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Romantically fascinating, adventurously isolating, and for the people with a die heart thrill, a quaint town with passionate beauty around to intake; and the best time to visit Dharamshala is indeed winter season as winters bring you the gist of snow land. When you are in this beautiful city in the winter season, you will find yourself in immense peace and will become a part of the town right at one glance.

You can also visit this beautiful city during the summer months, as during this season, the weather is apt for sightseeing and outdoor locations. However, you might not be enjoying a lot during monsoons due to the heavy rainfall.

Numerous attractions and sights house the city of Dharamshala and await your presence throughout the year. However, there are best times to visit Dharamshala when the city is at the peak of its beauty. There are various highlights to look for during summer, winter, and monsoon. Discover the charm of Dharamshala throughout the year with a Dharamshala Tour Package.

Here are the best seasons to visit Dharamshala:

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Dharamshala in Winter

As heavenly as the high mountains and valleys of the scenic beauty of the city can get, winters bring out the best in town and it is the best time to visit Dharamshala. With snow blankets covering every inch of the valleys and high peaks, the views are pure magic and nothing less. With freezing amazements and coldest breezes, the cozy days and nights are apt for a couple holidays. A snow fight, paragliding, trekking, and so much more to look forward to is in the content of the winter season in Dharamshala.

Months ranging from December till February are absolutely greater. It usually starts to snow around January and it is absolutely necessary to hide within the blankets. You will find a lot of trekkers, backpackers, and beautiful couples hanging out at almost all the attractions in the city.

Major attractions to be covered during the winter season in Dharamshala

Kangra Valley

A trip to Dharamshala is incomplete without a snow fight and a glacier picture to flaunt on your social media. Of course, it is too cold to even step out, but the beauty amidst the valley is magical beyond imagination. The spectacular space is also known as Himalayan Paradise and houses the finest views of the city you can ever find.

The heights take you to a different zone and you will not be able to even wink if it meant not being able to see the magnificence. Make sure you cover well.

Triund Hill

Another epitome of sanity and marvelousness is Triund Hill. The godly creation is pure glory to the eyes of the beholder and is stunning at every level. You will love to spend time here if you are a fan of adventure and thrill. Trekking and snow walking are the best activities to undertake.

There are also some food joints around which you can join in for warm food. The time here will be only lovely.

The temperature during winters:

The perfectly compiled beauty and wonderfulness of the season and the destination will only put memories in the back of your mind which you will be able to cherish all along. The months ranging from December to February have constant weather which ranges from 4 degrees Celsius at nights and around 7 degrees Celsius during the days. It is always advisable to carry woolens and there can never be too many for the trip

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Dharamshala in Summer

Dharamshala is the gateway to summer vacation if you are looking for having a fantastic time without sweating all around the hay. The weather is extremely pleasant and it is the right time to take into the various outdoor spots of the city.

With the beginning of the month of March to the end of July, the snow begins to fade, and the time of the sun peeking out from the clouds increases vividly. For backpackers and young kids out with their families, the time of sightseeing is the best near summer as the weather is excellent, the roads are clear, the sky is warm, and the water spots are such a delight and this is the 
best time to visit Dharamshala.

Major attractions to cover during summers in Dharamshala

Dal Lake

With panoramic views and cool breeze, the lake is one of the best attractions in Dharamshala during summer months. The water is not frozen for starters, and a boat ride is a fun way, to begin with. Water rafting is an amazing experience here at the lake and the nearby picnic spots are amazing under the sun.

There are also a few markets nearby which you can explore and get yourself some travel souvenirs.

Tea gardens

Pleasant scenes to apprehend with spring blooms and colour split across, the auspicious gardens are a mesmerizing view during the months starting from May and June. With mountain climbing and tea regime, the outcome of your time spent here will be pure bliss.

The summer awaits the tea petals to flourish amazingly at this time and the colour splash in the garden with green spaces vast spread till your sight goes, blue skies, and twinkling flowers are just fantastic.


Masrur is epically known for its various cluster of temples and rock-cut pastel statues, and architectural ensembles. If you wish to find peaceful isolation for oneself in the midst of the bustle of the cities from where you come from, this is an absolute spot to visit though.

The temperature during summer:

The splendid arena of the city if flowing with energy all through the sunny days starting from mid-March to the end of June. The temperature during the nights in these days goes down to as much as that of 25 degrees Celsius and can get as high as 30 degrees Celsius during the days.

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Dharamshala in Monsoon

For the months of July till September, the rain is at its heights in Dharamshala. The grasses cannot get greener or brighter, the sky not be more could, and the vegetations cannot be more refreshing. The smell of the rain can be felt in the air and loved in the heart and it is one of the best time to visit Dharamshala.

The showers are quite heavy, humidity is usually high, and however, the evenings are pleasantly cool. Days might not be as happening as nights or evenings. You can visit all the attractions in the city which are enclosed and not far from your hotel as sometimes the roads might as well get blocked.

Major attractions to cover during monsoons in Dharamshala

Tibet Museum

With an astonishing architectural ability and fascinating carvings all over the museum, the place is a must visit for people in love with art and history. The displays here are as wonderful as they can get and the features which cover the various aspects of history are stunning as well.

The centerpieces here and the ceilings of glass work here are crazy beautiful and you will fall in love with the collection here including the various swords, metallic pieces, currencies, and so much more.

HH Dalai Lama Main Temple

With an enlarged and crucial featuring of Lord Buddha being its central attraction, the temple is elegant and beyond. The finest details of the temple will amaze you with their perfection and the place also holds a lot of spiritual value for itself. The locals will be able to guide you about the various traditions to follow but somehow you will be able to mingle always.

The place will always make you feel peaceful at mind, body, and hear. With so much to see and experience, you would never want to let go of yourself from the temple.

The temperature during Monsoon:

The months of July lasting till September may not be a good idea to go for outdoor locations except on days when it surprisingly gets sunny. You can always go for various waterfalls during those times, as they will surely make a cure to your humidity. The temperature range during the rainy season in Dharamshala is about 18 degrees of Celsius during the nights and almost as 22 degrees Celsius during the days with humidity as well.

Dharamshala is a mind-blowing destination for people from various backgrounds. It has a hint of pleasure, travel, tourism, attraction, adventure, thrill, fun, and will make an excellent escape for you no matter what the weather is or what the season is. You will always enjoy your time here, with loads of snaps and memories to take home back with you.
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People Also Ask About Dharamshala

  1. What is the best time to visit Dharamshala for a honeymoon?

    The best time to visit Dharamshala for a honeymoon is during the months of spring and early summer, between March and June. During this time, the weather here remains cool and pleasant, and the trees laden with new leaves and flowers. However, if you’re a couple who doesn’t shy away from the cold, you can also visit Dharamshala during December, when the entire snow-covered place appears enchantingly white.
  2. What is the best time to visit Dharamshala for trekking?

    The ideal time for trekking in Dharamshala is during the summer months, between April to June. During this time, the scenic trekking trails appear twice as beautiful than usual, with the flowers here in full bloom.
  3. Is December a good time to visit Dharamshala?

    If you have no problem with freezing temperatures, then December is an ideal time to visit Dharamshala. During the winter months, the entire region remains covered in thick blankets of snow. You can also enjoy a number of winter activities such as skiing and paragliding here.
  4. What is the best time to visit Dharamshala to see snow?

    The best time to visit Dharamshala for snow is during the peak winter months, between December and February. A number of snow sports can also be enjoyed here.
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