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  • Crowned at a soaring height of about 1800m, Kasauli, a small town located in the proximity of Shimla has gradually become one of the favorite hill stations in north India. Serene environs, winding roads and unending silence – Kasauli still holds all the elements that sustain its reputation of a hill-station.

    Away from the wraps of urbanization this beautiful town is a cantonment area that further contributes to beholding the pure virginity of this hill-station. Located in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, Kasauli is one hill station that is beautiful throughout the year- be it the pleasant weather of April or cool- windy, snowy weather in the winters – no matter what season you prefer to travel to this place you will not be disappointed as Kasauli has its own charms known for alluring people from all over the world. 

    Owing to its huge tourist countdown there is an increase in the number of resorts in Kasauli as well. Due to its close proximity with Chandigarh and Delhi, this place has gradually become an ideal weekend getaway destination, keeping in mind the need of the different kinds of tourists – there are an ample number of resorts in Kasauli that help tourists to enjoy the most of it. 

    To save your effort, we bring you our best selected and refined list of some of the best resorts in Kasauli that will help you in deciding not only your travel destination but also best resort to stay.

    Here are some of the best resorts in Kasauli:

  • 01Kasauli Resort

    Kasauli Resort
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    Located within a 90 minutes’ drive from Chandigarh, Kasauli Resort was constructed considering the requirement of an impulsive getaway among tourists from close as well as the neighboring region. With the opening of this 3-star property, a long-standing need for decent accommodation for tourists has been met.

    Crowned at a picturesque location this stunning luxury resort in Kasauli provides one of the best early morning and late night views. Also, with all the world-class amenities available at a click such as Jacuzzi, Sauna and Spa make this resort one of the perfect and best places of accommodation in Kasauli. 

    Initially, what was just a one building structure, this beautiful resort has now spread over a considerable area and it will not be wrong to consider this resort as one of the best and finest in Kasauli.

    Location: Kasauli - 173204, Himachal Pradesh, India.

    Price: Starting from Rs. 5000/-.

    Know more: Kasauli Resorts.

  • 02Kasauli Castle Resort

    Kasauli Castle Resort

    Kasauli Castle Resort justifies its name in all true senses. Located in the picturesque hills of this stunning town, this resort provides you with grand views of the beautiful valley surrounding it. Founded in 2007 this gorgeous resort in Kasauli has gradually transformed from a hotel to a one-stop-destination for one and all.

    Away from the cobwebs of the city life one can easily find peace in the vicinity of this place. This luxury resort in Kasauli offers three types of accommodation facilities i.e. Premium Deluxe (Lawn), Super Deluxe and Luxury Suites. The hotel is well equipped with all the required facilities – you name it and they have it. 

    Further, the picturesque surrounding of this fabulous abode makes it’s worth the money.

    Kimmughat, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh 173201

    Price: Starting from Rs. 4300/-.

    Know more: 
    Kasauli Castle Resort.

  • 03Baikunth Resort

    Baikunth Resort

    Baikunth is certainly one of the most beautiful Kasauli Resorts, set amidst beautiful surroundings of tall trees and spectacular mountains, this nature’s abode is known for its cozy and comfortable ambience. It might not be wrong to say that Baikunth Resort is a perfect ‘home-away-from-home’. 

    Having contemporary aesthetics, it is well equipped and provides a comfortable stay for its guests. One thing that makes this resort is unique is that Baikunth is one nostalgic place that is considered as home among various alumni of famous schools of the region and other people who just visit this resort to relive their old-Kasauli-days.

    There are a total of 35 rooms, each of the room offers distinct and absolutely gorgeous views. With an array of in-house activities such as glass house bar, jungle cafe, car parking, and scenic venues for private parties, spa & health club this resort in Kasauli truly defines the real meaning and purpose of a hill station.

    Location: Village Chabbal, P.O. Garkhal, Tehsil Kasauli, Solan, Himachal Pradesh 173201.

    Price: Starting from Rs. 8,790/-.

    Know more: 
    Baikunth Resort.

  • 04Winnies Holiday Inn

    Winnies Holiday Inn

    An idyllic destination in the peaceful and serene surrounding of Kasauli, Winnies Holiday Inn is best known for its home-style accommodation with all the modern amenities for travelers who wish to relish the most of this delightful hill-station. Started by a local, this resort was built with the motive of providing comfortable and hospitable living conditions to all its guests.

    Adorned amidst dense pine thickets, this is one resort in Kasauli that provides majestic views of the vast valley on one side and absolutely mind-blowing scenery of the hills decked with beautiful, tall pine trees on the other side. 

    One of the most remarkable features about this luxury resort in Kasauli is its open lawn theatre which enables you to fulfill all your dreams about a typical hill station vacation with your entire family or just with your special someone.

    Location: Village Sanawar on Main Dharampur Kasauli Road, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh 173202

    Price: Starting from Rs. 5300/-.

    Know more: Winnies Holiday Inn.

  • 05Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds

    Considerably new as compared to rest of the resorts in Kasauli, Whispering Winds is located on the way to Kasauli and provides you with pleasant sunny days and evenings- owing to its strategic position in the valley. 

    One can easily enthrall in the pleasant echoes of the leaves in the surrounding thickets and chirping of the birds on the distant hills and trees that will keep you delighted throughout your stay here.

    Going by the name, this delightful Kasauli Resort provides you with your required odes of nature- slowly hushing of the pine forests, cool breeze enveloping the property throughout the day and prevailing serenity makes this resort one of the most comfortable and homely property.

    Location: Dharampur-Kasauli Road, Dharampur, Solan, Himachal Pradesh 173209.

    Price: Starting from Rs. 2500/-.

    Know more: 
    Whispering Winds.

  • 06UNA Comfort Kasauli Hill Resorts

    UNA Comfort Kasauli Hill Resorts

    Situated on the Kalka-Shimla Highway, the resort is surrounded by ample panoramic views. What makes this Kasauli resort unique from the rest as mentioned in our list is that this is one of the best places for picnics and camping. Its strategic location amidst dense wood thickets offers a pollution free and peaceful environment for meditation camps.

    A huge conference hall (Nest), a plush multi-cuisine restaurant (Metro) and exotic rooms, this resort provides its customers with an experience that they just cannot forget. Also, the easy availability of various amenities such as Luxury tents with all modern facilities makes this resort not only unique but one of the favorites among routine travelers.

    Vill. Kawali, Kharog, Kasauli, Kasauli Tehsil 173204, India.

    Price: Starting from Rs. 2800/-.

    Know more: 
    UNA Comfort Kasauli Hill Resorts.

  • 07Kasauli Regency

    Kasauli Regency

    Kasauli Regency a small Boutique Hotel in Kasauli might be new and small as compared to the rivals that have maintained their position after years of struggle but this considerably new resort in Kasauli is ranked on top of the Hotels in Kasauli by various web journals.

    What makes this resort completely different and remarkable is its Silent Disco. Kasauli Regency is the first and only hotel in India to start its own headphone parties after 10 PM in its famous ‘Hangout Bar’ called Silent Noise or Silent Disco parties, a European concept to party. 

    The hotel provides the music lovers three kinds of music (Trance, Hindi, and English) as per their preference.

     Kimmughat, District Solan, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh 173201.

    Price: Starting from Rs. 5500/-.

    Know more: 
    Kasauli Regency.

  • 08Hills Pride Resort

    Hills Pride Resort

    This beautiful resort is located in Sanawar, a small village close to Kasauli which is best known for the historic Lawrence School. Located in the pristine environs, this stunning resort near Kasauli provides you with panoramic views of Kasauli and neighboring Garkhal region. 

    One can easily admire the beauty of the majestic Kasauli hills that are evidently clear from this gorgeous resort.

    Minimal changes have been made so as to provide guests with a rustic hill-station appeal. The wooden ceilings and the sprawling lawn offers spectacular sunrise views which makes morning tea all the more special here.

    Sanawar Village, 173202

    Price: Starting from Rs. 3500/-

    Know more: Hills Pride Resort.

  • 09Kasauli Continental Resort

    Kasauli Continental Resort

    As the tag line says, this stunning resort located just a few blocks from Kasauli hills certainly redefines luxury. Whether its extravagance, coziness or nature’s retreat Kasauli Continental Resort is the one-stop destination that offers its guests with an optimum blend of all the three. 

    The modern and elegantly designed Resort is a commercial hotspot for business and entertainment.

    This is one of the most innovative resorts in Kasauli that offers a unique concept of cottages with kitchenette facilities i.e. people who fantasize of cooking while looking at the grand hills from their kitchen windows can finally fulfill their dream in this stunning resort.

    Location: Dharampur-Kasauli Road Near Pine Grove School, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh 173209

    Price: Starting from Rs. 1890/-.

    Know more: Kasauli Continental Resort.

  • 10Shivalik Resort

    Shivalik Resort
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    Shivalik is the first resort that you will come across on your way to Kasauli. This pleasant property situated 2.5km from Dharampur has been planned and constructed to aesthetically blend with the surroundings.

    This beautiful white and red painted resort is visible from Jabli hills, set behind a hill lock this gleeful resort is a new addition to the already established resorts in Kasauli but considering the amount and types of amenities provided here, there is no doubt that this newcomer will lead the race in coming years.

    With its high levels of comfort, service, cuisine along with a perfect fusion of relaxation, entertainment and adventure activities this resort near Kasauli provides you with one of the redefined staying experience.

    Location: Kasauli Road, Dharampur, Himachal Pradesh 173209

    Price: Starting from Rs. 2000/-.

    Know more: Shivalik Resort.

  • 11Wood Creek Resort & Spa

    Wood Creek Resort & Spa

    Hotel Wood Creek Resort & Spa is built with the objective of sustaining the virgin beauty of this beautiful town of Kasauli. One of the most luxurious resorts in Kasauli, Hotel Wood Creek Resort offers limited amenities but whatever services they provide maintains unmatched quality and service.

    The property assures a pleasant stay to all its guests. Open doors to a completely new and panoramic view that will change your perspective about vacationing. There is no better way to de-stress yourself than relaxing in a comfortable open-air environ that provides you with appealing views – owing to this need of the customer the resort revolves around the idea of relaxation in nature’s abode.

    Garkhal, Teh-Kasauli, Sanawar, Himachal Pradesh 173201

    Price: Starting from Rs. 4800/-.

    Know more: Wood Creek Resort & Spa.

  • 12Bird View Kasauli Resort

    Bird View Kasauli Resort

    This stunning resort located on the old Kasauli road justifies its name in the true sense. One can easily spot various hilly birds flocking on the distant trees and hills while relaxing in this stunning property that is way from the hum-drum of the city life and offers an ideal stress-free time.

    The hotel is built on the cottage mode – each cottage supports its own individual kitchen and independent sit-outs that promises each visitor with complete freedom and refreshing time.

    Location: Old Kasauli Road, Shiv Parbat, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh 173204

    Price: Starting from Rs. 2000/-. 

    Know more: Bird View Kasauli Resort.

  • 13The Ross Common

    This Himachal government tourism resort is one of the oldest and well-known resorts in Kasauli. Widely acclaimed for its aesthetic design, unique architecture and exclusive style – this is the only resort that still somehow maintains that old colonial charm.

    This colonial bungalow transformed heritage hotel provides a comfortable and lavish stay experience to the guests. The impressive British styled architecture and the tranquil Kasauli environs provides you with an out -of –India experience.

    Location: Monkey Point Road, Near The Abbey, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh 173204

    Starting from Rs. 2500/-.

    Know more:
     The Ross Common.

  • 14The Blossom Resorts

    The Blossom Resorts

    Located just 60km away from Chandigarh, this stunning resort is a non-stop nature’s retreat, away from hustle - bustle and pollution of the city, this ideal resort is best for short, pleasurable getaways. Located amidst pine thickets, one can hear the chirping of birds on late evenings and early mornings.

    Blossom resort offers the best in service and facilities. What makes the cash registers ringing for this hotel is its strategic location amidst the picturesque environs that helps its visitors in relaxing their strained wits and enjoy a peaceful vacation.

    Location: Jagjit Nagar, Chabal, Garkhal - Madhiyana Road, Road, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh 173201

    Price: Starting from Rs. 1000/-.

    Know more: The Blossom Resorts.

  • 15Hemkunth Resorts

    This beautiful Kasauli resort is located just few km away from the grand Kasauli hills.  The positioning of this hotel is relevantly not that impressive but the balcony views are simply amazing and worth your money. Overall, a descent place, Hemkunth Resorts is well known for its homely ambience.

    While here one can easily rejuvenate in the open terrace, attached balcony and delicious food. Blending style with splendor, the hotel is designed and crafted diligently for the comforts of a perfect retreat.

    Location: Parwanoo Kasauli Rd, Himachal Pradesh 173201.

    Price: Starting from Rs.1600/-.

    Know more: Hemkunth Resorts.

  • 16Mystic Pines

    Mystic Pines

    Mystic Pines has been designed and constructed with the motive of satisfying weekly getaway needs of the tourists. Surrounded by dense pine forests, this boutique resort offer extremely exclusive cottages for daily and up to weekly stays.

    The best thing about this resort is the panoramic sunset views – the entire resort is designed in such a way that guests can enjoy sunset views from every nook and corner be it the many decks, sit-outs and spiral staircases that dot this grand property. 

    Location: Nari Mandir Road, Village Chhatiyan, Kasauli, Solan, Himachal Pradesh 173204

    Price: Starting from Rs. 3900/-

  • 17Neelgiri Resort

    Away from the hum-drum of city life, Neelgiri is one spectacular resort in Kasauli that provides its guests with a rejuvenating experience. Hear the chirping birds, enjoy the cool breezes, enthrall in morning and evening walks.

    With its open terrace and balconies that open to a vivid and amphitheater views of the surrounding hills, this resort is an awesome destination for outdoor candlelit dinner or a bonfire.

    Location: Dharampur road, mandohar, Kasauli, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh 173201

    Price: Starting from Rs. 4500/-.

    Know more: 
    Neelgiri Resort Kasauli

  • 18Surya Rock Rose Resort

    Surya Rock Rose Resort

    One of the 3 stars approved resorts in Kasauli, this stunning property is known for offering 5 Star facilities in the lap of nature. This resort has been designed for people who adore the bounties of nature – envelope yourself in the warmth of the sun, get drunk with the cool mountain breeze.

    Situated on the Kalka-Shimla highway, Rock Rose Resort is nestled amidst wholesome pine forests, the resort offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains & Valleys including the "Monkey Point" at Kasauli and the "Gurkha Fort" across Jabli. 

    Also, the winding toy train, making its way through the hills is another perk known for enticing people from all over the nation.

    NH 22 7 km from, Shimla Road, Dharampur, Himachal Pradesh 173209

    Starting from Rs. 1400/-.

    Know more: 
    Surya Rock Rose Resort.

  • 19The Victoria Grand Resort & Spa

    The Victoria Grand Resort & Spa

    This is one resort in Kasauli that very well understands the need for free-flowing and efficient space. The resort is built on three essential pillars: Integrative wellness, Holistic fitness and Spa rejuvenation. 

    With its location amidst the stunning landscape of Kasauli, this resort assures that you have a completely new and refreshing time.

    With easy access to various in-house facilities such as spa, game parlour, and café this delightful property provides its guests with an amicable experience.

    Location: Subathu Road, Dharampur, Kasauli, Solan, Himachal Pradesh 173209

    Price: Starting from Rs. 9000/-.

    Know more: 
    The Victoria Grand Resort & Spa

  • 20Dippy’s Resort

    Dippy’s Resort

    Considerably a new resort, this property is gradually making its way to the top. With all the basic amenities and required facilities, this resort is known for satisfying even the most demanding guests. Also, a sprawling lawn and Live music facility further makes this a charming place.

    One can easily enjoy the surroundings while sitting in the open terrace and enjoying a star decked night. The restaurant has all the delicacies and an open terrace cafe is ideal for party purpose.

    Location: Dharampur, Parwanoo Kasauli Rd, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh 173215

    Price: Starting from Rs. 1800/-.

  • 21Alasia Resort

    This beautiful Kasauli resort is embedded in the best memories of folks here. It might not be wrong to consider this hotel as a landmark here. Kasauli is best known as the center for some of the best residential schools including Lawrence. 

    Till date, Sanawarians (Alumina) have very fond memories of this fine hotel and regularly revisit to relive their old beautiful days.

    The hotel might not be that equipped with new modern-class amenities but guess that is what sustains the charm of this quaint resort. It reminds guests of the old Kasauli when this small hill-station was still a remote land and a discovery for some people.

     The Mall Road, Kasauli Dist., Solan, Himachal Pradesh 173204

    Price: Starting from Rs. 4000/-.

    Know more: 
    Alasia Resort

  • 22Stella Home Dreamland

    Located near the Garkhal highway, Homeland Dreamland Kasauli provides you with alluring panoramic views. This riveting resort in Kasauli is the best place for picnic and camping activities. Adorned with pine thickets, away from the bustling city life as the name suggests this place is certainly a dreamland.

    Stella Homes are equipped with basic amenities that provide you with a cozy and comfortable living experience. Their luxurious family rooms are something that keeps their cash registers ringing throughout the year.

    Location: Near Sai baba temple Garkhal, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh

    Price: Starting from Rs. 2000/-

    Know more: 
    Stella Home Dreamland

  • 23Kenwood Resort

    Located on the Kalka- Shimla highway, Kenwood Resort is the best place to hit the sack if you are on the way or returning from Shimla. This roadside resort is well equipped with all the necessary facilities. Best known for its hospitable staff and 24/7 service, Kenwood resort marks the beginning of your beautiful trip to Kasauli.

    Location: Jabli, Distt. Solan, Himachal Pradesh 173209.

    Price: Starting from Rs. 2700/-.

    Know more: 
    Kenwood Resort

  • 24Captain’s Nest

    Captain’s Nest

    Surrounded with lush–green forests this stunning resort in Kasauli is a villa-style super deluxe guest house accommodation located in the small hill town of Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh. With its spacious villas and alluring views, this resort can be accessed easily by car – no climbing/hiking required.

    The property is located in close distance with Kasauli. When it comes to hill- station all the views might be alike but it is the aura of a certain place that keeps you glued to it and Captain’s Nest provides you exactly the views that you have been looking for.

    Location: Jagjeet Nagar Road, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

    Price: Starting from Rs. 4500/-.

    Know more: 
    Captain’s Nest.

  • 25White Mushroom Sanawar View

    White Mushroom Sanawar View

    Located just a few blocks away from Kasauli hills, this beautiful result offers you a comfortable staying experience at affordable prices. Wake up to the beautiful morning glory of the hill-stations surrounding your stay here.

    Recharge your mind and body with a delightful stay in this property that provides you with all the basic facilities so as to assure that you have a comfortable staying experience.

    Parwanoo Kasauli Rd, Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh 173204

    Strating from Rs.1280/-.

    Know more: 
    Sanawar View.

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Library of Tibetan Works and Archives

It is a Tibetan library situated in Dharamshala in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The library exists from 1970 and was founded by the 14th Dalai Lama named Tenzin Gyatso. The Library of Tibetan works and archives is one of the most important libraries of Tibetan work in the world.

Highlights: You will find a lot of Buddhist manuscripts and archives for the subjects relating to Tibetan history, politics, culture and art. There are around 80,000 manuscripts and documents in the library. The library exists as a resource to provide knowledge about the rich culture and heritage.

Location: The library is located in the city of Dharamshala and you can easily reach there through road vehicles as it is quite close from the city.

Price: For a membership of the library, the fee is around Rs. 300 INR per month and the registration cost is Rs. 50. For tourists, there is no additional price but for those who want memberships will have to pay the monthly price.


Masrur is an old village situated in the remote areas of Himachal Pradesh. Most of the tourists visit this village to see the architecture of the temples situated here. A lot of tourists visit the place while touring around famous places in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Location: Masrur is 40 kilometers from Kangra, a district in Himachal Pradesh. It is very close to Dharamshala and is quite accessible from roadways through Lunj. Roadways are the best way to reach the place which is what most people prefer.

Highlights: Masrur is quite famous for its rock cut temple which is also known as Himalayan Pyramid. They are a set of complex temples known for their classic Indian architectural style. These temples are around 6-8 centuries old which makes them more special.

Best time to visit: Usually people love to visit the place during winter season given the nice climate in North India.

Christ Church

Christ Church is a great place for all the photo fanatics, God lovers and experience seekers. If you are on a visit to Shimla or any nearby region make sure to visit this place.

Location: It is located in the Mall road of the Kasauli region. The Kasauli bus stand is nearby and travelling is not a hassle from here. Even a railway station is at close proximity from the place.

Highlights: It is one of the oldest church in Himachal Pradesh, said to be built in the year 1853. But the church always looks as if it is newly built. The church also has a beautiful clock tower which people click a lot of pictures of.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the place is from morning 7 to evening 7. It is only open during these hours so you must take that into consideration before going to the place.

Naam Art Gallery

Naam art gallery is the best place for everyone who loves art and appreciates it. The gallery has a huge collection of paintings by Elizabeth Buschmann who belongs to Germany, who is also the founder of the gallery. It also has paintings from A.W. Hallett, who is an English painter.

Location: It is located around 32 km from the town of Dharamshala and takes just about an hour with public or private transportation.

Highlights: The major highlights of the gallery are of course the beautiful paintings hung on its wall. More than that, if you like a painting, you can buy it for yourself, this is a great way to show appreciation to someone's art.

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Best time to visit: The art gallery is open on all days from morning 10 to 7 in the evening. So you can have a visit at these times and enjoy the art work displayed here.

Sunset Point

We all know the beauty of sunset points, there are various such points throughout our country and the world. The sunset point in Kasauli attracts a lot of visitors because of the stunning view of the valleys. Apart from tourists, even the residents sometime come here to savour the beautiful scene of the sunset.

Location: It is located at the end of the upper mall road. Busses and cabs are available at the place so transportation is very easy.

Highlights: The major highlight is the view of the sunset point. People come here to enjoy, relax and click a lot of beautiful pictures of the setting sun. It is one of the best places to enjoy the evening.

Best time to visit: For seeing the sunset, you need to visit the place at dusk around 6 in the evening. It is a natural event and thus you need to time yourself well to see it.

Viceregal Lodge

Viceregal Lodge is the most beautiful and the historically significant building of Shimla. It is architecturally rich and accounts for a good half-day excursion. Known to be the summer residence of Indian Viceroy who was the British Raj leader between 1888 until 1946, the Viceroy has taken several significant decisions in this Lodge.

Location: The Viceregal Lodge is located some 2km west of Shimla on the summit of Observatory Hill which offers beautiful panoramic views over the region. To reach the Lodge you’ll have to follow the Chaura Maidan Road out of Shimla and the lodge spans over 500m along this road.

Highlights: The Viceregal Lodge is Shimla is also famous as the Rashtrapati Nilayam or the President’s House. Reference here is on the era between independence to the mid 1960’s when the logo was used by the Indian Presidents as their summer retreat.

Price: Entrance fee to the Lodge is 20RS

Tsuglag Khang

This is one of the temples which are the main focus of visiting pilgrims, monks and a lot of tourists. Tsulag khang is loved by people owing to its beautiful aura and the natural surroundings.

Location: Tsuglag khang is located in the town of McLeod Ganj which has good accessibility and transport facilities. You will find the place on the Temple Road.

Highlights: The major highlight of the place is the main temple, the Tsuglagkhang itself. Another famous thing about it is the Namgyal Gompa and finally the Tibet Museum, which is famous for many ancient things worth seeing.

Best time to visit: You will have to take proper considerations while visiting the place due to different timings in different months. If you are going during April to October months, the place is open from 5 am – 8pm. For the months of November to March, the place is open for 6am-6pm.

Kangra Art Museum

This is one of the museums which have paintings from the Kangra School, Chamba rural embroideries along with various traditional photos and costumes from the earthquake which shattered the place in 1905.

Location: It is located in the town of Dharamshala. You can easily reach the place through any means of transport.

Highlights: You can have a look at the fine miniature painting made by some of the most dedicated artists who love to paint. The museum is also home to the best embroideries.

Best time to visit: The museum stays open from 10 in the morning to 1:30 in the noon and then reopens again from 2 to 5 in the evening. It will be a waste of time if you visit on any other time because the museum will be closed by then.

Price: The ticket price for Indians is Rs. 50 whereas that for foreigners is Rs. 100.


Dharamkot is a village adjoining McLeod Ganj that oozes sparkling sceneries. Just three kilometres to the north of McLeod Ganj, forests of towering pines and rhododendrons welcome you to experience bliss first-hand. Not far from Dal Lake, the festival-fair organized every year adds to the vividness of Dharamkot. More spellbinding views of the Dhauladhar range await you, and a spiritual retreat at one of the several dedicated centres is just a step away. 

Although located only a stone’s throw away, the village of Dharamkot is in complete contrast to the Tibetan realms of McLeod Ganj. Trek to the villages at Naddi and Triund, which are right around the bend, and delve into the offerings of bountiful nature. A few cafes en route to Dharamkot sees the crowd dwindling, and peace is on the offing at throwaway prices. 

One of the most popular things to do among hikers is to rent a room in relatively noiseless Dharamkot and travel back and forth to McLeod Ganj—with the goal being solitude. Getting one’s own stock of alcohol from a kilometre away and chilling in the cafes is another one of travellers’ favourites. 

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