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Location: Himachal Pradesh
Altitude: 1457 Meters
Dharamshala Tourist Attractions: Dalai Lama Temple, Tibetan Monastery, Kangra Art Museum, St. John’s Church, McLeodganj, Dal Lake
Best Time To Visit: Mid-May to Mid-October.
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Set against the backdrop of the dramatic Dhauladhar mountains, Dharamshala is perched on the high slopes in the upper reaches of Kangra Valley. The town is divided into two distinct and widely separated sections, Upper and Lower Dharamshala, which differ almost a thousand metres in height.
Dharamsala over looks the plains and is surrounded by dense pine trees and Deodar forests. A nearby snowline with numerous streams and cool healthy atmosphere makes the surroundings very attractive.
Dharamsala is a busy bazaar town and has established itself as the travellers base camp, who come to explore the nearby mountains. The Kotwali Bazaar provides the entire colour and characteristic of a small town, which is mixed with the simple life style.
The colourful temple and Gompas, which reflect the culture of Tibet, adds attraction for the visitor. The Kangra museum gives an overview of the rich past of the region and on the other hand there are institutes that have been established to preserve the Tibetan art, cultures and traditions.
Air: Dharamsala can be approached by air from Delhi and the nearest Airport is at Gaggle, just 13 km away from the town.
Rail: Pathankot is 85 km and is the nearest railhead for Dharamsala. Trains from all over the country make a stop over at Pathankot and from here it is a three-hour journey to Dharamsala.
Road: From Manali, many bus services are available to this place. One can drive from Delhi via Chandigarh, Kiratpur, Bilaspur and it’s an 8 hours journey. From Delhi and Shimla, luxury buses ply to Dharamsala.