Located in Kangra valley in Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala offers several reasons to visit this location especially during the summer months and in winter to check out the beauty of snowfalls.
Day 1: We will pick you from either Pathankot Railway station or Chamunda Marg station. If you are arriving by air then we will pick you from Kangra Airport, Gaggal. We will transfer you to the designated hotel where you can freshen up, have breakfast and get ready for the first day sightseeing trip. First we will visit Nechung Monastery at a distance of 2.5 km from Dharamshala the monastery is actually a part of Tsuglagkhang Complex. After this we will visit Tsuglagkhang Monastery which is another 4 Km from Dharamshala. It is one of the major Buddhist Monastery. Just after this we will proceed for Tsechokling Gompa which is located at a distance of 9 km from Dharamshala. This gompa is also popular as Tse Chok Ling Gompa and is one of the major attractions of this place located in steep hillside area. After this it is time to visit St Jhon Church. This is an 8 km drive from heart of Dharamshala. This is an Anglican church located in Forsyth Ganj and visited by large number of tourists for different religion. Now it’s time to visit Bhagsunath Temple which is undoubtedly one of the oldest temples located in McLeod Ganj. As the name suggest the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. If you are in Dharamshala and not visiting Bhagsu Falls then you are actually missing something extraordinary to watch. It is a stunningly beautiful waterfall located in Bhagsu village which is just behind Bhagsunath Temple. After this we will return back to hotel. You can enjoy your dinner and night stay in hotel.
Day 2: Early morning you can enjoy the breakfast which will be served in the hotel and then freshen up to get ready for the 3nd day sightseeing. We will first visit Namgyalma Stupa which is just 3 Kms from Dharamshala. It is a dome shaped Buddhist structure and believed to have contains of the remains of Buddha. Here you can see the shrine of Sakyamuni Buddha. After this we will visit Norbulingka Institute / Norbulingka Monastery. Dalai Lama established this institute in the year 1988 for the culture, literature and art of Tibet. Now it’s time to visit Gyuto Karmapa Temple / Gyuto Monastery. The Monastery is well-known for Tantric meditation, Tantric ritual and arts and also for Buddhist philosophy. Jetsun Kunga Dhondup, direct disciple of Dalai Lama is the founder of this temple. The last spot of the trip will be of Chamunda Devi Temple. It is one of the most renowned Hindu temples of India on banks of Baner River. It’s a 16th century temple and dedicated to goddess Durga. You can offer pujas and then we will return back to hotel. You will be transferred either to airport or railway station for return journey.