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One Day Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car

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Dharamshala is one of the most visited destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama, it is also home to several exiled Tibetan monks. Dharamshala is only about 18 KM from Kangra city in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. The best way to visit the town is with our one day Dharamshala local sightseeing tour by private car. The city of Kangra is divided into two separate upper and lower divisions depending on the altitudes of these places. The lower division is the town of Dharamsala town, and the upper division is Mcleodganj village.

Dharamshala is perched on the upper hilly stretch of Kangra Valley. The backdrop of the quaint town of Dharamshala is the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges. Dharamshala is a Tibetan hub and one of the best places in the country to learn about and understand Buddhism and Tibetan Culture. Tourists also visit in high numbers for spiritual vacations where they take time out for meditation and other similar activities.

From Dharamshala, you can enjoy magnificent views of the Dhauladhar Ranges, and it is the perfect mix of culture and nature for your one day Dharamshala local sightseeing tour. Pleasant weather all around the year encourages tourism. Dharamshala is also an excellent destination for trekking and camping, and young people crowd the town all year long to take part in these activities!

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Snapshot of 1 Day Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Tour Package by Car

  • Full Day Dharamshala Local Tour
  • Fixed Itinerary
  • Sightseeing Places Covered – Namgyal Monastery, Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, St. John in the Wilderness Church, Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, Bhagsu Falls, Tea Gardens at Dharamshala
  • Departs at 9:00 AM
  • Ends at 8:30 PM
  • Inclusions – Parking Charges, Driver Batta; pickup and drop service from your Dharamshala Hotel
  • Exclusions – Entry Fees; Lunch / All meals

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Package Cost for 1 Day Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Trip

Indica (A/C)
4 Seater / Hatchback
Rs.3,700/-
Indigo / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan
Rs.4,300/-
Innova / Xylo
7 Seater / SUV
Rs.5,500/-
Tempo Traveller (A/C)
12 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.6,400/-
Swaraj Mazda
20 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.11,500/-
Bus
49 Seater / Mini Bus
Rs.15,000/-

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Dharamshala can be visited any time of the year. Winters may get very chilly, and on rare occasions, they are accompanied by snowfall, which makes the valley a sight to behold. Summers are comfortable with the temperature never crossing more than 25-degree Celsius. Monsoons could be avoided as it might be inconvenient for sightseeing.

One day Dharamshala sightseeing tour packages offer to show you around all the important sites in Dharamshala such as the Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, St. John in the Wilderness Church, Namgyal Monastery, Aghanjar Mahadev Temple, Bhagsu Falls and Tea Gardens at Dharamshala. Our private cab is the best way to get around Dharamshala. We bring you comfortable seats and luxurious looking vehicles at very economical rates!


Itinerary for your One Day Dharamshala Local Trip

Pickup from your Hotel at 9:00 AM

Tourism Place Plan to Depart By
Namgyal Monastery 9:30 AM
Dharamshala Cricket Stadium 9:45 AM
St. John in the Wilderness Church 10:00 AM
Lunch 30 to 45 minutes. Please note that Lunch is not Complimentary and Not Included in this package. Suggested Restaurants: {Govardhan / Siddhartha}. Plan to finish lunch by – 2:00 PM.
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple 2:30 AM
Bhagsu Falls 3:20 PM
Tea Gardens at Dharamshala 4:45 PM

Drop at your Hotel by 8:30 PM

NOTE: You can visit all these places in Dharamshala or remove any of the places that you don’t want to visit. However, inclusion of any other sightseeing place, except the ones mentioned below is not allowed with this Dharamshala fixed itinerary package.

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What is Included in Dharamshala 1 Day Local Tour Package?

  • Pick and drop to your Hotel / Home
  • Vehicle Hire for sightseeing as per the Itinerary
  • Driver Batta
  • Parking charges
  • Toll gate charges

What is Excluded in 1 Day Dharamshala Local Tour Package?

  • Entry Fee for tourist attractions
  • Multiple pickups (guests need to fix one place of pickup and drop)
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation
  • Guides Payment (If required, guests can book a guide from www.Hire-a-Guide.in or need to bring a guide on their own)
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration of the tour package
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

A Quick Guide to Dharamshala Tour – What you see?

Below is the list of sightseeing places included in the 1 Day Dharamshala Local Sightseeing tour package.

1. Namgyal Monastery

One Day Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Namgyal Monastery
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Spin the prayer wheels that you will see all around the temple as they are believed to bring good luck.
  • Timings: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Namgyal Monastery

Namgyal Monastery is the home to the Buddhist spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama and it is the most prominent spot on your one day Dharamshala sightseeing package. It is also the largest Tibetan temple outside of Tibet. The second Dalai Lama founded this serene monastery in the 16th century as a center from where Namgyal monks could assist the Dalai Lama in handling public religious affairs.

The monk’s practice meditation based on the profound Buddhist treatises and help in conserving the disputed land of Tibet. After the Red Chinese invaded Tibet in 1959, the Dalai Lama along with hundreds of Tibetans and Namgyal monks, fled to India. The monastery was later re-established the here.

The monastery is home to around two hundred Tibetan monks. In this monastery, you will be able to see the institution’s ancient rituals, art, and traditions. The study of Buddhism is inclusive of modern studies of both Tibetan and English literary works examination of holy texts, Buddhist philosophy, understanding music and musical instruments, and dances. Even if you are not a religious person, you are guaranteed to be affected by the serenity of the place that is brought about by its beautiful architecture and continuous chanting of holy hymns.


2. Dharamshala Cricket Stadium

One Day Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Cricket Stadium
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: If you’re a cricket fan, do check out a list of matches that were played here!
  • Timings: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Dharamshala Cricket Stadium

First up on the one day Dharamshala sightseeing package is the Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, which is the highest altitude cricket stadium in the world and is located at the height of 1,457 meters above sea level. In fact, it is also one of the most top sports grounds in the world. Exciting facts such as these and the unique, colorful design of the stadium attracts visitors to see the stadium. Clear blue skies, fresh mountain breeze, and the gorgeous cover of the lush green field are truly worth seeing. This stadium is also known as Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium.

The stadium hosts games for the Indian Cricket Team, Himachal Pradesh state-level cricket team and Indian Premier League matches. The stadium represents the team of Kings XI Punjab. It has a seating capacity of 23,000 people and hosts several national and international level cricket matches throughout the year. The absence of fences in the stadium offers an unobstructed view of the game to every spectator. The stadium is open for tourists only no matches are scheduled, so do check the schedule before visiting!


3. St. John in the Wilderness Church

One Day Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car St. John in the Wilderness Church
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: You may want to take out some time to attend the 10:30 AM masses that are held every Sunday.
  • Timings: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Dharamshala Cricket Stadium

St. John in the Wilderness Church is a neo-gothic church that was built in 1852. Owing to its immense historical significance, it is one of the most important churches in Himachal Pradesh. The church was built to pay tribute to John the Baptist. You will find the church on your way to Mcleodganj. Located close to Dharamshala, tourists make it a point to visit this site whenever they are in town, and it is a serene architectural spectacle which must not be missed on the Dharamshala local sightseeing tour.

St. John in the Wilderness Church is also the oldest building to have been constructed in Dharamshala. As the name suggests, the church was built in dense woods and retains its title of ‘St. John in the Wilderness’ thus. The church ground is also the final resting place of Lord Elgin, governor generals and the second viceroy of British India. This church should not be confused with the church of the same name located in Nainital, Uttarakhand. The church stands tall despite the violent earthquakes of 1905.


4. Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

One Day Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Aghanjar Mahadev Temple
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: The area near the waterfall is quiet and unpopulated so you may enjoy some bird watching on the spot!
  • Timings: 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

Aghanjar Mahadev Temple is situated at a distance of only 5 KM from Dharamshala town, and you can enjoy this short yet beautiful journey in our private cabs. This beautiful temple at the foothills of Dhauladhar Range is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that this temple is almost 500 years ago old. Nestled amidst the dense forests and lofty mountain peaks, the site of the temple was a stopover for Arjuna on his way to Kailash Parvat.

Legends say that Mahadev himself came down to the mortal world to bless Arjuna and the site has been considered sacred ever since. Other than the picturesque setting, there’s also a tiny waterfall at the spot which is also a prominent place to see. There is a small cave near the temple with a shivalinga in it. Devotees also visit this cave.


5. Bhagsu Falls

One Day Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Bhagsu Falls
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: Trekking your way to Bhagsu Falls from Dharamshala is an excellent way to freshen your mind and body. It is also a relatively easy trail to trek.
  • Timings: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Aghanjar Mahadev Temple

Next up on our Dharamshala private sightseeing package is the Bhagsu Waterfall, which is easily the most visited tourist attraction of Dharamshala. The Bhagsu Falls is a favorite spot for picnicking among the locals as well as the tourists. Bhagsu Falls is also known as Bhagsunag Waterfalls. The waterfall starts at the base of the Dhauladhar Valley and cascades down, passing through the revered Bhagsunath Temple.

The Bhagsunath Temple is located less than a kilometer away, and you could pray at the temple on your way back from the falls. The waterfall looks most sensuous during the monsoon season when the water falls from a height of almost thirty feet! The cafes and eateries near the spot are a great place to enjoy piping hot coffee and snacks. You can also swim in the pool at the foot of the falls.


6. Tea Gardens at Dharamshala

One Day Dharamshala Local Sightseeing Trip by Car Tea Gardens
  • Plan to Depart by :
  • Must See / Things to Do: You must enjoy a cup of tea grown locally at the tea gardens. Buy a few packets and carry them home as a souvenir of your Dharamshala trip!
  • Timings: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Holiday / Closed on: Open on All Days
  • Recommended Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Entry Fee: No Entry fee
  • Website: Tea Gardens at Dharamshala

One of the must-visit places in Dharamshala and Mcleodganj are the tea gardens. The tea gardens of Dharamshala are quite small, but they still produce high-quality tea. You can also enjoy panoramic views of the Dhauladhar peaks from here. You can also enjoy a romantic walk through the tea garden. Beautiful, mighty trees shade the walking tracks. Another cluster of tea gardens is located in Gopalpur on the state highway from Dharamshala to Palampur.


We urge you to visit Dharamshala at the earliest to enjoy a great time away with your friends and family with our one day Dharamshala local sightseeing tour. Let nature and spirituality of this beautiful town wash away all your worries!


Charges on Deviations, if any!

The Dharamshala tour package charges are applicable only for pick and drop from one location. If in case, there are multiple pickup and drops, there might be additional charges, please check with your cab vendor.

Additional charges will be added if in case the vehicle is held for more duration or beyond the time mentioned in this Dharamshala Tour package. Also in the case of any deviation in the presented itinerary, additional charges might apply.

  • For Indica, Rs.9/km and Rs.90/hour.
  • For Indigo, Rs.12/km and Rs.100/hour.
  • For Innova, Rs.15/km and Rs.125/hour.
  • For Tempo Traveller, Rs.18/km and Rs.200/hour.
  • For Swaraz Mazda Mini Bus, Rs.20/km and Rs.300/hour.

Points to Note:

Guests are requested to follow the itinerary provided in the 1 Day Dharamshala tour package. This 1 day Dharamshala tour package can not be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places in Dharamshala and around, they can create their own itinerary and request for a custom quote from cab providers.

The Time spent on each Dharamshala tourist attraction is to be followed as per the schedule. In case of delays or extended time spent at a particular place, driver or Service Provider will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Kindly note that if a particular Dharamshala sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it will not be covered from the list of sightseeing places.


Questions about the Tour?

In case of any query regarding the 1 Day Dharamshala tour package, feel free to call one of the service providers on below numbers or Request a Call Back or send an email at hello@oneday.tours. Our travel advisors are happy to assist you 24/7.

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