Undoubtedly, Himachal Pradesh is one of the most picturesque, serene calm and beautiful states of India. Not only is the state beautiful, it had set of its own merits. The state is the third fastest growing economy in India. Apart from this, the hill state also ranks fourth in the list of the highest per capita income in India. According to a 2005 Transparency survey, Himachal is ranked the second-least corrupt state in the country after Kerala.
13.Himachal Pradesh is also a home to different fruits-apples, kiwis, peaches, plums. Not only this, the state also produces its own hazelnuts and chilgoza pine nuts, a rare dry fruit found only in Himachal Pradesh.14.Khajjiar, often referred as the "Mini Switzerland" of India, is a beauty to watch. In the middle of this meadow is a small lake with its own floating island!
20.Himachal is also home to the legendary Silk Route. Since old times this route was for trade of wool, livestock, precious and semiprecious stones between Tibet, Kashmir and Ladakh.?