A little bit of Tibet in India - Dharamshala will make you instantly fall in love with the mighty view of the Himalayas and the snow-clad peaks of the Dhauldhar Range that it offers. As the second capital to Himachal Pradesh, it is also the residence of Dalai Lama and the headquarter of Central Tibetan administration. As a famous holiday spot for Indian and foreign tourists, you will find incredible places to see in Dharamshala
. It is located in the upper reaches of the Kangra valley. Selected amongst the hundred cities to be developed under the Smart Cities Mission, the town is all set to grow and promote tourism in the best way possible over time.
Dharamshala is surrounded by suburban areas like Bhagsunath, Naddi, ForsythGanj, McLeod Ganj, Kotwali Bazaar (the main market) , Dharamkot, Kaccheri Adda (government offices such as the court, police, post, etc.), Ramnagar, Dari, Sidhbari, and Sidhpur. Not forgetting the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Stadium, which is one of the highest altitude stadiums in the world. These places have lately become famous Dharamshala points of interest
for tourists. The Buddhist residents with the passage of time have built many temples, schools, and a central Library that contains manuscripts related to Tibetan culture and history.
A lot of people book Dharamshala tour packages
to spend a peaceful and spiritual holiday for a soul cleansing experience. It becomes easier to explore the town and also the nearby places in a cost-effective way. Apart from the monasteries and its spiritual essence that fills the town, Dharamshala is also a starting point for many trekking trails. Crossing the hills, cliffs, passing through the dense Deodar forest, waterfalls, Kareri Lake and small glaciers, you would be able to enjoy a dreamy look of the Himalayan range. If you are an adventurous person on your way trekking, you would be able to see some best places to visit in Dharamshala
Talking about food, savor the scrumptious Tibetan, Chinese and Japanese cuisine at one of its cozy restaurants in town. Some famous eating places here are- Tibet Kitchen, Crepe Pancake Hut, Namgyal Cafe and many more serving both traditional and western cuisines.
Since Dharamshala is a developing hill-station places to stay in Dharamshala
have increased with time. From cozy lodges to hotels, rooms and even a few luxury hotels, you can easily find a trusted place to stay with the help of yatra.com
. They show a segregated list of hotels and the facilities they provide according to your preference from which you can choose.
Even though Dharamshala is not a very big town to get lost in, but if you are traveling for the first time do not forget to browse through a few Dharamshala travel guides
. They would educate you about what all you must try when in town. You can even get information related to Buddhist culture to understand the religion more closely once you reach.
Also known as ‘Little Lhasa’ it depicts the Tibetan struggle for freedom. The town caters to three different categories of people ( travelers exploring the Buddhist culture, the ones who seek peaceful holiday and the ones who like an adventurous trip) this gives more reasons not to miss visiting this picturesque dwelling.