Visit Bhagsunag Waterfall
A magical experience awaits at the waterfall, located very close to the Bhagsunag Temple. A magnificent and very popular attraction, it is a must-visit when you are in Dharamshala. A scenic hike through lush forests brings you face-to-face with the waterfall. Take a moment to enjoy the peace and soak in the serenity of the surroundings.
Trek in the Dhauladhar Range
Surrounded by the might Dhauladhar range, Dharamshala offers many avenues for trekking, the most popular being the Triund Trek. Dedicate one day to walking through lush forests, panoramic viewpoints and scenic meadows with this relatively easy trek. Longer trek options are also available, like Indrahar and Kaveri Lake.
Take a trip around the most scenic spots in Dharamshala on two wheels. Enjoy uninhibited exhilaration as you traverse through lush forests and the beautiful valley.
Bir Billing, situated very close to Dharamshala, touted as the paragliding capital of India is indeed a haven for thrill seekers. An absolutely breathtaking experience awaits as you glide through the skies relishing the rewarding sights of the valley below.
Attend a Cricket Match at HPCA Stadium
The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium in Dharamshala is indeed one of the best places to watch a cricket match and is one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world. With the Dhauladhar range as its backdrop, watching a cricket match here is an unforgettable experience.
Explore Hidden Waterfalls
When you take off on a road less travelled, you will uncover some enchanting waterfalls that may be left hidden. Pursuing these beauties with the help of a guide can be a sublime experience. Neugal Khad and Bhated Waterfall are some gems.
Bird Watching in Pong Dam Wildlife Sanctuary
An absolute haven for bird watchers, the Pong Dam Wildlife Sanctuary is a must visit. At a distance of just 100 Km from Dharamshala, it is home to more than 220 species of resident and migratory birds like black necked cranes, bar headed geese and various waterfowl. A guided tour through this natural habitat can elevate your holiday.
Nature Walks in Dharamkot
Witness village life and pure beauty as you walk through Dharamkot, a small village near McLeodganj. Choose to walk by yourself or ask a local guide to help you explore, either way, it’s a walk that’s filled with tranquility and majestic views.
Pottery Making Workshops
Learn the art of pottery making through workshops organised in Dharamshala under the guidance of experts. It is an extremely immersive and hands-on experience that will add creative spin to your visit.
Explore Celestial Splendors
Be awed by the splendour of the night sky as you gaze upon it at Brij Anayra. A twinkling blanket with countless stars, celestial wonders and planets is a sight for sore eyes.
Guided yoga sessions at Brij Anayara an experience that is truly refreshing for mind, body and soul. Relaxing meditation and relaxing stretches in environs that make city dwellers go green with envy will indeed set the pace for an energetic day of exploration in Dharamshala. Do note Yoga sessions are organised upon request.
Let the healing power of sound take over as you immerse yourself in a therapeutic private session to promote emotional wellbeing and reduce stress. Various wellness centres in Dharamshala through Tibetan Singing bowls and other instruments offer magical healing through sound. Try it and find solace in soothing vibrations and sounds that promote relaxation, inner healing and balance.
Explore McLeod Ganj
Lying on the outskirts of Dharamshala, McLeodganj is where you can experience a slice of Tibet. The winding and narrow streets are lined with restaurants, cafes serving authentic Tibetan cuisine and Tibetan shops where you can get your hands on some fine souvenirs and handicrafts. Do visit the Tibetan Museum to get a sneak peek into their beautiful culture.
Visit to the Dalai Lama Temple Complex
A visit to the Dalai Lama Temple Complex will allow you access the spiritual beauty of Tibetan culture.
Visit Norbulingka Institute
A centre for the preservation of Tibetan culture and art, it is an absolute must visit if you are even slightly interested in exploring the glories of Buddhism. Thangka painting, wood carving and metal work is what you can get a glimpse of and even immerse more into their culture through a walk through the museum, craft shops and art gallery.
Explore Kangra Fort
At a distance of just 20 km from Dharamshala, the Kangra fort should be a part of your itinerary. With awe inspiring views of the valley, it is a historic marvel being one of the oldest forts in India.
Explore Tea Gardens
Dharamshala is surrounded by lush tea gardens, particularly in the Kangra Valley region. Take a tour of these scenic tea estates, such as the Palampur Tea Cooperative or the Wah Tea Estate, where you can learn about the tea-making process, sample different teas, and enjoy the serene ambience.
Slow Life Experience
Explore the idea of living in harmony with your surroundings with Brija Anayra’s holistic philosophy of a slow life. Tour our bountiful organic gardens and witness how we harness the opportunity of these fertile spaces for production of food, all guided by the principles of permaculture.
Pick fresh greens and herbs that we will use to cook a delicious meal for you and give in to a truly satiating farm to table experience.
Intimate Garden Lunch Experience
As you feast on a wholesome lunch in our beautiful garden, you can’t help but feast your eyes on the mesmerizing views that surround the property as well. A delightful drama unfolds as we escort you blindfolded from your room to a secret garden with utopian views. An especially curated farm fresh meal awaits offering something for every sense.
Beneath starry skies, join us for an unforgettable evening of warm conversations. Be intrigued as our naturalist spills the beans about local culture, nearby attractions and wildlife. Enjoy a cosy evening with your loved ones as we pamper you with culinary delights.
Indulge in Tibetan Cuisine
Dharamshala offers a variety of Tibetan and Himalayan cuisine that you shouldn't miss. Try thukpa (noodle soup), tingmo (Tibetan steamed bread), butter tea, and yak meat dishes. You can find numerous Tibetan restaurants and cafes in McLeod Ganj and other areas of Dharamshala.
Learn the art of preparing local Himachali and Tibetan delicacies, using traditional ingredients and techniques with our expert chefs.
Food Walk in McLeod Ganj
Embark on a gastronomic journey, exploring the vibrant food scene of McLeod Ganj, with its diverse eateries and cafes.
Visit Aghanjar Mahadev Temple
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, nestled in a serene valley near Dharamshala is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and offers a tranquil atmosphere for meditation and introspection. It is surrounded by greenery and splendid views of the Dhauladhar Range.
Visit the Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries
Dharamshala is known as the residence of the Dalai Lama and the headquarters of the Tibetan government in exile. The town has several Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, including the famous Tsuglagkhang Complex, which houses the Dalai Lama's temple. You can participate in meditation sessions, attend teachings, and immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere of these monasteries.
Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts
Witness mesmerizing traditional Tibetan music, dance, and theatre performances at this renowned institute.
Kangra Miniature Painting Workshop
Engage in a hands-on workshop to learn the intricate art of Kangra miniature painting, a unique regional art form.
Traditional Himachali Dance & Bonfire
Experience the captivating beauty of traditional Himachali dance accompanied by lively folk music. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Himachal Pradesh, while enjoying a mesmerizing performance around a warm and inviting bonfire in our garden. Indulge in the finest local delicacies and your favourite beverages. Perfect for friends and family groups, this unforgettable event can be organized on guest request.
Explore local markets to discover exquisite Tibetan handicrafts, including thangkas, prayer flags, and handwoven textiles.