Located: In district Kangra, in the heart of Dhauladhar range
Main Tourist Attractions: Mcleod Ganj, Bhagsunag Fall, St. John’s Church, Dharamkot, War Memorial, Kunal Pathari. Numerous ancient temples like Jwalamukhi, Brijeshwari and Chamunda.
Best Buys: Tibetan handicrafts, carpetsTibetan handicrafts, Carpets
Best Time To Visit: March to June & Sept. to Nov.
Dharamshala is an important township of Kangra district in the state of Himachal Pradesh in the northern part of India. This is home to a large Tibetan Community who have made Dharamshala their home. Dharamshala stands at the foot of snow wrapped lofty Dhauladhar ranges and offers a magnificent view of snowy peaks, deodar and pine forests, tea gardens and beautiful hills Dharamshala has everything for a perfect holiday. Book North India Tour Packages now to retreat yourself with the beauty of Dharamshala.
Major Tourits Attractions
Set amidst the pine groves is a war memorial, built on the entry point of the to Dharamshala to commemorate the post independence war heroes of Himachal Pradesh. Gift yourself a natural beauty retreat of India with our Golden Triangle with Shimla Tour.
Situated 11-kms away from the town, this lake is easily approachable by road and makes Tatwani & Machhrial: There are hot springs situated at Tatwani, 25-km from Dharamshala but on the way, at Machhrial, is a waterfall twice as big as the one near the Bhagsunath temple.
The Shrine of Bhagsunath:
Just 11-km from the town center of Dharamshala is the ancient temple of Bhagsunath Kunal Pathrik these is the rock temples from which the place derives its name. Kunal pathri is a 3 kms flat walk from Kotwali Bazaar.
Just 11-km away from Dharamshala, located on the crest of a hill. Chamunda Devi Temple is an attractive picnic spot, which presents a panoramic view of the Kangra valley and Dauladhar ranges. Mc Leodganj: Originally the home of the semi-nomadic Gaddi tribe, McLeodganj is today the residence of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. Life-size images of Buddha, Padmasambhava and Avaloketeshwara.
On the way from Pathankot, 41-km from Dharamshala are the unique cave temples with a stalactite and stalagmites dedicated to Lord Shiva. Give yourself a spiritual taste with our Golden Triangle With Khajuraho And Varanasi Tour along with Dharamshala tour.
This place is famous for the wall paintings and the temples.
Dedicated to the “Goddess of Light”, the temple is one of the most popular Hindu temples in northern India. The famous temple of Jwalamukhi is 30-km. from Kangra and 56-km from Dharamshala.
Not so far from the town is the famous temple with the majestic Dhaulandhars as a backdrop. It is an enchanting spot with glorious views of the mountains, the Baner Khud, Pathiar and Lahala forests. Check the India Tour Packages of Colorful Indian Holidays– India Tour Operator to plan your romantic honeymoon trips to the beautiful places in Dharamshala.
Named after Nurjehan the consort of the Mughal Emperor Jehangir, it has an ancient fort and an exquisitely carved Krishna temple. Nurpur is also famous for its fine Pashmina shawls and textiles.
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Climate of Dharamshala:
Summer: Max.36 C Min.21 C
Winter: Max. 14 C Min. 0 C
How to Reach
Air : Dharamshala can be approached by air from Delhi and the nearest Airport is at Gaggal, Just 13-km away from the town
Train : Pathankot is 85-km and is the nearest railhead for Dharamshala. Three-hour journey to Dharamshala.
Road : From Manali, too bus services are available to this place. One can drive from Delhi via Chandigarh, Kiratpur, Bilaspur and it’s an 8-hours journey. Chamba 192 Km, Kangra 17 Km, Manali 260 Km, Shimla 265 Km, Delhi 526 Km, Chandigarh 239 Km, Kulu 214 Km, Dalhousie 126 Km.
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