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About dharamshala

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. With 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

Places to visit in dharamshala

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

The famous Jawalamukhi Devi Temple of the “Flaming Goddess” is lo...
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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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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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Crepe Pancake Hut

Crepe Pancake Hut

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 450

The hills have always held a deep sense of fascination for the hi...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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Holiday Packages In dharamshala

  • dharamshala
    Holiday in the Hills- Himachal 2N3D
    2 Nights, 3 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.8,495
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • dharamshala
    Romantic Dharamshala & Dalhousie
    4 Nights, 5 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.13,500
    Per Person on twin sharing
  • dharamshala
    Himachal Charm- Dalhousie and Dharamshala
    5 Nights, 6 Days
    Starting From
    Rs.16,450
    Per Person on twin sharing
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Places to stay in dharamshala

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Popular Flights To dharamshala

    • JAIJaipur
      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-492
    • 13:30 08:15
      1 Stop
    • 18h 45m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,120
    • ATQAmritsar
      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-454
    • 06:50 08:15
      1 Stop
    • 25h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.5,956
    • AMDAhmedabad
      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-14
    • 22:20 08:15
      1 Stop
    • 09h 55m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,629
    • PNQPune
      DHMDharamshala
    • Spicejet
      SG-8190
    • 03:15 12:15
      1 Stop
    • 09h 00m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,743
    • BHOBhopal
      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-436
    • 08:00 08:15
      1 Stop
    • 24h 15m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.7,879
    • GAUGuwahati
      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-892
    • 19:20 08:15
      1 Stop
    • 12h 55m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.8,169
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