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Himachal Pradesh is stunning, it's a tourist destination known for a strong bond with every kind of traveler. Whenever the thought of a vacation away from the hustle bustle comes to mind, the name of this state's attractions pops up. Talking of one such city spending its days in the companionship of the Dhauladhar ranges is, Dharamshala. The hill station is popularly known for offering the perfect setting to travelers and a number of things to do. Located in the upper reaches of the Kangra Valley, Dharamshala sits at an elevation of 1475 meters and is home to the 14th Dalai Lama of the Tibetan sect of Buddhism.

If you are planning to visit this heaven any time soon, then you can choose from our Dharamshala tour packages. You just have to tell your preference to our travel experts who will customize your itinerary.

Further, Dharamshala is a year-round destination. You don't have to think a lot before packing your bags and zooming right away to this city. However, the best time to visit Dharamshala is summers. The weather remains pleasant during this season with the temperature ranging between 20° C and 35° C. Travelers can easily go for trekking and sightseeing tours. Triund trek, Indrahar Pass trek, Laka Glacier trek and Indrahar Pass trek to Chamba are some of the top expeditions of Dharamshala. The winter season is a good time to visit Dharamshala for honeymooners.

Also known as Little Lhasa, the city is blessed with scintillating lakes, enlightening temples, shimmering waterfalls, and age-old forts, and museums. To begin with, the Tsuglagkhang Complex is one of the most popular attractions of Dharamshala. Situated on the Temple road, the complex was sculpted by the 14th Dalai Lama when he visited India for the first time in 1959. The place serves as the abode of the Dalai Lama and also houses the Namgyal Monastery.

Some other shrines that Dharamshala is home to are Gyuto Monastery, Bhagsunag Temple, Masroor Rock Cut Temple, and St. John in the Wilderness Church. After a spiritual tour, travelers can head to the amusing Kareri Dal Lake and Bhagsunag Waterfalls to feel refreshed. Along with that, history and architecture buffs can visit places namely Kangra Fort, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, and Kangra Art Museum.

Every direction that you head towards, a new cultural, spiritual and rejuvenating experience awaits your presence. That is what this wondrous city in Himachal Pradesh is all about. Don’t overthink, plan a visit or just take a pick from our meticulously crafted Dharamshala holiday packages. Our travel experts consider all your preferences, budget and make sure you get the best of the best.



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5 Nights / 6 Days Dharamshala Dalhousie Tour

Pathankot - Dharamshala - Dalhousie - Khajjiar - Chamba - Dalhousie

Trip Highlights
  • A half-day trip to Dharamshala
  • Explore attractions of Dalhousie
  • Visit Khajjiar
  • Soak in the beauty of Chamba
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5 Nights / 6 Days Delightful Dharamshala Tour

Delhi - Pathankot - Dharamshala – Pathankot – Delhi

Trip Highlights
  • Guided tour of Delhi
  • Explore Namgyal Monastery
  • Worship at Baijnath Temple
  • Soak in the bliss at Dharamshala
USD 295 (per person)
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6 Nights / 7 Days Best of Himachal Tour

Chandigarh - Shimla - Manali - Dharamshala - Pathankot

Trip Highlights
  • Excursion to Kufri
  • Explore Kullu Valley
  • Visit Rohtang Pass
  • Guided tour of Old Manali
  • Enjoy at Dal Lake
  • Sightseeing of McLeod Ganj
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6 Nights / 7 Days Dharamshala Trekking Tour

Delhi – Dharamshala (Mcleodganj) – Triund – Laka Got – Triund – Mcleodganj

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10 Nights / 11 Days Mcleodganj Trekking Tour

Delhi - Chandigarh - Dharamshala (McLeod Ganj)- Triund - Lahesh - Indrahar Pass - Chatru Parao - Machetar - Chamba - Delhi

Trip Highlights
  • Trek to Triund
  • Hike up to Lahesh Caves
  • Witness amazing views of the famous peaks
  • Camping at Chatru Parao
  • Marvel at Mani Mahesh Lake
  • Soak in the bliss at Chamba
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12 Nights / 13 Days Enticing Himachal Tour

Chandigarh - Shimla - Manali - Palampur - Dharamshala - Khajjiar - Dalhousie - Chandigarh

Trip Highlights
  • Pay homage at Jakhoo Temple
  • Excursion to Kufri
  • Outing to Kullu Valley
  • Guided tour of Shimla
  • Explore Rohtang Pass
  • Manali sightseeing tour
  • Worship at Baijnath Temple
  • Take a tour of Andretta Pottery
  • Day trip to Dalhousie
  • Boat ride on Sukhna Lake
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7 Nights / 8 Days Nau (9) Devi Darshan Tour

Delhi - Chandigarh - Mansa - Kangra - Dhramsala - Vaishno Devi - Amritsar - Delhi

Trip Highlights
  • Darshan Maa Vaishno Devi & Mansa Devi Temple
  • Visit 9 Durga Mata temples in India
  • Seek blessings of Naina Devi
  • Pay homage at Sheetla Devi, Chintpurni temple
  • Pay obeisance at Jwala Ji & Kangra Devi temple
  • Excursion to Wagah Border
  • Cherish Amritsar city tour
INR 15800 (per person)
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10 Nights / 11 Days Complete Himachal Tour

Delhi – Shimla - Kufri – Manali - Rohtang Pass - Dharamshala - Dalhousie - Chandigarh

Trip Highlights
  • Enjoy at Kufri
  • Visit Rohtang Pass
  • Explore attractions of Manali
  • Excursion to Dharamshala
  • Guided tour of Dalhousie
  • Treat yourself to the astounding vistas
INR 22999 (per person)
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4 Nights / 5 Days Himachal Temple Tour

Chandigarh - Kangra - Chandigarh

Trip Highlights
  • Guided tour of Chandigarh
  • Worship at Naina Devi Temple
  • Seek blessings at Sheetla Mata Temple
  • Visit Jwalamukhi Temple
  • Pay homage at Chintpurni Temple
  • Bow down at Baglamukhi Temple
  • Darshan at Chamunda Devi Temple
  • Feel the bliss at Brijeshwari Temple
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9 Nights / 10 Days Enthralling Himachal Tour

Chandigarh - Nalagarh - Chail - Shimla - Manali - Palampur - Dharamshala - Pragpur – Chandigarh

Trip Highlights
  • Chail sightseeing tour
  • Enjoy adventure activities at Kufri
  • Soak in the charm of Kullu Valley
  • Excursion to Rohtang Pass
  • Guided tour of Manali
  • Day trip to Palampur
  • Visit Andretta Potteries
  • A half-day trip to Dharamshala
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11 Nights / 12 Days Himachal Tour with Amritsar

Delhi – Amritsar - Dharamshala - Manali -Shimla - Chandigarh

Trip Highlights
  • Enjoy Delhi city tour
  • Outing to the Golden Temple
  • Guided tour of Dharamshala
  • Excursion to Manali
  • Indulge in adventure activities
  • Delight in shopping
  • Worship at Jakhoo Temple
  • Visit Chail, Kufri and Naldehra
  • Boat ride on Sukhna Lake
  • Chandigarh sightseeing tour
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13 Nights / 14 Days Himachal Sojourn Tour

Delhi - Shimla - Manali- Kullu - Dharamshala - Dalhousie - Delhi

Trip Highlights
  • Explore Delhi
  • Guided tour of Shimla
  • Manali sightseeing
  • Visit Manikaran
  • Explore attractions of Dharamshala
  • Dalhousie city tour
  • Day trip to Khajjiar
  • Soak in the beauty of Chamba
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13 Nights / 14 Days Fabulous Himachal Tour

Delhi - Shimla - Manali - Dharamshala - Dalhousie – Chandigarh – Delhi

Trip Highlights
  • Delhi sightseeing tour
  • Guided tour of Shimla
  • Excursion to Kufri and Chail
  • Explore attractions of Kullu Valley
  • Day trip to Manali
  • Enjoy at Solang Valley
  • Take a trip to McLeod Ganj
  • Outing to Khajjiar
  • Admire the beauty of Chamba
  • Visit Chandigarh
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Dharamshala FAQs

Ques: Where is Dharamshala Located?

Ans: Dharamshala is located in Northern Part of India in Himachal Pradesh state of India. It is in the upper reaches of the Kangra Valley, Dharamshala sits at an elevation of 1475 meters and is home to the 14thDalai Lama of the Tibetan sect of Buddhism.

Ques: Is Dharamshala and MacLeodganj different places or same place?

Ans: Dharamshala & MacLeodganj are two different places 10kms apart but both has very frequent service through shared taxis. Mcleodganj is a holy city in Dharamshala, which is famous for many attractions including the Dalai Lama temple.

Ques: Which are the places of visit in Dharamshala?

Ans: Also known as Little Lhasa, the city is blessed with scintillating lakes, enlightening temples, shimmering waterfalls, and age-old forts, and museums. Important attraction of Dharamshala are:

  • Dharamshala Cricket Stadium: Located at a height of 1,457 mtrs amidst the Dhauladhar mountain range in Kangra valley, it is one of the highest sports grounds in the world.
  • Library of Tibetan Works and Archives: If you are interested in study of Buddhism, the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives is the place to be with artefacts and manuscripts that date back to the 12th century.
  • St. John in Wilderness Church: a Neo gothic church dates back to 1852.
  • War Memorial: For the brave soldiers who lost their lives in Indo – China wars of 1947-48, 1962, 1965, & 1971.
  • Gyuto Monastery: works towards establishing, promoting and preservation of black magic, also known as Tantric teachings.
  • Jwala Devi Temple: at a distance of 38kms from Dharamshala, this temple is dedicated to Jwala Ji – one of the 52 Shakti Peethas in India.
  • Tsuglagkhang Complex &Namgyal Monastery: popular as Dalai Lama Residence. the complex was sculpted by the 14th Dalai Lama when he visited India for the first time in 1959. The place serves as the abode of the Dalai Lama and also houses the Namgyal Monastery.
  • Bhagsu falls: At a distance of approx. 05 kms from the city is a site not to be missed.
  • Masroor Rock cut temples - Situated 32 kms from Kangra in Dharamshala, Masroor Rock Cut Temple is an archaeological site of 15 rock cut temples.
  • Other sites of interest are Bhagsunath Temple, kangra Museum, Dal lake, Tea Garden etc.

Ques: How to reach Dharamshala?

Ans: You can reach Dharamshala by air, Rail and road, but main point of access is by road and Air.

  • Dharamshala airport is called Gaggal airport, approx. 10 kms from the city. The airport has flights coming from Delhi international airport, you can find connecting flights from other airport. Please write to Indian Holiday to choose the flights for you.
  • Nearest Railway station to Dharamshala is Pathankot railway station and Chakki bank railway station at approx. 90 kms from the city. You can find these stations on trains going towards Jammu. From The railway station one need to book taxi for transfer to Dharamshala.
  • Dharamshala is accessible by road from the cities of important tourist destinations of Amritsar, Shimla and Manali.

Please write to Indian Holiday to suggest you most suitable mode of transportation.

Ques: How is the weather in Dharamshala and Best time to visit Dharamshala?

Ans: Dharamshala is a year-round destination. It is also a hill station being in the hilly terrain of Himachal Pradesh, the best time to visit Dharamshala is in summers. The weather remains pleasant during this season with the temperature ranging between 20° C and 35° C.

Dharamshala winters are chilly but there isn’t any snowfall in these areas, it happens one in a winters that to not very regular and is owing to changing weather conditions everywhere in the world.

Ques: Does it snow in Dharamshala?

Ans: It is not common to see snow in Dharamshala, however if you are keen to see snow, you can choose to trek to triund – a 04 hrs trek from Dharamshala and if you feel more adventurous you can further trek to Ilaka glacier – 02 hrs more. Best time for trek is in summers from April to September.

Ques: Where does Dalai Lama lives in Dharamshala?

Ans: The 14th Dalai Lama lives in MacLeodganj in Dharamshala. There is a Dalai Lama Temple - also called as Tsuglakhang Temple, Dalai Lama visits this temple twice or thrice every year to preach and bless. Thus, the temple gets its name as Dalai Lama Temple.

If you are lucky enough to visit the temple during his visit, you can listen to his preaching. Very close to the residence of Dalai Lama, this temple stands as an important pilgrimage spot. This temple is famous for providing religious teachings. The most important feature of this temple is the morning ritual.

Ques: Where can we find Tibetan Medical Institute in Dharamshala?

Ans: The Tibetan medical system is one of the world's oldest known medical traditions. It is an integral part of Tibetan culture and has been developed through many centuries. Men-Tsee-Khang is a full-fledged Tibetan Medical Institute with a work force of 114 doctors, 15 astro-science practitioners, 490 staff and 159 students. The Headquarter in Dharamshala works through several departments with their own activity of academic as well as administrative in nature. Men-Tsee-Khang is a Tibetan version of Tibetan Medical & Astro Institute. Since then the institute has been widely known by its Tibetan name Men-Tsee-Khang also of H.H. the Dalai Lama.

Ques: Which are the popular packages to visit Dharamshala?