Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh is a home to Dalai Lama and is a favorite destination among those looking for the secluded place where they can spend time in peace and tranquility. Dharamshala Tour Package covers The temples, Churches, Monasteries, Nunneries, Meditation centers which are common and visit to these centers is must when halting at Dharamshala.
Welcome to the Home of Dalai Lama with Dharamshala Tour Package
The word Dharamshala means, an inn attached to a temple. Dharamshala’s history has been influenced greatly by both Hinduism and Buddhism. With our Dharamshala tour package, you will have a heavenly tryst with nature at its best and a heady mixture of history, religion and culture. This place is surrounded by deodar cedar trees which are huge and thick. Many Tibetan refugees are seen in the city reflecting Tibetan culture by selling a variety of goods and services.
Dharamshala is divided into distinct and separate towns lower and upper towns. Lower Dharamshala (1380 m), is a busy commercial center while the upper Dharamshala (1830 m) with the suburb of McLeod Ganj, is famous for its celerity resident, his holiness The Dalai Lama.
Dharamshala Tour Package with exciting Mcleod Ganj
Many Buddhist and Tibetan goods are put up for sale in Mcleod Ganj. Tibetan art and craft items like Tibetan carpets, votive objects, ponchos, thangkas, chubas, masks, silver and stone jewelry, bottled products, Tibetan herbal incense, hand painted t-shirts, muesli, jackets and many other artifacts and handicrafts are the major commodities sold in the Mcleod Ganj market. Modern clothing and electronic goods are also available in the shops which you can buy during your tour to Dharamshala. There are huge shops that are set up by Kashmiris selling shawls and souvenirs in the nowroji market, Mcleod Ganj. The market offers a variety of cheap home decors items that the lady of the house would love to pick up.
Major Sightseeing in Dharamshala Tour Package
St. John Church: St. John Church is located at the distance of 8 km from Dharamshala and is on the way to McLeod Ganj. The Church was built in 1852 and adorned in grey stone with some fine Belgian stained glass windows donated by Lady Elgin. The church is constructed under the shade of the deodar branches, a memorial of British Viceroy, Lord Elgin has been made here, who died at Dharamshala in 1863.
Kangra Art Museum: Our Dharamshala Tour Package contains the famous Kangra Art Museum that has a rich collection of art and craft that dates back to the 5th century. The major highlight of the museum is the Kangra Gallery famous for the miniature paintings and a representative collection of sculptures, poetry and anthropological items.
War Memorial: Tucked amidst the pine grooves is the War Memorial, built at the entry point of the Dharamshala to pay respect to all the soldiers, who died fighting for the independence war of Himachal Pradesh.
Kotwali Bazaar : Another sightseeing destination here is the Kotwali Bazaar. Shamianas and dresses used by local royalty, old carved doors, jails, lintels and pandals are also on display. Coins, jewelry and manuscripts are worth seeing. Then there is a section that houses the work of contemporary artists, sculptors and photographers.
Dalhousie Tour with Dharamshala Tour Package
Dalhousie is a popular hill resort situated in the Dhauladhar range of Himachal Pradesh. It is the gateway to the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The hill station of Dalhousie comprises of five distinct hills – Kathlog, Portreyn, Tehra, Bakrota and Balun, which covers an area of about 13 sq km
Dalhousie offers an interesting period architecture that ranges from ancient temples to Gothic style churches. St. Andrew’s and St. Patrick’s at Balun, the St. Francis’ Church at Subash Chowk and St. John’s Church at Gandhi Chowk are some of the most frequented churches.
The exquisite architectural beauty of the summer palace of the Chamba rulers at Jandrighat is also popular. Panchpula and Subhash Baoli of Dalhousie are known for the monuments of the famous freedom fighters like Ajit Singh and Subhash Chandra Bose. There are several places within and around Dalhousie that are good picnic spots. Dainkund, Khajjiar, Chamba, Palampur, Baijnath, Bir, Billing, Triund, Dharamsala, etc. are some of the prominent places that attract tourists.
One can witness a blend of adventure, historic significance and natural beauty at all the major tourist spots in Dalhousie with this special and affordable Dharamshala tour package. Being the most popular and quietest hill station in India, Dalhousie attracts thousands of tourists all around the year. It offers different experiences during different seasons. The summer season is the best with the temperature remaining within 25⁰ Celsius for most of the time. This makes it ideal for exploring the hill station.
Those who want to experience snowfall can visit during the months of December to February when snowfall occurs. However, the weather is quite chilly during this time and adequate protection must be taken. June-September and October-November see some rainfall. October and November are also the months when the festivals of Dusshera and Diwali are celebrated with pomp and gaiety and are a good time to visit. Like in the rest of North India, Holi is also an important festival here. So, book your Dharamshala tour package today and build beautiful memories with this amazing place.