Himachal Pradesh is blessed with abundant natural beauty and is a popular travel destination in the country. With Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west, Haryana on the south-west, Uttarakhand on the south-east and the Tibet Autonomous Region on the east, Himachal Pradesh boasts of Himalayan magic that is unmatched. The literal meaning of “Hima” in Sanskrit is snow, so Himachal means ‘In the lap of Himalayas’. It was named by Acharya Diwakar Datt Sharma, one of the great Sanskrit scholars of Himachal Pradesh. Himalayan rivers criss-cross the region, and there are glaciers too! Himachal Pradesh is divided into 12 districts namely, Kangra, Hamirpur, Mandi, Bilaspur, Una, Chamba, Lahaul and Spiti, Sirmaur, Kinnaur, Kullu, Solan and Shimla. Visit Himachal Pradesh for it’s unmatched Himalayan beauty!