Himachal Pradesh – Places To Visit In Dharamshala
How many of us love tea? Be it green tea, black tea, the traditional masala chai or white tea. Oh, did I just knock you down with a feather on mentioning white tea? Well, yes, there’s nothing to be bewildered about. We do have this ‘white tea’ in existence. Alright, so coming back to the point, how many of us have a knack for tea? How many of us, day in and day out could never say ‘no’ to tea? Oh, that’s quite a lot of us! Of course, tea has been the backbone of our country since the past many years. We wake up in the morning with the cup of tea in our hand, and then followed by cups full of tea in our offices and then again a cup when we are back, right? But little have we known that where does this tea come from? Of course, you’ll say tea plantations, right? But from which place, any idea?
Yes, this tea comes from some famous tea plantations in Dharamshala! Dharamshala is derived from the Sanskrit language and means ‘spiritual dwelling’. As we already know that a Dharamshala provides us with shelter, similarly this place is also a shelter for many spiritual pilgrims. And we could very well quote the fact as one of the reasons why this place is famous as the holy residence of Dalai Lama and is home to Tibetan Monk in exile!
Well, there are a lot a good many reasons why you must pay a visit to this place. Want to know a few of them? Alright, let us then discuss those reasons!
DALAI LAMA TEMPLE
Do you want to gain some sneaky peeks into the Dalai Lama’s temple or perhaps catch some glimpses of the café and libraries there? Or probably enjoy the vast museums and monasteries there. Well, if you wish to do any of these, then you must pay a visit to this place. A custom, which is in stark contrast to the rest of the country, is surely worth seeing and paying a visit to. So do visit this temple and capture some beautiful traditions of here!
Just like we can’t complete any dish without a pinch of salt, similarly, any hill station couldn’t be complete without a magnificent view of the valley. And here comes the Kangra Valley which offers some mind-boggling and exotic views of the entire place. You could breathe in serenity and calmness of this place, located at a height of 2000 feet. One can view a large number of streams flowing and irrigating the valley. So, for all the avid photographers out there, don’t miss this golden opportunity!
How can our vacation be complete without some shopping? So, if you are scouting for a place to shop until you drop, then you must visit Temple Road in Dharamshala. One could also find some beautiful hotels here with prolific views and reasonable prices. So wouldn’t this place help you nail down two birds with one stone? For sure, it will, right? So, do look forward to visiting this place!
No hill station is ever complete without its wide range of adventures! So pick yours from hiking, trekking, sky diving and many more! Have a whale of a time doing these adventurous sports and make memories for a lifetime!
And yes, if you want to relish the beauty of this place and don’t forget to visit this place during the months of March to June when the place is covered with blossoms, relishing the summer season. So now I feel that you are completely ready for your trip! Are you?