When it’s almost 45 degrees in Delhi, then its sub zero somewhere, when you are sitting in front of your television watching Kareena dancing in Yeh Ishq Haye, then probably someone is visiting that enchantingly beautiful place on an Enfield Bullet, when you are trying to have a perfect background for your next photograph, someone might have got awestruck looking endlessly into the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas.
It’s time to reveal that heavenly place, yes as the title says : Himachal Pradesh is that place which takes you to heaven on earth with its amazing green valleys, snow-capped peaks, tall fig trees, never tiring streams, breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes. The list can go on and on and on. I guess the words serene, spectacular, unperturbed, prepossessing etc have been introduced while looking at the nature which we get to feel in Himachal.
We all love Maggie isn’t, no question on that but how many of us know the real Himachali cuisine like Dham, Sidu, Babru etc? We all have been to Himachal once in our lifetime but very few would have actually devoured into pure Himachali cuisine. So, make sure when you visit next time you don’t miss out on this. They will be happy to serve you.
Beyond the nature and food, Himachal also serves you the best of cultural variation in terms of their local songs, their unique attires, the uniqueness of various places like Chamba, Kangra, Mandi, Lahaul Spiti, Una, Kinnaur, Sirmaur, Solan, Bilaspur, Hamirpur etc.
Every place has it unique diversity which can be felt only if you visit it. These places are awesome for some adventure sports too like paragliding, ice- skating, rafting, skiing, fishing, horse riding, trekking, camping etc. Every year thousands of young, adventure loving enthusiasts visit Himachal between June to October to experience one of the most beautiful and celebrated Manali to Leh Highway. This road takes you to a journey which can only be described if you have experienced it. The memories of this journey remain etched as long as it can be and this adventurous journey is everyone’s dream.
A great initiative by the owner of Instagram page: Instahimachal, Vivek Dixit to bring out the amazing untouched beauty of Himachal by including various places which are hidden gems that has been curated and presented by him by collecting pictures posted by many tourists or locale defining the beautiful Himachal through the hash tag #instahimachal. He wants to make you see Himachal beyond Shimla and Kull- Manali so that more and more people are eager to know about this heavenly beauty of our country. As he himself belongs to Himachal, so he knows what is best and how it’s best from the rest.
Also, as this place is full of natural beauty and tourist attraction thus maintaining the same is a tedious task for all the residents, Vivek Dixit who is the founder of the Instahimachal page has collaborated with many such non-profitable organizations like Healing Himalayas, trekatribe who are constantly working in different regions to spread awareness regarding the plastic pollution and promoting responsible tourism. Similarly, through another collaboration with NotOnMap, they are showcasing the true way to explore Himachal Pradesh. Here they are focusing on exploring the food, culture, and lifestyle at remote places. Also, focusing on the community development and the preservation of local culture by encouraging the development of community villages. By doing so, they are saving the local community as well as impacting their lives.
Make sure to check out their instagram page which relates the best of Himachal to you and comforts you like heaven wrapped in arms.
So, here are the 30 best pictures selected from the Instahimachal page which are perfectly beautiful in their own ways, so just take a look at the pictures and get mesmerized and yes don’t forget to book your tickets and pack your bags, as now Himachal should be at your top of the getaway list..!!!
#1 ANKIT RAJ
#3 MANVIR SINGH
#4 NITISH WAILA
#9 OLIUR RAHMAN
#10 BRAHAM GAIROLA
#11 ISA KHAN
#16 SHIVAM SHARMA
#18 PRATIK KAMAL
#19 GITISH CHOPRA
#20 SHIKHA SOOD
#21 ROSHAN SINGH
#22 RAAKESH CHAUHAN
#23 PANKAJ MANHAS
#24 DEEPAK GARG
#26 TONY JOHN
#27 VIPIN PAL BISHT
#29 SHAKTI SHEKHAWAT
Also, please make sure whenever you visit Himachal just be friendly to the nature as you are with your loved ones and help in maintaining its beauty so that for years and years it brings a smile on your face when you need it the most.
Avoid plastics, don’t litter and be gentle to animals and birds.
Content Written by Kaumudi Tripathi
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