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How to Reach Dharamshala

Dharamshala is located at 520 km, in the northwest region of Delhi. Before India attained independence, Dharamshala was the headquarter of the British Administration of Kangra, Kullu and Lahaul region of Himachal Pradesh. Today, Dharamshala Travels has emerged as a popular hill station of Himachal Pradesh. If you are planning to go Dharamshala for your next holidays then try to find out how to reach Dharamshala, because reaching this place is an adventure in itself.

Dharamshala is conveniently connected to Delhi, Amritsar, Chandigarh, and Shimla. The regular bus service to and from Dharamshala is available here. Hence, if you are wondering how to reach Dharamshala you will be glad to know that there are plenty of good roads for traversing in and out of Dharamshala; your travel experience will totally depend on the route you choose. Here the bus service is the most economical option to reach Dharamshala. There are regular bus services operating from Delhi to Dharamshala on a daily basis. Reaching Dharamshala from Delhi will take almost fourteen hours. But, natural splendor of the way will never let you get bored during this time consuming journey. You can relish these views by taking pictures during intermittent breaks even if you are an amateur photographer.

If you are thinking how to reach Dharamshala by a car because you want to enjoy this journey with family members or friends, then you must opt for private car rental services available from Delhi to Dharamshala. These cars are provided with a well-trained driver who frequently visits Himachal Pradesh and is familiar with its terrain. The twisty roads, breathtaking mountains and beautiful villages will make your journey the most memorable experience ever. Bhakra Nangal dam is the biggest dam in India, which can be visited on the way to Dharamshala.

There is no airport in Dharamshala. However, if you are planning to visit Dharamshala by air, then make an early enquiry of air services. Kangra airport is the nearest airport of Dharamshala. It is just 10 km from the Dharamshala. Kangra airport is also known as Gaggal Airport. Jagson Airlines flight operates on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Delhi to Gaggal Airport. Dharamshala is located near the border of Punjab. Several regular flights from Amritsar to Delhi and Mumbai are available at your disposal.

Patankot railway station is at 90 km from the Dharamshala town. Kangra railway station is a narrow gauge railway line of Himachal Pradesh and is just around 17 km from Dharamshala. You can avail bus or car services if you are unsure as of how to reach Dharamshala by using public transportation services, after reaching Pathankot or Kangra.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/07