Himachal Pradesh literally "Snow-laden province" is a state in Northern part of India. Situated in the Western Himalaya's, it's borders are state Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west, Haryana on the southwest, Uttarakhand on the southeast.
At its Southern point, it also touches the State of Uttar Pradesh. The state's name was come from the Sanskrit — "Him" means 'Snow' and "Achal" means 'Land' The mountainous state with its Himalayan landscapes attracts tourists from all over the world.
Himachal Pradesh is also known for its adventure tourism activities like Ice skating in Shimla, Paragliding in Solang valley, Rafting in Kullu, Skiing, boating and trekking, horse riding and fishing in Manali.
These are some most visit visited Hill stations of Himachal Pradesh - Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Dalhousie, Chamba, Kullu and Kasol are popular destinations for both domestic and foreign tourists.
Shimla, is the Himachal Pradesh capital, and is has Asia's only natural Ice Skating Rink.
Himchal Pradesh is one of the favourite destination for Newly Marriaged Couples and also vacation with family. Tourists can spend upto 12-15 days easily in beautiful Himchal Pradesh.