INDIAN HISTORY AND TRAVELING INFORMATION

FAMOUS HILL STATIONS IN INDIA

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SHIMLA



Shimla ,is the largest capital and largest city of the northern India state of Himachal Pradesh Shimla is also a district which is bounded by Mandi and Kullu in the north,kinnaur in the east,the state of Uttarakhand in the south east and solan and sirmaur in 1864 shimpla was declared as summer capital of British India succeeding Murri ,northeast of Rawalpindi.after Independence ,the city became the capital of Punjab and was later named the capital of himachal Pradesh .It Is the Principal Commercial,cultural and educational centre of the hilly regions of the state ,Its also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall ,a pedestrian avenue ,as well as the Lakkar Bazaar a market specialising in wooden and toys and crafts.

NAINITAL


Nainital is a Himalayan resort town in the kumaon region of Indias Uttarakhand state ,at an elevation of roughly 2000m ,formerly a British hill station ,its set around Nainital Lake ,a popular boating site with Naina Devi Hindu temple on its north shore ,there is shopping in Bara Bazaar ,and hiking trails with mountain views crisscross the surrounding areas wooden hills.

MANALI ,HIMACHAL PRADESH


Manali is a high altitude Himalayan resort town in India's northern Himachal Pradesh state.It has a reputation as a backpacking centre .and honeymoon destination .set on the Beas River ,its a gateway for skiling in the solang valley and trekking in parvati valley.its also a jumping of point for paragliding ,rafting and mountaineering in the pir pranjal mountains home to 4000 m high rohtang pass.

KULLU 


Kullu or kulu is the capital town of kullu didtrict in the Indian state of himachal Pradesh kullu is a broad open valley formed by the beas river between Manali and Largi .this valley is famous its temple ,beauty and its majestic hills covered with pine and deodar forest and sprawl ling apples orchards .The course of the Beas river present a successions of magnificent ,clad with forest of deodar ,towering above trees of pine on the lower rocky ridges.kullu valley is sandwiched between the peer pranjal ,lower Himalayan and great himalayan Ranges.

ALMORA


almora is a muncipal board and a contonment town in the almora district in the state of Uttarakhand India.Almora was founded in 1568 .it is the district headquarters of almora district it is considered the cultural heart of the kumaon region of Uttrakhand.

GULMARG


Gulmarg is a town ,a hill stationa popula skating destination and a notified area comitee in Baramula District in the indian state of Jammu and Kashmir .the town is situated in the pipanjal range in the western himalayan.

SHILLONG


shillong is a hill station in northist india and capital of the state of meghalaya .Its known for Lady Hydari parks manicured garden .Nearby Wards lake is surrounded by walking trails North ,The Don bosco centre of indigenious cultures features displays on the regions native people .waterfalls include the elephant falls to the southwest ,East of here ,forested shilong peak offers city views.

AULI


Auli is an important sky destination in the Himalayan mountains of Uttarakhand ,India.Auli also known as Auli Bugyal ,in Garhwali ,which means meadow ,is located at an elevation of 2500 to 3050 meters above sea level.Auli was marketed as tourist destination .The state is called devbhumi which means land of the gods as there are important pilgrimage destination in this state mainly the ,char Dham Auli lies on the way of Badrinath.

CHAMBHA


Chamba is an ancient town in chambha district in the state of Himachal Pradesh,in northern india .located at an altitude of 996 meters above means sea level the town is situated on the banks of the ravi river,at its confluence with the sal river.The town has numourous temple and palaces ,and hosts two popular jatras ,the suhi mata mela and the Minjar Mela which last for several days of music and dancing ,chamba is also known as well noted for its arts and crafts particularly its pahari paintings ,which originated in the hill kingdoms of North India Between the 17th and 19th Century and its handicrafts and textiles.

KUFRI


kufri is a small hill station in shimla district of himanchal Pradesh state of india .it is located 13 km from the state capital shimla .the name kufri is derived from the word kufr meaning lake in the local language .The highest point in the surrounding region kufri has a Himalaya wild life zoo which hosts are antelopes ,felines and birds including the Himalayan monal.

GANGTOK


Gangtok is the capital of the northern india state of established as a Budhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s ,the city became capital of an independant monarchy after British rule ended ,but joined India in 1975 ,today it remains a Tibetan Budhist Center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim Himalayan Mountain rangers.

MUSSOORIE


Mussoorie purched in uttrakhand ,is famed as the "queen of hills"it is an extremely beautiful hill station to explore .while glaring over deharadun ,Mussoorie provides the deja-vu missing out in one life .an evening walk on the mall road is enough to entangle you to get "relocated to mussoorie"and cherrish long lasting memories .the beuty of the hills has even captivated the celebrated writer like ruskin bond.

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