Dharamshala is a beautiful and calm city located in the upper reaches of the mesmerizing Kangra valley in the lap of Himachal Pradesh. The average altitude of the place is 1,475 meters above the sea level. Thick Deodar Cedar trees wrap up the entire city in greenery. Dharamshala is the seat of the fourteenth Dalai Lama of the Tibetan sect and is a refugee hold for the Tibetans as well. The scenic views in and around the city and its religious importance make it the best place for holidaying. The Himachal tourism makes extra efforts to make Dharamshala tourist- friendly.
If you want to undertake a Dharamshala tour, you must know about the best places to visit in the city. So, what are you waiting for? Let us find them out:
TsuglagkhangComplex- The place is as beautiful as hard its name is. If you want to take a glance at the typical Tibetan culture, you will find no place better than Tsuglagkhang Complex. It is the residence of the 14th Dalai Lamaand the largest Tibetan temple, Kalachakra Temple which is situated outside Tibet is present here. Tourists from all parts of the world come here in great number throughout the year.
Masrur- This place is famous for its rich history and architecture. The famous rock-cut temples belonging to the eight-century ooze nothing less than flawlessness. The fine details of the temples and caves are similar to that of Ellora caves in Maharashtra yet very different. The images of Hindu Goddesses and Gods are carved beautifully on the walls and ceilings. From here, you can take a trip to the Kangra Valley as well as Palampur. You can book our Himachal holiday packages and visit all of these amazing places in minimum budget.
MacleodGanj- If you are a nature lover and have a passion for photography, Macleod Ganj is paradise for you. The place is named after the Lieutenant- Governor of Punjab, Donald Friell Mcleod who is credited with developing the area. You can view the Hanuman Tibba, the highest visible peak from here as well. The place is also known for its Tibetan markets, handicrafts, Buddhist and Hindu places of worship, etc.
Kareri Lake- Another exciting place near Dharamshala is the Kareri Lake. To taste some thrill and adventure, you must spend some time here. The place offers many exciting adventure sports such as trekking, camping etc. There is no entry ticket, so even if you want to visit this place without camping, you don’t need to worry about expenses. Furthermore, if you want to camp and trek from here to the Dhauladhar range, we can help you through our holiday packages.
Kangra Fort- If you are a history buff, don’t leave Kangra Fort from your visit list. The fort was the residence and the seat of one of the most ancient existing dynasties in the entire world. The rulers of Kangra, Katoch belonged to the lineage of the Trigarta rulers which are mentioned in the Mahabharata and Ramayana. To put a stronger stamp on the authenticity of the fact, you can even look at the war records of Alexander the Great and find these rulers there. Once you come here, you can even visit the Maharaja Sansar Chand Katoch Museum.
If you are on a honeymoon, you can book honeymoon packages from us and visit many more places with your partner. Dharamshala is a peaceful and serene city. You can spend some quality time here, close to nature and away from the corruption of the man-made world.
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