Dharamshala Tour Packages

Situated in the picturesque Kangra valley and set against the Dhauladhar mountain range in Himachal Pradesh, tour packages of Dharamsala are an ideal retreat for nature lovers. Dharamsala is famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama and houses the Tibetan monk in exile. The city is distinctively separated as upper and lower divisions with different altitudes. The lower division is the Dharamsala town itself whereas the upper division is popularly known as Mcleodganj. It attracts a lot of tourists all year due to its scenic beauty and culture. The facilities and infrastructure in Dharamshala are other factors that make it a favourable tourist destination.

 

Dharamshala is a prominent hill station in Himachal Pradesh that draws in countless every year. It is the central township of the Kangra region and was some time ago known as Bhagsu. This hill station gloats of a thick front of oak and conifer trees alongside snow-topped mountains on three sides. Amid the British administer, Lord Elgin (Viceroy from 1862-63) was enthralled by the excellence of the goal as it helped him to remember his home in Scotland. It is said that Lord Elgin asked for the British Monarch to make Dharamshala the summer capital of India. Dharamshala is a scenic and panoramic hill station, tucked away in the Himalayas. With the Dhauladhar ranges and thick deodar forests in the background, Dharamshala has become an important tourist destination in North India.

 

Being a Tibetan hub, Dharamsala is considered to be one of the best places to learn and explore Buddhism and Tibetan Culture. While visiting this north Indian city, travellers can be assured of complete comfort, entertainment and rejuvenation. The serene surroundings, pleasant climate and picturesque landscape make this hill station a complete summer holiday spot.

Dharamshala tour packages  gloats of stunning background, mesmerising lakes, energetic religious communities, beautiful sanctuaries, shining waterfalls, and vintage fortifications and exhibition halls.

Popular Dharamshala Tour Packages

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Sach Pass Trek | Book Trek to Sach Pass @ Flat 15% off 8D/7N ₹ 13999 5.0 star View Details
Dharamshala Dalhousie Tour 4D/3N ₹ 9000 3.0 star View Details
Dharamshala-dalhousie Honeymoon Tour| Flat 17% off 5D/4N ₹ 28000 3.0 star View Details
Ulud Trekking with Guide, Dharamshala Flat 15% off 1D ₹ 1150 3.0 star View Details
Kareri Lake Trek 3D/2N ₹ 6000 4.0 star View Details
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Sach Pass Trek | Book Trek to Sach Pass @ Flat 15% off Best Seller
Sach Pass Trek | Book Trek to Sach Pass @ Flat 15% off

8D/7N

Dharamshala

Duration: 8 days & 7 NightsDifficulty Level: Moderate to DifficultStarting point & Time: Dharamshala Bus Stand (9:00 AM on Day 1)End Point & Time: Manali Bus Stand (6:00 PM on Day 8)Total Trekking: 60 K.MMax-Altitude: 4550 mts/14925ftSach Pass trek lies away in the Pir Panjal of the Himalayas in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. This high pass connects Lahaul and Pangi valleys with the Chamba valleys. Sar pass is famous as it is one of the oldest routes which was used by the villagers to cross over from Chamba to Pangi valley or from Pangi valley to Chamba. The adventurous trails and panorama views attract many trekkers to explore its untamed beauty.The trek can only be made memorable if is led by a professional and knowledgable guide. This trek serves all of this, the group will be mentored and led by the local guide who knows the region and trekking trails very well. The complete package includes all 3-time meals along with snacks and soups to make your halts a memorable once. About the TrekGroup Size: Min 2- Max 18Best Time: June, Sep to Mid-OctWeather: Nights are cold and the day temperature is pleasant during the season.Temperature: Day (10°C to 15°C) (2°C to 5°C)Available Dates: Send the inquiry to know the upcoming dates.
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INR 16,499

INR 13,999

Dharamshala Dalhousie Tour New
Dharamshala Dalhousie Tour

4D/3N

Dharamshala

Group size: 2-6 peopleDaily departures availableDharamshalaDharamshala is also called the Little Lhasa of India. Situated in the laps of mighty Dhauladhar range it is a perfect destination for adventure seekers as well as leisure travelers. As Dharamshala has pleasant weather throughout the year, it is an ideal year-round destination. Known for its Tibetian culture and varied history Dharamshala has a lot to offer to the traveler. DalhousieDalhousie is called as the 'Mini Swiss of India.' Nested in the Chamba Valley it is a perfect destination for people who like quiet, serene atmosphere, and for honeymooners, ideal for long walks picnics and treks. Dalhousie exudes an old-classical charm and it almost seems like it hasn't quite caught up with the rest of the world.  This town is situated among the five hills, facing the Pir Panjal range of snow-capped and pristine mountains, surrounded by thick forests of pine and deodar trees.Highlights of this Tour-Sightseeing in Dharamshala including Bhagsu Nag TempleDay excursion to Kangra ValleyExploring popular attractions of DalhousieDay journey to Chamba and KhajjiarDeluxe rooms are modernly decorated, can accommodate up to 2 persons, totally soundproofed and equipped with high tech comforts such as USB ports, TV, room cleaning facility.
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31 Ratings

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INR 9,700

INR 9,000

Dharamshala-dalhousie Honeymoon Tour| Flat 17% off Best Seller
Dharamshala-dalhousie Honeymoon Tour| Flat 17% off

5D/4N

Dharamshala

Destinations Covered: Dharamshala & DalhousiePick up Location: Pathankot railway station or in the radius of 5 KM Drop Location: Pathankot railway station or in the radius of 5 KM Just got married and looking for the perfect Honeymoon package then grab this deal. Dharamshala is the place where you need be at the beginning of your new life together.It is the perfect and most popular honeymoon destinations in India. Leading you to the beautiful snow-capped mountains, surrounded by thick forests of pine and deodar trees. If you are looking for the perfect Honeymoon package then grab this dealStep into the sweetest era of love and togetherness with this tour where you can immerse yourself in the many great places, cultures, and adventures. On this 5 day and 4 nights honeymoon trip, you will be beginning by arriving at the Pathankot. Get picked up in a private car along with a driver cum guide. Enjoy sightseeing at Mcleodganj, Dharamshala, and Dalhousie, hand in hand with your partner. Spend the evening with the most amazing sunset views. The package provides you to stay in Deluxe rooms. The rooms are modernly decorated, totally soundproofed, and equipped with high tech comforts such as USB ports, TV, and room cleaning facility. Candlelight dinner and romantic bed decoration is part of this package to make your trip memorable and unforgettable.Places Covered:Dalai Lama templeDal lakeBhagsu nag templeSt.john churchNaddi viewpointKangra ValleyBrijjaishwari TempleChamunda TempleKangra FortMasoor Rock-cut TemplesMall road & ChurchesChambaKhajjiar Available Booking Options:1.Package with Deluxe Stay 2.Package with Superior Stay
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INR 34,000

INR 28,000

Ulud Trekking with Guide, Dharamshala Flat 15% off Featured
Ulud Trekking with Guide, Dharamshala Flat 15% off

1D

Dharamshala

Dharamshala located in Himachal Pradesh is famous for its natural scenic beauty and peaceful atmosphere, which is ideal for peace-seeking people as well as adventure lovers. The location implies a great scope for exploring adventure activities which makes the location even more worth visiting.About the ActivitiesThe Ulud Trek in Dharamshala lets you enjoy an adventurous experience in the midst of natural beauty through a great trekking experience. The location implies to a fairly leveled place along with the beautiful Eku river flowing. You can walk over the wooden bridge that is located in the same place while crossing the river.The Ulud Trek package provides you with the assistance of an experienced guide to ensure maximum comfort and safety. The package also takes care of the utmost safety measures with delivering safety kit and water bottles. The package also provides you with meals in the form of Breakfast and Lunch to enhance your trek experience. MealsThe Ulud Trek includes delicious meals served as Breakfast and Lunch.How to reachThe location is based at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh and can be easily reached through private and public transportation.Check-in : 8 amCheck out: 7 pmCapacity: 40 persons
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Kareri Lake Trek Featured
Kareri Lake Trek

3D/2N

Mcleodganj

Mcleodganj in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh is one of the emerging favorite destinations of the country, especially when it comes to spiritual and adventure tourism. Home to the 14th Dalai Lama of Buddhism, Mcleodganj is also home to many famous treks, like the Triund trek and The Kareri Lake trek. This tour takes you on a 3 day trek to the Kareri lake, a glacial lake at a height of 9620ft above sea level, from the spiritual city of Dharamshala.About the Activity:Indulge in this exciting 3 day trek to the Kareri lake and get amazed by the stunning beauty of this region.Start your trekking expedition from Dharamshala and pass through the Tibetian villages. Reach the Kareri village of the Gaddi tribe.The camp for the day will be pitched at Rioti campsiteTrek through the mountains and reach the base of Minkiani Pass, the home to Kareri lake where you will camp for the night.Continue trekking from Kareri lake to back to the village while enjoying the amazing view of the snow-capped mountains.End your tour here and head back to Dharamshala by a shared taxi or bus.
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INR 6,000

Trekking at Laka Glacier, Dharamshala Flat 16% off Best Seller
Trekking at Laka Glacier, Dharamshala Flat 16% off

3D/2N

Dharamshala

With the beautiful views of Dharamshala, this trek gives you the opportunity to experience the stunning beauty of the snow line and Laka glacier. Experience nature at its best form with panoramic views towards Bhagsu, Mcleodganj, Dharamshala, Kangra valley and distant views of the Shivaliks and plains of Punjab.About the Trek:Delight in this trekking expedition that enables you to witness the stunning beauty of this region with scenic views of the surrounding hills. Hike through lush-green thickets while enjoying the scenic landscapes comprising of stunning waterfalls of sprawling the region.Activities:Enjoy the best trekking experience with camping at the Laka glacier trek. Stay:Experience nature at it’s best with a tent stay. Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are included in the package with tent stay. How to reach:Private vehicles are available to reach this place. Maximum Occupancy: 5 PaxMinimum Occupancy: 1 PaxCheck-in time: 8.00 amCheck out time: 10.00 am
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26 Ratings

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INR 2,700

INR 2,250

Adventurous Tour of Manali
Adventurous Tour of Manali

4D/3N

Manali

About the Activity:Indulge in a 4 day/3 night tour in Manali which is an awesome choice for you to satisfy your thirst for adventure.The tour is for a group of minimum four people and it starts from Dharamshala and reach Manali after a short drive.Get a glimpse of Bhagsu temple and waterfall in the morning and then get driven to Norbulinga where Tibetan people gather for learning and preserving their culture.Visit Tsuklagkhang temple after reaching Mcleodganj and stroll through the local market to observe the typical village life.A day tour of Manali to explore the different shopping centres and malls that display Manali culture particularly.Set out for an adventurous day at Rohtang Pass and Lahaul valley, the land of mystical mountains.Relax in the lap of pristine nature that has the power to heal your worries as well.  
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30 Ratings

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30 Ratings

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INR 10,499

Weekend Getaway at Dharamshala
Weekend Getaway at Dharamshala

5D/4N

Dharamshala

About the Activity:If you are looking for a weekend getaway in Dharamshala then this tour is the perfect fit for you.Start your trip after getting picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle and check into your hotel at Dharamshala.Visit the Dalai Lama Temple and Church of St John, Dharamshala War Memorial and the Tibetian market.Continue your sightseeing tour and visit Tibetan Museum that houses several exhibits and photographs.Also, visit the  Bhangsu Waterfall, Shiva temple, Tsechokling Gompa and explore the Kangra Fort.Admire the beauty of the Masroor Rock-cut Temple and Jawali Ji Temple and enjoy the picturesque of Kaveri Lake.Conclude your tour after your sightseeing and get back home with lots of memories.
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34 Ratings

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INR 20,046

Gaj Pass Trek
Gaj Pass Trek

5D/4N

Dharamshala

About the Activity:Gaj Pass is the most suited and most convenient route to reach Lam Dal. The pass is situated at an altitude of 4140 meters and follows a treacherous path that comprises of moraine terrain, dense alpine forests, glacial routes and never ending pastures.The Gaj Pass Trek is described as moderate to difficult trek which will let you witness the untouched and completely non-commercialised route to the Dhauladhar ranges. The trail follows the course of the Gaj river, crossing many wooden bridges over plenty of streams along the way.Bagga Dhar will be the campsite, which is a pastureland of the local shepherds. After a night of camping here, the trek will move further to the snowline even called as snow peak.Those who are up to the task of hiking till Gaj Pass Summit can do so while others can enjoy a day of Himalayan trekking and enjoyment in snow. Those interested in hiking 4140m summit, can do the adventure after informing the trek organizers since the itinerary ends at 3200m.Grab this five day trekking trip starts from Pathankot to go through the verdant forests, mountains and along beautiful frozen lakes and streams. Pasture land of local shepherds, interactions with them and for more adventurous, a chance to hike further to 4120m altitude under experienced trek leaders.
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33 Ratings

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INR 14,450

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Survival Training Summer Camp For Teenagers in Himachal Pradesh (12 to 14 Years)
Survival Training Summer Camp For Teenagers in Himachal Pradesh (12 to 14 Years)

9D/8N

Dharamshala

About the Activity:This tour can be only availed on 22nd May, 28th May, 3rd June and 9th June.Located at the scenic village Mohal Tou is in Dharmashala at an altitude of about 5100 ft perched on a ridge surrounded by pine trees spread across terraced land.Engage your self in a array of adventure activities outdoor survival, rock climbing and expeditions.These activities are designed to challenge yourself in the arms of nature by using the basic elements to survive in the wilderness.Get trained for five days which tests your endurance effectively and execute a long trek, learn specific skills of mountaineering and tree climbing.    
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29 Ratings

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29 Ratings

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INR 21,502

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Snow Line Trek in Himachal Pradesh
Snow Line Trek in Himachal Pradesh

3D/2N

Dharamshala

About the Activity: Delight in this trekking expedition that enables you to witness the stunning beauty of this region. Enthrall in a trip that provides you with scenic views of the surrounding hills.Hike through lush-green thickets while enjoying the scenic landscapes comprising of stunning waterfalls of sprawling the region.The whole trek offers panoramic views towards Bhagsu, Mcleodganj, Dharamshala, Kangra valley and distant views of the Shivaliks and plains of Punjab.Witness diversified flora and fauna with in this trek and get ready to be astonished with the scenic appeal and the tranquility of this entire place.
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24 Ratings

4.0

24 Ratings

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INR 7,447

INR 6,447

Trekking at Triund
Trekking at Triund

2D/1N

Mcleodganj

About the Activity:Indulge in this exciting trekking expedition in Triund, the jewel of Dharamshala and witness the stunning landscapes of this region.Commence your tour after getting picked up from your hotel and get transferred to Galu temple.Trek through the beautiful mixed forest of oak, deodar and rhododendron and enjoy the serene nature.Witness the amazing view of the valleys and mountains.Enjoy a blissful night of camping with a  delicious dinner under the clear blue sky.End your tour with a crunchy breakfast and leave for your hotel at Dharamshala.
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29 Ratings

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INR 2,800

Trekking in Indrahara Pass
Trekking in Indrahara Pass

4D/3N

Mcleodganj

About the Activity:Embark on this captivating trekking expedition in Indrahara Pass and witness the mesmerizing beauty of this region in this 4 day tour.Commence your tour at 10.00 AM from Mcleod Ganj and continue trekking through the lush green forest.Trek through the Lahesh caves and explore the cave with its beautiful structures. Continue trekking to Indhrahara Pass while enjoying the scenic view of the green pastures and pass through the steep rocky trails.Feel the thrill while camping under the clear night sky with the windy breeze and enjoying a freshly cooked food while enjoying the bonfire.Descend to Laka Got and continue trekking to Triund, enjoy the sight of the Bhagsu waterfall before reaching Mclead Ganj or Dharmakot.End your tour with lots of memories.
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27 Ratings

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Dharamshala Sightseeing Tour
Dharamshala Sightseeing Tour

6H

Dharamshala

About the Activity:Enjoy a complete fun trip to Dharamshala, a scintillating beauty located in the valleys of Himalayas with freezing breeze and climate.Firstly head toward to visit the beautiful tea gardens, the aroma will have a healing energy and enjoy the salubrious atmosphere.Have a look at the cricket stadium, Kangra art museum, war memorial and Norbulingka Buddhist temple.Stroll the famous streets of Dhranamshala forgetting all the worries in your life and end the crazy trip at Indrunag temple.A group of 4 people are needed for this tour, so have a great time with your friends and family.
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24 Ratings

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24 Ratings

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INR 650

Kareri Lake Trek Experience, 2020
Kareri Lake Trek Experience, 2020

5D/4N

Dharamshala

About the Destinations: Kareri Lake Trek is one of the most sought after trekking destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Also Known as the Kumarwah Lake, the Kareri Lake reaches an astounding height of 3,300m. While the towering Dhauladhar Ranges add more charm and appeal to this glacial water reservoir, the routes that lead to the lake makes for an amazing trekking experience. In addition to its celestial beauty, the fact that it remains frozen during the winters, make it a must for the adventure mongers. Duration of the Tour: 4N/5D Meal Types: Vegetarian (High Calorie Foods) Activities: Trekking, Camping Total trekking duration: 20-21 Hours Highest Altitude: 3,100m Difficulty Level: Easy
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Camping with adventure activities is so much fun and during our stay there we had the best fun in Dharamshala.
The campsite is surrounded by lush greenery from every side and thus provides the best views to enjoy and refreshing air there is the best.
The best way to enjoy the drive was to take this private transfer service in a comfortable car and sit back and enjoy the views.
Dharamshala To Manali Cab services was really cost-friendly and we were provided with a good conditioned car and we reached Manali very comfortably.
The time we spent there was the best peaceful time we had during the entire trip. The campsite is situated at a peaceful location and we can even go for nature walks there. The bonfire and the light music in the evening make it much more soothing and fun. The staff there was always available to help and they were very friendly. We loved camping in Dharamshala. It is a completely different experience from camping in a crowded city.
Fantastic camping site with full facilities and amazing games. The caretaker of the place is very genuine and this is easily reachable place, we feel very good ere because of the vibe . must visit.
The transfers were very easy to book from Thrillophilia and they even disclose the car options which we will get. The driver cum guide let us enjoy our own music throughout the drive as well. Thank you Thrillophilia for an easy booking procedure.
We can not forget how much we enjoyed visiting the temple through beautiful trees and lush green trails. The guide with us let us see the places while explaining the plantation and all. It was so much fun to climb to the top and enjoy everything there.
It was an amazing service and we got an instant booking for our cabs. The cab came to our hotel to pick it up. It was a value for money deal and it saved our time. Thanks for the wonderful services. I would like to recommend this service
The staying in the campsite was arranged very well. Not just the stay the trekking and adventure activities all were so much exciting things to do there while enjoying the best of nature views from the campsite.

People Also Ask About Dharamshala Tours

  1. What are the best things to do in Dharamshala?

    1. 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.

    Location: Indru Nag, Dharamshala.
    Entry fee: INR 2000 to 8000 per adult.
    Timing: 9 am to 4 pm.

    2. Triund Trek:
    Dharamshala trip is never complete without a rejuvenating, exciting trekking session in the mighty Himalayas. Triund trek is perhaps the most sought after one here in Dharamshala. Camping in the mountains, enjoying the vibrancy of nature, exploring the beauties all around such as the oak forests, Galu temple, Rhododendron forests, and much more are some amazing attractions that make this trek so enjoyable.

    Location: Trail to Triund Hill in Dharamshala.
    Entry fee: INR 967 per adult.
    Timings: Starts at 10AM (Day1) and ends at 2PM (Day2).

    3. Hanuman Ka Tibba Trek:
    Choose the
    Dharamshala tour packages judiciously because the itinerary must include Hanuman ka Tibba which is an adventure lover’s paradise. The highest point in the Dhauladhar Ranges is Hanuman Ka Tibba and if you have a keen interest in adventure sports then indulge in mountaineering, trekking, and more around this locale. The sunset is a real treat to watch from Hanuman Ka Tibba. Click some amazing pictures to capture the precious moments forever.

    Location: Trail to Triund Hill, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, 176219.
    Timing: Monday to Saturday (6:00 am – 8:00 pm).

    4. Soak in the rich history of Nechung Monastery:
    Visit this lovely monastery in Dharamshala on a cycle. This monastery will take you on a spiritual journey. The moment you step inside this monastery, you will feel eternal peace engulfing you slowly and you will be transported to the world of seclusion.

    There is a lovely library inside with a vast collection where you can delve deep into the history and cultural aspects of the Tibetans. Be a part of the beautiful morning prayer held in the premises of this beautiful monastery.

    Location: Upmuhal, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176219.
    Timing: 9 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday).

    5. Exploring the Lahesh Caves:
    At an altitude of 11,482ft, lies this cave complex which is indeed a true wonder of nature. There are amazing viewpoints that can make your trekking experience amazing. The coniferous forests and the rocky terrain all around will captivate your heart, soul, and mind.

    Location: Part of Dhauladhar range in Dharamshala.
    Timing: Always open.

    6. Food walk and shopping:
    While in Dharamshala you just can’t miss out binge-eating at amazing Tibetan restaurants. Have heavenly momos, tasty steaming thukpas, taste the exceptional Himachal home-made wine, and much more. While exploring the eateries all around you can also indulge in some shopping.

    In the local markets, you will find beautiful handicrafts, jewelry & accessories, woolen shawls & sweaters, colorful prayer flags, and much more. Buy souvenirs for your near and dear ones and remember Dharamshala forever.

    Location: Dharamshala.

  2. Which are the romantic things to do on a honeymoon in Dharamshala?

    1. Take a dip into the cold water of Bhagsunag Waterfall -
    Enjoy the charisma of nature at its best with your beloved. There is a freshwater spring and an ancient temple of Bhagsunag (Lord Shiva) for you to explore. Visit the nearby cafes and gorge on some palatable food, sip a cup of steaming hot chocolate, and enjoy the cozy ambiance.

    2. Witness the blissful Tea Garden
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    The Tea Garden in Dharamshala is the smallest one in India but the beauty of this locale is beyond comparison. Spend some lovely time walking through the tea garden, purchasing export quality tea, and exchanging romantic feelings amidst the cold embrace of nature.

    3. A romantic camping session into the depths of the Jungle -
    Make the most out of your romantic Dharamshala trip by opting for this adventurous yet utterly romantic experience. The silence of this locale is perfect for couples who want to spend some quality time together.

    4. Get invigorating therapeutic massage at Body Temple -
    Opt for a body and soul detox session in the serene locale of Dharamshala, some Dharamshala tour packages include this place. On your honeymoon, this is the best you can do for yourself and your better half; give them a treat of yoga massage at the Body Temple.

    5. Visit the Norbulingka Institute to learn about Tibetan art, culture and history -
    If you and your partner love history and culture then visit this institute. The art studios, the doll museum, the souvenir shop, the cafes, the temple, and much more will enthrall you. If you want you can also take part in enriching workshops held at the institute.

    6. Naddi Village walk -
    Explore the picturesque hamlet of Naddi on the farthest reaches of the beautiful Kangra Valley. Visiting this village will make your Dharamshala trip worthwhile owing to the panoramic beauty and the cordial behavior of the local people.

  3. Which are the best places to visit in Dharamshala?

    1. Namgyal Monastery:
    The Namgyal Monastery is one of the key Buddhist learning centers and this is undoubtedly a very popular tourist destination in Dharamshala. This beautiful monastery is one of the largest and most beautiful monasteries in the world. Around 200 monks live in this monastery which is the largest one in the world outside Tibet.

    As far as the architecture is concerned, it is intricately and masterfully designed with beautiful prayer wheels, various Buddhist hymns, and much more. Peaceful and soulful prayer as well as meditation sessions are organised by the monks who live here making this place a peace lover’s paradise. Check out Dharamshala tour packages that include Namgyal Monastery in the itinerary.

    Location: McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176219.
    Timing: 6 am to 7 pm and the café remains open from 10 AM to 10 PM every day.

    2. Tsuglagkhang Complex:
    This place of religious interest for the Buddhists is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Dharamshala. The place was built in 1959 when his holiness, the Dalai Lama, visited India for the first time. After leaving Tibet, the Dalai Lama has stayed here ever since, and currently many public and private sessions of the Dalai Lama are held here along with Tibetan cultural programs.

    Location: Temple Road, Dharamshala.
    Timing: The complex is open from 6 AM to 7 PM every day.

    3. Kareri Dal Lake:
    When opting for
    Dharamshala Tour Packages, always make sure that a visit to this surreal lake is there in your itinerary. This wonderful and picturesque lake which spreads over an area of more than 1 square KM is named after its famed cousin situated in Kashmir.

    The beauty of this lake doubles up as it is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and lush forest of Deodar trees. One can enjoy boating in the lake or visit the Kali-Shiva temple located on its banks.

    Location: Kareri.

    4. Masroor Rock-cut Temples:
    This place is famous for its rock-cut temples that date back to the 8th century AD. A place of historical importance, this is also very attractive for people who enjoyseeing the amazing architecture and architectural feats of the yesteryears. The place is slowly becoming one of the most famous and well-visited places in Dharamshala.

    The complex houses 15 monolithic temples that exude the beauty of Indo -Aryan architecture and is undoubtedly a must-visit place during your
    Dharamshala Trip. There are depictions of scenes from Ramayana and other Indian epics inside the temples.

    Location: Lahalpur.
    Timing: 9 AM to 7 PM.

    5. St. John in the Wilderness Church:
    This old and beautiful church lies in close proximity to Dharamshala. You will find this beauty on your way to McLeodganj. The place has a rich history of being home to numerous European Christians in the 19th and 20th century and thus this church was built in 1852 AD.

    The church is built in Neo-Gothic style architecture and people love Belgian stained-glass windows that are present in this church. Your
    Dharamshala Tour Packages must include a visit to this church.

    Location: Road to Naddi Village from McLeod Ganj, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176215.
    Timing: 8 AM to 6:30 PM.

    6. Dharamshala Cricket Stadium:
    The highest cricket stadium in the world, this stadium is a wonder in itself. Surrounded by mountains it is nothing less than a spectacle to watch a cricket match in this wonderful stadium. The stadium is situated at an altitude of 1,457 meters.

    Location: Upmuhal, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176215.
    Timing: 9 AM to 6 PM
    Entry fee: On normal days the entry is free but when a cricket match goes on you must buy tickets to enter this stadium in the most pulchritudinous setting.

    7. War Memorial:
    It is the pride of the nation and one of the most visited places in Dharamshala. Your
    Dharamshala Trip will remain incomplete if you do not visit this place. Situated amidst the lush green surroundings this place was built to pay tribute to all the martyrs of Kangra who lost their lives in the Indo-China war, other wars, and operations including UN peacekeeping operations.

    Location: Kangra.
    Timing: 8 AM to 8 PM.
    Entry fee: INR 10 per person.

  4. Which are some famous trekking tours in Dharamshala?

    Dharamshala offers a number of treks available in and around the city ranging from simple to difficult terrains.The experience of trekking in the natural, pollution-free air and open green landscapes is truly exciting when you visit Dharamshala. McLeodganj (also known as Little Lhasa) is a suburb of Dharamshala in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh, India.

    There are many heavenly places or sites to visit and experience around McLeodganj that will leave you speechless while you are trekking. There are also a number of institutes that provide training as well as tools and facilities for trekking. A number of treks are available in and around Mcleodganj which are:

    - Triund Trek
    Kareri River Trek
    Guna Devi Temple Trek
    Bhagsu Trek
    Indrahar Pass Trek
  5. Which are some famous biking tours in Dharamshala?

    Enjoy the fresh air Of Dhauladhar mountains and forests while cycling through alluring tracks and trails in Dharamshala. The lingering fragrances of lovely flowers and trees, scenic rural area of Kangra valley; all these add joy to classic mountain biking activity in Dharamshala and the Kangra valley. For those tourists and travellers who have a passion for environment and love cycling, Dharamshala is the perfect place.

    This little mountain town sure has something for everyone who visits here and exploring it by biking or cycling is a real fun. Renting a cycle is simple in this valley as there are numerous organizations that support the game and the rent is likewise exceptionally economical. So, you can investigate the entire town on a cycle and have a reviving background.

  6. Which are some famous camping tours in Dharamshala?

    While vacationing in Dharamshala, one of the most amazing activities to indulge in is camping. Most tourists combine camping with trekking in Dharamshala which is totally exhilarating. Dharamsala camping is the best way to have the adventure in the lap of the nature.  

    Situated against a dramatic backdrop of the Dhauladhar range, the experience of camping offers a panoramic view which includes Dharamshala on a clear day. Some famous camping places in Dharamshala are:

    - Triund Mountain Lodge and Camping
    The Bunker
    Snow Monk Camp
    Naddi, Mcleodganj

  7. What is the best way to travel from Delhi to Dharamshala?

    By Air -
    The nearest airport to Dharamshala is situated in Gaggal, the distance is precisely 13 km. You can get flights from Delhi to Gaggal, the flying time is approximately 1hr 45 min.

    By Bus -
    Several inter-state luxury night buses ply from Delhi to Dharamshala. The distance by road is 520 km approx and it takes around 13 hours to reach Dharamshala from Delhi via NH44.

    By Train -
    This is perhaps the best option to reach Dharamshala. Take a train from Delhi to Pathankot which is just 85 km from Dharamshala. After reaching Pathankot, book a cab and start your 2hr 30 min onward journey to Dharamshala.

  8. When is the best time for the triund trek? Is it difficult to trek?

    Far off from the hustle and bustle of cities, a trek to Triund offers you a splendid retreat into the majestic Himalayas. The trek from Mcleodganj to Triund is a sharp one of over 1100 meters and it is absolutely worth it because of the refreshing walks amongst the Rhododendron and Oak forest. A trek to Triund is short and simple.

    The months of May-June & September-October are the best time to visit this place as it is very pleasant here during these months. It can get pretty chilly here in winters and the summer season is a great time to come here to escape the scorching heat of the cities. If you are looking to trek in snow, which is more difficult, but way more pretty, then you can think of trekking in January-March.

  9. How can I plan a budget trip to Dharamshala?

    For a budget tour plan a three-day Dharamshala trip:

    Day 1 : Arrive at Dharamshala, check in to your hotel. Invest some time in sightseeing and visiting the local market places.

    Day 2 : Start early in the morning and participate in a trekking expedition. For this, check out budget-friendly
    Dharamshala tour packages provided by online travel sites or even local tour operators.

    Day 3: Visit different monasteries and viewpoints in Dharamshala, then check-out from the hotel and move towards McLeodganj.

  10. Which are the top attractions on a sightseeing tour to Dharamshala?

    Located in Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala is an immensely beautiful hill station which commands the majestic views of the mighty Dhauladhar ranges and Kangra Valley.  Whether it is fun, adventure or refreshment you are seeking, Dharamshala proves to be one of the most spectacular destinations in India to embark on a memorable holiday.

    Some of the top attractions you can explore on a sightseeing tour of Dharamshala are:

    McLeod Ganj
    Kangra Valley
    Dharamkot
    Triund Hill
    Dalai Lama Temple Complex
    Bhagsu Waterfall
    Gyuto Monastery
    Bhagsunath Temple
    Kangra Fort
    Tsuglag Khang
    Masrur

  11. Which are the best places for tea plantation tours in Dharamshala?

    The aromatic mist of tea along with the greenery all around in Dharamshala offers one of the most mesmerising experiences for tourists. The beautiful tea gardens of Dharamshala allows tourists to experience the lush green patches of tea juxtaposed against the beautiful Dhauladhar range.

    In Dharamshala, one can visit the tea plantations on the Dharamsala-McLeod Ganj road. While not as big as the plantations in Assam or the North-East states, the plantations are large enough to keep one engaged for a couple of hours. The plantation mostly caters to local export i.e. consumption within the Indian Peninsula.

  12. What is Dharamshala famous for?

    1. Dharamshala is a spectacular hill station.

    2. It is the holy abode of The Dalai Lama, a monk of highest order according to Tibetan Buddhism.

    3. There are some mesmerizing places you can get enthralled by such as the lovely Tsuglagkhang Complex, Namgyal Monastery, Masrur temple complex, McLeodganj, and much more.

  13. Should I visit Kangra Valley in Dharamshala?

    Kangra's majestic beauty and the Valley's various panoramic delights have something to offer for people of all ages.For a spiritual retreat that will awaken inner peace, with a mighty Beas coursing through a lush green valley, Kangra is the place to visit.

    A standout amongst the most famous valleys of lower Himalayas, Kangra Valley lies at the southern end of the Dhauladhar Range. The terraced fields and lavish green scene make this destination a loved centre among travellers. Arranged amidst white breadths of the Dhauladhar Mountains, it makes for the ideal place to gaze at the appeal and privileged insights of Nature. What's more, the picturesque perspectives of the valley, miniature paintings, adventure sports, forts and temples, hospitable nature of the locals, also act as a crowd puller.

    The Kangra valley boasts geological beauty and trekking facilities which is so fantastic that visitors can be lulled into a false sense of security. Be it mountaineering, hand gliding, Paragliding or Para Sailing, the daunting dunes will never disappoint adventure aficionados.

  14. How many days are enough for Dharamshala?

    If you want to explore Dharamshala in its entirety and enjoy the adventure activities to the fullest then plan an elaborate trip for at least 10 days, but in case you have a tight budget, you can also do a lot in 3 days.
  15. How many days should I stay in Dharamshala?

    Say you are planning a weeklong trip to Dharamshala:

    2 days in Dharamshala - You can participate in adventure activities such as paragliding, trekking expeditions, jungle camping and sightseeing activities.

    3 days in McLeodganj - Visit Naddi Village, Kareri Lake, Guna Devi Temple, Sunset point, St.John’s Church, etc.

    2 days in the Dalhousie - The sightseeing areas include: Khajjiar Lake, St.Francis Catholic Church, Panchpula, Rang Mahal, Ganji Pahari, etc.

  16. Which are the best places for paragliding in Dharamshala?

    Paragliding is an extreme sport that has gained a lot of attention from adventure lovers in the recent past. Dharamshala is well known for its enchanting beauty and the array of adventure sports organised here. Due to its rugged topography, this site makes for an ideal location for launching and landing gliders. This has made it one of the hubs for the sport in the country.

    Bir Billing and Kangra Valley are one of the most sought-after places to experience Paragliding in Dharamshala:

  17. How far is Dalhousie from Dharamshala?

    Dalhousie is approximately 118.8 km from Dharamshala via NH154 and it takes around 4hrs.