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Online Ticket Booking

Himachal Pradesh is considered to be one of the most fascinating states of India known for its scenic beauty, dense forests, flowing rivers, lovely hills and natural resources that leave the tourists mesmerized. One gets to explore the superb combination of flora and fauna at its best. Located at the center of the western Himalayas, this state shares its boundary with Jammu & Kashmir on its north side, Haryana at its south, Punjab in south west and Uttar Pradesh at its south east direction. The literal meaning of the word Himachal is “land of snow” and perfectly suits with the beauty of this state. The entire state of Himachal Pradesh is subdivided into 12 districts namely the Shimla, Bilaspur, Kullu, Lahual, Solan, Kinnaur, Una, Hamirpur, Spiti, Kangra Sirmaur and Chamba. Shimla is the capital city of this state and endowed with plenty of natural beauty and a popular hill station too. Owing to its popularity, it is also known as the “summer capital” of India. This state is also known for its captivating valleys that include the Giri valley, Pangi valley, Kullu valley, Kangra valley, Spiti valley, Kinnaur valley and many more.

So come and visit Himachal Pradesh and explore the real beauty of nature.

In order to save your time, you can get your reservations done in advance through the RTC Booking centers. A new facility is introduced by HRTC so that the passengers can get their reservations made at least one month before. This will be helpful for all passengers and they can plan their trip in a better way.
There are lots of destinations within and outside the state from where booking can be done including Kangra, Delhi, Chamba, Shimla, Manali, Haridwar, Mandi, Palampur, Kullu etc. As these locations have a computerized system, therefore it becomes quite easy to check and confirm their reservation at least one month before. Apart from trains, you can also enjoy excellent bus facility being provided to the people. You can catch buses to different places from Dharamsala and its pre booking can be done via HRTC.  Other destinations for bus booking are Mcload Ganj, Dharamsala and Kangra.

If you need any kind of information about the routes and timings of different buses, you can visit any bus stand of Himachal Pradesh and you will be able to get complete information. Inquiries can also be made either by calling or visiting the booking centers.

For online reservation, you can have a look at the link given below.

http://www.hrtc.gov.in/hrtctickets/

About & History of HRTC Online Tickets

HRTC, also known as The Himachal Road Transport Corporation, was founded in 1974 under the Road Transport Corporation Act of 1950. In 1995-95, corporation felt the need of an in house software that could be used for booking tickets. The software was designed using platforms like MS COBOL 85 along with an operating system SCO Unix 5.0.0.4 that could provide real time information to 15 locations where computerized systems were employed. The total cost of this entire setup was around Rs 15 Lakh.

In April 2006, Shogi Communication Limited (SCL), Shimla was given the charge of handling online booking services. Currently, buses ply on several routes and long distance booking are stopped four days before the journey begins and information of all the passengers is sent to all head offices and regional managers too.

The overall motive of switching to online booking was

  • To offer a better experience to the passengers
  • Enhance the services to overcome revenue leakage
  • Exercise complete control

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