Dharamsala Tourism



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About Dharamsala

about Dharamsala

Dharamsala is a stunning hill station in Himachal Pradesh about 17 km from the northeast town of Kangra. Dharamsala is the doorway to the Kangra valley and also the main city of the Kangra district. Located amidst the finest environment of the snow-dressed Dhauladhar ranges of Himalaya Mountain, this city is one of the popular summer vacation spots in India. Dharamsala is full of tropical vegetation and dense forest. The city is bound by thick pine trees and Deodar forests. This is an excellent destination for nature and adventure lovers. Eclosed by snow lines with abundant watercourses and the healthy environment make the atmosphere very beautiful and stunning here.


Dharamsala is situated in a picturesque geographical setup offering beautiful scenary of the snow covered Dhauladhar range in the top and the gigantic Kangra valley below. The breathtaking scenic view of Dharamsala makes it an encouraging and pleasant destination and is an entry to the Kangra region. The city consists of two different parts lower Dharamsala and the upper Dharamsala. The upper Dharamsala is known for its British colonial constructions and also for the modeled shrubs of Forsythganj and McLeodganj.  The lower Dharamsala is a busy civil and business center. Here, travelers come across the true culture of ancient Himachal Pradesh.


Dharamsala is a busy and active bazaar town. It has been recognized as the traveler’s base camp, for those who are willing to explore the scenic beauty of the Himalayan Mountain range. A simple lifestyle of Kotwali Bazaar offers an entire characteristic and the true nature of Dharamsala. Dharamsala is a unique blend of culture, nature, adventure and the spirituality. The city is the perfect place for travelers who are in search of peace and comfort. The beautiful Himalayan city is well known for its monasteries and temples. Dharamsala is residence to the Buddhist chief Dalai Lama. Dharamsala culture is a mix of Tibet and Indian culture. The beautiful place is the perfect destination for thrilling, adventurous, rejuvenating, and spiritual exploration of the Himalayan lifestyle. 

Dharamsala Fast Facts

City: Dharamsala

District: Kangra

State: Himachal Pradesh

Country: India

Famous for/as: Hill Station

Best Season: Sep - Jun

Summer: 8 - 34°C

Winter: -1 - 15°C

Rain: Jul - Sep

Area: 29 km2

Altitude: 1457 m (4780 ft)

PIN Code: 1762xx

STD Code: 01892

Languages: Hindi, Pahari

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