Rivers in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh or we can say that “The Land of Gods”, is booming with the natural beauty. Himachal Pradesh boasts a gleaming view of Himalyan mountains along with the harmonic symphony of Himalyan rivers flowing through the steep mountain slopes. These flickering rivers of Himachal that originate majorly from the imposing glaciers of western Himalaya 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 of allurement for the tourists in Himachal Pradesh. For relishing, tourists enjoy doing trekking and camping along side the river. Apart from recreational activities in Himachal Pradesh, these rivers also play crucial role in the various issues of India including economical issues, 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 are used in various chores such as farming, electricity, fishing, trading or even in house chores for cooking, drinking, washing. Let’s know more in detail about the rivers in Himachal Pradesh. The major rivers in Himachal Pradesh are;

Major Rivers of Himachal Pradesh

Beas River

Beas river also known as the Bias, a Sanskrit, Vipasa; Greek Hyphasis is flowing in the north India. Beas river rises in the Himalayas in central Himachal Pradesh...

Sutlej River

Sutlej river, earlier spelled as SatlujRiver is the longest of the 5 rivers of Punjab in northern India and Pakistan.It is north of Vindhya Range, south of the Hindu Kush...

Chenab River

Chenab river is one of the most momentous river flowing in Jammu & Kashmir. It was originally known as Chandrabhaga river. It is one of the major river...

Yamuna River

Yamuna originally pronounced as Jumna/Jamuna is considered as the second largest side stream of the Ganga and is the longest river in India. Yamuna river...

Ravi River

Ravi river in ancient vedas, originally known as Parushani or Iravati to Indians in vedic times. Ravi river just like Chenab flows both...

Baspa River

Baspa river is a side stream of Sutlej river.The origin of Baspa river is from the Indo-Tibetan border and is fed by perennial glaciers to form the Baspa...

Bhaga River

The Bhaga river originates from Surya taal lake, which is situated a few kilometers east of the Bara-lacha la pass in the in Himachal Pradesh...

Parvati River

Parvati River is also known as Parbati River and is situated in the Parvati valley of Himachal Pradesh. It flows in the northern ...

Pabbar River

Pabbar River is one of the tributaries of the Tons River and it further drains into the river Yamuna. Pabbar river is situated from the southern slopes of the Dhauladhar range...

Giri River

Giri River is also famous as “Giri Ganga” and is an important river which feeds the Yamuna river. Giri River originates from the hills of Kotkhai and drains at the parts of Himachal...

Spiti River

Spiti River has its origin from Kunzum Mountain Range, which is situated at a height of 16,000 ft above sea level. Spiti River snags a peak discharge of water in late summer due to melting of glaciers...

Uhl River

Uhl river originates from the Thamsar glacier which is situated in the Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalayas and flows through the Uhl valley passing Bada Gran and Barot...

Tons River

The Tons river originates from the Ruinsara snout and flows through Garhwal, the western part of the Himalayan state of Uttaranchal...

Chakki River

Chakki river is one of the tributaries of Beas River. It flows through Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and merges with Beas...

Markanda River

The Markanda river flows through the Sirmaur district, Ambala district and Shahabad Markanda town in Kurukshetra. Markanda river flows in Himachal Pradesh...