Dharamshala Tour Packages

About Dharamshala Tourism:

Dharamshala is a hill station in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district, home to the Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama. It is the state’s winter capital and is known for its Tibetan culture. Dharamsala is home to numerous monasteries, temples, trekking trails, lakes, waterfalls and more. Holidify guarantees you an incredible trip with its Dharamshala tour packages, suitable for all kinds of travellers.

The first few items to add to your Dharamshala itinerary must be its gorgeous monasteries like the Namgyal Monastery, Gyuto Monastery and Tsuglagkhang, along with temples like the Masroor Rock Cut Temple, now in ruins and the Bhagsunag Temple. If you wish to learn about Buddhist, make sure to visit the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives that houses manuscripts and artefacts dating back to the 12th century.

Given its hilly terrain, Dharamsala is famous for trekking like the Lake Glacier Trek and the Triund Trek. Nearby destinations like Bir Billing, Dalhousie and Manali are often part of Dharamshala tour packages to give you a real taste of Himachal Pradesh. Situated in Joginder Nagar Valley, Bir Billing is a town with a considerable Tibetan settlement, known for the Baijnath Temple, Chokling Monastery, Nyingyang Monastery etc. It’s home to the Deer Park Institute and Dharmalaya Institute and is famous for paragliding, trekking, hand gliding, biking etc.

Manali, called India’s Honeymoon Capital, is a must-visit destination due to Rohtang Pass, snow-clad Solang Valley, Bhrigu Lake, and The Great Himalayan National Park. Its temples, like the Manu Temple, attract several pilgrims while tourists also flock here to ski! Dalhousie, frequented by the Britishers during the summer months, is called the “Little Switzerland of India” and is famous for the Satdhara Falls, Chamera Lake and Sach Pass. Holidify brings you several fantastic Dharamshala tour packages that are customisable and affordable, curated to provide you with a fabulous holiday with friends or family.

Places to Visit in Dharamshala

Dharamshala Cricket Stadium: Located at a height of 1,457m amidst the Dhauladhar mountain range in Kangra valley, it is one of the highest sports grounds in the world. With a view comparable to the Adelaide Oval or Newlands, the stadium is open for tourists even when no matches are scheduled. The main stand is built with Tibetan architectural style.

St John's Church: Located near Dharamshala and on the way to Mcleodganj, this neo-gothic church was built in dedication to John the Baptist. Set amidst lush deodar forests, this peaceful edifice is known for its Belgian stained-glass windows. 

War Memorial: The War Memorial in the forests of Dharamshala was created to commemorate the memory of those who fought to save our motherland. Three huge panels of black stone, each 24 feet in height, preserve their memory in stone. The War Memorial is surrounded by the poetic pine forests of Dharamshala, leading to lush gardens through a quaint walkway. You can have some refreshments from the nearby cafe serving snacks, and visit the GPC college which is situated closeby.

Bhagsunag Temple: ​​Surrounded by lovely pools and lush greenery, the Bhagsunag Temple is one of the oldest ancient temples. Also popularly known as Bhagsunath Temple, it is highly revered by the local Gorkha and Hindu community. The two pools around the temple are believed to be sacred and are considered to contain miraculous powers of healing.

Dal Lake: The Dal Lake is a small yet picturesque lake. With its name taken from the famous and breathtaking Dal Lake of Srinagar, the lake is surrounded by rugged mountains and towering deodar trees. For adventure seekers, trekking expeditions around the lake are an option. Dal Lake is also a perfect place to stop over and relax if you are trekking up to Naddi, which is also known as the Sunset Point.

Dalai Lama Temple: Replete with Tibetan culture, the Dalai Lama Temple, also known as Tsuglakhang Temple, is a politico-religious centre in Dharamsala. Ideal for peaceful meditation and religious rumination, it is in close vicinity to the abode of Dalai Lama and is frequently visited by him to preach and conduct prayer meets. The main here is the enormous idol of Buddha sitting on an elevated pedestal.

Sunset Point: Naddi View Point or Sunset Point is the perfect location for catching a glimpse of the spectacular Dhauladhar ranges, especially during the winters when the peaks are covered in snow. Trek or drive to Naddi View Point in the evening to catch the sunset against the mountains, take photographs, and see the distant mountains through a telescope. 

Mcleodganj: Mcleodganj is a hill station near Dharamshala, popular among trekkers. Also known as Little Lhasa, it is famous around the world for being home to the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. Few of the most eminent and religiously significant monasteries in India are located here, including the Namgyal Monastery and Tsuglagkhang, where the spiritual leader Dalai Lama resides.

Dalhousie: Dalhousie is a popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh, located around 120 km from Dharamshala. Boasting views of the snow-capped peaks of Dhauladhar ranges, Dalhousie is famous for its meadows, dense jungles and waterfalls. It offers an old-world charm, mesmerizing natural landscapes, pine-clad valleys and magnificent misty mountains.

Khajjiar: Often referred to as 'mini-Switzerland of India', Khajjiar is a small town located close (20km) to Dalhousie and is great for a day or overnight trip. Khajjiar is known for its picture perfect grassy meadows.There is a small lake in the middle of the meadow and you could enjoy the scenery by yourself or take part in some of the adventure sports including paragliding, zorbing, and horse-riding.

Things to Do in Dharamshala

Trek to Triund: Triund is a 9-km trek, 7 kms away from Dharamsala. It is situated at a great height and provides a mesmerizing view of the Moon Peak-Indera Pass. This is an ideal spot for picnics and the clean and pristine environment will surely rejuvenate your senses.

Take a Walk in the Tea Gardens: The smallest tea region of India, Dharamshala has beautifully lined and organized tea gardens across the Kangra Valley. It is known for its good quality tea and is available for purchase in many shops across Dharamshala and Mcleodganj. Walking down the tea gardens and trying the premium quality tea is one of the top things to do in Dharamsala.

Trek to Bhagsu Falls: Set amidst lush greenery and nature in its most pristine form, these falls are majestic and grand and should not be missed by all tourists travelling here. This place is spread over a vast expanse of land and can be reached through a short trek which is ideal even for amateurs. You can also find cafes on the way to tend to your hunger pangs with delicious food. 

Paragliding: With no shortage of hilly terrain in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, paragliding has become a significant adventure sport in the area. It is a beautiful opportunity for adventure lovers to fly like birds, surrounded by the gorgeous mountain ranges and the tea gardens under the clear blue skies. Indrunag and Bir Billing are two of the most popular spots for paragliding in Dharamshala.

Food in Dharamshala

Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh is not only a breathtaking hill station with a rich Buddhist culture but also a destination known for its delicious food. Owing to its Buddhist culture and China/Tibet, you would find Tibetan dishes here like thukpa here. Some must try dishes include:

  • Shapta which is chicken prepared in a gravy with chilli and ginger. Extremely flavourful, it is usually eaten with bao or tingmo and even with rice or roti.
  • Momos which contain vegetables or meat and are prepared in different ways like steamed or fried.
  • Do eat Alu Phing Sha which is Tibetan mung bean noodles, potato and mutton served along with tingmo.
  • Something that Dharamshala is known for its pizza which is made not in brick ovens but in clay ovens, thus giving it a smoky and earthy flavour.
  • Also try Dham, a traditional Himachali platter featuring rice, rajma, moong dal, yoghurt, imli chutney, etc.
  • Many love to sit at a cafe overlooking the majestic hills and have a bowl of Maggi and a cup of tea!
  • When it comes to desserts, you can have mittha, which is rice made sweet using sugar or jaggery and garnished with cashews, raisins etc. Bhagsu cake is also quite popular; it is a three tier cake with a layer of cookies, caramel and chocolate each.
  • Peace Cafe, Morgan’s Place, Clay Oven and Tibet Kitchen are some well-known eateries in Dharamshala. 

Shopping in Dharamshala

  • You can find small statues of Buddha made of crystal, brass, wood, stone etc., Tibetan rugs and carpets, prayer wheels, Thangkas, drapes and many other handicrafts.
  • It would be great to buy a book about Tibetan culture, Buddhism, the holy Dalai Lama, the history of Dharamshala and Tibet, meditation, spirituality and various other subjects.
  • There are shops that sell singing bowls which make a melodious sound when struck with a wooden stick and are used for spiritual and meditational reasons.
  • You would find beautiful wall hangings, jewellery with beads, gems and Buddhist healing stones, masks, lamp covers, cushion covers, candles, essential oils, handmade diaries etc.
  • Some of the best shopping spots in Dharamshala are Jogiwara Road Bazaar, Namgyal Book Shop, Semshook Tibetan Handicraft shop, Kotwali Bazaar etc.

Popular Dharamshala Packages

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Dharamshala, Mcleodganj $ 66 2 Nights / 3 Days 2 N / 3 D Hotels, Car, Bus/Train, Sightseeing, Meals Get Quotes >
Dharamshala, Mcleodganj, Dalhousie $ 127 3 Nights / 4 Days 3 N / 4 D Hotels, Car, Meals, Bus/Train Get Quotes >
Dharamshala, Mcleodganj, Bir $ 173 4 Nights / 5 Days 4 N / 5 D Hotels, Car, Sightseeing, Meals Get Quotes >
Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Dalhousie $ 206 6 Nights / 7 Days 6 N / 7 D Hotels, Sightseeing, Meals Get Quotes >
Shimla, Dharamshala $ 200 5 Nights / 6 Days 5 N / 6 D Hotels, Car, Sightseeing, Meals Get Quotes >

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2 Nights / 3 Days

Dharamshala Mini Vacation Package from Delhi

Delhi(0N) → Dharamshala(2N) → Mcleodganj (0N)


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Private cab with driver

Overnight journey in A/C Volvo

Sightseeing in a private cab

$ 66

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3 Nights / 4 Days

Customisable Dharamshala and Dalhousie 3N Package

Delhi(0N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Mcleodganj(0N) → Dalhousie(2N)


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Sightseeing in private cab with driver

Breakfast, Dinner

Bus/Train fare as applicable for transfer(s)

$ 127

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4 Nights / 5 Days

Dharamshala Mcleodganj Bir Triple Fun Tour Package

Dharamshala(1N) → Mcleodganj(1N) → Bir(2N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Trek to Bheem Pather Waterfalls

$ 173

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6 Nights / 7 Days

Glimpse of Himachal in 6 Days

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(1N) → Manali(2N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N)


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Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Khajjiar

$ 206

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5 Nights / 6 Days

Magical Shimla Dharamshala Holiday Package for 5 Nights

Shimla(2N) → Dharamshala(3N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Kufri and Chail

$ 200

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4 Nights / 5 Days

Romantic Honeymoon Package for Dharamshala, Dalhousie & Khajjiar

Delhi(0N) → Dharamshala(2N) → Dalhousie(2N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Excursion to Chamba and Khajjiar

$ 153

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2 Nights / 3 Days

Kareri Lake Trek from Dharamshala

Dharamshala(1N) → Kareri Lake(1N)


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Private cab with driver

Bus/Train fare as applicable for transfer(s)

Sightseeing in a private cab

$ 50

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4 Nights / 5 Days

Dharamshala and Dalhousie Sightseeing Tour Package

Delhi(0N) → Dharamshala(2N) → Mcleodganj (0N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Khajjiar(0N)


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Private cab with driver

Bus/Train fare as applicable for transfer(s)

Breakfast, Dinner

Day Trip to Khajjiar

$ 124

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5 Nights / 6 Days

Dharmshala, Dalhousie and Amritsar Tour

Pathankot(0N) → Dharamshala(2N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Amritsar(1N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

$ 136

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3 Nights / 4 Days

Dharamshala – Bir Billing - Barot Tour

Pathankot(0N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Bir Billing(1N) → Barot (1N)


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Breakfast, Dinner

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Parking, toll luxury tax, green tax, fuel & driver expenses

Optional paragliding in Bir Billing

$ 120

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2 Nights / 3 Days

Weekend Getaway to Mcloedganj

Delhi(0N) → Mcleodganj(2N)


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Full-day Mcleodganj sightseeing by Alto

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Delhi to Dharamshala transfer by volvo luxury bus

Trek to Triund Hill

$ 82

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5 Nights / 6 Days

Divine Katra and Dharamshala Tour

Jammu(0N) → Katra(1N) → Dharamshala(2N) → Dalhousie(2N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

All applicable taxes like Toll tax

$ 160

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9 Nights / 10 Days

Majestic Himalayas Honeymoon Special Package

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Amritsar(1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private Dzire cab with driver

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Breakfast, Dinner

Honeymoon cake, Flower bed decoration, Candlelight dinner, and Apple wine once a night during Manali stay

Excursion to Kufri, Solang Valley, and Khajjiar

$ 367

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8 Nights / 9 Days

Hills of Himachal Tour: Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie & More

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N) → Dharamshala(2N) → Dalhousie(1N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast

Day trip to Kufri & Rohtang Pass

$ 367

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12 Nights / 13 Days

Extensive Himachal & Uttarakhand Tour

Delhi(0N) → Haridwar(2N ) → Chandigarh(1N) → Kasol(1N) → Tosh(1N) → Prashar Lake(1N) → Barot(1N) → Dharamshala(2N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Amritsar(1N)


Hotels, homestays and camps

Bus/Train fare as applicable for transfer(s)

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Camping at Prashar Lake

Breakdown assistance

$ 300

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8 Nights / 9 Days

Dalhousie, Dharamshala, Shimla & Manali Family Package

Shimla (2N) → Manali (3N) → Dharamshala (1N) → Mcleodganj(0N) → Dalhousie (2N)


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Private AC Sedan Cab for Sightseeing & Transfers

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Children below 5 years complimentary

All Hotel Taxes & Service Taxes included

$ 274

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8 Nights / 9 Days

Experience Snow Package: Unforgettable Himachal

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N)


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Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Bus/Train fare as applicable for transfer(s)

$ 267

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6 Nights / 7 Days

Exciting Dharamshala and Amritsar Tour

Delhi(0N) → Dharamshala(2N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Amritsar(2N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

$ 213

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9 Nights / 10 Days

Best of Himachal with Amritsar

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(2N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Amritsar(2N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

Skii (Optional) in Kufri

$ 414

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7 Nights / 8 Days

Beautiful Manali Dharamshala Dalhousie and Amritsar Tour Package

Manali(3N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Amritsar(1N)


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Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Premium for policy by reputed insurer for the trip duration

$ 254

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4 Nights / 5 Days

Tour of Palampur and Dharamshala

Palampur(4N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

$ 280

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3 Nights / 4 Days

Dharamshala and Bir Billing in Volvo (Group Tour)

Sonipat (0N) → Dharamshala(2N) → Bir Billing (01N)


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Sightseeing & Transfers in an AC Volvo

Breakfast

Sonipat pick-up and drop off by AC volvo

Bonfire and music at the camp in Bir

Guided trek from Bir to Billing

$ 110

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9 Nights / 10 Days

Adventurous North India Tour

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Chandigarh(1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

$ 394

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6 Nights / 7 Days

Himachal Devi Darshan with Vaishno Devi Tour

Chandigarh(1N) → Chintpurni(1N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Kangra(1N) → Katra(2N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Bus/Train fare as applicable for transfer(s)

Sightseeing in a private cab

Mansa Devi Temple, Chintpurni Ji, Dharamshala, Chamunda Ji, Vaishno Devi Darshan

$ 147

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6 Nights / 7 Days

7 Days Shimla Dharamshala Manali Tour Package

Delhi(0N) → Shimla(2N) → Manali(3N) → Dharamshala(1N) → Dalhousie(2N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

$ 267

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7 Nights / 8 Days

Scenic Himachal Amritsar Tour Package

Manali(3N) → Dharamshala (1N) → Dalhousie (2N) → Amritsar (1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

$ 210

per adult on twin sharing

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3 Nights / 4 Days

Splendid Dalhousie and Dharamshala

Amritsar(0N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Dharamshala(1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Sightseeing in a private cab

Breakfast, Dinner

$ 147

per adult on twin sharing

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4 Nights / 5 Days

Splendid Amritsar, Dalhousie & Dharamshala

Amritsar(1N) → Dalhousie(2N) → Dharamshala(1N)


Twin-sharing rooms

Private cab with driver

Premium for policy by reputed insurer for the trip duration

Breakfast, Dinner

A child of the age of below 5 years is complimentary without an extra bed.

$ 133

per adult on twin sharing

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FAQs on Dharamshala

Which destinations are usually travelled together with Dharamshala?

The destinations usually clubbed with Dharamshala are Dalhousie, Shimla, Manali & Mcleodganj.

How much will a Dharamshala & Dalhousie package cost?

Dharamshala & Dalhousie package starts from ₹7,500.

How much will a Dharamshala honeymoon package cost?

Dharamshala honeymoon package starts at ₹15,000 for a couple.

What are the best places to visit in Dharamsala?

The top places to visit in Dharamsala are Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, Namgyal Monastery, Mcleodganj, Triund, St. John in the Wilderness Church, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, War Memorial. You can see all the places to visit in Dharamsala here

Which is better Dalhousie or Dharamshala?

Both are excellent destinations to visit, especially for tourists that are looking for peace and tranquillity. Dalhousie though underrated, has several places to visit, such as the Dainkund Peak, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, Khajjiar. Known as the Winter Capital of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala was the residence of the Dalai Lama. The top places to visit in Dharamshala are Namgyal monastery, Dal lake, Triund Hills, Bhagsu falls, etc.,

How many days are enough in Dharamshala?

Two days are sufficient to see the top places at Dharmashala and indulge in other activities. The top places to visit in Dharamshala are Kareri Dal Lake, Bhagsunag temple, Gyuto monastery, Namgyal Monastery, Nechung Monastery, Masroor Rock Cut Temple. Top activities for tourists are Paragliding, trekking, camping, tea gardens visit, etc.,

Is Dharamshala good for honeymoon?

Yes, Dharamshala is a great honeymoon spot. Especially for couples that love mountains, this Himachali destinations is a paradise. Besides traversing through the small paths while enjoying the weather, there are other recreational activities here for couples to indulge in. A visit to Bhagsunag waterfall, Gyuto Monastery, Tea Garden, Dharamshala Jungle Camping is a few top-rated leisure activities here.