Himachal Pradesh: Discover the Enchanting Charms of Himachal Pradesh: The New Frontier for Tourism
Latest News: Hatu Peak, an enchanting hill destination nestled at an elevation of 11,000 feet in Himachal Pradesh, is becoming increasingly popular with tourists due to its breathtaking valleys and scenic vistas of verdant landscapes.
The Narkand region in Shimla district has become a magnet for tourists in search of relief from the scorching heat in the lowlands. Inspired by captivating YouTube videos, many travelers are embarking on thrilling and arduous journeys through rugged landscapes to reach these majestic heights.
Jyoti Mehta, a visitor from Uttar Pradesh, shared her awe-inspiring experience of Hatu Peak, a captivating and picturesque destination. Despite the treacherous and thrilling journey, upon arrival, all apprehensions and fatigue dissipated. Jyoti explored various breathtaking locations in Himachal Pradesh and was amazed by its sheer beauty. The stark contrast in temperatures, from a scorching 40 degrees Celsius to a refreshing 10 to 12 degrees Celsius, made the trip even more remarkable.
Thrilled by the delightful weather and eager for exhilarating escapades, visitors are flocking to the hills. Lakshay, a traveler from Uttar Pradesh, enthusiastically shared his adventure-filled journey to Hatu Peak, lauding its thrill and excitement. He also praised the serene atmosphere and the perfect climate, which evoked a sense of both spirituality and adventure.
These tourists seek solace from the chaos of urban life, yearning to immerse themselves in the tranquility of the hills. Consequently, the rush of traffic and crowds is gradually shifting away from the heart of Shimla city.
After visiting Kullu-Manali and Rohtang, a tourist from Delhi discovered Hatu Peak upon a suggestion. Delighted by the pleasant weather and temperature, the tourist wholeheartedly recommends that everyone in the Shimla area should visit this place at least once.
The surge of tourists flocking to this beloved destination has brought joy to those involved in the tourism industry.
"Tourists are drawn to places like Hatu Peak. Our business started a week ago, and despite the delayed tourist season this year, we have received advance bookings. However, once the rains arrive, there may be a decline in tourist visits," stated a local taxi driver.
According to data from the Himachal Pradesh tourism department, the hill state attracts thousands of tourists annually. In 2019, around 1.72 crore tourists, including nearly 40 lakh foreign visitors, explored the state, marking a 5 percent increase from 2018. In 2021, India welcomed a total of 56.3 lakh tourists, and this year, the state has already received approximately 80 lakh visitors, as reported by ANI.
The tourism sector in Himachal Pradesh contributes over ₹11,000 crore to the economy and is considered the backbone of the state's financial stability.