Himachal Apple Festival begins today
For promoting apples and apple-made products by the locals the State Tourism Department on Thursday organised an apple festival for tourists coming to the hill State. The festival coincides with the start of Navratras and Durga Puja holidays. Hundreds of varieties of the delicious fruit will be on show for tourists during the course of the festival.he State Tourism Department is also planning to take tourists to the orchards for plucking of the fruit and to understand its packaging and marketing process. A number of farmers left their visiting cards at the stalls showcasing their fruits with offers to visit their orchards. The authorities have planned to linkup the horticulture and tourism industry in the hill State.