Himachal Tourist Guide

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Dalhousie, Chamba, IndiaDalhousie is a hill station full of colonial charm that holds lingering echoes of the Raj. Spread out over five hills. Named after Lord Dalhousie...


Dharamsala, Kangra, HimachalDharamsala is bea- utiful & peaceful town, surrounded by forests of pine. Up there is Suburb of Dharamsala called Macleodganj or Little Lhasa...

Angling in Himachal

Angling in HimachalAn angler's paradise, Himachal has several spots for trout, catfish and mahaseer (river carp) as well as other cold water fish.

Acclaimed as the best sport fish in the world, both brown and rainbow trout are to be found in Himachal's streams. In the Pabbar valley, upstream of Rohru, there are several good spots for fishing. In this valley, Chirgaon has the trout hatchery and other spots where lines may be cast are Seema, Mandil. Sandasu, Tikri and Dhamvari; all are within 5 kms to 25 kms of Rohru. Good accommodation including Himachal Tourism's Hotel Chanshal is available at Rohru.

In Kinnaur, the river Baspa in the Sangla valley also holds trout - and this was where the first trout farm in the State was established in the 1920s.

Trout fish also abounds in the Uhi river near Barot above the small town of Jogindernagar. Good spots on this beat are Luhandi, the Puran hatchery, Tikkar and Kamand. The upper reaches of the river Beas in the Kullu valley and its side streams  like  the  Sarvari, Parbati, Sainj,  Hurla, and Tirthan   especially the areas around Aut, Patlikuhl, Katrain, Raison and Larji are excellent for the sport. These places are all upstream of the Pandoh Reservoir and are close to, or by the Mandi-Manali highway.

Angling in Himachal PradeshThe picturesque Kangra valley has several spots that offer 'mahaseer', river carp. Many anglers consider this to be a finer sport fish than trout. The Maharana Pratap Sagar (the reservoir of the Pong Dam ) has good spots right up to the town of Dehra. The area around Nadaun along the river Beas has some good beats, and some are Chamba Pattan near Garli ( accessible from Nadaun or Jwalamukhi). Amtar (2 kms from Nadaun ), Harsi Pattan ( 30 kms from Tira Sujanpur ) and Lambagraon (15 kms from Tira Sujanpur).

On the river Giri, Gaura ( 30 kms from Solan on the Rajgarh road ) and the beat near Dadahu (5 kms from Renuka lake) as well as the river Yamuna, downstream of Paonta Sahib are considered good spots for mahaseer.

The waters of the Gobind Sagar near the town of Bilaspur and the Maharana Pratap Sagar in Kangra, also have a variety of fish.

Fishing fees are nominal (Trout Rs. 100/- per day with artificial baits. General waters Rs. 40 per day; rod and line and handling). The season for trout fishing is from I March to 3 1 October. In the lakes and rivers, fishing for species other than trout, is banned in the months June and July). For mahaseer and other river fish, the best months generally are those that have and 'r' in their spelling January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December.


chamba, himachal
Chamba valley, the most loveliest in Himachal, is known for its scenic attractions, sparkling streams, beautiful lakes and crowned with high mountains ranges...

Kullu Manali

Kullu Manali, Himachal

 Kullu - Manali, A honeymooners place, is gifted with every thing that one can imagine. Kullu "The end of habitable world" and  Manali "Queen of Hills"...



Shimla, Himachal, India

 Shimla a tourist destination. A beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. At a distance of 45 km, a prettiest place Solan exists"...


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