Theme Parks in Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh has been blessed with endless natural beauty which is one of the most important reasons why tourists keep coming here throughout the year. Tourists of all genres find this state a place to have solace and get ample opportunities and activities to get de-stressed. Parks and gardens in Himachal Pradesh are plenty in numbers and many of them have been developed as theme park. These parks provide many opportunities so that visitors get full enjoyment with their family members especially the kids.
Rides for the kids, exciting activities, walking trails, well maintained lawns and in some cases mini zoos in these theme parks are the main attractions for the visitors.
Hip Hip Hurray Amusement Park Shimla
Hip Hip Hurray Amusement Park is one of the most happening places of Shimla. To enjoy your time with your kids, you will never get a match for this place. Children as well as adults can enjoy varieties of activities in this amusement park. These activities are Rock Climbing, Flying Fox, Burma Bridge Crossing, Commando Net, Bump Them Cars, Boating and others. This amusement park is located at a height of about 8500 ft and is considered as one of the best places for entertainment. Hip Hip Hurray Amusement Park offers wonderful sight of the entire surrounding and visitors could have enthralling experience of varieties of rides in this park. The park is spread over an area of 5000 sq meters. During winters visitors can enjoy ice skating in this park. Indoor golf course is there for the golf lovers.
Him Valley Amusement Park Manali
Located in the picturesque hill station of Himachal Pradesh, Him Valley Amusement Park is considered as one of the most amusing and relaxing theme parks. The location of this park is about a distance of 3 KM from Main Bus Stand of Manali at a place called Bahang. This park is located at a height of 7000 feet and is one of the oldest amusement parks of the region. Many exciting rides are available in this park for the children and the adults. Revolving Chair, Swing Chari, Bungee Jumping etc. and varieties of interesting water sports are available in this park for the visitors. From time to time, visitors could enjoy watching interesting cultural shows that help the visitors to know more about the culture and tradition of this region. Natti Dance of Himachal Pradesh, Bhangra Dance of Punjab and Bohappa Dance of Rajasthan are shown in the shows of this park.
Mohan Park Solan
Mohan Park is situated in Solan and is a
popular relaxing place for the locals and the tourists who come and
spend hours here. Walking trails, beautifully designed and maintained
gardens and lawns, and varieties of rides for the kids make this park
one of the most visited amusement parks of Solan District in Himachal
Maintenance of this park is done by the Municipal Department of
the State. From this park, visitors could enjoy a panoramic view of the
Jawahar Park Solan
Considered as one of the most popular theme parks of Solan, Jawahar Park has got its name after Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. It is located in close proximity of Thodo Ground in Solan District of Himachal Pradesh. Varieties of amusement activities are available in this park. The park also has fountains, toy trains, zoo, lawns, walking gardens, green lawns and others. The mini zoo of Jawahar Park has many types of birds and animals. Rabbits, species of snakes, deer, various species of cats and varieties of birds can be enjoyed here in this zoo. The park is located at walking distance from the nearest railway station.
Kufri Fun World
This is a famous amusement park of Kufri. It is visited by many locals and the tourists because this park houses the highest track for Go-karting in the entire world. The park also houses a canteen where delicious foods of different types are available at reasonable price. This park was constructed by the Tourism Department of Himachal Pradesh State. Kufri Fun World is located on National Highway No. 22. From the main bus stand, the total distance one has to drive to reach the park is only 3 KM.
Indira Tourist Park Kufri
Indira Tourist Park of Kufri is located amidst of lush green surrounding and visitors could watch the scintillating beauty of the entire surrounding from here. The park has the location very close to the famous Nature Park of Himachal Pradesh, the Himalayan Nature Park. The pleasant atmosphere and peaceful surroundings of this park keep attracting the visitors over and over again. This park has a café, Lalit Café that gets its maintenance done by HPTDC. Ample Parking Place is there for the visitors and there are small shops within the park from where visitors could buy varieties of souvenirs and gifts.
Suketi Fossil Park Nahan
Considered as one of the most popular fossil parks of Asia, Suketi Fossil Park attracts children as well as adults with full size models of the animals that used to exist during the pre-historic days. These models are constructed with FRP or Fibre Reinforced Plastic. Suketi Fossil Park is also popularly called Shivalik Fossil Park. It is constructed at the place where fossils of pre-historic animals were found. The park is located on the left banks of River Markanda and can be easily reached through a road that is linked to the high road nearby. Visitors get to see clay rocks, sandstones and models of Sivatherium, Stegodonganesa, Hexaprotodon sivalensis, Colosschyelys atlas, Crocodilia, paramachairodus and various other animals of Mesozoic Periods.
Children’s Park Solan
Among all the theme parks that are situated in Solan, Children’s Park Solan is very popular. This park was created by the Government of Himachal Pradesh. Children get to enjoy varieties of rides in this park and the most popular one is the ride that has got the shape of an elephant. This ride is also called Haathi Gaddi. The park has location near District Collectorate’s Office Solan. Plenty of accommodations are available near the park area. From the Railway Station, the Park is located only half a kilometer away. Buses and private taxis are available to reach the park.