Dharamshala is a world famous hill station situated in Himachal Pradesh ,India,
Kangra valley is very famous in tourist destinations and Dharamshala is the main township of Kangra district , Dharamshala
is located in between dense
pine and deodar forests,There are many streams, one will fell cool pure
surroundings and the nearby
peaks. Mcleodganj is known as Upper Dharamshala and Mcleodganj is
capital of Dalai Lama.
How To Reach : Dharamshala
Dharamshala by Air:
Nearest airport to Dharamshala is at Gaggal just 13 kms away from
Dharamshala by Rail: Pathankot is nearest broad Gauge railway Staion for Dharamshala
is Pathankot , Pathankot is only 85 Kms away from Dharamshala,
Dharamshala can be reached by toy train too, Nearest
Toy Train Station from Dharamshala is Kangra , Kangra is just 17 Kms
away from Dharamshala.
Dharamshala By Road: Dharamshala is well connectedby road, buses
ad taxies are available from Pathankot, Kangra, Manali, Dalhouise, Delhi
etc.Dharamshala is 530 kms away from Delhi.
Sightseeing Places Around Dharamshala
There are so many sight seeing places near Dharamshala , even we can
say whole Dharamshala is a sight seeing place and people come from whole
world and stay here for months, some sight seeing places are mentioned
War Memorial : War Memorial was built in memories of great warriors
who fought for their motherland, War Memorial is located near entry
point to Dharamshala , One can enjot dense pine forest while walking
towards War Memorial.
Kunal Pathri : There is a rock temple at Kunal Pathri , Kunal
Pathri is located 3 kms away from Dharamshala, One road with level walk
head towards Kunal Pathri from Kowali Bazar at Dharamshala.
St. John's Church : St. John's Church situated in between deodar
trees, St.John's Church is located 8 Kms away from Dharamshala ,There is
a beautiful Memorial for body of Lord Elgin the British Viceroy.
Dal Lake : There is a lake named as Dal Lake, Dal Lake is located at 11 km from Dharamshala , Dal Lake is
surrounded by deodar trees, Though this Dal Lake can't match with Dal
Lake of Kashmir.
Hags : A Popular picnic spot knowns as Hags, Hags is an ancient temple located close to fresh water springs,
Hags is located just 11 kms from Dharamshala.
Mcleodganj : Mcleodganj is capital of Dalai Lama of Tibet, Mcleodganj is 10 Kms
away from Dharamshala town , Travel time is approx 45 min.by bus and 25 mins
by taxi. Mcleodganj is known as Upper Dharamshala
Climate of Dharamshala
Dharamshala is located in great Himalayas, In summers climate is
pleasant and in winters one can enjoy snow fall at Dharamshala , Upper
Dharamshala is cooler than Dharamshala.