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Dharamsala Tours


Dharamsala lies at the foot of snow covered lofty Dhauladhar ranges and presents a magnificent view of snowy peaks, deodar and pine forests, tea gardens and beautiful hills. Dharamsala with a number of Tibetan settlements and the residence of the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetan people, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, has become a place of international importance.

Dharamshala Tours is not only exciting but also makes you feel the variations that the little town offers, may it be in temperature or climate or the whole character. If you are planning a Dharamshala Tour it is important to know How to reach Dharamshala easily and without much hassle. Situated at a distance of only 15 kilometers from Kangra Airport, Dharamshala can be reached by all possible means of transportation within less than an hour. You can avail the luxury bus and taxis from Kangra Valley to reach Dharamshala.

Dharamsala is located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh in the northern part of India and is a great spot for spending Dharamsala holidays tours and with many streams, cool healthy air, beautiful surroundings and the nearby snowline, it attracts people from all over the world.

Facts and figures
Location from major metros Delhi ( 520 km)
Known for Tibetan handicrafts, carpets

Climate and the best time to visit : Dharamshala has a temperate climate in summers, and heavy monsoon showers in July and August. While days are warm in summer, nights are chilly. Besides the rainy season, occasional showers are common here. Winters are severely cold, with heavy snowfall and temperatures dipping down around December. The best time to visit Dharamsala is between October and December.

Attractions in the city

Dharamsala, Mcleod Ganj
Life was added to the city with the arrival of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, along with thousands of refugees to Dharamsala in 1959. The place is now filled with a number of Tibetan settlements with religious education and other rehabilitation centres. Thus, Mcleodganj is a renowned Buddhist centre of pilgrimage and learning in the country.

Bhagsunag Fall
Located at a distance of 11 km. from Dharamsala town, it is visited for its old temple, a fresh water spring, water falls and slate quarries. One can easily reach the fall by road.

St. John's Church
Situated at a distance of 8 km. from Dharamsala, the church lies amidst the deodar forest between Mcleod Ganj and Forsyth Ganj. The church has a monument dedicated to Lord Elgin, one of the viceroys of India, who died at Chauntra ( Mandi district ) and was cremated here in 1863 A.D.

It is located at a distance of 14 km. from Dharamsala and is on the crest of a hill. This mesmerising picnic spot offers a great view of the Kangra valley and the snow clad Dhauladhar ranges. One can easily reach Dharamkot by a simple trek from Bhagsu where there are several small restaurant type of shops providing relaxation and beverages.

How to reach

By Air
Gaggal airport is the nearest airport from Dharamshala located at a distance of 15 km. from Dharamshala. Other airports having regular service are : Jammu 200 km., Amritsar 210 km. and Chandigarh 260 km.

By Rail
The nearest broad gauge railhead from Dharamshala is Pathankot 95 km away. A narrow gauge railway line between Pathankot and Jogindernagar passes through Kangra, 17 km. from Dharamshala.

By Road
Almost each and every part of the state is linked by roads. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation is running its buses covering the whole state. There is huge network of HRTC to cater the needs of the people.