Tara Devi Temple
Tara Devi Temple located in Shimla is definitely one of the most popular tourist attractions here. Origin of the temple can be traced way back to some 250 years. Even today, the temple stands in complete splendor at the top of the hill. It is believed that the Goddess Tara was brought here all the way from the West Bengal. Location: It is situated at a distance of about 11 kms from Shimla and can be visited while travelling on the Kalka - Shimla National Highway. The temple is set at the top of the hill in Shimla with lush green environs surrounding it giving the restaurant a very peaceful as well as tranquil atmosphere. Highlights: Visit the temple to browse through the breath taking views of the countryside. If you enjoy the Himalayas and the clean and fresh air, this is definitely your ideal vacation option. Price: Entry is free.
Although this place is meant for all those who hold deep religious beliefs, most of the people visit the place just because they admire beautiful architecture. Location: The cave is located at approximately 5 km from the town of Manali. The place it is situated is Naggar and has most of the tourist attractions in close proximity. You will also find the Kunt Bhaya lake and the temple at just 2 km from here. Highlights: You will love to see the beautiful sight of the snow capped mountains from the place. This site was built during the famous era of Mahabharata. The natural beauty of the cave is very exhilarating and the ambience makes you feel really good. Best time to visit: It is best to visit the place early in the morning as it gets dark quite soon. You might also consider wearing woolen clothes to the place because it can sometimes get too cold.
For people who love to trek, Beas Kund is one of the most amazing places for it. If you are planning for trekking in Manali, add this place to your list, it will surely bring you close to nature. If you always wanted to enjoy the Himalayan trek, this is the shortest and ideal trek. Location: It is quite close to some of the most popular locales of Manali. Solang Valley is at a distance of 14 km from the place which will take you around 8-9 hours to reach there. Highlights: Beas Kund is located at a spectacular place and it gives a great view of the Pir Panjal ranges. After a while of climbing on to the place, you reach to the origin of Beas lake which truly feels magical because it is a glacial lake with melting snow. Best time to visit: Avoiding the rainy season, you can visit the place anytime of the year you desire.
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