Himachal Pradesh, the enchanting and panoramic land is also popularly known as the Devbhumi – "Land of the Gods”, it is nestled between the snow topped western Himalayan ranges in North of India. The famous Buddhist high monk and the spiritual leader, Dalai Lama and his Tibetan followers took refuge in Himachal Pradesh. Some evidences found suggest that man lived in the foothills of Himachal Pradesh during the first ever human settlement that took place in India nearly 2 million years ago – Indus Valley Civilization.
The mountainous landscape of Himachal Pradesh with its enchanting mountain lakes, flower carpeted meadows, ancient temples, pleasing climate and friendly people is deservedly visited by a large number of nature lovers. It is a dream destination for adventure fanatics as it has many adventurous escapades like trekking, skiing, river rafting, hill climbing, ice skating, horse riding, Para gliding, etc.
- Lahaul & Spiti Valley