Dharamshala | land of Dalai Lama
Dharamshala is favorite tourist destination, located in
the Kangra district of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, which is well
known as the abode of the Dalai Lama. So are you making plane to visit
Dharamshala? Then go through below article to know about Dharamshala tour,
sightseeing places, homestay or hotel accommodations etc.
Tibetan culture is very
prominent in the region and tourists come here to experience Tibetan culture
without actually going to Tibet. Dharamshala was initially known as Bhagsu. It
is located at an altitude of 1455 m above sea level.
Must visit places in
Dharamshala and nearby
Tibet Museum near Dalai
Kangra Art Museum – located
at center of Dharamshala
Dharamkot, it is located a
few kilometers away from Dharamshala center, a large picnic ground which offers
magnificent view of the mountains.
Bhagsu Nag Temple – a holy
temple for lord Shiva.
Bhagsunag Waterfall –
refreshing point with family and loving one.
Q: Is it possible to visit the Dalai Lama?
Ans: A visit to the Dalai Lama is possible only if an
advance application is made a few months in advance with valid reasons.
How to Reach
Nearest airport is Kangra Airport (DHM) in Gaggal near Dharamshala,
distance only 12 kms. Direct flights are available from Delhi & Chandigarh,
operated by SpiceJet & Alliance Air.
head is Pathankot Junction (PTK), which is located around 90 kms away from
Dharamshala. Pathankot is well connected with rest of the major cities of
is well connected to almost all the major cities of the region by road; Such as
- Delhi, Chandigarh and Pathankot and there are also several buses that travel
from Dharamshala to all these cities.
Best Season to Visit
Best time to visit the Dharamshala is summer, mid-April
to June, as the temperature is quite pleasant in summer. The climate of Dharamshala
is generally quite pleasant in summer, but the temperature gradually drops
below freezing in winter. Tourists are advised to wear heavy woolen garments
when visiting Dharamshala in winter.
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