Dharamshala One of the finest place to visit in Himachal Pradesh. Dharamshala, located in the kangra valley in Himachal Pradesh is a popular destination place for tourists because of its incredible beauty and peaceful environment. It is also famous by the other name "Little Tibet" of India. It is placed at an average altitude of 1,475 meters above sea level. The presence of Dalai Lama and the strong holds for the Tibetan refugees has made this Town a remarkable place for both Indians and foreigners. Surrounded by dense forests, it is the green hill station for those who love to explore India and its beautiful places.
Nature: Dal Lake, McLeodganj, Bhagsunath, Chinmaya Tapovan
Religion: St. John's Church, Kunal Pathri, Nurpur
Heritage: Kangra Art Museum, War Memorial
Activities: Trekking, rock climbing, shopping
Namgyal Monastery is currently located in Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala, India. It is the personal monastery of the 14th Dalai Lama. Another name for this temple-complex is Namgyal Tantric College. Namgyal Monastery was founded back in 16th century by the third Dalai Lama. The monastery has been named in honor of the female long-life deity of the Kriya Tantra class in Tibetan Buddhism, Namgyalma. The Namgyal Monastery was first established by the 3rd Dalai Lama in 1575 in Tibet and was relocated to Dharamshala following the Tibetan uprising in 1959. The monastery currently houses around 200 Tibetan monks, who help preserve the monastery's ancient rituals, artistic skills and traditions. The study of Buddhism includes modern studies of both Tibetan and English language, study of Sutra and Tantra texts, Buddhist Philosophy, making butter sculptures, torma offerings, sand mandalas, playing various ritual musical instruments, ritual chanting, and dances.
Distance Dharamshala to Namgyal Monastery: 4.7 km via Khara Danda Marg
Approximate visit duration for: 23 min
Kangra is the district of Himachal and Dharamshala is the district headquater. A distinct regional dialect, Kangri, is spoken in Kangra valley. Kangar is famous for its historic forts and temples. Kangra fort is one of the oldest forts in Northern India. The holy shrine of Brijeswari mata is one of the shaktipeets in Himachal. It is a popular tourist destination, with the peak season around March and April. Guest houses located in the Kangra Valley give tourists a breathtaking view of the valley and the mountains beyond. Many hotels provide extra facilities like Ayurveda massages, fitness centers, horse riding, swimming pools, high speed internet and television. Some hotels have in-house stores that sell honey, rice, opium and other spices cultivated in Kangra.
Distance Dharamshala to Kangra Valley: 21.9 km via NH503
Approximate visit duration for: 45 min
The Tibet Museum is the official museum of the Central Tibetan Administration's Department of Information and International Relations and is located near the main temple of the 14th Dalai Lama in the Dharamshala. It is a major attraction near to Dharamshala. The Tibet Museum aims to disseminate knowledge of Tibetan history and culture while raising awareness of the occupation of Tibet and the ongoing human rights abuses committed by China. The museum was as established in 1998 with an objective of documenting and preserving Tibetan cultural aspects and to educate Tibetans and non-Tibetans about this rich heritage and history. Thousands of natives and foreigners visit the museum now. The building is so beautifully constructed and stands at a very picturesque backdrop. A large number of Tibetans and tourists visit the museum now. Tibetan Museum also arranges many exhibitions, lectures, and installations here and also offer educational facilities related to Tibetan history. On 30 April 2000, the 14th Dalai Lama inaugurated the museum in a ceremony attended by around 300 dignitaries and volunteers. The Tibet Museum presents Tibet's history and visions for its future through texts, photographs, videos and installations.
Distance Dharamshala to Tibet Museum: 8 km via Khara Danda Marg
Approximate visit duration for: 23 min
Dharamkot is a small hill station in Kangra district in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. On the crest of a hill above McLeodGanj, Dharamkot is a spot with wide views of the Kangra Valley and the Dhauladhar ranges. There are a couple of small eateries around. Several foreigners have taken residence in the area; all live in village homes and guest houses. Dharamkot also has the Vipassana meditation centre, Dhamma Shikara, as well as the Tushita Meditation Centre which is a centre for the study and practice of Buddhism in the Tibetan Mahayana tradition.
Past Dharamkot, at a distance of 9 km from McLeodGanj, much of which is a steady climb, Triund is at the foot of the Dhauladhar ranges and is at a height of 2,827 m. The snow line, which is considered[by whom?] to be the most easily accessible in the entire Himalayan range starts from Ilaqua, 4 km from Triund. A good walker will take around four hours to reach Triund from McLeodganj and another one and a half to two hours to reach Ilaqua. After Dharamkot, one passes by the Galu Devi Temple when the climb and the trail becomes demanding. On the way to Dharamkot, one can visit the Galu Devi Temple, located amidst the dense forest of Deodar and Oak trees and seek blessings while enjoying the scenic views of the Kangra valley.
Distance Dharamshala to Dharamkot, Himachal Pradesh: 8.1 km via Jogibara Rd/Khara Danda Marg
Approximate visit duration for: 37 min
Dal Lake is a small mid-altitude lake (1,775 m above sea level) near the village of Tota Rani in Kangra district in northern India. The name 'Dal Lake' is taken from Kashmir's Dal Lake. The lake is surrounded by deodar trees and is considered to be a sacred spot as there is small Shiva mandir (shrine) on its bank. There are different kinds of fish that live in this lake. The lake has greenish water. May to October is the ideal time to visit the lake as the conditions are pleasant during this period of the year. Dal lake is mostly visited by tourist during the month of September as a fair is organized on the bank of the lake which is attended by the people of the Gaddi tribe in a large number. The fair is celebrated to mark the presence of Lord Shiva. Dal lake is a perfect site to laze around with picnic baskets as one can enjoy boating and many other activities.
Distance Dharamshala to Dal Lake: 7.6 km via Jogibara Rd/Khara Danda Marg and Dal Lake-Mcleod Ganj
Approximate visit duration for: 32 min
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, abbreviated as the HPCA Stadium, is a picturesque cricket stadium located in the city of Dharamshala District Kangra in Himachal Pradesh. The town of Dharamsala is best known internationally as the home of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. It is one of the highest cricket stadium in the world with the beautiful view around. The stadium served as the home ground for the Himachal Pradesh cricket team for Ranji Trophy matches and other domestic matches. The stadium also hosted some IPL matches as a home stadium for Kings XI Punjab.The picturesque venue is unique in India as it is situated at an altitude of 1,457 m above the sea level and has the snow-capped Himalayan mountains in the background. Getting to Dharamsala from the nearest airport Is Kangra Airport, which is about 8 kilometres away through the hilly terrain and the harsh winters, during which it rains and snows are some of the deterrents in organizing regular matches.
Distance Dharamshala to Cricket Stadium: 5.0 km via NH503
Approximate visit duration for: 16 min
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