APPLE ORCHARDS IN HIMACHAL PRADESH
Location : Kotagarh, 82 kms From Shimla
Major Fruits : Apples and Pear
Other Fruits : Peach, Plum, Apricot, Guava, Strawberry
Other Destination : Mandi and Kullu
The Producer of Famous Apples - Kotagarh Orchards
The beautiful apple orchards in Himachal Pradesh are a popular travel attraction of the state. While in HP a visit to these beautiful apple gardens is a must as here you can get to know more about the cultivation process along with enjoying the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges at the backdrop. Also you cab buy lots on apples from these orchards on your way back.
Shimla is as illustrious for apple orchards as it is for being the capital of Himachal Pradesh and the favored summer capital of British. Take an excursion form Shimla to enjoy the apple and apricot orchards that are becoming one of the most famous attractions of Himachal Pradesh. Take an orchards tours of Himachal Pradesh to enjoy the the most surprising package of Shimla tourism. Horticulture is one of the most flourishing industry in Himachal Pradesh.
Enjoy vacations in Shimla and do not forget to take a 82 kms long excursion from Shimla via Naldehra will take you to Kotagrah where you will be welcomed with a host of apple trees, that is more like a country where an apple revolution took place. Exporting several lacs tones of apples every where, this trend was started by Samuel Evans Stokes. He was an American who made Barobag Hill his resident and called it Harmony Hall. At the age of 22 in 1904, he inspired by Indian rituals became a Hindu and started living as a sage. In the year 1919, he started planting trees in his 200 ares land. It was this initiative that resulted in a a giant cultivation of apples in Himachal Pradesh.
Apples Being Carried for Selling Purposes in Manali
A considerable amount of apple productions also takes place in Mandi as well as Kullu. Take an exclusive tours of the apple country of Himachal Pradesh to enjoy the orchards that will act as a filling aroma for those who loves fruits. Besides apples, other fruits that too are produced in Himachal Pradesh are pear, peach, plum, apricot nut fruit, citrus fruits mango, litchi, guava and strawberry.
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