10 Best Things
To Do In Dharamshala

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Located on a hilltop, Gyuto Monastery is an important place of worship. It is known for the practise of tantric meditation for healing.

Head to Gyuto Monastery


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Namgyal Monastery is also the residence of the Dalai Lama. Here the beautiful wall paintings narrate fascinating tales of Buddhism.

Visit Namgyal Monastery


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Known as Little Tibet, the best way to explore Dharamshala is on foot. The prayer flags add to its charm as well as the quirky cafes and eateries.

Walk around the Hill Town


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Get firsthand insights to Tibetan arts, culture and history at this institute. It also offers beautiful stay options for travellers such as Chonor House.

Norbulingka Institute


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Norbulingka Institute offers a range of workshops to visitors, which includes thangka sketching, wood carving, wood painting and appliqué.

Sign up for a Wood Carving Workshop


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For adventure seekers, go on a trek to Triund. Situated at the foothills of the Dhauladhar range, it's a moderate trail. For experts, opt for Kareri Lake or Indrahar Pass.

Trek To Triund


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Dharamshala in Kangra valley is the best place to see the beautiful Dhauladhar range with snow tops, called the lesser Himalayas.

Get mesmerised by the Dhauladhar range


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This little village is further uphill of Mcleodganj (8 km from Dharamsala). Experience the hippie culture and relax at one of the many Israeli cafes.

Escape to Dharamkot


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Get a glimpse of Dharamshala's history at The Church in the Wilderness. The Neo-Gothic structure erected in 1835 stands as proof of the Colonial influence.

Visit St John's Church


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Built by the royals of Kangra around 4th century BC, this complex houses temples, treasure wells and marvellous stone structures.  

Day Trip to Kangra Fort


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