Home to a number of temples and picturesque scenery, Dharamshala is is one of the top holiday destinations in Himachal Pradesh, popular for its spiritual importance. If you are planning to visit Dharamshala, it is advisable to research and plan an itinerary beforehand. You can explore various nearby destinations while staying at world-class cottages in Himachal Pradesh, such as Rakkh Resort. Continuing the discussion, in this blog, we cover five holiday destinations you can explore when in Dharamshala. Take a look.
Located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, Palampur is an hour drive from Dharamshala. The beautiful place is famous for pine groves, tea gardens, water streams, temples, and pleasant weather throughout the year. Palampur is a must-visit place if you wish to get away from the city hustle-bustle and indulge in adventure sports, such as hang-gliding and boating. You can also shop for Thangka paintings and Tibetan craft as a souvenir.
Known to be one of India’s top paragliding destinations, Bir is a two-hour drive from Dharamshala. Located west of Joginder Nagai Valley, Bir is a picturesque place that is home to snow-capped mountains, tea gardens, and beautiful valleys. Along with mesmerizing views, Bir is also home to a number of easy and beautiful treks. Bir is the perfect holiday escape for adventure junkies and nature lovers.
Located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, Triund is one of the most beautiful treks from Mcleodganj. Triund is a 6 km trek from Mcleodganj that, usually, takes 3 hours to complete. Although the trek is challenging, it is a once in a lifetime experience, making your Dharamshala trip a memorable one. The place is 2,828 km above sea level and is home to mesmerizing views of snow-capped mountains and beautiful sunsets. When visiting Dharamshala, trek to Triund and camp under the stars to make the most of your getaway.
A paradise holiday destination for nature lovers, Kullu is located in Kullu Valley, along the banks of Beas river, and is a 5 hour drive from Dharamshala. Kullu is home to the Great Himalayan National Park that has over 375 species of flora and fauna. Along with mesmerizing views, you can also indulge in a number of adventure activities, such as paragliding, river crossing, water rappelling, and rock climbing when exploring Kullu.
An hour drive from Dharamshala, Pathankot is famous for its rich history and lush greenery. Pathankot is home to two of the most historic temples, namely Nagni and Kathgarh Temple, an is also home to the Nurpur Fort – that is over 900 years old. In addition to great architecture and historic significance, the scenery of the place is breathtaking.
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Visiting the destinations we have mentioned will surely help you get more out of your stay in Dharamshala. If you are wondering where to stay, look no further than Rakkh Resort. We offer world-class amenities and services, including spa treatments and yoga sessions. We also have in-house adventure activity options, such as paragliding, mountain biking, rock climbing, trekking, and more. Book your stay online or simply call +91-88004-09567. To check out the best offers, click here.