Himachal Pradesh is a state in north-western India, and offers much for those looking to experience the Himalayas. While it does not claim the highest peaks in the range, there is plenty to do aside from mountaineering.
Popular destinations: Dharamsala, Shimla and Manali
Chamba is a district in Himachal Pradesh. Chamba had a population of 20,312 in 2001 and a literacy rate of 81%, much higher than the nation-wide average.
Popular destinations: Dalhousie, Chamba and Bharmour