Its distinct topography attracts tourists all year round, both domestic as well as international. As it shares its borders to J&K, Tibet, Punjab and Uttrakhand, the climate here enjoys summers from March to June and dry winters in the months of October to February.
A paradise for mountain monks, families and honeymooners, Himachal inhabits calm and There is no place in this state that is not photogenic. Be it small village or a crowded tourist hot-spot, it has everything. Where Kullu and Kinnaur have cliff-hangings, Dharmsala and Mcleodganj, on the other side have Tibetian monasteries, gompas and home to Dalai Lama. Shimla, the capital of the state has colonial-era churches and British railways. Kasol and Manali has annual festivals like Magica Festival which gathers tourists from every nook of the country. Other attractions Himachal have are Rohtang Pass, Mall Road, Manikaran (famous for Sikh Gurduwara), Jandrighat Palace in Dalhousie, colonial-era churches, temples and dozen more places.
Meanwhile, shopaholics have enough to spend lavishly on shawls, adventure junkies have paragliding and mountaineering. When it comes to food, it is no secret that Himachal has an array of different mouth-watering dishes. Chhang (fermented rice wine) is commonly used in Tibet influenced regions
Himachal is a place to be thrilled, awed, meditate and have epic journeys. So set your backpack, forget the worries of daily traffic and dive into sheer pleasure of photogenic Himachal.