Introduction: The great variety of flora and fauna in Himachal Pradesh has been drawing wildlife enthusiasts, photographers, bird watchers and adventure freaks to its green heights since long. With 32 Sanctuaries, 2 National Parks and 3 Games Reserves to boast of, the wildlife in Himachal is worth more than a peep. The forests in Himachal harbors 64 species of mammals, 463 species of birds, 43 species of reptiles and 516 species of aquatic fauna teeming among over 3240 species of plants. The Simbalbara Sanctuary in... read more
Introduction: The mind blowing range of flora and fauna that adorn the slopes of the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh attracts thousands of wildlife enthusiasts and adventure freaks to its depths every year. The wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Himachal Pradesh are numerous and are home to an astonishing plethora of wildlife. To have a feel of the wildlife scenario in Himachal, there are at present 32 Sanctuaries, 2 National Parks and 3 Games Reserves in the state. These forests harbor about 64 species of ma... read more
Address : 81-km via Nahan, City : Sirmour, State : Himachal Pradesh
Location : North India, Altitude : 3,98m
Type of Construction : Medieval, Type of Building : Gurudwara
Religion : Sikhism, Festival : Baisakhi
Holi Paonta Sahib is situated on the bank of the river Yamuna. There is a Gurudwara dedicated to the tenth sikh guru, Gobind Sigh, who spent five years here. It is a bustling town. The story goes that the place aquired its name after the Guru has lost an ornament that he wore on his foot, known as Paonta... read more
Renukaji is the largest natural lake in Himachal. Shaped like the profile of a reclining woman, this is regarded as the embodiment of the goddess Renuka. Near the lake's feet is another lake held sacred to her son, Parshurama. Both have temples built around them and the main temple to Renuka is regarded to have been built overnight in eighteen century. The lake lies in a long valley and surrounding slopes are covered with thick woods. Boating facility is available at the lake.