Into the Mountains: Discover these offbeat places in Himachal Pradesh

Let's go beyond Manali and Shimla to explore some of the offbeat places in Himachal Pradesh for a varied and memorable experience! Check this out and plan your trip now!

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Do you know a state that remains in its charming beauty throughout the seasons? We know, and that's Himachal Pradesh! From snow-capped mountains in Manali to beautiful lakes in Kasol, it offers all possible scenic views to travellers and locals. But do you know that many offbeat places in Himachal Pradesh have been explored very less by people? If not, take a look here and read about them!

1. Pabbar Valley

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You must have heard about the beautiful Tirthan Valley, but let's talk about Pabbar, which would once entice many British viceroys back in time. Even now, walking down villages amidst fruit orchards, cedar, oak, and birch forests is a lively experience that has a never-ending charm. Do you know you can also go paragliding and rafting here?

Where: Rohru Road, Rohru

2. Shoja

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Located in Seraj Valley, this place is most popular for Serloskar Lake. People say that walking here is much of a rejuvenating experience. We suggest you explore this place, and you will find here beautiful waterfalls to pass the time and enjoy beverages under the sun!

Where: Shoja, Sheraz Valley

3. Kheerganga

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A trek to Kheerganga is an amazing idea for trekking enthusiasts who enjoy picturesque scenery, lush greens, and a cool climate. But let us remind you that it is best for adventure seekers too who want to explore hidden gems of the places!

Where: Kheerganga, Barshaini

4. Kalpa

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If you crave village life on your trips, Kalpa can be the right place for you! Located in Kinnaur, Kalpa is a part of the Sutlej River Valley. Moreover, the apple orchards, the temples and the monasteries here are best for you to stroll down and admire!

Where: Kalpa, Kinnaur

5. Nahan

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A sight of greenery, that too, in a place like Himachal Pradesh, is worth dying for! And one such best experience is possible at Nahan, which is surrounded by the Shivalik mountains. It is believed that the place was founded by Raja Karan Prakash in 1621. What we know is it is surely a picturesque place in Himachal!

Where: Nahan, Sirmaur

6. Arki

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How about seeing the art and culture of Himachal? Not a bad idea, right? So, fix your schedule to visit Arki for its temples and monuments like Arki Fort, Jakholy Devi temple, and more! Located in Solan, it also offers a peek into the local life of the people over there!

Where: Arki, Solan

7. Theog

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A hill station in itself, Theog is one of the best offbeat places to visit in Himachal Pradesh. The places come as a rescue if you are looking to spend some time away from the chaos of the city. If you are a camping fan, let us tell you that the place is popular for it too!

Where: Theog, Shimla

8. Malana

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Present in the lap of Parvati Valley, Malana is rich in cultures and traditions and follows its norms! If you are looking forward to meeting the small community of Malana, who have been living here for ages, it's a good time to visit here!

Where: Malana, Parvati Valley

9. Prashar Lake

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Who would like to miss a tranquil state of mind resulting from a secluded place? Not us! And we suggest you should not either. On your trip to Himachal Pradesh, you must add this place to your list for its calmness and greenery.

Where: Mandi

10. Kaza

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Kaza is a small place surrounded by mountains and rivers. You can stroll down the lanes of small houses of people, their markets, and the nearby areas for an amazing experience. All in all, you won't regret putting this on your list.

Where: Kaza, Spiti Valley

11. Kangra

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Undoubtedly, Himachal Pradesh is home to numerous temples and places of worship. To experience the state's religious and cultural aspects, Kangra is the ideal destination. Whether you visit the Chamunda Devi Temple or the Jwala Devi Temple, we hope you find peace at these sacred sites.

Where: Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

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