Five places to visit in Himachal Pradesh as travel restrictions end

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A Himachal Valley (Image: Pixabay)
A Himachal Valley (Image: Pixabay)

Shimla : Travel restrictions have been eased out in Himachal Pradesh with travellers not needing any RT-PCR report to enter the state; result of which was seen on Monday when a huge traffic jam was seen on roads with thousands of vehicles aiming to enter the state.

Following which the state government has implemented a mandatory E-pass for those who wish to travel the state. And CM Jai Ram Thakur has urged people to follow all COVID protocols. “I request tourists to adhere to these guidelines, wear the facemasks and maintain social distancing,” the chief minister said on Sunday.

If you are also planning a trip to Himachal Pradesh to end your coronavirus vows, here are five places which can help you with a better experience of nature.


Sangla Valley is located in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, on the right bank of the river Baspa. The highlight of this unexplored place is its snow-capped mountains. The best time to visit is between March and October. The other months are when Sangla receives heavy snowfall.

Prashar Lake

Ever heard of this stunning place? Prashar lake lies 49 km to the east of Mandi. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, this serene location is the perfect vacay spot to spend time with your near and dear ones.


April onwards you can visit Kalpa. It is one of the biggest villages in Kinnaur district, and is loved for its apple orchards and lush green mountains. 

Karsog Valley

For the uninitiated, stunning Karsog Valley is a small town located in the lap of Himalayas, near Shimla. The best time to visit this place is during the winters when the valley is covered with snow and fog. 

Chitkul Village

Chitkul village, another hidden gem of Himachal, falls under the Kinnaur district. This is one of the must-visit places in Himachal Pradesh. If you haven’t been here already, then explore this place this year. During winters, the place mostly remains covered with the snow.