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...

Yol Camp

An Army area, known for 12000 Italian Prisoners of  War who were detained here during the second world war. Its is located nearby Dharamsala. YOL Camp is an Army base that acts as a life line to Indian Army, in case there is a war with neighbors.

Yol Camp, DharamsalaYOL Camp stands for Young Officers Leave Camp. It has a interesting history.  In the second world war (1939-45) 12 to 20 thousand war prisoners of Italy were kept there. But unlike other camps here prisionars were allowed to move anywhere, even to outside villages. The prisoners enjoyed their stay here. From May 1947 to July 1947, it was a training camp for Army officers. From August 1947 to October 1947, 12 thousand Muslims were kept there and then transported to Pakistan. From 1949 to 1952, it served as a refuge camp for Kashmiri migrants. Later on it was used for many purposes and recently it houses one of the youngest battalians of Indian Army named Rising Star

Gyoto Tantric Monastery at Yol Camp, Dharamsala, KangraGyoto Tantric Monastery recently built at Yol Camp, a suburb of Dharamsala -the seat of Dalai Lama in India. 'Chinmaya Sandeepani Himalaya Ashram' is located nearby. There is the huge stone idol of Lord Hanumanji and a temple dedicated to Lord Rama built in south Indian style. A temple dedicated to 'Anjani Devi' (Mother of The Great Hanumanji) is located between Masser and Yol Camp.

Yol View, DharamsalaThe mighty Dhualadhars which is part of Himalayan ranges form backdrop for this place. Snowfall often happens on the mountains and getting up everything covered with snow. Whole the structure at YOL was made of wood and is still standing. Stay can arranged at hospitality cell there which is barrack kind of structure converted to very comfortable guest rooms. The amenities there matched any 5 star hotel and the cost of stay for 2 rooms came there to be less than one time meal at a decent hotel.

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"...