Himachal Pradesh or we can say that “The Land of Gods”, is booming with natural beauty. Himachal Pradesh boasts a gleaming view of Himalayan mountains along with the harmonic symphony of Himalayan rivers flowing through the steep mountain slopes. These flickering rivers of Himachal originate majorly from the imposing glaciers of the western Himalayas located in India, Nepal, and Tibetan borders. These glimmering rivers make the state look more stunning. The curving flowing rivers in Himachal are the major reason for allurement for tourists in Himachal Pradesh. For relishing, tourists enjoy doing trekking and camping alongside the river. Apart from recreational activities in Himachal Pradesh, these rivers also play a crucial role in the various issues of India including economic issues, and traditional, social, or climatic conditions.
We all know that these rivers are the backbone of our economy as the mineral water flowing in these rivers is used in various chores such as farming, electricity, fishing, trading, or even in-house chores for cooking, drinking, and washing. Let’s know more in detail about the rivers in Himachal Pradesh. The major rivers in Himachal Pradesh are;
Which are the best river activities to partake in Himachal Pradesh?
Some of the most fun river activities or river sports to partake in Himachal Pradesh are as follows:
1. River Rafting
Where is Beas River located?
Beas River is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The river originates from the mighty Himalayas and travels through the Mandi District and Kangra District in the state. One can indulge in a plethora of fun activities at Beas River, near Manali..
What is so special about the Chenab River?
Chenab River is one of the major rivers of both India as well as Pakistan. A transboundary river, the Chenab River originates from the Himalayas and flows through various districts of Himachal as well as Punjab. The river merges into the prominent Indus River in Pakistan.
How to reach the Parvati River?
One of the most prominent attractions in Kasol, the famed Parvati River can easily be reached by taking a bus to Kasol. One can also take a train to Joginder Nagar railway station which is located near Parvati Valley and take a taxi from thereon.
What are some interesting facts about the Ravi River?
Some interesting facts about the Ravi River are:
1. It is a transboundary river that flows between India and Pakistan
2. The river was known by the name Iravati during the Vedic Era, while the Greeks called it Hydrates.
3. The river also witnessed the iconic Battle of The Ten Kings.