McLeod GanjMcLeod Ganj (also spelt McLeodGanj or Mcleodganj) is a suburb of Dharamshala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It has an average elevation of 2,082 metres (6,831 feet).
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PalampurPalampur is a green hill station and a municipal council in the Kangra Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, surrounded on all sides by tea gardens and pine forests before they merge with the Dhauladhar ranges. Palampur is the tea capital of northwest India but tea is just one aspect that makes Palampur a special interest place.
Dalai LamaThe Dalai Lama is a high lama in the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" school of Tibetan Buddhism, founded by Tsongkhapa (1357–1419). The name is a combination of the Mongolian word dalai meaning "Ocean" and the Tibetan word བླ་མ་ bla-ma (with a silent "b") meaning "guru, teacher"..
DhauladharThe Dhauladhar range (lit. The White Range) is a southern branch of the main Outer Himalayan chain of mountains. It rises spectacularly from the Indian plains to the north of Kangra and Mandi. DHARAMSHALA, the headquarters of Kangra district, lies on its southern spur in above the Kangra Valley, which divides it from Chamba.
Kangra FortThe Kangra Fort (Hindi: कांगड़ा), is located 20 kilometers from the town of DHARAMSHALA on the outskirts of the town of Kangra, India. The fort was first mentioned in Alexander the Great's war records, referring to the 4th century BC.
Haripur FortHaripur is known for its Haripur fort. Indeed, the massive ramparts of the fort can be seen from Guler railway station. The location of the fort is picturesque and the Banganga giving it protection from three sides looks awe-inspiring from the top. Inside there are some carvings but they have blurred with time. The fort was built by Raja Hari Chand of Kangra.
Namgyal MonasteryNamgyal Monastery Institute of Buddhist Studies offers Western students the opportunity to study Tibetan Buddhism in an authentic monastic setting.
Norbulingka InstituteNorbulingka is dedicated to handing down tradition and restoring standards by providing training, education and employment for Tibetans. It supports an environment in which Tibetan community and family values can flourish. It reconciles the traditional creatively and respectfully with the modern, and seeks to create an international awareness of Tibetan values and their expression in art and literature.
Pong Dam & Ramsar WetlandsThe Pong Dam, also known as the Beas Dam, is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Beas River just upstream of Talwara in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. At the time of its completion, the Pong Dam was the tallest of its type in India. The lake created by the dam, Maharana Pratap Sagar, became a renowned bird sanctuary
Cricket StadiumHPCA Stadium Stadium (Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium) is a cricket stadium located in the city of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, India. The town is best known internationally as the home of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. The nearest airport is Gaggal at Kangra, about 15km away.
Pragpur Heritage VillageLocated at an elevation of 2000 feet above sea level, heritage village Pragpur is ideally suited to explore the Kangra valley. Many places of historic, religious and cultural importance are with in easy reach. With its equitable climate, easy access, safe passage and rich flora and fauna, Pragpur and its surroundings offers an ideal location for village tourism.
Monolothic Rock Cut TemplesKnown for its monolithic rock-cut temples, Masroor is 38 km from Kangra Town. There are 15 rock-cut temples in Indo-Aryan style and are richly carved. The temple complex is located on a hill and also has a large rectangular water pond. The view of snow clad Dhauladhar is amazing from the temple premises.
Temples Of JwalaJi, Chamunda devi & ChintpurniThe famous temple of Shaktipeeth Jwalamukhi is 35 km from Kangra and 53 kms from Dharamshala. Dedicated to the "GODDESS OF LIGHT", the temple is one of the most popular Hindu temples in northern India.