Located in the picturesque Kangra valley and set against the Dhauladhar mountain range in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamsala is an ideal place for nature lovers. Dharamsala is the holy residence of the Dalai Lama and is home to many Tibetan monks. The city is distinctively divided as upper and lower divisions, the lower division is the Dharamsala town itself while the upper division is popularly known as Mcleodganj. Each year, a lot of tourists from all over the country book Dharamshala tour packages to see the scenic beauty and culture.
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Dharamshala Tourism: Best Places to Explore
Gyuto Monastery. If you are an architecture lover, you must include this place in your Dharamshala package. This monastery is dedicated to soldiers who lost their lives to make India a free nation. An important part of your tour, a trip to this monastery's tantric meditation centre is a must.
St. John in the Wilderness Church. This is an old and beautiful church located close proximity to Dharamshala. The place has a vast history of being home to many European Christians in the 19th and 20th century, the church was constructed in 1852 AD. The church is designed in Neo-Gothic style architecture and the key attraction of this church is Belgian stained-glass windows.
Bhagsu Falls. Trek to Bhagsu Falls, which is one of the most beautiful places to see in Dharamshala. The short trek will take you to the refreshing and chilling waterfalls. Make sure to include this peaceful, serene location in your Dharamshala tour package.
Triund Hill. Triund is one of the most popular destinations in Dharamshala, it is a 9 km long trek from McLeodganj. The travelers can hire a taxi from McLeodganj to Galu, from where the trek starts. While trekking, you can enjoy the most scenic places covering fantastic forest segments. Triund trek is perhaps the most sought-after thing to do in Dharamshala.
Dharamshala Cricket Stadium. Located on the Kangra Valley, Dharamshala Cricket Stadium is one of the most popular places to visit on your Dharamshala trip. The snow-covered mountain ranges surround Dharamshala, making it the highest altitude cricket stadium worldwide.
Dharamshala Tourism: Popular Activities to Do Here
Include Norbulingka Institute as a part of your Dharamshala tour packages. Norbulingka studios is famous for creating Thangka painting, Tibetan sculptures, screen-printing, clothing, applique, woodcarving, wood painting, etc. The handicrafts designed here represent Tibetan arts and crafts.
Paragliding in Dharamshala
Just imagine gliding in the sky of Dharamshala, isn’t it amazing? Feel the adrenaline rush by indulging in this exciting sport that can make your Dharamshala trip enthralling and totally crazy. Many tour operators include this stupendous adventure activity in their Dharamshala tour packages.
Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Tea Garden
The Tea Garden located in Dharamshala is the smallest one in India but the beauty of the place can’t be explained in a few words. The honeymooners can spend a lovely time walking through the tea garden, buying premium quality tea, and have a good time amidst the cold embrace of nature. Make sure to book itin your Dharamshala honeymoon package.
Naam Art Gallery
Visit Naam Art Gallery, one of the top attractions of Dharamshala trip. The gallery which is located 32 kilometres away from the city displays acrylic and oil paintings painted by different artists.
If you are shopaholic, explore an array of shopping options in Dharamshala. The local markets here sell beautiful handicrafts, jewelry & accessories, colorful prayer flags, woolen shawls, to name a few.
Enrol in Yoga or Meditation Classes
Have some peace of mind amid nature by enrolling at yoga and meditation classes. Dharamshala has some of the best ashrams offering an enriching and fun experience. Also the tourists can explore Ayurvedic healing practices and organic farming here.
How to reach Dharamshala?
By Air -The closest airport to Dharamshala is located in Gaggal, almost 13 km away from the city. The travelers can book Delhi to Gaggal, the flying time is approximately 1hr 45 min. Several daily flights connect the airport to various cities in India including Delhi.
By Bus – Manyinter-state luxury night buses ply from nearby places to Dharamshala. Being one of the most visited places in the country, this city is easily accessible via road facility. NH 154 and NH 503 highways connect the beautiful city of Dharamshala to other parts.
By Train – The travelerscan also reach Dharamshala via train. It is perhaps the most preferred option to reach Dharamshala. The travelers can take a train from major railway stations to Pathankot, which is just 85 km away from Dharamshala. After reaching Pathankot, take a cab to continue your journey to Dharamshala.
Alternatively one can also take a train to Chandigarh, located at a distance of 253 km from Dharamshala to reduce Dharamshala trip cost. Explore Dharamshala in a unique experience, this small yet beautiful hill station is popular for its immense natural beauty, pleasant climate and tranquil environment. So if you want to have an unforgettable experience, book tour package for Dharamshala from Honeymoon Bug. If you plan to go to Dharamshala with your family or friends, Honeymoon Bug offers the best Dharamshala family packages.