Up to 50% discount on heritage hotels

Up to 50% discount on heritage hotels

Castle Naggar: a heritage hotel in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (H.P.T.D.C.) introduced “Live Like a King at Normal Rates” packages to boost heritage tourism in the state. The corporation announced up to 50% discount on accommodations in heritage properties, including Castle Naggar and the Palace Chail. The offer is valid until February 8, 2013. Get more information about tour package.

 

Tent accommodation by H.P.T.D.C.

  Camping, an integral part of most of the adventures, is an adventure itself. Camping requires skills and budget for the equipment. If you do not want to pitch your own tents but want to experience camp life, try tents pitched and maintained by Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (H.P.T.D.C.). …

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Where can you find registered hotels in H.P.?

rp_HPRegisteredHotels.pngFinding a reliable accommodation in a popular holiday destination is a tough task. Popular destinations like Himachal Pradesh (H.P.) offer an array of hotels. To find the most suitable hotel in H.P., you can refer to the district wise list of registered hotels published at the official website of the Department of Tourism & Civil Aviation, Government of Himachal Pradesh. Each hotel entry consists of hotel name, physical address, contact number, total number of rooms and daily tariff range. Browse through the hotels’ list and contact the hotel selected for the latest tariff.

Green Ratings for Himachal Pradesh Hotels

Green Ratings for Himachal Pradesh Hotels

Most of us rush to hill stations during holidays, particularly in summers, for three reasons: to enjoy salubrious climate and serene landscape free of visual and other types of pollutions and to avail ourselves of the opportunity to sync with natural rhythm of life. However, popularity of a hill station robs it of all three essential qualities over-a-period of time and thereby need for intelligent destination planning arises.

The travel and tourism industry is waking up to this bitter truth. One of the recent examples is the initiative of Himachal Pradesh (India) government to rate the hotels using a set of authentic green parameters. The state tourism department is already working on the parameters for evolving a green rating system for the hotels. While rating the hotels, a number of parameters such as menu based on organic vegetables, use of solar energy and / or other renewable energy sources, rain harvesting, means for recycling biodegradable waste and eco-friendly sewage system will be considered.

Shabby Shimla Youth Hostel

If you are looking for a budget hotel in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, do not stay at Shimla Youth Hostel (YH) located in an old house on a narrow street. I booked a deluxe room for one night stay during May 2006 in advance, but I was given a dingy room …

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