Top Places near Rivers & Lakes in Himachal Pradesh

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Lake and riverside places in Himachal Pradesh

There are numerous lakes and rivers in Himachal Pradesh to choose from for the ideal holiday of your dreams. Check out our curated list below of lakes and riverside places in Himachal Pradesh!

Here is the list of 9 Top Places near Rivers & Lakes in Himachal Pradesh

1. Bilaspur (HP), Himachal Pradesh - India's first planned hill station

Bilaspur (HP), Himachal Pradesh - India's first planned hill station
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Known For : Bhakra Nangal Dam Gobind Sagar Lake Water Sports and Fishing

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Bilaspur is a hill town near Shimla, famous for its forts and Gobind Sagar lake, a man-made reservoir considered the lifeline of the district.

Best Time: Throughout the year

16 Bilaspur Attractions

2. Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Prashar Lake Trek Bhutnath temple Pandoh Dam

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Packed with a thick green cover of pine and deodar trees, and with sprawling tea plantations, the town of Mandi is situated at the junction of Kulu and Dharamshala. It is often referred to as 'Varanasi of Hills', or 'Choti Kashi'. The town also has as many as 81 temples spread across its area.

Best Time: April to October

18 Mandi Attractions

3. Tattapani, Himachal Pradesh

Tattapani, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Hot Water Spring River Rafting in Tattapani Shiva cave

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A popular tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh, Tattapani is a quaint area nothing short of a wonderland. Almost 60 kms away from Shimla, it treasures several attractions lying amid nature in its best form. This beautiful place nestled among the mountains is something you don't want to miss.

Best Time: October to June

9 Tattapani Attractions

4. Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

Kasol, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Parvati River Kheerganga Trek Manikaran Gurudwara

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A small village in Himachal situated along the banks of the river Parvati, Kasol is a tourist attraction that is rapidly gaining fame as a very popular hub for trekkers, backpackers, and nature lovers. Commonly known as the Amsterdam of India, this quaint little village is resplendent in natural scenic beauty, and is one of the few places in the country that is yet to be ruined by urbanization and commercialization. Situated between the towns of Bhuntar and Manikaran, Kasol might seem like a plain, nondescript village from the outside, but it is one of the best places in the country to just sit back and chill in the lap of nature.

Best Time: October to June

20 Kasol Attractions

5. Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Chandratal Lake Key Monastery Kunzum Pass

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Long winding roads and picturesque valleys presenting glimpses of cold deserts and snow-crowned mountains, with intermittent greenery and picture-perfect villages welcome you when you set foot into Spiti Valley. Bordered on all sides by the Himalayas, Spiti Valley, located in Himachal Pradesh, has an altitude of 12,500 feet above sea level, and gets around 250 days of sunshine in the year, making it one of the coldest places in the country. With the thick Himalayan snow cutting Spiti off from the rest of the country for around 6 months a year, the summer months are the only time Spiti is directly accessible via motorway.

Best Time: Mid May to Mid Oct

31 Spiti Attractions

6. Nahan, Himachal Pradesh

Nahan, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Renuka Lake Suketi Fossil Park Trekking in Nahan

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Away from the buzzing crowd of the city, Nahan is a perfect romantic getaway. Lying among the lofty Shivalik range overlooking lush green fields, dirt free roads and clean streets, this small hill station serves as an ideal holiday destination.

Best Time: April to September

20 Nahan Attractions

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7. Sangla, Himachal Pradesh

Sangla, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Sangla Meadow Bering Nag temple Chitkul

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One of the most charming valleys in the whole Kinnaur District, Sangla Valley is a perfect getaway from the hustle bustle of the swarming cities. It is named after a beautiful village by the same name.

Best Time: April to June, September to December

10 Sangla Attractions

8. Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh - The land of god

Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh - The land of god
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Known For : Reckong Peo Kalpa Sarahan

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Kinnaur, also known as "Land of god" is about 235 Km from Shimla and is known for its serenity and beauty of the lush green and rocky mountainscape having Satluj, Baspa and Spiti river snaking through it.

Best Time: April to October

11 Kinnaur Attractions

9. Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh

Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh
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Known For : Kinnaur Kailash Trekking to Chakka Suicide Point

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Kalpa, the main village of Kinnaur, in the Sutlej River Valley is a place to remember and cherish. Known for its many beautiful temples and monasteries, this town is also famed for its apple orchards. The majestic Kinnaur-Kailash range peeking from across the Sutlej River makes for a blissful break.

Best Time: March to September

10 Kalpa Attractions

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