While you enjoy your luxurious stay at Panchvati Cottages, renowned to be one of the Best Hotels in Dharamshala, engage in these activities to make your holiday even more memorable. While you enjoy your stay within the premises, do not miss soaking in the natural and artistic beauty that this place offers. Plan your day in such a way that you make the most of your time. Make your choice as per your need and to make your choice easier, we have categorized the activities into three major categories.

What kind of a person are you? A nature lover, a person who loves monuments and historical places, or a seeker and a spiritual person? If you are a combination of the above three, we would be equally delighted as well. The Himalayas never fails to take anybody’s heart away and we are here, to tell you about the nearby places so that you learn a thing or two before exploring.

Here is the list of places and activities to keep you satiated during your vacation. Places of Natural Beauty that is bewitching.

Dharamshala inadvertently is one of the best places where Nature blooms at its best and enthralls everybody who comes here. A dendrophile’s paradise, Dharamshala is beautiful round the clock and brings you the much-needed serenity that your soul deserves. Come let us take you on a virtual tour right away. We have given the approximate distance between these places of tourist attraction and Panchvati Cottages within the parentheses.

Naguni Waterfall

3 km away

Enjoy this enthralling waterfall which is 100 feet high and start your day in the lap of nature. The ravishing waters will just show you to be bolder in life and become more authentic. Start your day feeling inspired by this gorgeous creation of Nature. It is wonderful in the way nature helps us to learn a lot about life.


Bhagsu Waterfall

Bhagsu Waterfall

14 km away

This is a gorgeous waterfall located just 14 km away from one of the best hotels in Dharamshala, Panchvati Cottages. It is breathtaking, to say the least. Feel spiritual and serene at the Bhagsunag Temple near the waterfall. The view from the top is very captivating. You can see an aerial view of Dharamshala from the top.

Dal Lake

15 km away

You cannot miss viewing this scenic lake of tourist attraction. The lake is surrounded by deodar trees making it a picturesque location. It looks straight out of a painting. Take a boat ride with your family and loved ones and feel peace and serenity. It will not look lesser than a movie where the protagonist and his or her lover are enjoying a romantic boat ride in a serene lake.



Tea Gardens

17 km away

On your way ahead towards Kangra district enjoy the winding alleys leading you to the tea gardens of Dharamshala. The tea gardens and the aroma of the tea leaves will sway you away and melt away any lingering stress that the urban life gave you. Spread across a wide area, this would be the perfect treat for your eyes. Watch the lovely people picking tea leaves in the gardens and sing to yourself as a carefree wanderer. Moreover, there is no entry fee to experience this vast spread of greenery.


While at Dharamshala, you get drawn to yourself and feel connected. There are many temples and places of religious importance here. These are flocked by tourists throughout the year. You can visit the Chamunda Devi Temple, Baijnath Temple, Kangra Devi Temple, etc. You can also visit the Dalai Lama Temple Complex. It is a place worth mentioning. There are many striking features of the Dalai Lama Complex like it is a center for training monks. It has a library that has a rich treasure of Buddhist scriptures. It also has a museum that celebrates and showcases the stories of Buddhist monks. The best part is that there is no entry fee. The peace that you get from this place is beyond words or comprehension. Do not miss the chance to visit the Tsuglag Khang complex in Mcleod Ganj. The massive structures inside the temple will draw your curiosity. You can learn a thing or two about the Tibetan culture and religion here. You must visit the Masrur Rock temple in Kangra district built as early as the 8th century. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, and Devi. The temple was carved into an artistic magnificence from natural sandstone rock. Another place of religious importance is the Chinmaya Tapovan temple, which is a haven for peace and spirituality. It has a mighty statue of Lord Hanuman and a Ram temple. Your need to feel centered will be satiated once you visit the place. Needless to say, all these places of religious importance are a must-visit when you stay at Panchvati Cottages. While exploring the beautiful Dharamshala, McLeodGanj, and Kangra, add the beautiful spiritual places to your bucket list and make your holiday even more memorable.


This section will give you an insight into the other monuments and places of interest that you should visit while staying at Panchvati Cottages. We have handpicked a few tourist places, though there are many for you to explore once you are here.

Kangra Fort

Visit the Kangra Fort constructed by the Katoch Empire. It has a quaint vibe to it and its architectural richness will keep you enthralled during your visit. Can you believe that this museum has installations done by the Katoch empire from the 4th century BC?



Dharamshala Cricket Stadium

The Dharamshala Cricket stadium located 1500 m above sea level has hosted many matches and is a place of interest for cricket lovers. Book a day pass for Rs 20 and experience this beautifully curated stadium nestled in the Himalayas. The backdrop is a visual treat to savor and even if your favorite team is not performing well, you can still feel peaceful and unperturbed by the beautiful Natural view of the mighty Himalayas.

Naam art gallery

If you are a lover of art and you wish to combine this vacation into an art-cation, Naam Art Gallery, Dharamshala is just perfect for you. This gallery displays the breath-taking work of the German artist, Elisabeth Buschmann. Her expertise includes traditional oil painting, water painting, contemporary art. She combines spirituality and art in her work. Her paintings have two elements mostly in common, mountains and circles or spheres. Mountains depict the innocent aspect of Nature, and the circle shows the infinite nature of life and the Universe. She has been awarded many times for her work both internationally and in India. This art gallery would be a memorable place etched in your soul forever. As rightly said by Shakespeare, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever”, this art gallery is an example to prove his point.


Now that you have an extensive list curated for you, take your pick, and visit these with your loved one, family, or all by yourself. The strategic location of Panchvati Cottages enables you to visit a lot of these tourist places. Nature enthusiasts, students of history, and seekers will never fall short of thrill and wonder on their expedition.

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