Places of Interest in Dharamshala

Dharamshala is an ethereal hill station that provides a myriad of scenic viewpoints and tourist spots that enhances its aesthetic beauty. The city of spiritual awakening offers tranquil surroundings and a serene atmosphere, which creates bliss for its guests.

Bhagsunag Falls

Bhagsunag fall has many waterfalls, an ancient temple, numerous slate quarries and a freshwater spring.

Gyuto Monastery

Gyuto Monastery is beautifully constructed on a hilltop with a commanding view of the Dhauladhar Ranges and the Beas River from there. A beautiful gold-plated statue of Lord Buddha is situated on the premises of the temple which glistens when the rays of the sun fall on it early morning.

 Gyuto Monastery
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Tsuglagkhang, Mcleodganj

Just above the town of Dharamsala, in Mcleodganj, is Tsuglagkhang, the place where the Dalai Lama resides. It is one of the most significant places of worship which attracts devotees from all over the world and serves tourists as well.

Norbulingla Monastery

With a mission to preserve Tibetan Art through self-sustaining means, the institute with the guidance of talented masters, endows artists and craftspeople with ancestral knowledge, providing jobs to a community of over 300.

Kangra Fort

One of the closest historical places to visit near Dharamsala, Kangra Fort is a remnant of the valley’s history. The fort is spread across 4 km and its structure has temples, mosques, palaces and royal gateways. It dates back to a few years before 470 AD, which is the year when it was first invaded by the King of Kashmir.

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St. John in the Wilderness Church

St. John in the Wilderness, built in 1852, is one of the most important churches in Himachal Pradesh. Located near Dharamshala and on the way to Mcleodganj, this neo-gothic church was built in dedication to John the Baptist. Set amidst lush deodar forests, this peaceful edifice is known for its Belgian stained-glass windows. 

Dal Lake

Dal Lake is a pond located on the Macleodganj Naddi Road at 1775 metre above sea level. The lake is surrounded by a pine forest with a scenic view of the hills. Overall Dal Lake is a relaxing eco space where you can enjoy nature, feed bread to the fish in the pond, and explore a different view of the hills.

Masroor Rock Cut Temple

Situated 32 km from Kangra in Dharmashala on the Nagrota- surian link road, Masroor Rock Cut Temple is an archaeological site. The complex is a combination of 15 rock-cut temples designed in the Indo- Aryan style of architecture, believed to have been built in 8th century.

These are some of the most must-visit tourist attractions in Dharamshala.

Recreational Activities at Atman

Atman, our resort in Dharmashala, bestows guests with a variety of recreational activities to participate in and have a delightful sojourn at the hill station.

Triund Trek


Triund Trek

If you are a nature lover and are up for an adventurous trekking experience in Dharamshala, then do not miss out on an adrenaline-punching trek at Triund. The trek offers a beautiful view of the first peaks of the Himalayas and a wide over the plains. This is a 9 km trek (one way), through the jungle and is quite a climb!



Bir Billing for Paragliding

Bir Biling is the place to be when it comes to paragliding! It is one of the finest paragliding places in India. It hosts ParaGliding Worldcup 2015, which should be included in your itinerary. It is quite the adrenaline rush and is one of the most sought out activities in Dharamshala.