8 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

8 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

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8 days in Dalhousie & Dharamsala Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Dalhousie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Dharamsala
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: New Delhi

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.
Head to Dainkund Peak and Khajjiar Lakefor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Chamera Lake and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza, admire the natural beauty at Rock Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Panjpulla.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dalhousie online route maker .

New Delhi to Dalhousie is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dharamsala.

Things to do in Dalhousie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chamba
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Dainkund Peak ©
Dainkund Peak
Chamera Lake ©
Chamera Lake
Khajjiar Lake ©
Khajjiar Lake

4
nights
Dharamsala

Dharamsala ©
The hill station of Dharamsala's reputation stems from its large community of exiled Tibetan Buddhists, including the Dalai Lama.
Take a break from the city and head to Triund Hill and Kangra Valley. For shopping fun, head to Spas & Wellness or Norbulingka Institute. Step out of Dharamsala with an excursion to Sobha Singh Art Gallery in Palampur--about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Bhagsu Waterfall, browse the different shops at Maximus Mall, explore the activities along Dal Lake, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalachakra Temple.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dharamsala tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Dalhousie to Dharamsala in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dharamsala

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jawalamukhi Devi Temple, Sobha Singh Art Gallery
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Triund Hill ©
Triund Hill
Bhagsu Waterfall ©
Bhagsu Waterfall
Dal Lake ©
Dal Lake

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