Chamunda Devi Temple
Shiv Mandir Kathgarh
Dharamsala is the District headquarter of Kangra Valley. It has a beautiful view of the Dhauladhar. Dharamsala is about 10 kms from Kangra Airport. Mcleodganj is 9 Kms from Dharamsala. Dharamsala is mainly divided into upper and lower Dharamsala the upper dharamsala is called Kotwali and the lower Kachheri. Dharamsala is a picturesque town and is also famous for a beautiful cricket ground.
Bir is a village at a distance of 35 kms from Palampur. This village is surrounded by tea gardens and is famous for its Buddhist monastries. Bir is a landing ground for hang and para gliders. 14 kms from here is the famous aero sport site of Billing. In the month of May/June a tented colony is set up by Himachal Pradesh tourism to facilitate hang-gliders. At this time all the roads lead to billing.The launching (take-off) destination ‘Billing’, is a little meadow at 2,400m on the Dhauladhar ranges.The massive Dhauladar mountain range and the Kangra valley below with its panoramic views offer opportunities for high altitude ‘up and down’ and cross-country flying.Read More…
Palampur 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. Behind this town stands high ranges of Dhauladhar mountains, whose tops remain snow covered for most part of the year.Palampur is the tea capital of northwest India but tea is just one aspect that makes Palampur a special interest place. Abundance of water and proximity to the mountains has endowed it with mild climate.Read More…
Often referred as “Little Lhasa” McLeodganj is a beautiful hill station in the Kangra valley. It is in the upper part of Dharamshala and is at about 9 Kms from Dharamsala via Dharamsala Cantt and 4 Kms via a short route from Kotwali Bazaar Dharamsala. Mcleodganj is well known world wide for its scenic beauty and as the residence of His holiness the Dalai Lama. This small town is the administrative hub of the Tibetan government in exile and is a Buddhist pilgrimage center. People from all over the world come here to learn Buddhism and the Tibetan culture.2 kms from Mcleodganj is Bhagsunaag which is known for a Naag temple and a Water spring. Nearby waterfall of Bhagsunaag is a picturesque site and is a worth visit.
Masrur Rock Cut Temple
The Masrur rockcut temple is known for its monolithic temples. There are fifteen rock cut temples in the Indo Aryan style. It is one of the four monolithic rockcut temples in India. Two of these, including Kailash of Ellora and Mamlapuram in Deccan are famous across the world. Third is Dhamnar located in Rajasthan. While the other three temples are in a pit or on the ground, Masrur temple is unique because of the fact that it is located on a hill top at a height of about 760 m above the mean sea level. Legend has it that like many temples in the region, Masrur temple was also built by the Pandavas.