Dharamshala Kangra Himachal Pradesh



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:


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:-


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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Courtesy: Incredible India