Dharamshala, famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama, is one of the most visited destinations in Himachal Pradesh. It is also home to several exiled Tibetan monks. About 18 km from Kangra city in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala is often a part of Himachal Tour Packages. The best way to visit the town is with our one-day Dharamshala local sightseeing town by private car. The city is divided into two separate upper and lower divisions depending on the altitudes of these places. The lower division is Dharamshala, and the upper division is Mcleodganj Village.
Dharamshala is perched on an upper hilly stretch of Kangra Valley. The backdrop of the quaint town is the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges. It is a Tibetan hub and one of the best places in the country to learn about and understand Buddhism and Tibetan culture. Tourists also visit here for spiritual vacations, taking time for meditation and other similar activities.
Dharamshala Sightseeing Package for Full-day
Discover most places of interest within and around the city during our full-day sightseeing package. This will take you on a local tour with 12 hours of travel duration covering 120 km. Start sightseeing with Namgyal Monastery, home to the Buddhist spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. The monastery is home to around 200 Tibetan monks. You can visit Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, St. John in the wilderness church, Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, Bhagsu Falls, Tea Gardens, and more. Let the nature and spirituality of this beautiful town wash away all your worries!
Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Package for Half-day
Discover the serene beauty of Dharamshala with our half-day local sightseeing tour package. Immerse in the serenity of this Himalayan haven as our expert drivers guide you through the major attractions. Visit the most famous Namgyal Monastery, explore the vibrant McLeod Ganj Market, and soak in the breathtaking scenery at Dal Lake. Marvel at the artistry of the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts and pay homage to the Bhagsunag Temple. Our tailored half-day package ensures you experience the best of Dharamshala’s essence in one go.
Sightseeing in Dharamshala
Being a charming gem of Himachal’s crown, Dharamshala has many beautiful lakes, waterfalls, and other sightseeing attractions. You can also find some monasteries, temples, vintage forts, and museums here. The hill station draws tourists and devotees year-round. Some of the major sightseeing attractions in Dharamshala are –
Triund Hill – A favourite place for trekkers and adventure seekers, Triund Hill is one of Dharamshala's most beautiful places to visit. It is perched at a height of 2850 m above sea level and surrounded by rolling hills. The clean air and natural environment make it a favourite choice of travellers.
Dharamshala Cricket Stadium – Also known as Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, this place is a must-visit for cricket lovers. The stadium is 1457 m above sea level amidst the stunning Dhauladhar Range.
St. John in the Wilderness Church – Nestled amid verdant green deodar trees, St. John in the wilderness church is one of Dharamshala's most famous places to visit. It is located on the way to Mcleod Ganj and is about 8 km from Dharamshala.
War Memorial – One of the most worth-visited attractions of Himachal, Dharamshala’s War Memorial is a must-visit place. The memorial site was built to pay tribute to the brave soldiers of Kangra who sacrificed their lives during the wars of 1947-48, 1962, 1965, and 1971 and UN peacekeeping operations.
Library of Tibetan Works and Archives – Founded on 11th June 1970 by the 14th Dalai Lama – Tenzin Gyatso, the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives is known for housing some important Tibetan literature.
Bhagsunag Temple – Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is one of the most famous in Dharamshala. It has a sacred pond and a swimming pool. Devotees flock here to take a sacred dip in the holy pond. It is believed that the water in the pond has magical healing powers.
Embark on a remarkable journey through Dharamshala’s beauty with our local sightseeing taxi services. Book a suitable cab or taxi for seamless and enjoyable sightseeing of the region’s cultural and natural wonders
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