9 Beautiful Untouristic places in Himachal Pradesh

December 1, 2020
Sight Seeing
  • Kais Dhar, Kullu: The Kullu Valley is one of the most picturesque places in the Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh. Two days is all you need to explore its magnificent landscape and get refreshed from within. The Kullu to Unexplored Kaisdhar Trek is an energizing journey, which not only unveils the stunning terrain of the Himalayas, but also gives you a chance to learn about the interesting culture of the people living here. You will visit plenty of villages, and there will be infinite opportunities for you to click pictures with the breathtaking peaks in the background. We begin this Unexplored Kaisdhar Trek from Kullu, which is among the most famous hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. From here, you will be taken to the hamlet of Lot village to begin the on-foot journey. The 7-km trail from here provides you with ample opportunities to explore the natural bounties of the region. On the way, you will find numerous charming trails that will convince you with their allure to take a picture.
Kais Dhar
  • Churdhar, Sirmaur: The Churdhar peak is in Sirmaur and is one of the highest Peak of Shivalik ranges at a height of 11965 feet. Churdhar, commonly known as Churichandni (Bangle of Snow), is blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes in this region. The view from the summit embraces a vast panorama of lowland tracts towards the south and snow-capped ranges, including the peaks of Badrinath and Kedarnath in the Garhwal region, towards the north. A wealth of herbs and beautiful alpine flora cover these Himalayan slopes. Pilgrims sing and dance at night during the Navratras fair in this ancient temple.Trekkers tread over small glaciers on their way to the wind-blown Churdhar summit, which has moderate to heavy snowfall (average of 33 feet snow). Often the Srigul temple gets buried under it.A view of the rainbow emerging on the horizon after the rain, is a memorable sight. The multi-coloured rays streaming out of the cloud cover, make the sky look like a huge chandelier.
  • Thanedar, Shimla: Thanedar is a beautiful village situated in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh at a height of around 8,000 feet and it takes around 3 hrs drive from Shimla. The place is slightly higher than Shimla and the road liking the two runs alsmost near the crest of the mountain with a gradual ascent. One is constantly treated to a helicoptor view of different valleys as the road twists and turns from one spur to another. Thanedar Village is an offbeat and unexplored travel destination in the valleys of Himachal Pradesh. The state is a traveller’s delight and covered with lush greenery and trees all around. If you’re into camping and mountains you’re gonna love this place.
  • Shoja, Kullu: Shoja is a small village located in the Seraj Valley situated in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. The village is a hamlet which forms a link between the districts of Shimla and Kullu. The village is untouched and the best place to relax and unwind. It is around 5 km away from Jalori Jot and also has pleasant weather round the year. It’s Mountain slopes covered with verdure , conifres and deodars the spectacular views of the snow-capped peaks is truly a magical spendour to be witnessed. With verdant deodar forest covering the area with snowy Himalayas hovering on one side, this village is packed with tourist attractions like fort, lake and waterfall.
  • Gushaini, Kullu: Gushaini is a small village located in Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh. It is prettily located on the banks of the gushing Tirthan River. The village has a happy vibe with rustic wooden buildings and smilling kids running in its bylanes. Gushaini is the gateway for treks in Tirthan Valley and is around 10 km away from Banjar. The village is just 10 km before the entrance to the Great Himalayan National Park and is the best place to stay for most enthusiasts heading to the Park. There are peach, pomegranate, apple, pear and apricot orchards in and around Gushaini. A secret waterfall near Gahidar awaits travellers in Gushaini. The Gushaini Village is a place from where one can start the trekking routes to the nearby villages of Chalogi and Mungla and simply have a leisure day interacting with the friendly villagers.
  • Jalori Jot, Kullu: Jalori Jot is a high mountain pass at an elevation of around 10,800 ft above the sea level, situated in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. The Jot is connetcting link between Kullu and Shimla district. Jalori Jot is almost 80 km from Kullu and 15 km from Shimla can be considered as an amazing place for trekking and backpacking. Trekking on this beautiful trails takes the tourists to the mesmerizing places like Shoja, Serolsar Lake, Great Himalayan National Park and more.
Jalori Pass
  • Janjehli, Mandi: Janjheli is a beautiful place but unknown to most of the travellers and it remains unexplored round the year which makes an untouched environment. You can explore this hidden paradise where you can just chill out with the lush green nature. The place is an ideal place for Trekking and Camping with a trail upto 3300 m of height. Janjheli is around 67 km from Mandi town.
  • Barot Valley, Mandi: Barot is a beautiful village located in the valleys of Mandi district in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is an unexplored destination and is located around 67 km from Mandi town. If you’re into mountains and don’t like crowded places this is a perfect place to explore. The mesmerizing mountains and the fresh air draws from the aross the world for sightseeing and much more. The village is getting famous for its numerous trekking trails. Very few people knows about Barot valley and its unexplored landscapes. The village of Barot came into the limelight when the Shanan Hydroelectric Project was proposed around 1920 in India. It was mainly to utilize the hydroelectric potential of River Uhl that gushes between Barot and Jogindernagar. It is since then that the village has also been considered as a tourist destination, but not many know about this place. Anybody visiting Barot will surely be awestruck by its scenic beauty. This village, although small in size, has a wealth of beauty stored. The forests around the village are mostly Deodar and Oak that grow in abundance in the region and is home to a variety of flora and fauna.
Barot Valley
  • Pabbar Valley, Shimla: Pabbar valley is beautiful valley located just 80 km from Shimla town. The valley goes through the most prosperous apple orchards and lush green forests of Himachal Pradesh. The place is known after its major river Pabbar, with numerous tributary streams flowing down to the lower inhabitation. Chandernahan Lake is the origin of the Pabbar river and is believed that the lake is the abode Goddess Kali, who is considered to be the guardian of people living in the co related valley. The valley is also famous for trout fishing and multiple tourist sites. This offbeat location offers a challenging trek called “PABBAR VALLEY TREK” which starts from Theog and heads toward Pabbar valley giving one glimpses of breathtaking mountain ranges especially Chansal mountain range. En route one will pass several attractive grasslands of pasture to a beautiful Chandernahan glacial lakes site. The Chandernahan lakes are surrounded by the massive mountain ranges capped with snow. The natural beauty of sparkling lakes, splashing torrents and mesmerizing landscapes are the one of impressive aspects of the Pabbar valley trek. The trek remains open from May to October and reaches the altitude above 13000ft. It is a great trek indulging into the region which is very less frequented by the tourists, rich in culture and the full of ancient temples. So be the one to experience this incredible trek this year.
Pabbar Valley

One thought on “9 Beautiful Untouristic places in Himachal Pradesh

  1. Praveen Ram
    September 19, 2022

    I am planning a honeymoon trip to shimla and manali in the month of december for the below dates. Can you please help us to make our trip in an enjoyable and budgeted way.

    Pick up and drop : Chandigarh airport
    Places : Shimla and Manali
    Will reach chandigarh on 19th dec at 6.30 Pm and depart on 24 th dec at 3pm

    Praveen Ram

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