Places you can visit from Dharamshala.
Dharamshala is such a peaceful abode you can explore in the mountains. It is also home to the infamous Dalai Lama and a lot of travelers come here every year looking for peace and taking in the scenic beauty of the mighty Dhauladhar Mountain range. If you are staying at Dharamshala and you have a few extra days and would like to explore magical places near Dharamshala then look no further. Here is the list of places you can explore over the weekend or on a tight budget from Dharamshala.
Amritsar is the holi city of the Sikhs and home to some amazing places like Golden Temple and World’s Biggest Kitchen, Jallianwala bagh and wagah border. It is just 400 km away from Dharamshala and will take you just 4 hours in the car to reach there. You can plan a weekend trip to Amritsar and it will not disappoint you. There are travel Agencies which provide all inclusive travel packages at really reasonable prices which will include your stay, travel expenses and everything else. You can Book your Dharamshala to Amritsar Trip here.
Mcleodganj is a peaceful suburb a little higher on the mountain from Dharamshala. You can explore cafes and the famous Bhagsu Waterfall during your visit to Mcloedganj. To reach Mcleodganj you either take a bus which will cost you INR 20/- OR you can also use the new cable way which was inaugurated in the 2021. The cable way will provide you some really magical views of the mountains and the valley as you go higher and higher.
Dalhousie is a peaceful hill station just 120 km away from Dharamshala. You can see the effect of the colonial era as you look at the building architecture while you are exploring the valley. You will also find a lot of churches in the forests with amazing vibes. Travelers also enjoy the nature area of the Kalatop Forest reserve. You can simply book a cab from Dharamshala to Dalhousie and it will cost anywhere between INR 2000-3000 depending on the time of the year when you are traveling.
Chamba is a hill station established on the banks of river Ravi. People of Chamba are known for their hospitality and their kind attitude towards travelers so when you are visiting get ready to see smiling faces wherever you go. It is around 130 km from Dharamshala and you can simply book a cab which will directly get you to Chamba valley.
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