Himachal Pradesh is known as the DevBhumi (dev bhumi himachal pradesh) — “The Land of the Gods and Goddess“. Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill state in India, nestles in north-west region of western Himalayas. Himachal Pradesh is famous for its abundant natural beauty.the name of the state is a reference to its setting; Himachal means “snowy slopes” (Sanskrit: hima, “snow”; acal, “slopes”), and Pradesh means “state.”
It is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west and south-west, Haryana and Uttarakhand on the south-east and by the Tibet Autonomous Region on the east.
However the state stands apart from its neighbours in terms of its sheer topographic diversity and breath taking pristine natural beauty. From vast tracts of high-altitude Trans-Himalayan desert to dense green hills slopes & deodar forests, from apple orchards to cultivated terraces, from snow-capped high Himalayan mountain ranges to snow fed lakes and gushing rivers and streams. Major Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Parbati
The state of Himachal is divided into twelve districts, which are Bilaspur, Chamba, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kinnaur, Kullu, Lahaul Spiti, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan and Una. Shimla, a beautiful hill station is the state capital of the Himachal Pradesh
How to reach Dev Bhumi Himachal Pradesh
The three domestic airports in Himachal are Bhuntar, Gaggal and Jubbarhatti. The regular flights operate between Shimla, Kulu, Delhi and Chandigarh.
The Pathankot – Jogindernagar line is the longest railway line which connects Punjab with Himachal Pradesh. The other railway tracks pass through Shimla. Shimla is connected with Kalka by a narrow-gauge railway line, which in turn is connected with the major cities in India.
The state of Himachal is well accessible by road from Pathankot, Chandigarh, Dehradun & Jammu,