Himachal Tourist Guide

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Dalhousie

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

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

Masrur

Fifteen richly carved monolithic rock temples sculpted in splendid style of the Kailash temple at Elora, dating back to the eigth century AD can be seen at Masrur, just 40 km south of Kangra, situated at an altitude of 800 m above sea level.  It is 47 km from Dharamsala and has a holy shrine in North India carved out of live rock. It is 160ft long and 105ft wide temple dedicated to Ram, Laxman and Sita. Images of Ram, Lakshman and Sita are depicted in the sanctum of the main temple.

Masrur Temple, near Dharamsala, KangraThe Masrur Temple at Kangra in the Himachal Pradesh is famous for its rock cut structures. It is famous as a Hindu pilgrim center. There are fifteen monolithic rock cut temples in the Indo Aryan style and are richly carved. These richly ornamented cave temples forms the only rock cut shrines in the whole of North India. There are three stone images in the main shrine. It resemble with Ajanta and Ellora caves.

Masrur Temple,  KangraThese temples are intricately carved in sandstone, and have attractive images of Lord Ram, Lakshman and Goddess Sita, apart from other deities and legendary figures. There is a figure of Lord Shiva in the middle of the lintel. These richly ornamented cave temples of Masrur, have the only rock shrines in the far north of India. This affords a strong presumption that the temple was originally dedicated to Mahadeva.

The town also has an artificial lake. This place offers a great view of the countryside and the Dauladhar range

HOW TO REACH / GETTING THERE / ACCESS : 

  • Air : The nearest airport is at Gaggal, 12-km from Kangra.
  • Rail : The nearest narrow gauge railhead is at Kangra. The nearest broad gauge station Pathankot and is linked to major towns.
  • Road : Masrur is well connected by road.

Chamba

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

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"...