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Dharamshala travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Dharamshala tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in North India. Dharamshala lies at the foothills of Dhauladhar with its bewitching scenes of snow-clad peaks and pinewoods. The town is just 17 kms away from the Kangra town in its northeastern side. The hill station is enfolded with the snow-clad mountains on its three sides. It is the best hill stations if you want to experience snowline and ending up your suffering from the scorching heat of the sun in your city.

The station has gained its international popularity with the settlement of Tibetans in large numbers and of course, it is the residence of Noble Laureate the Dalai Lama. With its international fame, the city is also known as “The Little Lhasa in India”. As you will enter the city, you will see that the place has two parts the upper Dharamshala, which includes places like Mcleod Ganj and Forsyth Ganj and the lower Dharamshala, including areas such as civil and business industries with Courts and Kotwali bazaar.

General facts about Dharamshala
Location: North India
State: Himachal Pradesh
Area:5739 sq. km
Language: Pahari, Hindi, Punjabi and English
Climate: Cold and Moderate
Major Attractions: War memorial, Kunal Pathri and Jwalamukhi temple
Ideal Time to Visit: May to October

Tourist sightseeing in Dharamshala
Visiting Dharamshala is not only having an experience of nature shielded with snow but also there are many places to visit in Dharamshala. These tourist attractions include Kangra Art museum at Kotwali bazar, War memorial, Kunal Pathri temple and tea gardens on way to Kunal Pathri, cricket stadium in the city facing mighty Dhauladhar and many ancient temples like Jwalamukhi, Brijeshwari and Chamunda that are situated on the plains, below Dharamshala.

Climate of Dharamshala
Dharamshala possess a pleasant and cold weather throughout the year. It has cool summers, having its winters super cold with the temperature sinking to freezing point. The period between, July to September brings in heavy rains and the months of December till February are observed with pure white snow.

How to reach Dharamshala

Dharamshala by Air: The nearest airports to Dharamshala are the Kangra airport and Gaggla airport, which are merely 10 km and 13kms respectively, away from the main town of Dharamshala. Chandigarh and Delhi are other main cities that connect the world.

Dharamshala by Rail: The nearest railhead for Dharamshala is Pathankot, which is located at a distance of about 85 kms from Dharamshala.

Dharamshala by Road: Shimla is the best place that connects to Dharamshala. Regular bus service is also available from Dharamshala to Manali.

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