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The local sightseeing tour of both Dharamshala and Mcleodganj was really interesting and they offered amazing views of nature and was fun to explore mo...

Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Overview

Trip Location: Dharamshala

Start point & Endpoint: Hotel / Desired Location within 5km of city limits

Located in the lap of the hills of the Kangra region of Himachal Pradesh are the amazing cities cum hill stations of Dharamshala and Mcleodganj. This full-day sightseeing tour of Dharamshala & Mcleodganj showcases the best places to see in these favorite hill stations. Choose the vehicle according to the number of travelers like a 4 seater Sedan or a 6 seater SUV car. 

Pick up would be at 9 AM from the hotel by the driver, who is an English speaking professional driver cum guide. Visit more than 9 places in and around the city and get to know about the culture, stories, people, etc by your guide. Collect memories of the attractions of both the cities built in the image of the city of Lhasa in Tibet. This 8 Hrs Dharamshala local sightseeing tour would end at 5 PM and a drop off would be arranged for your hotel.

Places covered in Dharamshala & Mcleodganj Tour:
Naddi viewpoint- Located in Kangra valley, Naddi viewpoint is a perfect location to view massive Dhauladhar Range at such a close distance, no walking or trekking involved, no more stress on knees. 
Dal lake- Located at the height of 1775 meters above the sea level, the Dal Lake is a small yet picturesque lake surrounded by rugged mountains and towering deodar trees and is a marvellous place to be at.
Bhagsu nag temple- The temple is believed to be an ancient temple where Lord Shiva had prevailed himself. Hence, this temple is a much-worshipped place for its exciting history and sacredness.
Bhagsu Waterfall- The waterfall is present at a walkable distance from the Bhagsu temple and a perfect place to revel in the glories of nature and spend some quiet moments in peace and serenity.
International Cricket Stadium- The picturesque venue is unique in India as it is situated at an altitude of 1,457 m above the sea level and has the snow-capped Himalayan mountains in the background.
War Memorial- Ideally located in the pine forest of Dharamshala it was built to commemorate the memory of those who fought valiantly for the honour of their motherland.
Tea Garden- The tea gardens spread over acres are a scenic natural site where you can easily spend a couple of hours just soaking in the peaceful environment and can pick up some fresh mountain tea.
Monasteries- Mcleodganj is famous for its monasteries. Visit the monastery to know more about the culture.
Norbulingka Institute- It is especially known for its 1,173 murals of Buddha, frescoes of all the Dalai Lamas, and drawings from the life of the 14th Dalai Lama. You can take a free guided tour of the institute.
Mcleodganj Market- Grab some souvenirs like Singing bowls, Jewelry, Buddha statues, Prayer flags, Prayer wheels, rugs, Handcrafter diaries, Local Tibetan handicraft, paintings, etc from the local market.

Vehicle available for 
Dharamshala local sightseeing tour:

Sedan car-
Alto, Indica, Swift Dzire, and Etios
Suitable for 2-4 passengers

SUV car-
Tavera, Xylo, and Innova
Suitable for 4-6 passengers

Other Inclusions

  • Sightseeing in AC car
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  • Hotel pickup & drop (Within the city limits)
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  • Driver cum guide
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  • Fuel and Toll taxes

Things To Carry

  • Thrillophilia voucher (Can be a mobile voucher)
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  • Hat or cap
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  • Valid ID Proof
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  • Camera
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Water bottle


  • Please coordinate with the driver beforehand, for a smoother tour.
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  • If tour time exceeds 8 hours, an additional cost will be charged.
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  • Entry tickets to any monuments & parking will be borne by the traveller.
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  • Visiting all the attractions are subject to the time taken by the customer in each place.
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  • The price per adult given is for Sedan with 4 people, which will vary as per the group size.

Tour Type

  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Dharamshala Local Sightseeing: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Dharamshala Local Sightseeing: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Dharamshala Local Sightseeing: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    The local sightseeing tour of both Dharamshala and Mcleodganj was really interesting and they offered amazing views of nature and was fun to explore more.


    People Also Ask About Dharamshala Local Sightseeing

    1. What is the best time to visit Dharamshala?

      The best time to visit Dharamshala is during the summer season between the months of March and mid-July. The temperature during this period falls between 22 degrees to 35 degrees Celsius on an average. Planning a trip during these months can help you avoid the scorching heat and enjoy your days to the maximum.

    2. What is famous in Dharamshala?

      The home of the Dalai Lama, Dharamshala is known for its tourism due to its tourist-friendly places. It is famous for having beautiful views and an amazing blend of Kangra and Tibetian culture. The place is also home to the largest Tibetian temple outside Tibet.

      The things famous in Dharamshala are shawls, rugs, handicrafts, Tibetan carpets, Buddha sculptures, Tahini, Kangra green tea, handmade purses, organic peanut butter, prayer beads, Tibetan singing bowls, miniature Buddha figurines, crystal jewelry, brass statues, and antiques.

    3. How much time will it take to complete Dharamshala local sightseeing?

      The time taken to complete Dharamshala local sightseeing is around 8 hours. You will be picked up from your location at around 9 PM from your hotel or desired location that falls within 5 km range of the city limits. The tour will end at around 5 PM after you visit the various attractions of Dharamshala.

    4. Which type of car will be provided for Dharamshala local sightseeing?

      The type of car that will be provided for Dharamshala local sightseeing is sedan or SUV. The sedan car has 4 variants: Alto, Indica, Swift Dzire and Etios. These variants of the sedan car can accommodate between 2 to 4 passengers.

      Alternatively, the SUV car has three variants: Tavera, Xylo and Innova. The SUV variants are capable of accommodating between 4 to 6 passengers. The variant selection will depend on the size of the group.

    5. Is it a group tour or a private tour?

      The Dharamshala local sightseeing tour activity can be availed as a private or a group tour. The tour will be conducted in a private car.

    6. Will I be provided with a guide for Dharamshala local sightseeing?

      Yes, you will be provided with a guide for Dharamshala sightseeing activity. The Dharamshala sightseeing package includes an English-speaking professional driver cum guide.  The guide will introduce you to stories, people and culture of the places that you visit.

    7. Will this package include entry tickets and parking charges?

      No, the package does not include entry tickets and parking charges. The entry tickets and parking charges related to any monument during the tour will have to be paid by the tourist.  The other charges like fuel cost, driver fee and toll taxes are included in the package cost.

    8. What are the places included in Dharamshala local sightseeing?

      The places that you can visit during your Dharamshala Sightseeing tour are:

      1. Naddi Viewpoint: The viewpoint provides a clear look to the entire Dhauladhar range. It is an easily reachable spot which does not require too much walking or trekking.

      2. Dal Lake: The lake is located at a height of 1775 meters above sea level. The lake is surrounded by rugged mountains and tall deodar trees. It is a good place to click an Instagram worthy photo.

      3. Bhagsu Nag Temple: The temple is famous as it is believed that Lord Shiva had prevailed himself in this temple.

      4. Bhagsu Waterfall: It is located a walkable distance from the Bhagsu Nag Temple. You can find a lot of peace at this place with the sound of nature pleasing your ears.

      5. International Cricket Stadium: Located at a height of 1457 meters above the sea level, the stadium has a photogenic view with the snow-capped Himalayan mountains in the background.

      6. War Memorial: The memorial was built to remember and honour the bravery of people who fought for their motherland.

      7. Tea Garden: Enjoy the natural scenic beauty of the tea gardens that are spread across a large portion of the area. The gardens provide you with a peaceful environment so that you can get rid of all your stress and relax for a couple of hours.

      8. Monasteries: Understand the local culture by visiting the famous monasteries of the place.

      9. Norbulingka Institute: With 1173 murals of Buddha, the institute displays frescoes of all the Dalai Lamas. You can witness the drawings from the life of the 14th Dalai Lama in this institute.

      10. Mcleodganj Market: Explore the local market and grab all the things that touch your heart. Some of the famous items in the market are Jewellery, Local Tibetan handicraft, Singing bowls, Buddha statues, Prayer flags, rugs, Prayer wheels, paintings and Handcrafted diaries.

    9. Which are the famous things to do in Dharamshala sightseeing?

      The famous things to do in Dharamshala are sightseeing, shopping, dining and adventure activities. You can enjoy sightseeing for more than 9 places in Dharamshala in just one day through the Thrillophilia local sightseeing package.

      The shopping experiences allow you to take home the cultural handicrafts of the place. You can also enjoy the food at Dharamshala and relax at the local café. Finally, you can enjoy various adventure activities like rock climbing, ziplining, rappelling, paragliding and ATV bike riding.

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