Tourism Hotel Club House is
located in Mcleodganj (Himachal Pradesh,
India). The Club House is most conveniently located in the vicinity of His Holiness the Dalali Lama's residence. Club House is ideally suited for those out to visit Tibetian monasteries and their cultural fervour in the neighborhood. It offers a panoramic view of the Kangra Valley stretching out into the horizon.
are well furnished with attached baths and running hot & cold
service, Laundry and Dry Cleaning available.
premises, Doctor on call.
Hall, Table Tennis, Billiard room.
variety Dharamsala offers for sightseeing ranges from temples, churches
and monasteries to museums, ancient towns and places of natural beauty.
Every season and every spot has its own special offering.
ART MUSEUM, KOTWALI BAZAR: This
treasure trove of the Kangra Valley displays arts, crafts and rich past,
artifacts that date back to the 5th century. It includes a gallery of
Kangra's famous miniature painting and a representative collection of
sculptures, pottery and anthropological items. Shamianas and dresses used
by local royalty, old carved doors, jails, lintels and pandals are also on
display Coins, jewelry and manuscripts are included. A section houses the
work of contemporary artists, sculptures and photographers.
MEMORIAL: At there start of
town, landscaped lawns and a web of narrow paths fill a pine grove where a
monument has been raised to commemorate the post independence war heroes
of Himachal Pradesh.
PATHRI: A 3 km level walk from the
Kotwali Bazaar leads up to this rock temple.
JOHN'S CHURCH: 8 km from
Dharamsala, between Forsythganj and Mcleodganj is the charming church of
St. John in the Wilderness. Under the shade of deodar branches, a memorial
has been erected over the body of the British Viceroy, Lord Elgin who died
at Dharamsala in 1863. There is a well tended old graveyard on these
Often called the Little Lhasa, at
1770m is the residence of His Holiness, The Dalai Lama. The Tibetan
Government in exile has been head quartered here for over three decades.
The impressive monastery has larger than life images of the Buddha,
Padmasambhava and Avaloktwshwara. The large Tibetan community and the
presence of traditional architectural designs drawn from Tibet have
enhanced the area. Tibetian handicrafts and garments are available on sale
every Sunday. The Tibetian Institute of Performing Arts is just a km away
and organises a ten day festival from the second Saturday of April.
LAKE: 11 km from Dharamsala and
surrounded by deodar trees this is an enchanting and serene picnic spot.
Close to fresh springs, this
ancient temple is 11 km from Dharamsala. It is a popular picnic spot and
the famous slate quarries are close by.
TAPOVAN: 10 km from Dharamsala on
the banks of the rivulet Bindusaras, is an ashram complex established by
the late Swami Chinmayananda, a noted exponent of the Gita. The complex
includes a 9 meter high image of Lord Hanuman, a magnificent Rama Temple,
a meditation hall, a school, and a health and recreation centre.
66km from Dharamsala and 26 km from
Pathankot, Nurpur is famous for old fort and a temple of Brijraj. Nurpur
acquired its name in 1672, when Jahangir, the Mughal Emperor named it
after his wife Nurjahan.
ATTRACTIONS: The temple of
Jwalamukhi, Chamunda Devi and Brijeshwari Devi are other pilgrim centers
close to Dharamsala. The fort of Kangra and Ma11ngarh are other
ACTIVITIES AND SPORTS: Between May
and October, the Dhauladhar ranges offer an enormous variety of trekking
and rock climbing.
The 20 km stretch of the river Beas
between Nadaun and Pong Dam offers ample opportunities in angling for
For local handicrafts visit Kotwali Bazar, Tibetan handicrafts and carpets
are available at Mcleodganj.
are covered as a weekend Getaway Ex-Jallandhar / Ludhiana / Chandigarh and
as a part of larger itinerary covering other
Areas of Himachal Pradesh.