The Kangra Valley is situated between the Dhaula Dhar ranges and Shivalik foothills in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Named after the town of Kangra, the main centre point over here is Dharamsala. Chamba Valley's hills, mountains, rivers, streams, springs, green meadows and forests are a matchless charm. Among the most interesting objects in Chamba are a number of ancient temples especially the Lakshmi Narayan Temple. The exquisite Baspa river valley, popularly known as Sangla Valley meanders down from the high mountains on the borders with Garhwal and Tibet and is lushed with picturesque villages. The Parbati Valley has got a striking beauty and is a hiker's paradise having two of the biggest trails within it. The two treks over here are from Jari over the Chandrakhani Pass to Nagar and Pin Valley trek. Pin valley is a protected area, having the Great Himalayan National Park situated in its southwest zone. The Pin Valley National Park is situated in the cold desert of Spiti Valley.