Dalhousie & Dharamshala Tour Package 3N/4D
Dalhousie is a hill station situated in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh at an elevation of 1970 meters from the sea-level.
Main tourist attractions in the Dalhousie trip
Churches in Dalhousie– Dalhousie is a game of four churches i.e. St. Andrews Church, St. Patrick’s Church, St. Francis Church, and St. Johns Church.
Satdhara– Satdhara is a confluence of 7 springs which is said to have therapeutic value as they contain mica.
Khajjiar Meadows– Khajjiar is home to natural meadows and a popular excursion and summer hangout place for tourists to Dalhousie. Horse riding is available in summer for kids.
War Memorial- At their start of town, landscaped lawns and a web of narrow paths fill a pine grove where a monument has been raised to commemorate the post-independence war heroes of Himachal Pradesh
Norbulingka Institute– The Norbulingka Institute was founded in 1988 by the present 14th Dalai Lama at Sidhpur, near Dharamshala. The institute is dedicated to the preservation of the Tibetan language and cultural heritage. The institute is named after Norbulingka, the traditional summer residence of the Dalai Lamas, in Lhasa, Tibet. The main building is a replica of the Norbulingka palace in Lhasa. The Centre for Arts offers training in Tibetan statue making, thangka painting, printing, appliqué and tailoring, wood carving, wood, and metal craft. The Academy also offers long-term courses in Tibetan Buddhism. The institute also has the two-storied Seat of Happiness Temple (Deden Tsuglakhang) built-in 1985 and set amidst the Japanese-inspired Norbulingka gardens. It is known for its 1,173 murals of Buddha, frescoes of all the Dalai Lamas, and drawings chronicling the life of the 14th Dalai Lama. In the main hall stands the 4 mt high gilded copper Buddha, one of the largest outside Tibet. Around the temple are workshops of artisans and apprentices, which produce various handicrafts, also sold at the Norbulingka Gift Shop and Showroom, for the benefit of Tibetan refugees. A short distance from the institute lies the Dolma Ling Buddhist nunnery, and the Gyato Monastery, temporary residence of the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje. Norbulingka Institute is a must-visit for any visitor to Dharamshala for a Tibetan cultural heritage experience.
St John’s Church- Between Forsythganj and Mcleodganj is the charming church of St. John. The area is under the shade of deodar branches, a memorial has been erected over the body of the British Viceroy, Lord Elgin who died at Dharamshala in 1863.
Dalai Lama Monastery- Most prominent site in Mcleodganj is Dalai Lama Temple or Dalai Lama Monastery. It has a large statue of Padmasambhava
Bhagsunath Temple- 3 Kms from Mcleodganj town center islands end, where the road ends. This is where the Bhagsu temple is situated. The temple is popular with North Indians and there are a number of hotels situated here. Guests can walk up to a perennial waterfall adjoining the temple at a short walk away.
Departure TimePlease arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM
Dress CodeComfortable athletic clothing