Which is the coolest places in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is located in the northwest region of the Himalayas with scenic beauty and it sets itself apart as India’s outdoor adventure playground through its varied topography and stunning natural beauty. If you are on a lookout for fresh air and green mountains amidst the snow-covered ranges then Himachal Pradesh is best place. Himachal is the coolest tourist place it will definitely make your tour memorable. The various picturesque spots and towns in this state provide the experience of an indispensable beauty in the lap of nature.  Scroll down and you can find the most charming places in Himachal Pradesh.


Shimla also called queen of the hills and capital city of Himachal Pradesh lies in the north-western ranges of the Himalayas. The highest point in Shimla is the Jakhoo hill at 2454 meters (8051 ft) which also has the famous Jakhoo temple. The closest river is the Sutlej about 21 km from Shimla at Tattapani. If you love the nature and its beauty then Kufri the best place to visit. Kufri is mostly treated as a spot for the tourists visiting Shimla.

Kullu Manali

Manali is a favourite destination in Himachal Pradesh for all age groups of people. It is situated in the northern end of Kullu Valley. This town is blesses with nature, surrounded by rives and snow clad mountains. Manali is surrounded with some of the Himalayan Peaks and also indulge in skiing, paragliding, river rafting and other adventure sports.
Kullu valley in Himachal Pradesh is gifted with marvelous scenic beauty, with charming glades and rivers through the rocks. This valley is also known as Valley of Gods. The River Beas flow in this valley.


Originally a little hill resort built by the British, Dharamshala is now the main hill station in the Kangra Valley and is also the headquarter of district Kangra. Dharamshala lies between the Shivalik Hills and the foothills of the mighty Dhauladhars.  Blessed with marvelous landscapes, Dharamshala is a travelers paradise—lofty snow peaks, deep gorges, lush green valleys, manicured tea gardens, wooded hills, gushing rivers, enchanting mountain lakes, flower-adorned meadows, beautiful temples and striking monasteries


One of the most sought after hill stations in Himachal Pradesh is Dalhousie. Built on five hills, Dalhousie is located on the west of the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas. Its location presents panoramic views of the plains and like a long silver line, the river Ravi twists and turns below Dalhousie. The spectacular snow-covered Dhauladhar mountains are also visible from this enchanting town. The lingering old-world charm of colonial era reminds us of the times when British took hold of the reins of this city from Raja of Chamba. Dalhousie is also famous for its public schools. The evergreens here include huge pine trees, deodars, oaks and rhododendron plants.


Kinnaur is located at a distance of 235 km from Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, is a tremendously beautiful district having the three high mountains ranges i.e. Zanskar, Greater Himalayas and Dhauladhar. Kinnaur is surrounded by Tibet, Spiti, Kullu and Himalayas from all four directions. Kinnour offers a beautiful blend of different cultures.

Spiti Valley 

Spiti Valley also known as ‘The middle land’ because this land is located in between India and Tibet.  When you visit Spiti Valley with long winding roads and valleys that unforgettable marvelous scenic beauty and snow-crowned mountains welcome you. There are a few other places in Spiti that allow you to catch a glimpse of beautiful mountains that is Chandratal Lake, Nako Tabo, Kazza, Keylong, Kunzum Pass and Key Monetary.

How to reach these places

You can reach Himachal Pradesh by Bus by Cab by Train and also by Air. There are some specific places you can reach by train like Shimla Railway station and Pthankot Railway station and you can reach by air also from Shimla , Kullu and Dharamshala Airport.

Content last updated in December 2019

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