Shimla, Manali, Kullu and Dharamshala are well known names in Himachal Pradesh. But there are many towns which are full of adventure and historical places, but they are not well known for people. Through this article I am describing top 10 towns/ cities in Himachal, where you will surely like to go.
1. Paonta Sahib:
This is a small town in District Sirmour of Himachal Pradesh. This place is situated on the border area of states Haryana and Uttaranchal. This is a beautiful place on the bank of river Yamuna, surrounded three sides by rivers.
About The Town:
Paonta Sahib is named on the Sikh Guru Shri Guru Govind Sahib Ji. It is said that many years ago Sikh Guru visited this place and he went for a bath in the river Yamuna. He lost his sleeper there which was called “Pauntika” and that’s why it is named as Pauntika and later become Paonta Sahib. Sahib is a sir name used for Sikh Guru. There is a beautiful temple (Gurudwara) of Shri Guru Govind Sahib and it attracts peoples towards. The temple is beautifully created on the bank of river Yamuna and sightseeing is amazing.
How to reach Paonta Sahib:
from any part of the world you can reach by air to Delhi. To reach this place you can catch a flight to Dehradun (capital city of Uttaranchal) and from there you can travel through bus. It is hardly 45km from Dehradun. On the other side you can also reach to the place direct from Delhi or Chandigarh by bus. It is 300km from Delhi and 140km from Chandigarh. Bus service is available 24 hours to this place from Dehradun and Chandigarh.
Where to stay: There are many small hotels in Paonta Sahib. You can have a nice stay there. If you are willing to stay in five star or other star rated hotels, you need to travel to Dehradun or Chandigarh. Skylark Hotel, Yamuna Hotel and Himachal Tourism resorts are the famous places to stay. You will get both veg and non veg foods here.
Attractions: there are many attractions in Paonta Sahib and nearby places. Gurudwara is the main attraction there. Pilgrims from all over north India visit this place and you can listen Kirtan all the times and free foods there. Katasan Devi temple is one of the most famous holy places near to Paonta Sahib. Apart from this Renuka lake and Suketi Fossil parks are the main attractions in nearby places.
2. Sarahan: This is a beautiful town in the hills of Himalayas. This town is situated on the Nahan-Shimla highway and is approx 35 km from Nahan. There are green trees all around and the place will attract you in the first sight. People in the town are very help full and they are always ready to welcomes you.
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