Sweltering heat, quake-ravaged Nepal bring tourists to Himachal Pradesh

Updated: Jun 18, 2015, 13:02 IST
Thousands of foreign and domestic tourists flocked to India's hill state of Himachal Pradesh due to sweltering heat in many parts of the country and aftershocks in earthquake-hit Nepal, thus providing extra income to local businessmen. Tourists who were headed to Nepal, cancelled their bookings in the earthquake-ravaged country, and are instead exploring Himachal Pradesh known for its scenic beauty, food and culture.