The Beauty and Charisma of Dharamsala
Dharamsala, is an epitome of serenity in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh enclosed in the Dhauladhar mountains. Any traveler visiting to Dharamsala with his friends or family or even on a solo trip is bound to have an unforgettable experience in one of the most beautiful places in India. Though there are other hill stations in India which are amazing destinations to visit but Dharamsala being enclosed near the Triund valley and of its extraordinary peacefulness it provides an another level of tranquility.
Dharamsala is mainly considered as two regions, lower Dharamsala including the Kotwali Bazaar and other markets is known as ‘Dharamshala’ and upper part of the mountain area is McLeodGanj. For the trekkers and travelers McLeodganj is a heavenly destination to enjoy. This part of Himachal Pradesh is popular for the long stretched greenery among the mountain valleys perfect for the soul searchers out there to rejuvenate themselves. Most commonly the road route is preferred by the travelers visiting there. And it is also known as Little Lhasa for the Tibetan culture prevailing in the surroundings and the Tibetan monasteries, temples and schools located in the area.
Famous venues in Dharamsala like Triund valley which seems like a blanket of snow has covered the horizon, the Dalai Lama temple complex, the picturesque Bhagsu Waterfall, Bhagsunath Temple, Kangra valley, Dharamkot and the mesmerizing Dal Lake are the destinations visited by tourists and travelers. Other than those there are a number of monasteries and museums to visit for the tourists. The possessing natural beauty and pleasant chilly weather of McLeodGanj and Dharamsala makes the visitors come over there again and again and the city is crowded with tourists in the peak season from May-September. Not only for its splendor but for its delights of food, this destination earns its reputation. Variety of Tibetan food like Momos Soup, Momos, noodles, thukpa, etc. are some scrumptious delights to enjoy while in Dharamsala. Also there is no dearth of accommodation suitable for one’s comforts and needs. There are a number of places in Dharamsala for accommodation varying from small and cheap to lavish as well as luxurious ones.
Along with enthralling valleys to see, there is more for adventure lovers to enjoy. Trekking sports like paragliding, parasailing, bonfires and camping are over there to enjoy by everyone who wants an adrenaline rush. Among all the hill stations Dharamsala becomes a unique one for its versatilities and epic natural beauty. For friends, families and solo travellers McLeodGanj and Dharamsala are a place to must visit and enjoy an unforgettable time.