About Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is the 18th state of Indian Union. It is also known as 'Dev Bhoomi -The abode of Gods' as it is the home of several Deities. Himachal is situated in the lap of Himalayas. The name 'Himachal' is derived from Him (Himalayas) and Anchal (lap). Himachal is a favorite holiday destination in the world.

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Districts in Himachal

Tourist Places in Himachal Pradesh

  • Kasauli

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    Kasauli at an height of 1951 m, is a small hill station and picnic spot. It is the nearest hill station from Chandigarh It is just 3 hours of drive from the city beautiful. Below the Kasauli hills there lies the plains of Punjab and Haryana.


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  • Kharapathar

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    Kharapathar at a height of 2900 m, is a hot destination for tourists because of its natural beauty and picturesque landscape in Shimla district near Rohru. Kharapathar's lush green slopes together with apple orchards, wide views, excellent walk and hike trails make this a perfect leisure.


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  • Kalpa

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    Kalpa is a small town, situated at an elevation of 2768 m in sutlej river valley in district Kinnaur. The place is also famous for apple orchards.


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    Educational Institutes in Himachal Pradesh

  • Green Hills Engineering College (GHEC)

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    Green Hills Engineering College, Kumarhatti, Solan (H.P.) is a private, self-financed, non-government, technical educational institute promoted by the Green Hills Engineering College Society. The College received the approval of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in the year 2003 and started with four-year Bachelor of Engineering Degree Courses in four disciplines and has introduced two more degree courses thereafter.


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  • National Institute of Technology , Hamirpur

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    National Institute of Technology Hamirpur is one of the twenty NITs of the country, established in 1986 as Regional Engineering College, as a joint and cooperative enterprise of the Govt. of India and Govt. of Himachal Pradesh.


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  • Sri Sai University, Palampur

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    Sri Sai University is established under State Private University vide Act No.3 of 2011 of State Legislature of Himachal Pradesh. Government of Himachal Pradesh accorded approval through legislation to establish SRI SAI UNIVERSITY PALAMPUR in the year 2010.


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