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Things to see in Dharamshala & Mcleodganj

Key attractions & tourist places

The 2nd capital of Himachal Pradesh

Verdant valleys enclosed by snowy peaks with an eclectic mix of Hindu and Buddhist culture. Includes McCleodganj that serves as a center for the Tibet Government in exile

Embark on the Triund Trek

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Popularly called the crown jewel of Dharamshala, this trek takes you past pretty waterfalls - right to the snowy peaks of the Himalayas 

Visit the Namgyal Monastery

The official monastery of the current Dalai Lama and the surrounding Tibetan market is a definite cultural experience that you must include in your itinerary. 

Explore Kangra Fort

One of the oldest forts of India, attacked 52 times and yet stands tall. A perfect amalgamation of history and nature

Discover Tibetan Arts at Norbulingka Institute

A cultural center that showcases the culture and art of Tibet. Don't miss the Losel Puppet museum here

Stop at the Gyuto Monastery

Home to the founding stone of Ramoche monastery of Tibet. The picturesque place has some interesting attractions in the prayer hall. 

Picnic at the Bhagsu Waterfalls

A place with a mythological connect. Pack a picnic to enjoy the falls, the surrounding views and the exotic birds

Shop in the Tibetan market

From jewellery to Thangka art and pretty gem stone artifacts, there is plenty to shop at the street market of Dharamshala