St. John's Church
The church is small in size and was built in 1852 in the Gothic style. Its tapering high windows, the front and back sides of its building all seem to be in perfect harmony with the deodar grove which is a home to lots of monkeys, baboons and birds. In 1905 earthquake, the bellfry of the church was completely destroyed. However, the rest of the building escaped damage. A new bell (built in 1915) was brought from England and installed outside in the compound of the church. The church witnessed a special event in 1992 when visitors from 39 countries participated in its service. Distance from GP’s -2 Kms
Dal Lake
Dal Lake is a small mid altitude lake at 1,900 mtrs above sea level) near of a very beautiful village "Tota Rani".The lake is surrounded by deodar trees and is considered as a sacred spot as there is small Shiva mandir (shrine) on its bank. There are different kinds of fish that live in this lake. This lake has greenish water.It is a good base for trekkers.There is a temple of Durveshwer Mahadev by the side of the lake. Distance from GPs -4 Kms
Sun Set Point Naddi & Talanu
1.5 Kms form the Dal lake is the scenic spot of Naddi offering a clear view of Kangra valley and Dhauladhar perls .It is connected wirh road and is famous as sun set point.It is also a stating point for trek to Kareri lake , Guna Devi temple and Triund. Distance from GPs-5 Kms
Mcleodganj Bazar/ Nowrojee's General Store
Located in the center and surrounded by prayer wheels, this Buddhist stupa, is a memorial to those Tibetans who lost their lives fighting for a free Tibet. A statue of the Sakyamuni Buddha is enshrined in a small chamber, and all day and night, you will see devotees turn the prayer wheels as they circumambulate the stupa, reciting mantras. Distance from GPs- 2 Kms
Kangra Art Promotion Society
Kangra Arts Promotion Society (KAPS) is an NGO working for the revival of the art of Kangra painting, which now is on the verge of extinction. The objective of the KAPS is to ensure that the rich tradition of the Kangra School of Indian painting is preserved and is passed on to the future generation. KAPS aims to promote and protect the world famous art of Kangra painting in such a manner that this great art is restored to its original splendour and state of glory. It will be endeavour of the KAPS to provide to the art connoisseurs the masterpieces of Kangra paintings at a reasonable price.
War Memorial
The War Memorial is situated in Dharamshala town, near the entry point to Dharamshala commemorates. This was built in the memory of those who fought valiantly for the honour and defence of the mother land. The place is ideally located amid the pine forest. There is also a cafe just close to War Memorial serving fast food and beverages.Three huge panels fo Black Marble are etched with the names of those martyrs who laid down their lives guarding the Motherland in the operations of 1947-48, 1962,1965,1971 and in various peace keeping missions , bearing testimony to their supreme sacrifices.. Distnace from GPs-12 Kms
Sobha Singh Art Gallery
It is situated at Andretta, the charming village is 13 Kms away from Plampur .It is now a centre fro varied artistic actiites .Well known for poetry , The palce must be isited by all those having interest in the art form. Distance from GPs-60 Kms.
3 kms. North from McLeodganj past the Mountaineering Institute you reach the settlement of Dharamkot. Set amidst tall pines and rhododendron forests, the site offers good views of the Dhauladhar range and has the Tushita Research Centre that runs courses in meditation. A fair and festival dedicated to Shiva is held at the small Dal Lake at a height of 1,837 metres. At Dharamkot is the Tibetan Children's Village, which runs a school and training institute to about 2,000 students. Distance from GPs-200 Meters
Kangra Art Museum
Kangra Art Museum is treasure trove of the Kangra valleys arts, crafts and rich past, display artifacts that date back to the 5th Century. It includes a gallery of famous paintings and a representative collection of sculptures, pottery and anthropological items. Shamiyanas and local dresses used by local royalty, old carved doors, jail and pndals are also on display. Coins jewellery and manuscripts are included. A section houses the works of conteporary artists, sculptures and photographers. Distance from GPs-2Kms
Tushita Meditation Center
Tushita Meditation Centre is a centre for the study and practice of Buddhism from the Tibetan Mahayana tradition. The centre is located in the forested hills above McLeod Ganj in the beautiful village of Dharamkot. Tushita was established in 1972 by Lama Thubten Yeshe, a highly qualified teacher in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Since Lama Yeshe's passing away in 1984, his main student Lama Zopa Rinpoche has been the spiritual director of Tushita and the FPMT (Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition). The meditation centre provides a friendly and conducive environment for the people of all nationalities and backgrounds to learn about the teaching of the Buddha. Tushita organizes regular introductory courses on Buddhist philosophy and meditation. There are various intermediate level courses, group and personal retreat which are available for experienced students. Distance from GPs-200 Meters
Cricket Stadium
Dharmshala Cricket stadium is rated as one of the best High Altitude Cgicket stadium in the world. It is a beautiful stadium of International standards from where Dhauladhar is worth visible and enthiusiasts can enjoy the game as well as the nature .It is an ideal stadium for coaching camps in sweltering summers. It is a fovourate venue for the IPL tournament every Year. Distance from GPs -8 Kms
Khaniyara is a charming village situated just 8 km from Dharamshala, in Himachal Pradesh. The place is noted for its scenic beauty and is a much visited pilgrim spot. Khaniyara is the starting point of the trek route to Bharmaur. Major point of attraction here is the Aghanjar Mahadev Temple. The Indru Nag Temple, situated on the way to the village, is also frequented by devotees. Distance from GPs-14 Kms
Gopalpur Zoo
Gopalpur Zoo was established by the wildlife department of Himachal Pradesh Government on Dharamshala-Palampur road, in Kangra District. It is spread over 30 acres of thick forest. The Himalayan black bear is its major attraction. The zoo also houses animals such as leopard, asiatic lion, sambhar, hog deer, barking deer, red fox and angora rabbits. Distance from GPs-30 Kms
Tatwani & Macchial Hot Water Spring
This is a religious place with hot springs near by on the bank of Gaj rivulet , a tributary of Beas river . It is both a religious as well as an attractive picnic spot. Distance from GPs -40 Kms
Hang/Paragliding Range at Billing/Bir
Sheltered by the mountains and surrounded by tea gardens .Bir serves as a playground for Hang gliders and is well known for the buddist monastiers and Tibetan hansicraft.It is one of the best
Osho Nisarga
Nestled amidst lush green nature, singing streams, Osho Nisarga -meditation center built near Dharamshala, with a scenic backdrop of the majestic Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas. Ecological in concept and design, and already functioning as a new model of Osho's holistic vision of life, Osho Nisarga is being established as a true 21-century oasis. In response to a growing demand from seekers from all over the world, it is being developed independently as a non-profit center and is built on a solid foundation of many years of experience in international commune management.It lies at 1100 m, bordered by pine forests, orchards and farmland; it spreads over about 6 and a half acres which are being landscaped to harmonize with the natural features of the land -trees, huge black boulders.Offers Silent Meditation retreats and Osho meditative therapies.