Dharamshala Kangra Himachal Pradesh

Dharamshala:-

Dharamshala

The hillside town of Dharamshala, stretches along a spur of the Dhauladhar mountain range amidst magnificent deodar, conifer and pine forests, tea gardens and mist-soaked hills. Since 1960, when it became the temporary headquarters of the Dalai Lama, it has been attracting seekers of spiritual enlightenment from all over the world.

Dharamshala Cricket Ground:

Dharamshala

How to reach Dharamshala:-

1> By Air:-

The nearest airport is at Gaggal (13 Km). However, Amritsar is the convenient airport connected by various airlines with different cities in India.

2> By Train:-

Pathankot is the nearest railhead, connected with major cities in India. A narrow gauge train runs from Pathankot to Kangra (94km). From here Dharamshala is 17 km by road.

3> By Road:-

Dharamshala is connected by motorable roads with different places and ciites in India.
Dharamshala is:
  • 192 km from Chamba
  • 239 km from Chandigarh
  • 143 km from Dalhousie
  • 526 km from Delhi
  • 197 km from Jammu
  • 253 km from Manali
  • 322 km from Shimla
  • 188 km from Amritsar
  • 90 km from Pathankot

Sight Seeing:

1> Bhagsunag:-

Located 02 km from Mcleodganj, the ancient shrine of Bhagsunag, dedicated to Lord Shiva, attracts visitors. A fresh water spring is the added attraction.

2> Chinmaya Tapovana:-

One of the most frequented pilgrimage destinations in Dharamshala, The ashram complex set up by Swami Chinmayananda.

3> Dal Lake:-

Dal-Lake-dharamshala

The place is famous for a pretty scenic lake surrounded by forests of pine trees

 

Stay at Dharamshala:

  • There are very good hotels out there you  won’t find difficulty finding your type of Hotel

Best Time / Best Season to visit:

  • April to June and September to November.

 

Languages spoken: 

  • Hindi, Punjabi, English and Pahari.

 

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Jog Falls India

Jog Falls India:-

Jog-Falls

Witness nature’s headlong tumble, as the Sharavati River makes a spectacular drop of 956 ft in four distinct cascades – known locally as Raja, Rani, Roarer and Rocket – to create the fifth highest falls in Asia. One of India’s greatest scenic wonders, the Jog Falls is at their exuberant best during the monsoon, with arching rainbows colouring the mist.

When the sluice gates of the upstream Linganamakki Dam are closed, taking a walk right down to the bottom of the gorge is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. A large hydro electric power plant is located down stream here.

 

Getting There:-

1>By Air:-

The nearest airport is Mangalore that is connected to major cities in India.

2> By Rail:-

Shimoga is the nearest railhead that is connected with major cities and places in India

3> By Road:-

Jog Falls is connected by good motorable roads to all places in India.
Jog Falls is:

  • 45 km from Sagara
  • 56 km from Honnavar
  • 105 km from Shimoga
  • 378 km from Bangalore
  • 180 km from Mangalore
  • There are plenty of hotels out there you can choose from. It has hotels in all ranges.

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    Enjoy your Trip