Comfortably cushioned amidst the western Himalayas, lies a serene and quiet summer destination. Holidays in Dharamshala are sure a visual treat for the ones seeking pleasure in nature's bounty. The deodar and pine forests, crystal clear streams and snow peaked mountain range will entice you completely. If you love adventure and outdoor activities, then do not waste time to indulge in trekking or casually boating in Dal Lake. A casual stroll in the woods is sure romantic as well as exciting. The hill station is also a much favored hub for the ones seeking spiritual solace. There are Buddhist monasteries, churches and temples located atop the hills or the winding streets.
Places to see in Dharamshala
Your summer holidays in Dharamshala would be spend touring around the ancient temples and natural landscapes. Places that would interest you are:-
Dal Lake is situated at a distance 3kms away from upper Dharamshala and 11kms away from lower Dharamshala. This mesmerizing lake lies adjacent to Tibetan children's village, which is a famous trekking destination. It is an oval shaped man made lake, enveloped by fir trees having a charm of its own. The best way to enjoy your time here is by taking a silent walk around the Lake. If it's your honeymoon vacation then a there is nothing like a romantic walk in and around the place. In the month of September, the lake attains a beauty that remains unparalleled with other times of the year.
Chamunda Devi temple is situated at a distance of 15 km from the main town area in Dharamshala. The temple is attributed to the divine Goddess Durga, who is called "Chamunda" in one of her manifestations.