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Dharmsala Travel Guide

Dharamshala is a beautiful hill station situated in the snow capped mountains of Himachal Pradesh. Located in the foothills of Dhauladar ranges, Dharamshala is divided into ..........

Dharamshala is a beautiful hill station situated in the snow capped mountains of Himachal Pradesh. Located in the foothills of Dhauladar ranges, Dharamshala is divided into lower Dharamshala and upper Dharamshala according to the altitude. The lower Dharamshala constitutes the main city with a bustling commercial centre whereas the upper Dharamshala has a township constructed in the British colonial style, inspired by the township of McLeod Ganj and Forsyth Ganj.

The forests of Dharamshala are etched with pine and oak trees which make this place a paradise for nature lovers. Apart from this, Dharamshala is also the temporary abode of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. This town is the cultural and traditional hub of Himachal Pradesh because of its famous handicrafts, handmade carpets and garments.

Travelers can indulge themselves in adventure sports like trekking, mountaineering and camping during their visit. Rich cultural diversity and natural beauty of this place attracts a lot of tourists to Dharamshala. Being a hill station, Dharamshala provides a quaint and tranquil atmosphere. The best time to visit Dharamshala is from the month of September to March.

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A peaceful town in the Kangra district of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala is world famous as the residence of the popular Tibetan leader Dalai Lama. It has been selected as one of the 100 Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under PM’s flagship Smart Cities Mission. Some of the must see tourist attractions in Dharamshala include Triund Hill, Dalai Lama Temple Complex, Bhagsu Waterfall, Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Tibetan Museum and Church of St. John. Being an important travel destination, Dharamshala is well-connected to other major Indian cities by air, road and rail.
How to Reach Dharamshala by Air
The nearest airport to Dharamshala is Gaggal Airport, located about 13 km away.
How to Reach Dharamshala by Road
Dharamshala is connected to Delhi and other parts of North India via a network of both state operated buses and private tour operators. Most buses stop at the main bus terminal of Lower Dharamshala.
How to Reach Dharamshala by Rail
The nearest major railway station to Dharamshala is at Pathankot, located at a distance of 85 km away. You can take a taxi or avail bus services from Pathankot to reach Dharamshala.

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I want to book 3 star hotel/ resort in Mcleodganj. Please suggest.
Surbhi Guest House. One of the best 3-star hotel in Dharamsala. Mcleodganj is about 4 kilometers from Surbhi Guest House.
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I want a room in couple friendly decent and a budget hotel in dharamshala in this week plz suggest
in dharamshala I stayed at hotel KUNAL. This is a govt of himachal pradesh hotel. Not very high fi but good and at reasonable rates. restaurants food is delicious and good.
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Please suggest good hotels in Dhramshala near HPCA ground?
Hotel Asian Plaza Dharamshala which is just 1 km away from stadium and also has beautiful view of HPCA from Hotel rooms
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I planing to visit Dharamshala on 17th July. Is it the right time to visit? Little bit scared of the landslides and road breakdown.
check weather updates and peoples live here so no worries
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Please suggest four star hotels located in main city with swimming pool and children playing facilities.
cygent asia hotel and ramada
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