For the travel freaks, northern India has a bundle of places that are totally unexplored, visiting these places can be extra fun, the adventurous route and the fascinating locations have made a lot of explorers to take some time out to visit these mesmerising locations. India has some really exquisite hill stations in the northern part, on the foot hills of Himalayas, there are some mesmerising locations that people come to visit from abroad. One such location is Dharamshala; the second winter capital of India, this beautiful city is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, formerly known as Bhagsu. The place is very popular among the followers of the highness Dalai Lama; it is the home of the Tibetan guru. The city has seen an amazing growth in the past few years because of which it is declared as the smart city under Prime Minister’s Smart City mission.
Dharamshala is well known for its Deodar trees, exquisite monasteries, and graceful waterfalls. Everyone wants to live close to Mother Nature at least once in a lifetime and nothing can be better than spending some time in the beautiful city Dharamshala. The city is considered to have zero crime rates, which makes it quite a safe place even for the women solo travellers. The town’s picturesque surroundings have a made it at the top of travel list of many travellers. This is one of the most visited tourist destinations among the people in India and abroad.
Here is a list of the places that must be visited when in Dharamshala
- Namgyal Monastery
- Gyuto Monastery
- Kangra Fort
- Tsuglagkhang Complex
There is a lot more to do when in Dharamshala, for the shoppers there are few markets selling the handmade items by the locals which include hand-knitted Sweaters, mufflers, Shawls etc. Some of the popular markets in Dharamshala are Kotwali Bazar and the Green Shop, for rest you can visit Mcleodganj that has the markets and eateries that are quite common among the visitors. You can find quite good options for Dharamshala tours. The state of Himachal Pradesh has a lot to offer and therefore, it is considered as traveller’s paradise. There are a plenty of hill stations available in the foot hills of Himalayas and the picturesque landscape is a treat to the eyes. Another most visited hill station in Himachal Pradesh is Dalhousie; this place was one of the top locations that were picked by the film directors to film the romantic songs and scenes. Situated in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, the place got its name after the British Governor General Lord Dalhousie; he established this place as the summer retreat for the troops and officers.
There are a lot of places to visit in Dalhousie, and because of its low proximity from Dharamshala, one can plan the trip to both of these beautiful cities at the same time, for this, there are numerous pocket-friendly Dalhousie and Dharamshala tour packages available. So what are you waiting for give yourself a treat and rejuvenate in nature’s arms?