Dharamsala

The Seat of the Dalai Lama

Entrenched amidst the coniferous forests of Kangra Valley, in close proximity to the Dhauladhar mountains, lies Dharamsala. Upper Dharamsala, or Mcleodganj, is the place of residence of the Dalai Lama. It is also the headquarters of the Tibetan government in exile. It is populated mostly by Tibetans.

Quick Facts

  1. Dharamsala was once the summer retreat of the British, before a major earthquake in 1905 caused them to turn to Shimla for the summers

The “India Kosher Travel” Experience

 

  • There are many trekking trails in and around Dharamsala and Dhauladhar. Triund is one of the better known ones
  • Dhauladhar also provides ample opportunities for rock climbing
  • There are a number of streams were one can go angling and fishing
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