5 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

5 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

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5 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
1
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dharamsala
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Hyderabad

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Dainkund Peak, identify plant and animal life at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rock Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, then browse the different shops at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, and finally identify plant and animal life at Panjpulla.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dalhousie trip planner.

Hyderabad to Dalhousie is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
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Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church

2
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagsunath Temple, then admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triund Hill. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Tibetan Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalai Lama Temple Complex.

To find out how to plan a trip to Dharamsala, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Dalhousie to Dharamsala by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Museums
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Bhagsunath Temple ©
Bhagsunath Temple

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