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Dharmasala – Hilmalayan hill station known as Little Lhasa

Dharamshala is a city in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, this hillside city is home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile


  1. Dynasty of Kangra, a royal family ruled the region for two millennia
  2. In 1848, the area now known as Dharamshala was annexed by the British
  3. The Tibetan settlement of Dharamshala began in 1959
  4. In 1970, The Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, opened the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives which houses over 80,000 manuscripts 

Activities for tourists

  1. Visit Library of Tibitean works and archives
  2. Visit Namgyal monastry
  3. Visit Jwaladevi temple
  4. Go for trekking or paragliding
  5. Visit Dalai Lama temple

How to reach there


Buses of all classes (deluxe, air-conditioned, and regular) ply daily between Dharamshala and major cities such as Chandigarh, Delhi, and Shimla through NH 154 and NH 503.


Dharamshala town is reached by Kangra Gaggal Airport codes|DHM|VIGG, about 12 km to the town’s south and about 10 km north of Kangra, Himachal Pradesh town. To reach Dharamshala by train, one has to reach Kangra, Himachal Pradesh town by Kangra Valley Railway line from Pathankot 94 km away or Una Himachal station i.e. 120 km from Dharamshala and then take a bus or a taxi.


Pathankot is a broad gauge railway head. There is another railway line from Pathankot to Jogindernagar, a part of the Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh, which is a narrow-gauge line. The nearest station to Dharamshala on this line is Chamunda Marg, half an hour away, where a Shaktipitha is; the town is well connected by road to other parts of the country.

Nearby destinations for tour operators / travel agents

  1. Mcleodganj (7kms away)
  2. Dalhousie ( 119 kms away)
  3. Khajjar ( 121kms away)
  4. Palampur ( 35 kms away)
  5. Bir ( 64 kms away)

Some hotels in Dharmasala for tourists and tour operators with room tariff less than Rs.5000/- per night

Hotel Inclover http://www.hotelinclover.com/

Pink House http://www.pinkhouse.in/

Hotel King Castle https://www.hotelkingcastle.com/


Clouds End Villa Cottages http://kangragroup.com/cloudsendvilla.shtml

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