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Home to the holy abode of the Dalai Lama at McLeod Ganj, this town located in Kangra Valley has numerous Buddhist monasteries, scattered amidst the hills surrounding this region. \r\n\r\nWith the establishment of the Tibetan government-in-exile, the traditions and flavors of Tibet have found its way into the culture and cuisine of Dharamshala. The region also has many ancient temples and beautiful churches built during the reign of the British, tucked away in the lush green forests. Dharamshala boasts of an International Cricket Stadium, which has hosted many international and IPL cricket matches. The Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) is held every year, in the month of November.

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  • Best time to visit dharamshala The best time to visit Dharamshala is from March to mid-July, which are the summer months in this beautiful to...Read More
  • How to reach dharamshala Dharamshala is easily accessible from all the major cities in India. Air India and SpiceJet operates many flig...Read More
  • Transport In dharamshala Since there are no local buses operating in the city, people depend on the inter-state buses for transportatio...Read More
  • People of dharamshala The indigenous people of Dharamshala are known as Gaddis and traditionally led nomadic and semi nomadic transh...Read More
  • Languages of dharamshala The common languages spoken in Dharamshala are Hindi and Tibetan. Because of the influence of the British Raj ...Read More
  • History of dharamshala Dharamshala and the surrounding regions were a part of the Katoch Dynasty of Kangra for nearly two millennia. ...Read More
  • Culture of dharamshala The culture of Dharamshala is very vibrant and closely linked with the religious practices followed by the peo...Read More
  • Weather of dharamshala Dharamshala has a humid subtropical climate. This hill station enjoys a beautiful summer, from March to July. ...Read More
  • Map of dharamshala Dharamshala is a beautiful hill station with an elevation of 1457m, located in the state of Himachal Pradesh i...Read More

Best Places to visit in dharamshala

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Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium

Cultural- Sports Center

Spend approx 2 hours

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium is owned and operate...
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Kangra Valley

Kangra Valley

View Point

Spend approx 3 hours

Kangra Valley is one among the most picturesque valleys in the lo...
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Bhagsunag Waterfall

Bhagsunag Waterfall

Water Bodies

Spend approx 3 hours

Bhagsu Waterfalls is hardly a one-kilometre walk from the temple ...
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Bhagsunath Temple

Bhagsunath Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

Bhagsunath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, located at Dharmash...
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Peace Cafe

Peace Cafe

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 150

Dharamshala has established as the breeding ground for Buddhist b...
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Jimmy's Italian

Jimmy's Italian

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 500

Nestled amidst the hills, the city of Dharamshala has slowly turn...
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Common Grounds Cafe

Common Grounds Cafe

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 700

Common Ground Cafe in Dharamshala is a famous hangout place for t...
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Shiva Cafe

Shiva Cafe

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 250

Lord Shiva has always been linked to the mountains. Shiva Cafe in...
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X-cite Discotheque

X cite Discotheque

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 1000

Visit X-Cite Discotheque, one of the most well-known pubs in McLe...
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McLlo Bar and Restaurant

McLlo Bar and Restaurant

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 800

Amidst the crowded streets of McLeod Ganj, you will find McLlo pe...
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Black Magic

Black Magic

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 950

Walk in through the style-conscious and well-decorated hall of Ho...
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Bhagsu Restaurant and Bar

Bhagsu Restaurant and Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 1000

After a long and tiring trek amidst the exquisite beauty of Dhara...
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Experience The Vibrant Song And Dance Culture Of Dharamshala

Experience The Vibrant Song And Dance Culture Of Dharamshala

Here is a close look at the folk art scene of Dharamshala where unique songs and dances make for a wonderful culture.

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Best Shops For A Great Shopping Experience In Dharamshala

Best Shops For A Great Shopping Experience In Dharamshala

No matter what your purpose of visit is, Dharamshala has shops that cater to the needs, and wants of every kind of traveller.

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Experience The Summer Festivals In Dharamshala

Experience The Summer Festivals In Dharamshala

Come and be a part of the summer festivals in Dharamshala

20 Jul 2018  | 3- minute-read

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Holiday Packages In dharamshala

  • dharamshala
    Discover Himachal with Flight Ex Delhi
    9 Nights, 10 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.37,250
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    Discover Himachal Ex Delhi Land Only
    9 Nights, 10 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.48,349
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    Exotic Dharamshala
    3 Nights, 4 Days
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    Rs.8,000
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Holiday Themes In dharamshala

  • dharamshala
    Romantic Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.8,000
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • dharamshala
    Hill Station Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,750
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • dharamshala
    Affordable Holidays
    3 Nights, 4 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.9,900
    Per Person on twin sharing
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    manali
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    goa
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    kashmir
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Places to stay in dharamshala

  • Gandhis Paradise
    Gandhis Paradise
    Mcleodganj
    One night from
    Rs.2,499
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    Nandini Residency
    Mcleodganj
    One night from
    Rs.20,000
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    AMOHA RETREAT
    Dharamshala
    One night from
    Rs.12,500
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Popular Flights To dharamshala

    • DELDelhi
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-2345
    • 07:30 09:00
      Non Stop
    • 01h 30m
      Non Stop
    • Rs.4,432
    • AMDAhmedabad
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-8912
    • 20:15 09:00
      1 Stop
    • 12h 45m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,311
    • PATPatna
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-8722
    • 09:30 09:00
      1 Stop
    • 23h 30m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,125
    • IXBBagdogra
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-8904
    • 12:05 09:00
      1 Stop
    • 20h 55m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,303
    • CCUKolkata
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-8130
    • 06:20 09:00
      1 Stop
    • 26h 40m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,467
    • BLRBengaluru
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-136
    • 05:55 11:00
      1 Stop
    • 05h 05m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,618
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