September 01, 2020
Welcome to the abode of snow!
On the foothills of the Dauladhar Range in the north of India, lies the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh. From stunning mountains caps and apple orchards of Manali to historic charms of Mashobra and Kandaghat to Dharamshala, home to the Dalai Lama there are a lot of tourist places in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal is your ideal choice for a vacation up north.
Resorts in Himachal Pradesh
Spoiling you for choice are six picturesque resorts in Himachal Pradesh. If you wish to visit blooming apple orchards, stay at Club Mahindra Manali or White Meadows, Manali. If waking up amongst cotton clouds puts you on cloud nine, come to Club Mahindra Kandaghat resort. If you enjoy walking through pine-covered valleys, holiday at Club Mahindra Mashobra resort. Choose to stay in chalet styled resort Club Mahindra, Dharamshala or experience sense the calmness and purity of the Himalayas at Pristine Peaks Naldehra.
All our resorts offer spectacular views of the Himalayas and surrounding greenery. Though away from home, the urban comforts and facilities of our resorts are designed to make you feel at home. So get ready to explore the best of Himachal Pradesh with Club Mahindra.
Best time to visit Himachal Pradesh
Though the state of Himachal Pradesh experiences a pleasant climate all year round, most tourists prefer to visit during the summers, when the weather is neither too hot, nor too cold. But if you wish to make snowmen or indulge in fun snowball fights with your family, the best time to visit Himachal Pradesh is between October and February. This is the time when the winter begins and brings in snowflakes.
Savour authentic ‘Pahaadi’ food
When in Himachal Pradesh, you must try Dham, a dish prepared during every festivity of the state. Thupka, Thenthuk, Pocha, Sidu, Madra, Kullu Trout, Chicken Anardana, Guchhi Matar, Sepu Vadi, Boor Kikari are famous foods of the mountains, which are made skilfully at our in-house restaurants. When visiting Dharamshala, be sure to taste the momos prepared by Tibetan street vendors. In the evenings, treat yourself to a cup of Kangra tea. The ice cream parlours and bakeries in Manali are sure to tickle your sweet tooth.
So many places to visit!
If starting from Dharamshala, learn more about the exotic Tibet and its culture during your visit to McLeod Ganj Monasteries. Their tranquil ambience and colourful interiors represent the culture and lifestyle of Buddhist monks. Other must-visit sites in Himachal Pradesh are Tattapani, Solang Valley, Rahala waterfalls, Vashisht hot water springs and the picturesque Rohtang pass and the serene temples of Hidamba and Manu. While you’re there, do stop by the Forest Sanctuary, where you can spot the shy musk deer. At Kandaghat, do visit the beautiful Chail Palace, and then trek up to the Kufri hill.
Fun adventures await you
The adventure activities in Himachal are enough to set your heart racing. Hike around Dharamshala while soaking in the views of the Himalayas or go rock-climbing. When it’s snowing, you can ski down the white carpets. There’s nothing like eating fresh juicy apples from orchards. So go pick yours with your family while in Manali. So you see, there are plenty of things to do in Himachal Pradesh. To ensure that you stay entertained even at the resort, our enthusiastic activity managers plan fun activities for you and your family every day. Children can engage in learning a native art & craft and take back what they have made as souvenir.
How to reach
The cities closest to Mashobra are Shimla (12 kms), Chandigarh (140 kms) and Kalka (115 kms); for Kandaghat, Chandigarh (96 kms), Solan (20 kms) and Shimla (25 kms); for Manali, Kullu (34 kms) and Chandigarh (312 kms). Naldhera is connected well with Shimla and Mashobra through buses.
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.