Himachal Pradesh offers a wide variety of unexplored places which will make you feel away from the hustle and bustle of the same old commercialized cities of Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie. Nowadays travellers are opting for such quiet and peaceful places to spend their vacation. It helps in makind a memorable trip of their lifetime. Some of the unexplored locations of Himachal Pradesh are enlisted below and you can include some of these places in you next travel plan.
Barot is beautiful travel destination located in the Chauhar Valley of Mandi District which is yet to attract tourists like the other hill stations. It is located at a distance of about 60 Kilometers from Mandi town and is easily accessible by road. The river Uhl flows next to Barot Village which adds up to the beauty of the place. It has beautiful terraced fields and Thick Cedar forests thereby providing a varied range of outdoor activities. One can also enjoy Angling as the world famous Trout Fish is also found here. So if you wish to experience the nature at its best then you should definitely include Barot in your next travel plan.
Jhanjehli is a beautiful valley located at a distance of about 70 kilometers from Mandi town. Jhanjehli valley is home to Shikaari Devi temple and wildlife sanctuary. The valley has many temples and one can also enjoy camping. The valley is accessible round the year except winters during the snowfall. So this is also amongst the serene tourist destinations of Himachal Pradesh.
Tirthan Valley is one of the best secret places in Himachal Pradesh. It is located at an altitude of over 1600 meters above sea level and is blessed with the wealth of nature’s treasures. The Tirthan valley derives its name from Tirthan River, which originates from the snow capped peaks of Great Himalayan National Park. It is an ideal offbeat location for discovering the unexplored villages and trekking. One can also enjoy fishing as the crystal clear glacial waters of Tirthan River are home to an abundant population of rainbow and brown trout.
Sangla Valley is a beautiful valley located in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. It is located in the close proximity to Indo-Tibetian border. Interestingly, Chitkul in Sangla Valley is the last inhabited village on the border and the last destination in India that can be transversed with the need of permit. River Baspa flows alongside the valley which further adds up to the beauty of the valley.
Kheerganga is one of the most beautiful offbeat places of Himachal Pradesh, located in Kullu Valley. It can be accesed by a four hour long moderate trek from Barshaini Village. It is said that Lord Shiva meditated here for thousand years. The most spectacular feature of the place is its hot springs which is believed to contain healing properties.
Malana valley is a small village hidden in the beautiful landscapes of the Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh. The most interesting fact about this place is that its people are believed to be the direct descendants of Alexander The great. Infact, this place has its own administrative system, language and framework which resembles closely to Greek administrative system, language and social framework. The village can be accessed through a short trek and by means of a car from Zari Village.
These are some of the best off beat locations of Himachal Pradesh. A visit to these places will surely make you feel rejuvenated and your vacation memorable.