A holiday in the hills is on everyone’s mind when it comes to enjoying romantic moments with your loved one. It could be your honeymoon or a romantic getaway to step back from the daily humdrum of life and spend some time with your partner. Revive your soul with a vacation in the mountains. With cool weather and stunning views, Himachal holidays come highly recommended. Here is our list of top places to visit in Himachal Pradesh for a romantic vacation.
Top Romantic Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh
Tour Himachal and you will be greeted with the views of snow-capped mountains, placid lakes, rolling meadows and verdant forest covers. There are places more than one to check out.
Breathe in the pure mountain air when you visit Shimla. Surrounded by pine and deodar trees with views of the lofty Himalayas, this hill-station is a very popular honeymoon destination.
Hop onto the toy-train at Kalka for a ride through the most picturesque settings – it is a journey of romance. Once here, head out to the Mall Road. Have an ice-cream with your loved one in the chilly ambience of this hill-station or visit a local bakery. Discovering these quaint little eateries in Shimla, with your loved one, is an experience to cherish.
Who amongst us has been to Kullu-Manali and not fallen in love? Kullu is also called the ‘Valley of Gods’ as it is surrounded by the most beautiful valleys in the region. You will hear the gurgle of River Beas as you arrive. The air is sweet with the smell of fresh pines and views of the sky-grazing snow-peaks are jaw-dropping spectacular.
Visit the Raghunathji Temple to seek blessings as a couple while you are in Kullu.
Venture out to Manali from Kullu – it is just 48 kilometres away. Pack your days with visits to the Solang Valley and the Rohtang Pass. You can go paragliding and horse riding at Solang if you visit during the summer. The Rohtang Pass is on the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas. Play with snow with your partner at the Rohtang Pass and take pictures of your vacation in local gear.
On the Dhauladhar ranges, lies the hill-station of Dalhousie on the top of five hills. It is 70 kilometres away from Chandigarh. Its Chamundi Devi Temple is quite famous. Visit Khajjiar and you will understand why it is called ‘Mini Switzerland’ with its lovely rolling green meadows. Carry a picnic hamper when you visit the Khajjiar Lake. It is a very romantic setting for celebrating togetherness. Visit Dalhousie between April and June when the temperature stays below 30 degrees Celsius by day. At night, it slides to about 21 degrees Celsius