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Pics: 10 reasons why you must visit Himachal in winter, not summer!

Last updated on: January 23, 2018 11:45 IST

Rediff readers share the winter secrets of the Himalayan state.

You can share your #India-Photos too!

Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh

Shyam M Chavan discovered a snowy wonderland in Dalhousie.

 

Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie was established in 1854 as a summer retreat for British troops and officials.
Photograph: Shyam M Chavan.

 

Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh

It is surrounded by snow-capped peaks and lots of pine, oak and deodhar trees!
Photograph: Shyam M Chavan.

 

Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh

It is a charming hill station that is made for scenic drives and nature walks.
Photograph: Shyam M Chavan.

 

Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie is also the gateway to the ancient Chamba region.
Photograph: Shyam M Chavan.

 

Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh

Rajib Mukherjee calls the road to Dalhousie the 'way to heaven'.

 

 

Solang Valley Himachal Pradesh

Ankit Jain discovered the joy of skiing in sub zero weather in Solang Valley, which has become a popular ski town.
Solang Valley also offers adventure sports like parachuting and paragliding.

 

Mashorba Himachal Pradesh

Palanki Narayana shared this gorgeous view of Mashobra (in Shimla District) from his hotel room.

 

Mashorba Himachal Pradesh

Palanki Narayana also shared this image, saying, 'It is a cliché of Indian films to show a pair of birds in romantic scenes. This scene I saw from my hotel room in Shimla reminded me of the picture Love in Simla.'

 

Kangra Himachal Pradesh

Gaurav decided to winter in Kangra, the district that is home to Dharamshala, the seat of the Tibetan government in India.

 

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