Overview

Dharamshala lies on the scenic stretch of land of Kangra Valley making tourists spellbound for its spectacular beauty.

Often cited as the ‘Little Lhasa of India’, Dharamshala is popularly known as the holy residence of the exiled Tibetan monk Dalai Lama. Being a Tibetan hub, Dharamsala is considered to be one of the best places to learn and explore Buddhism and Tibetan Culture.

Surrounded by thick deodar cedar trees and the snow capped peaks which decorate the landscape, the quaint city is visited by thousands of tourists to beat the summer blues and explore the best places to visit in Dharamshala.

Places To Visit

  • Dharamshala Cricket Stadium
  • St. John Church
  • War Memorial
  • Gyuto Monastery
  • Triund
  • Namgyal Monastery, Mcleodganj
  • Bhagsu Nath Temple and Bhagsu Falls
  • Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

Things To Do

  1. Owing to many natural, architectural, and spiritual landmarks, sightseeing is one of the best things to do in Dharamshala.
  2. Camping in the most beautiful spots around the hill station
  3. Go for paragliding in Bir Billing
  4. Trekking is one of the top things to do in Dharamshala and Mcleodganj.
  5. Cycling/ mountain biking is one of the best things to do in Dharamshala for someone who loves exploring at their own pace.

 

Best time to visit

 It will be spring and early summer when the weather is pleasant with a       maximum temperature of 25 degrees Celsius. Winters here are frigid with occasional snowfalls; however, it makes the valley look much more beautiful.

 

Other Information

  1. LOCATION : Dharamshala
  2. AREA (KM sqr) : 5739
  3. POPULATION : 56543
  4. LANGUAGE SPOKEN : Hindi, Punjabi & English
  5. AVG. SUMMER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 20 to 35
  6. AVG. WINTER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 4 to 7
  7. RELIGION : Hinduism, Budhism, Sikhism & others