Himachal Pradesh is beautiful & peaceful state of India. Himachal Pradesh is a captivating region of the Indian Himalayas. Himachal Pradesh is known as the Devbhumi - "Land of the Gods", Himachal Pradesh is a hill state & situated in northern India nestled in western Himalayas.
Himachal Pradesh, its name means the land covered with snow, extends from the latitudes 30°22'40" North to 33°12'40" North and longitudes 75°45' 55" East to 79°04' 20" East.
Himachal Pradesh is bordered by Punjab to the west, Uttar Pradesh to the southeast, China to the east, Haryana to the southeast, and Jammu and Kashmir to the North.Climate:
The climate of Himachal Pradesh, depending on the altitude, varies at different places from semi tropical to semi arctic. Winters (October to February) are very severe and heavy snowfall is recorded during this season. April to June is delightful and comfortable at the higher altitudes, though on the lower hills, this season can have more humidity than usual. July to September is the time for rainfall and the entire region becomes green and fresh with streams swelling and springs replenished.
Rail: The state has three airports at Bhuntar, Gaggal, and Jubbarhatti, which connect the state to Delhi and Chandigarh via regular flights by Indian Airlines. There is no international airport in Himachal Pradesh. Dalhouse appears to be extremely charming due to the existence of Kathlog, Balun, Porteyn, Moti Tibba and Bakrota hills. The hill station is ideal for honeymooners, who can explore it by visiting the spots such as the Laxmi Narayan Temple, Satdhara Springs, various churches, picnic spot named as Dalhousie Panchpula, Kalatop, etc. and add an extra glitter to their honeymoon and holidays...
Air: Only few places in Himachal Pradesh are connected by trains, as the construction of new lines are very difficult in the rugged, high altitude regions. The longest railway line is from Pathankot in Punjab to Jogindernagar in Himachal Pradesh. Other railway tracks touch Shimla, Solan, and Una.
Road: Despite problems in constructing new roads and maintaining them, most of the important places in the state are connected with a good road network. Some of the roads are closed during the winter and monsoon seasons due to the heavy snowfall and landslides that occur regularly in this region.