Himachal is not just a state, but a state with natural beauty – that too in abundance. And the state government truly realizes that no wonder they spend a whole lot on tourism. For you, visiting Himachal might just be a holiday but for people of Himachal it is their daily earning.
For a travel and nature lover, Himachal is one of the ideal places to visit on this planet. Home for the Himalayas, and other natural sights worth your time spend. To travel a place well, you need to know about it and things to be done at that place. Bilaspur is one of the most beautiful and easy to reach destinations of Himachal. It is just 137 kms from Chandigarh. Known for its tourists attraction, here is all that you can do once there…
Gobind Sagar Lake
Gobind Sagar is a man-made reservoir situated in Bilaspur District, Himachal Pradesh. It is formed by the Bhakra Dam. The reservoir is on the river Sutlej and is named in honour of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru. Few options of water sports also available at Gobind Sagar lake.
Shri Naina Devi Temple
It is one of the most holiest sites in Himachal Pradesh. Naina Devi is one of the 51 Shaktipeeth. The place receives people from all walks of life visiting the holy shrine round the year. To know more about the legend related to Shaktipeeth, click here.
Well, the biggest catch to be there is the amazing paragliding experience this place has to offer. It provides you scenic views instead of just trees and hills. And also the Landing ground Luhnu, hardly any place in the country where there is a lake in background. Best part it can offer you an eight hours of flight as well, nowhere in the region you will find that.
Bhakra Nangal Dam
A place indeed worth your time, money & energy. The only sad part is you will not be able to capture the amazement of the place because of security reasons. It is indeed an engineering marvel which you will remember all your life. It will also give you a sense of pride that something so amazing is a part of your country and managed so well.
Located at 8 kilometres from Bilaspur on National Highway No-88, across the river Satluj. It was was once the highest bridge in Asia and at a height of 80 meters, is still one of the highest in the world.
Another attraction is the Vyas Cave, where it is believed that sage vyas meditated. The name of the city is also derived from the cave itself. It is one wonderful place you would always want to visit again.
The Fort is a very nice and peaceful place located on western slope of Kotdhar. The Fort was constructed by the ruler Raja Ratan Chand of Bilaspur. It is situated at an elevation of 3000 ft above sea level and is rectangular in shape.