Well, here is a twist in the tale, i have been to Himachal many times and ideally if you are doing a Dalhousie, Dharamshala Trip you head to Dalhousie first then go to dharamshala as Dalhousie is at higher height than Dharamshala.
How can I go to Dharamshala from Delhi by train?
Travellers can cover the distance from Delhi to Kangra by train and then take a bus or car to reach Dharamshala. One can also board a train from Delhi to Pathankot Railway Station, which is the nearest broad-gauge station from Dharamshala.
Is there a train station at Dharamshala?
By train: The nearest railway station to Dharamshala is in Pathankot, which is well connected to all parts of the country. The Kangra Valley Railway connects Pathankot to Kangra and Joginder Nagar.
Which is the nearest railway station from Dharamshala?
The nearest major railway station to Dharamshala is at Pathankot, located at a distance of 85 km away. You can take a taxi or avail bus services from Pathankot to reach Dharamshala.
Which is the nearest railway station to Dalhousie and Dharamshala?
Pathankot railway station
Located about 80 km away, Pathankot railway station is the nearest railhead to Dalhousie.
How to reach Dharamshala from Pathankot railway station?
The cheapest way to reach from Pathankot to Dharamsala is bus to Dharamshala and takes 3h 25m. The fastest way to reach from Pathankot to Dharamsala is cab to Dharamshala and takes 2h 27m. The recommended way to reach from Pathankot to Dharamsala is bus to Dharamshala and takes 3h 25m. Buses from Laxmi Holidays etc.
Is it better to stay in Dharamshala or McLeodganj?
Both are nice and just 10 kms apart. McLoedganj has a lot of character and is the place to spend a lot of time. You can visit beautiful places like Bhagsunath, Naddi, Dal Lake, Dharamkot and many more. McLoedganj offers you a wide variety of cheap to average places but all the paces are very congested.
Which railway station is near to Dharmasthala?
The nearest railway station to Dharmsthala is Yedamangala. It is connected to major towns in Karnataka through the means of the railway. You can even take a train to Mangalore which is a bigger station than the previous one and then take a taxi or a bus to Dharmasthala.
Does McLeodganj have railway station?
One can also walk to reach their designated places. Pathankot Railway Station located around 90 km away serves as the nearest railhead to Mcleodganj. Passengers can avail trains that ply between Delhi and Jammu to reach Mcleodganj.
Which is better Dalhousie or Dharamsala?
Dalhousie has many tourist attractions that make Dalhousie a place wherein you can indulge in a variety of activities. Thus, based on activities if you have to choose Dalhousie or Dharamshala, Dalhousie is the clear winner.
Q2. How many days are enough for Dharamshala? Most of the travel packages and holidays normally contain 3 to 5 days. You should begin your journey in Dharamshala, which takes three days to explore (McLeodganj, Triund for trekking, Palampur Tea Garden, and Kangra Fort).