This Himalayan city has time and again beckoned adventure freaks, culture enthusiasts, and nature lovers who head here every summer to get a taste of its mountains, monasteries and its delectable Tibetan cuisine. A little over 5km from Dharamsala, the charming district of McLeod Ganj is the perfect escape for this season, making it one of the best tourist places to visit in India in June. Home to the Dalai Lama, the spiritual aura surrounding Dharamshala remains uncontested.
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Ideal for: Dharamshala is an ideal getaway destination for solo travellers and backpackers. The hill town also appeals to travellers on a tight budget. Click here to connect with your travel guide and plan your next budget trip to Dhramshala.
Things to do in and around Dharamshala: Experience peace and calm at Dalai Lama Temple Complex; take the famed Triund trek and plan a day trip to Kangra valley.
Getting There: The nearest railway station is at Pathankot, 85 kilometres away. The nearest airport is at Gaggal, at a distance of about 13 kilometres from Dharamshala.
Tip: The region surrounding Dharamshala is known for its steep, curved roads so unless you're really comfortable, always carry adequate medicines for motion sickness.
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