Located in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, this is one of the summer family holiday destinations in India. An overnight journey from Delhi, it also makes for an amazing weekend getaway. The views of the mountains are stunning and the environs are peaceful. If your family is game to it, then you can also set up tents and stay overnight. Explore the monasteries and relish the local flavours of this hill town.

Major Attractions

Namgyal Monastery

When in Dharamshala, one must visit the Tsuglag Khang Complex and Namgyal Monastery, which is the home of the Dalai Lama, and also the largest Tibetan temple outside Tibet. The Namgyal Monastery is often referred to as “Dalai Lama’s Temple” as it is the personal monastery of the 14th Dalai Lama.


Kareri Dal Lake

Trekking near Dharamshala to Lam Dal and Kareri Lake is one of the best experience of trekking, trek goes to Lam Dal and Kareri lake at high altitude.

Dharamshala Cricket Stadium

Beautiful cricket stadium with snow capped background of Dhauladhar ranges and  high altitude location, the ambience of the cricket stadium is simply breathtaking.

Best Things To Do:

Visit the Kangra Fort and head to St. John In The Wilderness Church.

Best Time To Visit:

March to July