Himachal Pradesh is the mountainous state of India located in the northern region of the country. Himachal Pradesh shares its border with China and Nepal and has Punjab to its west while the majestic state of Jammu & Kashmir at its top. The Himachal Pradesh is one of the most exquisite assets of India. The high Himalayan mountain ranges of the Indian subcontinent glorify this state and it is from these mountains that the name of the state Himachal Pradesh comes from. The people from many corners of the world come to visit the Himachal Pradesh for its sheer scenic beauty. Himachal is famous for many outdoor activities like paragliding, mountain biking, heli-skiing, rock climbing and ice-skating, trekking, heritage and pilgrimage are popular tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh.
There is a basket full of tourist places in this state. The Himachal Pradesh tourism has a wide range of tourist spots for the people to visit. Among temples Chintapurni, Vimakail, Jwalamukhi are the famous one. There is also the Buddhist sanctuary of Dharmasala. The Kangra Valley and the Solan Valley are very well decorated regions of settlement. The city of Shimla and its Himalayan Mountain heritage make it the best spot for visit. Apart from that hill stations like Kulu, Manali, Sangla, Kalpa, Keylong, Kaza are very popular among the tourist. Excellent roadways and transportation services give lifeline to motion in Himachal Pradesh.