort against stunning backdrops is impossible

kangra fort

Manikaran with thermal springs is one of the main pilgrimage centers for Hindus and Sikhs – just look at the divinity

View of the Manikaran.

And the beautiful bridge over Parvati river and hot springs

 Sikhs Gurdwara,

Beaming sun rays from behind the majestic mountains

Sun-rising behind the Himalayas in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh, India

The gushing Beas river has a distinct charm that is splendid to look at

The Beas River in Manali,

Who won’t mind a little bit of research when you have such a beautiful research center – Viceregal Lodge (Indian Institute of Advanced Study)

Viceregal Lodge (Indian Institute of Advanced Study)

Quaint and picturesque village in the remote Himalayan region

Village in remote himalayan region, chamba district himachal pradesh India

And how can you miss one of the most picturesque landscapes of the Spiti Valley?!

of Spiti valley in Himalayas.

The divine and peaceful Paonta Sahib Gurudwara in Himachal Pradesh


Another magnificent Drikung Kagyu Gompa in Mandi


Valleys like Sangla that remind you of the raw beauty of Himachal


… and also the Chandra Taal Lake in Spiti with such brilliant views

Scenic india himalayas mountains with Chandra Tal lake in Spiti valley landscape