Dharamshala - The Little Lhasa in India OR home in exile of the Dalai Lama OR A place of peace and harmony

Dharamshala Travel Guide

Dharamshala, located in the snowy state Himachal Pradesh is the district headquarters of Kangra Region that is also known a view to snow clad Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalaya. In fact, it has also a wide spread of plains where you will see the highest cricket stadium and golf course of the world. The lush green forest ranges of pine, oak, deodar and other plants are sure to keep you enticed for a long time. Every year, thousands of travelers from different parts of the country come to explore the city and the hill station and prefer to spend some more days here to experience an amazing environment here.

The place has been a paradise for honeymooners, nature lovers and those who want to relax in the lap of Mother Nature.  After getting a comfy accommodation in the city, you will start exploring its attractions in your own way. Keeping the same thing in mind, here is a short introduction of the major attractions in Dharamshala. Some of the major attractions of the hill station are:

War Memorial War Memorial : It is a landscaped lawn overflowing with a pine grove where monument has raised to memorialize the post sovereignty war heroes of Himachal Pradesh.

Kotwali Bazar Kotwali Bazar : One of the fascinating places to explore in Dharamshala that is also a treasure love of the Kangra valley's arts, crafts and rich past.

Dal Lake Dal Lake : Only a few minutes distance from Dharamshala is a perfect and serene picnic spot.

St. John's Church St. John's Church :  There is a wall inclined old cemetery on these grassy slopes.

Bhagsunath Bhagsunath : Only a few kilometers from Dharamshala, it is a picnic spot.

Dharmkot Dharmkot : Only 11 kilometers from Dharamshala, it is an ideal place for panoramic view of Kangara valley as well as Dhauladhar ranges.

Triund Triund : Located at 17 km from this hill station is a trek route and a picnic spot.

Chinmaya Tapovan Chinmaya Tapovan : In the surrounding areas of Dharamshala, it is known for nine meter high statue of Lord Hanuman in a magnificent Raghunath temple.   

Tilokpur Tilokpur : Located on the highway of Pathankot, it is a cave temple very close to Dharamshala with a stalactite and stalagmite enthusiastic to lord Shiva.  

This famous hill station is also known for the highest cricket stadium and golf course in the world. The city is well connected via road to all the major cities of the country.

There are a number of hotels, resorts, lodges and other accommodation options in this hill station to stay for some more days. No doubt, for honeymooners, couples and nature tour enthusiasts who want to spend more time in serene environment, it is the best place to come and explore.
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