Best Things To Do in Dharamshala, India

Whether you're visiting Dharamshala for a few days or are a localite, Dharamshala is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Dharamshala. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Dharamshala. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Dharamshala. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Dharamshala keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Dharamshala listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Dharamshala which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Dharamshala will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Dharamshala recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Dharamshala

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Dharamshala that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 4411 itineraries
    Hpca Stadium

    Tags: Stadium, Architecture

    Address: Civil Lines Rd, Jawahar Nagar, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176215

    Timings: 03:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association’s cricket stadium is set against the backdrop of snow clad mountains and lush green forests. The architecture of the stadium itself is colourful and elab...Read more

  2. #2 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 2804 itineraries
    The Body Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Dharamkot Village, Dharamsala 176219

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The Body Temple is a massage studio located in Dharamkot. The ambience of the studio is tastefully done. The massage technique they use is the ‘Ayurvedic Yoga Massage therapy’. At the Body...Read more

  3. #3 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 2854 itineraries
    Kangra Fort

    Tags: Temple, Historical Site, Tower, Architecture

    Address: Old Kangra, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh 176001

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located around 20 kilometres from Dharamshala, the Kangra Fort is a Rajput fort and is the largest one in the Himalayas. It is also one of the oldest dated forts in India. Having an interesting histor...Read more

  4. #4 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 2609 itineraries
    Gyuto Monastery

    Tags: Religious Site, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: P.O. Sidhbari, Dharamsala, 176057 Dist. Kangra, India

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:00 am Details

    A combination of knowledge, peace and serenity, the Gyuto Monastery is the temporary residence of the Karmapa. Situated at an absolutely beautiful location the monastery is surrounded by snow capped m...Read more

  5. #5 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 4670 itineraries
    Dharamshala War Memorial

    Tags: Park, War Memorial

    Address: Kachehri Road, Jawahar Nagar, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176215

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Dharamshala War Memorial is a beautiful tribute to the war heroes. Situated amidst dense forests and greenery, the park is dedicated to the many soldiers who lost their lives during the operations...Read more

  6. #6 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 3125 itineraries
    Chamunda Devi

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: State Highway 17, Padar, Himachal Pradesh 176052

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Located on a hillock, an easy hike is involved to reach the Chamunda Devi temple. Situated approximately 18 kilometres from the city centre, the temple’s deity is Goddess Durga (who is also know...Read more

  7. #7 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 1103 itineraries
    Tushita Meditation Centre

    Tags: Religious Site, Leisure

    Address: Dharamkot, McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176219

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    To learn more about Buddhism and to study and practice the religion, head over to the Tushita Meditation Centre. Courses offered are: Introduction to Buddhism Intermediate level courses Group Practic...Read more

  8. #8 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 1104 itineraries
    Masrur Rock Cut Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Statue

    Address: Masroor, Lahalpur, Himachal Pradesh 176026

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Situated around 40 kilometres from Dharamshala, Masrur is famous for its various rock-cut temples that date back to the 8th century AD. The carvings in stone are a sight to behold! Intricate patt...Read more

  9. #9 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 1949 itineraries
    Tibetan Insititute Of Performing Arts

    Tags: Art And Culture, Educational Site, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: Trail to Triund Hill from Main Square, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176219

    The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) was formed with the aim of preserving and promoting Tibet’s tradition of performing arts. Formed under the guidance of His Holiness the Dalai Lama...Read more

  10. #10 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 1760 itineraries
    Kangra Art Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Near Kotwali Bazaar, Dharmshala, Himachal Pradesh

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Opened in the year 1990, the Museum of Kangra Art was formed to preserve and revive the cultural heritage of the Kangra region. Located in the heart of Dharamshala, the museum houses a collection of o...Read more

  11. #11 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 2584 itineraries
    Kunal Pathri

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Pat, Himachal Pradesh 176216

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Kunal Pathri temple is dedicated to Goddess Kalpeshwari. It is located around 3 kilometres from the Kotwali Bazaar of Dharamshala. Legend goes that a part of the skull of Sati, the companion of Lo...Read more

  12. #12 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 1420 itineraries
    Thankas And Gifts

    Tags: Market, Shopping Center, Specialty Shop

    Address: Jogiwara Road, Opposite Tibetan Gas office, Dharamsala 176219

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Thankas and Gifts is the answer to all your souvenir shopping related queries! Working with local artisans, the store sells traditional Tibetan thankas (thangas), incense sticks, meditation malas, per...Read more

  13. #13 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 1970 itineraries
    Kareri Lake

    Tags: Water Body, Village, Camp, Lake

    Address: Kareri Lake, Kangra dist., Himachal Pradesh

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A must visit for trekkers, the Kareri Lake is located between the ranges of Dhauladhar. An elliptical glacial lake, head over to the place for a rich and surreal experience. Plan visiting during summe...Read more

  14. #14 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 649 itineraries
    Bhagsu Yoga Institute

    Tags: Educational Site, Leisure

    Address: Next to Singh Corner, Upper Bhagsunag, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:00 am Details

    The Bhagsu Yoga Institute was founded in the year 2010 by Yogi Bhajan Omshankar with the aim of imparting his knowledge of yoga on the world. At the institute, one can undergo training in: Meditation...Read more

  15. #15 of 75 Things To Do in Dharamshala
    - Used in 49 itineraries
    Pink House

    Tags: Hotel

    Address: Jogiwara Road, Opp. Yongling School, Mcleodganj, District Kangra, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176219

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    If you are new to the city of Dharamshala, Pink House is a very convenient option to consider while choosing any hotel. With the H H Dalai Lama Main Temple close by, this hotel is beautifully located....Read more

Activities And Tours

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