Family and Kids in Dharamshala

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Dharamshala? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Dharamshala, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Dharamshala.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Dharamshala for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Hpca Stadium

    Family and Kids

    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 elaborate. Head over to catch a game in action. If no game is scheduled, you can still check out the stadium. Even when there is no cricket match being played, one section of the stadium is kept open f...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    The Body Temple

    Family and Kids

    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 Temple, no treatments are alike- they provide customized packages. Hence, ensure that you keep aside a chunk of your time while visiting this place. The process includes a pre-massage diagnosis/ s...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Kangra Fort

    Family and Kids

    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 history, the Kangra Fort has had many famous historical figures as its residents and rulers- from Mahmud of Ghazni to Muhammad bin Tughluq to Mughal Emperor Jahangir to Maharaja Ranjit Singh. It was late...Read more
  4. Amazing Dharamshala attraction for kids
    Gyuto Monastery

    Family and Kids

    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 mountains and harmony. Not just the surroundings, even the monastery building and premises are stunning. Head over to the Gyuto monastery to pray, attain inner peace and witness holy monks studying,...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Dharamshala War Memorial

    Park

    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 of 1947-48, 1962, 1965 and 1971 and in various peace-keeping missions. Within the memorial park you will find: Panels of black marble inscribed with the names of martyrs who lost their lives. Arm...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Dharamshala
    Tushita Meditation Centre

    Family and Kids

    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 Practice Retreats If you don’t want to join a course, the centre also has daily drop-in guided meditation classes.
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Chamunda Devi

    Family and Kids

    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 known as Chamunda). It is believed that worshipping at this temple gives moksha (salvation) to the ancestors of the worshipper.
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Masrur Rock Cut Temple

    Family and Kids

    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 patterns and divine statues, these are what make the temple so mysterious and surreal. The main shrines of the Masrur Rock Cut Temples are dedicated to Rama, Laxmana and Sita. The temple complex is sit...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Tibetan Insititute Of Performing Arts

    Educational Site

    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, TIPA was established in August 1959 to safeguard the traditional performing arts of Tibet. Since then, the institute has been spreading awareness about Tibetan culture and civilization. Highlight...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Kangra Art Museum

    Family and Kids

    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 over 1500 art objects. These include miniature paintings, jewellery, pottery, textiles, minted coins, sculptures and objects of cultural anthropology.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Kunal Pathri

    Family and Kids

    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 Lord Shiva, fell here while Lord Shiva was carrying her charred body. The temple is set amidst dense forests and tea gardens. Trivia- Within the temple premises is a stone which always remains wet. A...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Thankas And Gifts

    Family and Kids

    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, perfumes and other trinkets. While buying thankas, take the help of Marleen, the friendly and very knowledgeable owner of the store.
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Kareri Lake

    Family and Kids

    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 summers when the pasture lands are rich and the area surrounding the lake is filled with an array of wild flowers. If you plan on staying overnight, you can spend a night at a homestay in Kareri Village...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Bhagsu Yoga Institute

    Educational Site

    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 techniques Pranayama Reiki Yoga If you are not game for joining a course, you can still visit the institute and attend a ‘Daily Drop-in Class’.
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Bhagsunag Fall

    Family and Kids

    Are you planning for a short trek? If yes, then you must plan a trip to the Bhagsu Falls which is famous waterfall of Dharamashala. When you are trekking in the hilly areas alongside the falls, you will definitely get a relief from the daily chore of life. The enchanting view of the waterfall along with the cool breeze of the surrounding will give you an ultimate peace. The falls are perfect fo...Read more