Dharamshala Travel Guide

Dharamshala Travel Guide

A visit to Himachal’s beauty – Dharamshala

Himachal, located in the lap of Dhauladhar’s wing, is the most beautiful and sacred place. There are 12 districts in Himachal Pradesh. Each district defines their story in their own beauty. Small and beautiful cities located in Himachal make it HEAVEN ON EARTH. Dharamshala is also one of the beautiful cities located in North India. It is also the capital of Himachal Pradesh for a period of 6 months in winter. Dharamshala is the art of God.

How do you reach Dharamshala?

By Air: – Gaggla Nearest Airport (13 km from Dharamsala). Daily flights from Delhi – Air Deccan Airlines and Jagson Airlines

By train: – Nearest Railway Station Pathankot. An overnight train trip from Delhi-Pathankot. 3 hours by bus / taxi to Dharamsala.

By Bus: -HTC bus that connects Delhi-Dharamsala. This is a 13 hour trip. Buses are also available from Manali, Dehradun and other parts of North India.


Dharamshala is a combination of two Dharam + Shala words meaning spiritual dwellings. According to Indian culture, Dharamshala means a vacation home for spiritual piligrims. Dharamshala is divided into two parts

• Upper Himachal (Tibetan exile area)

• Lower Himachal (Himachali area and commercial center)


In ancient times Dharamshala was ruled by the Katoch Dynasty royal family of Kangra. The Dharamshalas are basically called the Gaddi but they lost their presence when the British and Gorkha arive were in Dharamshala in 1950. The presence of the Dalai Lama and Tibet has made the Dharamshala a place where nature is not only all that is visible to the eye but also includes an inner image of the soul .

Dharamshala tradition and culture

Dharamshala is basically enriched with two cultures. One side where the culture of Himachali spread the Himachal faction among …

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Visit Kollam in Kerala for Rejuvenating Holidays

Visit Kollam in Kerala for Rejuvenating Holidays

Kollam is one of the most beautiful destinations of the south Indian state of Kerala. Soaked in sheer natural beauty and offering enchanting attractions, Kollam is a major attraction of Kerala Tour. There are several fascinating attractions which you can enjoy on Kollam tour. It is also an important trade and commercial center of the state. It not only capture’s the hearts of tourists with its beautiful beaches but also leave them enchanted with its mesmerizing backwaters. It is a famed backwater destination of Kerala. It is a perfect place for holidays. This destination is popularly known as the land of cashews.

Some of the famous attractions of Kollam are:

Kollam beaches

The beaches of Kollam offer romantic ambiance, peaceful surroundings, swaying palm trees dancing on the tune of cool breeze and picturesque views. Here on the beaches you can enjoy swimming as they are safe for it. Other adventurous and pleasurable activities you can indulge in are fishing, boat cruising, surfing and volleyball, football etc.

Do visit the popular Thirumullavaram beach of Kollam where you can relax to the hilt. Another famous spot of this city is the Thangasseri beach which is laced with glorious history. There are Portuguese and Dutch forts and some 18th century Churches on this beach which add more charm to it.

Kollam Backwaters

Enjoy a pleasurable backwater cruise on the backwaters and you are bound to get rejuvenated to the hilt. To add more adventure to your Kollam tour you can opt for a boat cruise from Kollam to Alleppy. It takes around eight hours.

Adventure Park

It is a beautiful park which is a perfect place for children and adults as well.

Ariankavu Pilgrimage

Located near Kollam, it is a popular pilgrimage center where people come from far and wide. The temple here …

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