Himachal Tourist Guide

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Dalhousie, Chamba, IndiaDalhousie is a hill station full of colonial charm that holds lingering echoes of the Raj. Spread out over five hills. Named after Lord Dalhousie...


Dharamsala, Kangra, HimachalDharamsala is bea- utiful & peaceful town, surrounded by forests of pine. Up there is Suburb of Dharamsala called Macleodganj or Little Lhasa...

Fact File of Kangra Town

  • Altitude : 615 m
  • STD code : 01892
  • Climate : Varies between 35°c (Summers) and 0°c (Winters).
  • Best Time To Visit : Mid-May To Mid-November.


  • Air : Gaggal is the nearest airport, located at a distance of 8 km from Kangra town. Jagson airlines and Indian Airlines fly their regular flights to Gaggal. Tourists can hire a taxi to reach Kangra.
  • Rail : Nearest Narrow Gauge railway station is at Kangra, which is 17 km away from Dharamshala and connects to Pathankot through narrow gauge railway track. Private taxi and bus services are available from the station to Kangra city. Pathankot, which is located at a distance of 94 km from Kangra, is the nearest broad gauge railway station.
  • Road : Roadways connect Kangra to numerous other destinations in the state. Kangra can be reached via Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla, Manali and Pathankot.  Dharamsala is just 18 km away.
  • Local Transport : To move in and around the city, there are several mode of transport available, one can hire private taxi or take local bus service. You can also sign up for an organized tour which is run by the government and private agencies; it covers the entire region of Kangra and nearby places of interest.

Where to Stay : HPDC hotel at Jwalamukhi, private hotels and guest houses, and Forest Rest houses, can be found around  the area.


chamba, himachal
Chamba valley, the most loveliest in Himachal, is known for its scenic attractions, sparkling streams, beautiful lakes and crowned with high mountains ranges...

Kullu Manali

Kullu Manali, Himachal

 Kullu - Manali, A honeymooners place, is gifted with every thing that one can imagine. Kullu "The end of habitable world" and  Manali "Queen of Hills"...



Shimla, Himachal, India

 Shimla a tourist destination. A beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. At a distance of 45 km, a prettiest place Solan exists"...


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