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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

Triund Hill

Triund Hill

View Point

Spend approx 3 hours

Triund Hill is a wonderful trekking destination, which is located...
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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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St. John in the Wilderness

St. John in the Wilderness

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

St. John Church, which is also known as St. John in the Wildernes...
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Tibet Museum

Tibet Museum

Cultural- Sports Center

Spend approx 3 hours

Tibetan Museum by the Department of Information and International...
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Illiterati

Illiterati

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 400

The bustling streets of Dharamshala are filled with several eater...
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Indique Restaurant

Indique Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 650

The busy streets of Dharamshala are crowded with several food joi...
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Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 200

Carpe Diem literally translates into ‘seize your day’. The scenic...
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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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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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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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Popular Flights To dharamshala

    • DELDelhi
      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-9813
    • 07:00 08:45
      Non Stop
    • 01h 45m
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    • Rs.6,991
    • DEDDehradun
      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-9646
    • 07:50 08:15
      1 Stop
    • 24h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.9,170
    • JAIJaipur
      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-492
    • 13:30 08:15
      1 Stop
    • 18h 45m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.9,268
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      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-635
    • 09:25 17:10
      1 Stop
    • 07h 45m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.10,189
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      DHMDharamshala
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      AI-438
    • 22:00 08:15
      1 Stop
    • 10h 15m
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    • Rs.10,819
    • VNSVaranasi
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