You will also explore the local market at Mcleod Ganj, where you can see and buy Tibetan handicrafts. Afterwards, your guide will accompany you to St. John church. The Gothic stone building of the Church was constructed in 1852. The site also has a memorial of the British Viceroy Lord Elgin and an old graveyard.
Later, take a stroll around Dal Lake. The lake is a scenic picnic spot surrounded by the forests of Deodar. Beside the lake is a temple of Durveshwar Mahadev.
Continue the tour to Tibetan Children's Villages, a non-profit charitable organization which is a community for the care and education of orphans, destitute and refugee children from Tibet. This school is mainly focused on quality modern education and an introduction to the heritage of Tibetan Buddhism.
After learning about the history of Dharamshala, your guide will take you to a restaurant to enjoy a delicious local lunch. Afterwards, you will head to Norbulingka Institute, a conservatory of Tibetan culture and museum founded by government to preserve and promote Tibetan art and culture in exile. You will be transferred back to your hotel at the conclusion of the tour.
Dalai lama Temple
- Hotel/Airport pickup and drop-off
- Entrance fees
- Local taxes
- Bottled water
- Local guide
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- A maximum of 8 people per booking
- The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions