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Holidays in Dharamshala

February 14, 2014 By: matthewsimpso Category: About

Detailed Day Wise Breakup / Itinerary for Holidays in Dharamshala

Dharamshala is an important city in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is a picturesque hill station and holiday destination with lots of attractions and fantastic nature beauty. Holidays in Dharamshala provides vacationers a wonderful opportunity to know Buddhist culture and tradition. McLeod Ganj in Dharamshala is the home of the Dalai Lama and the exiled Tibetan government.


Prominent places in and around Dharamshala : McLeod Ganj, Bhagsu Nath, Forsyth Ganj, Naddi, Kotwali, Kaccheri Area, Sidhpur and Sidhbari.

Dharamshala is also popular as a starting point to a number of trekking trails. Trekking trails in Dharamshala especially lead trekkers across Dhauladhar into the upper Ravi Valley and Chamba district. En route, trekkers cross through forests of deodar, pine, oak and rhododendron. Trekkers also pass streams and rivers and wind along vertiginous cliff tracks, lakes, waterfall and glacier.

Places of Attractions at Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh :-
• The Dalai Lama Residence
• McLeodGanj – Charming Tibetan settlement
• Dal Lake (11 Km from Dharamshala)
• Kaveri Lake (13 km from Dharamshala)
• Kangra Art Museum
• War Memorial
• St John’s Church
• Jwalamukhi Temple
• Tibetan Institute of performing Arts
• Naam Art Gallery
• Bhagsu Waterfall
• Historical fort of Kangra in Purana Kangra

Holidays in Dharamshala will be indeed a rewarding experience. So come and make your holidays at Dharamshala memorable by exploring its attractions and nearby places. Accommodation facilities in Dharamshala are excellent.

How to Reach Dharamshala :-
By Air: The nearest airport is at Gaggal just 13 km away.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is Pathankot, 85 km away.
By Road: Dharamshala is connected with Pathankot, Chandigarh, Delhi, Kiratpur, and Bilaspur.