11 Best Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh in March 2023

Best Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh in March
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Himachal Pradesh is one of the best places to visit in India in March and it offers scenic beauty, serene landscapes, adventure sports and much more to the people. Also known as ‘The land of Snow, Himachal Pradesh is nestled in the western Himalaya and most desirable destination to find inner soul and peace.


With so many Places to visit in Himachal Pradesh in March, this destination is popular for boasting best for everyone and it also caters to the need of people coming across the globe.

11 Best Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh in March 2023

  • Kullu Manali
  • Shimla
  • Bir Billing
  • Dalhousie
  • Kasol
  • Mashobra
  • Palampur
  • Kinnaur
  • Kufri
  • Chail
  • Mcleodganj

Kullu Manali

Kullu

One of the best destinations to visit in Himachal in March, Kullu-Manali is visited by many people when they are in Manali. If you are someone who is looking for fresh air and lush green mountains then Kullu-Manali can be your place to go.

  • Ideal for: Everyone! But it is a hot favorite amongst newlyweds.
  • Ideal duration: 4-5 days
  • Best time to visit: May-July and November-January for snowfall.
  • How to reach: Chandigarh is the nearest airport, 252 Kms away. The nearest railhead is also in Chandigarh, 270 Kms away. Kullu is 570 Kms from Delhi via road.
  • Nearby famous places: Solang, Rohtang, Manikaran, Malana, Khirganga
  • Places To Stay: Hotel Amit, Summer hills Malana, Hotel Trans Shiva, Hotel Ashivan Basera, Royal Mansion.

Shimla

shimla

Another place that is surreal is Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. Said to be one of the most famous hill stations of Northern India, Shimla is a perfect epitome of Indian glory with British sophistication. The place offers pleasant weather all around the year.

  • Ideal for: Family and friends
  • Ideal Duration: 3-4days
  • Best time to visit: May –July and November-January for snowfall.
  • How to reach: Kalka, in turn, is the nearest railhead, hillwhich is connected to Chandigarh and Delhi by regular trains. Chandigarh is at a distance of 117 kilometers, Manali at 260 kilometers and Delhi at 343 kilometers.
  • Nearby famous places: Tattapani, Solan, Mashobra
  • Places To Stay: Annadel Veiw, Kavya Homestay, Agro Stone Cottage, Wildflower Hall, Radisson Hotel

Bir Billing

bir billing himachal pradesh

If you are an adventure enthusiast, then you can make the most of it in Bir Billing. This destination is also known as mecca for the adventure souls who want to try out different activities while they are on their vacation. Bir is a quaint village which is located on the western side of Himachal Pradesh and is blessed with some refreshing climate.

  • Ideal for: Backpackers and adventure seekers
  • Ideal duration: 2-3 days
  • Best time to visit: May-July
  • How to reach: The closest airport to Bir is Dharamshala airport (in Gaggal) about 30-45 minutes south of Dharamshala. Train to Pathankot + bus/taxi onward to Bir. And then a taxi from Pathankot to Bir: 4-5 hours Bir is about 12-14 hours from Delhi by bus. Take a bus to either Baijnath or Bir Road.
  • Nearby famous place: Dharamshala
  • Places To Stay: CBB – Camp Bir Billing, Connect, The Hosteller Bir, Shivirama, Katoch Homestay.

Dalhousie

Dalhousie

Dalhousie is also one of the sought-after best places to visit in Himachal in March. This destination is also an ideal for de-stressing in the serene. Nestled away from urban chaos, Dalhousie is every nature’s delight.

  • Ideal for: Honeymooners
  • Ideal duration: 2-3days
  • Best time to visit: April to July
  • How to reach: The closest airport is Dharamsala which is 5 hours away. The closest railhead is Pathankot’s Chakki Bank (71 km from Dalhousie) and then take a cab which takes around 10 hours.
  • Nearby famous places: Dharamshala, Khajjiar, Kalatop
  • Places To Stay: Aamod Resorts, Shvetanjali, Himalayan camping, DeepForest camps, Smart Hill Kalatop.

Kasol

Kasol

Known as the little Israel of India in Himachal Pradesh, Kasol is said to be one of the most amazing vacation spots. Nestled in the Parvati Valley, the destination is a beautiful hill station and it is just on the way to the holy town Manikaran. Kasol is also a true delight for the trekkers as it offers a lot of trek routes for globetrotters.

  • Ideal for: Backpackers and trekkers
  • Ideal duration: 3 Days
  • Best time to visit: May and June
  • How to reach: The nearest airport is Kullu which takes about 3 hours. The nearest railhead is Shimla. Take a bus from Delhi to Shimla and then take a cab which is roughly 381 km.
  • Nearby famous places: Malana, Manikaran, Tosh, Khirganga
  • Places To Stay: The Rainbow Inn & Cafe, The Hosteller Kasol, Nomads Hostel, Gypsy hideouT, The Flipsyde Café.

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Mashobra

Mashobra

Nestled just around 13 km away from Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh, Mashobra is also one of the best places in Himachal in March. The destination is flanked by the lush greenery and meadows that will make your heart filled with love and peace. If you are someone who likes to be surrounded by peace, Mashobra is your place to be! You can also try out different activities with your friends and family to make it more memorable.

  • Ideal for: Friend, solo
  • Ideal duration: 1 night 2 days
  • Best time to visit: May to June
  • How to reach: Deboard the bus in Shimla and take another bus/cab heading towards Mashobra. The nearest railway station in Shimla (Toy train) and the nearest airport is Shimla Airport in Jubbarhatti.
  • Nearby famous places: Shimla, Solan, Kufri, Tattapani
  • Places To Stay: Green Chaklu, Club Mahindra Mashobra, Shanti Jungle Cottage, Mashobra Greens, Shanti jungle cottages.

Palampur

palampur himachal pradesh

Listed as one of the most sought-after destinations in Himachal Pradesh in March, Palampur should be your priority. Palampur is famed for its tea gardens and zoo. This is an ideal place to be with your loved ones and there are so many places that will keep you hooked throughout your vacations.

  • Ideal for: Family
  • Ideal duration: 1 night 2 days
  • Best time to visit: Anytime
  • How to reach: Palampur is best visited via bus/road. The nearest airport is Gaggal Airport, Dharamsala (37 km) and the nearest railway station is Pathankot Railway Station (112 km)
  • Nearby famous places: Dharamshala
  • Places To Stay: The Solitude Camp, RS Sarovar Portico, WelcomHeritage Taragarh Palace, POPS Hotel and Restaurant, Dhauladhar Enclave.

Kinnaur

kinnaur himachal pradesh

Considered as one of the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh in March, Kinnaur is unexplored destination. It is also often called as the Land of Gods as there are several temples that you will witness. This paradise is nestled around 235 km away from Shimla. Bestowed with vibrant cultural scenario, Kinnaur’s is jeweled withsnow-clad mountains. 

  • Ideal for: Family, solo
  • Ideal duration: 1 night 2 days
  • Best time to visit: June to September
  • How to reach: Kinnaur is best visited via bus/road. The nearest airport is Shimla Airport (277 km) and the nearest railway station is Shimla Toy Train Station (259 km)
  • Nearby famous places: Shimla
  • Places To Stay: ZostelX Raksham, Eskape Camps, Osiya Shambhu Lodge, Kinner Retreat, Techno Homestay

Kufri

Kufri

Every snow lover’s destination – Kurfi is also visited by a lot of tourists. Kufri lies in close proximity to Shimla. The destination is perched at a higher altitude which is why you can see the beautiful views. Kufri is an excellent spot to explore near Shimla if you are done with the latter. There are a lot of places that you can head to in Kufri and if you visit here in March, the weather is almost pleasant.

  • Ideal for: Couples, skiing enthusiasts, hikers
  • Ideal duration: 1 night 2 days
  • Best time to visit: November to March
  • How to reach: Kufri is best visited via bus/road and it is just 10 km away from Shimla. The nearest airport is Shimla Airport (34.4 km) followed by Chandigarh Airport (138 km). The nearest railway station is Shimla Railway Station (16.2 km)
  • Nearby famous places: Shimla
  • Places To Stay: Exotic Kufri, Toshali Royal View, Kufri Holiday Resort, Kufri Heights, Kings Hills Cottages

Chail

Chail

A relatively quiet and pristine paradise lying close to Shimla, Chail is a place which is still unexplored by many tourists. The destination is also known for its world’s highest cricket ground and for the Chail palace. It is located at a higher altitude which is why you can also witness some exotic views with your loved ones. If you are a photography enthusiast then you can visit Chail as it offer some amazing picturesque views that you can capture.

  • Ideal for: Hikers, family, solo
  • Ideal duration: 2 nights 3 days
  • Best time to visit: Throughout the year
  • How to reach: Chail is best visited via bus/road. The nearest airport is Shimla Airport (62 km) followed by Chandigarh Airport (117 km). The nearest railway station is Shimla Railway Station (53.5 km)
  • Nearby famous places: Shimla, Kufri
  • Places To Stay: LivingStone, Jungle Stays, Royal Swiss Cottage, Hotel Chail Residency, Mountain View Resort

Mcleodganj

Mcleodganj

Mcleodganj is also one of the best places to visit in Himachal Pradesh in March. The destination is in great proximity to Dharamshala so you can visit there as well. The place is a perfect amalgamation of India and Tibet culture and you would be walking down the colorful lanes of this little town. This place is also perfect for solo travelers.

  • Ideal for: Family, friends, and solo
  • Ideal duration: 2-3 days
  • Best time to visit: October – June
  • How to reach: Pathankot Railway Station is the nearest railway station which is 90 km away. One can also travel via road in a private car or buses which will drop you at Mcleod Ganj bus stand.

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So, what are you waiting for? Make your move to Himachal Pradesh as we have mentioned one of the best destinations to visit in Himachal Pradesh in March and enjoy to the fullest.

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