Dharamshala - Dalhousie

Dharamshala is also known as “The Little Lhasa in India”. This place is located in the upper reaches of the Kangra Valley at an average altitude of 1,475 metres. Dharamshala is divided into two parts that is Upper and Lower Dharamshala. Upper part is a tourist attraction point like McLeodganj, landscapes, churches, monasteries and lower part is like educational institutions, offices, the bus station and hospitals.

Dalhousie is located in the district of Chamba and is the most popular hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. The hill station offers you a calm environment in the lap of nature and is far from the crowd and pollution of the cities. This hill station is a perfect place to spend your holidays.This place is also known as “Little Switzerland” having a amazing picturesque scene and a favourite destination for honeymooners and nature’s lovers. The most famous are Panch Pulla, Satdhara Falls and the Daikund peak.

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Itinerary(Dharamshala - Dalhousie)
05 Nights/06 Days Tour

Day-1: Chandigarh - Mcleodganj (Dharamshala)

Departure from Chandigarh to reach Mcleodganj .After reaching Mcleodganj, check in at the hotel. Mcleodganj is a charming Tibetan settlement with bustling bazaars, and Norbulinga Institude, that sell Tibetan handicrafts and delicious Tibetan food. The major center for the studies of Tibetan culture. It is the resident of Dalai Lama and is also famous for its arts and handicrafts.Explore this place for the day.Overnight stay in hotel.

Day-2: Mcleodganj - Bhgasunag - Naddi

Today we will visit Bhagsunag this temple has an interesting story connected with king Bhagsu who fought with the serpent king and died in this fight to get the water in his kingdom. The water fall which near to this temple and known as Bhagsu waterfall is the major attraction for its medicinal properties which cures many diseases. Explore Naddi an Unobstructed spectacular view of the snow capped Himalayan Dhauladhar Range. Then Lake which is a small mid-altitude lake. The name 'Dal Lake' is taken from Kashmir's Dal Lake. The lake is surrounded by deodar trees and is considered to be a sacred spot as there is small Shiva mandir on its bank. Overnight stay in hotel at Mcleodganj.

Day- 3- Mcleodganj - Dharamshala town - Palampur

Today we will explore Dharamshala and Palampur . Dharamshala is one of the destinations in Himachaal where tourist can see the beauty of lush green and golden valleys, flower filled meadows, misty woods, fast flowing rivers, glaciers, gushing water streams, steep waterfalls, enchanting lakes, rippling streams.Then Chinmaya Tapovan Ashram is a modern day ashram situated at the foothills of the majestic Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalayas. Situated on the banks of Bindu Saras, the ashram was founded by late Swami Chimayananda.After this Handicrafts Centre is good for those who are looking to buy some traditional artifacts or decorative materials for home.We will also visit Norbulinga Monastery its a beautiful and peaceful monastery located at sidhpur village specifically sidhpur kanyara road.Then Losell Doll Museum the world’s largest collection of Losel Dolls, is in the Norbulingka institute. The monks construct a doll’s body of wire and papier maché, then affix cast metal hands.On the way to Palampur which is a beautiful tourist place and is the tea capital, also known for its colonial architecture and temples. One can enjoy the scenic beauty of the Dhauladhar range and the slopes of the Kangra valley from Palampur. We will visit Chamunda Devi Temple and Gopalpur Zoo. After reaching Palampur check in at the hotel. You can also visit Saurabh Van Vihar which is is a nature park that is dedicated to brave soldier Saurabh Kalia (martyr in the Kargil War).Then Shobha Singh Art Gallery If you are Art lover you must visit this Gallery. Lastly Ancient Baijnath Shiva temple which is dedicated to celebrating the existence of Lord Shiva, it was built by two of the native businessmen called as Manyuka and Ayuka.Overnight stay at Palampur Hotel.

Day- 4- Palampur - Dalhousie

Today check out from the hotel and proceed to Dalhousie . Dalhousie, this hill station offers you a calm environment in the lap of nature and is far from the crowd and pollution of the cities. This hill station is a perfect place to spend your holidays. This place is also known as “Little Switzerland” having a amazing picturesque scene.On the way visit The saurabh Van Vihar, Tea Gardens (The famous Bundla Tea Estate). In evening enjoy local sightseeing. Overnight stay at the hotel in Dalhousie.

Day- 5- Dalhousie - khajjiar

Today we will explore Dalhousie , scenic beauty of Bakrota hills, Bathri View, Pangi View & waterfalls of Subahsh Bowli, Satdhara (Hot springs), Panjpulla,and move towards khajjiar. Khajjiar is surrounded by greenery and dense forests and it is also known for its beautiful temples and for its nine-golf course. This region also attracts adventure seekers and has a lot of options in adventure sports like paragliding, horse riding, zorbing, trekking etc.Khajjiar was called the 'mini Switzerland' by the then Vice-Counsellor and Head of the Chancery of Switzerland in India, Willy Blazer.You can also visit Tibetan Market, Panchpula, Eight road junction and Dainkund. Overnight stay at Dalhousie.

Day- 6- Departure from Dalhousie – Chandigarh

Next morning after breakfast will check out from hotel to move forward to Chandigarh.

*The above itinerary can be modified as per our client requirement .

Cost Includes

  • Non Air-Conditioned Hotel Accommodation On Twin / Triple Share Basis.
  • All Travel / Transport as per request.
  • All Sightseeing as Per The Itinerary.
  • All Toll Taxes, State Taxes, Parking charges.
  • Daily Breakfast at The Hotel.


  • In All Hotels Base Category Rooms are allocated for the Stay, In Case Of Up Gradation It will be charged.
  • Check In & Check Out 10AM at Hotels.
  • Air Conditioned will not run in Hill Area.

Cost Excludes

  • Entry fees at the monuments/ temples.
  • Soft drinks and hard drinks.
  • Laundry, telephone calls, drinks, tipp and guide charge etc.
  • Insurance-Any type.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in above itinerary is not part of the package.

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How to Reach Dharamshala - Dalhousie :

By Air- Gaggal Airport in Kangra Valley is the nearest Airport from Dharamshala which is 15 km away. Taxi/cabs arre accessable from Airport.

By Rail- The nearest railway station is Pathankot.

By Road- Buses are easily available from metro cities to Dharamshala.

Best Time To Visit Dharamshala - Dalhousie

Dharamshala can be visited throughout the year. Oct-Jun is the best time to visit Dharamsala.

Summer (April-June) The temperature in Summers ranges between 20 to 35 degrees Celcius.

Monsoon (July-September) The temperature ranges from 18 to 22 degrees Celsius.

Winter (October-March) The temperature in Winters remains between 4 to 7 degrees Celcius.

Places to Visit in Dharamshala - Dalhousie

If starting from Dharamshala, learn more about the exotic Tibet and its culture during your visit to McLeod Ganj Monasteries. Their tranquil ambience and colourful interiors represent the culture and lifestyle of Buddhist monks. Other must-visit sites in Himachal Pradesh are Tattapani, Solang Valley, Rahala waterfalls, Vashisht hot water springs and the picturesque Rohtang pass and the serene temples of Hidamba and Manu. While you’re there, do stop by the Forest Sanctuary, where you can spot the shy musk deer. At Kandaghat, do visit the beautiful Chail Palace, and then trek up to the Kufri hill.

Best Restaurants in Dharamshala - Dalhousie

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