13 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

13 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

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13 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: Dalhousie
1
Dalhousie
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dharamsala
— 3 nights
3
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Dalhousie

7
nights
Dalhousie

Dalhousie ©
Set over a number of hills, the quiet town of Dalhousie was established by the British in the 19th century as a summer resort town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dalhousie: Pathankot (Mukteshwar Temple & Ranjit Sagar Dam), Chamba (Khajjiar Lake, Laxmi Narayan Temple, & more) and Sukrala Mata Temple (in Kathua). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dainkund Peak, contemplate the waterfront views at Chamera Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwood Paramdham, and admire the striking features of Rang Mahal.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dalhousie itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Dalhousie. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Chamba, Pathankot, Sukrala Mata Temple, Raghunath Temple
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

3
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John, and then admire all the interesting features of Norbulingka Institute. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Dal Lake, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhagsu Waterfall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple.

You can plan Dharamsala trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Dalhousie to Dharamsala takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Parks Nature Spas
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Norbulingka Institute ©
Norbulingka Institute
Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): make a trip to Aghanjar Mahadev Temple and then admire the verdant scenery at Kangra Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tsechokling Gompa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalachakra Temple, and then get great views at Naddi View Point.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dharamsala day trip planner .

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kangra Fort
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Kangra Fort ©
Kangra Fort
Kangra Valley ©
Kangra Valley
Tibetan Museum ©
Tibetan Museum

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