Kangra Valley Overview

Ranked 3 of 54 sightseeing in Dharamshala
Kangra Valley is one of the most serene and scenic valleys in the Dhauladhar range. Popular for its picturesque beauty and wide variety of flora and fauna, Kangra Valley is also known for its religious destinations and as a hot spot for adventurous activities.
Kangra Valley has many holy tourist spots like Brajeshwari temple, Varajeshwari temple, Jwalamukhi temple, Chintpuni temple, St. John's church, and Namgyal Buddhist monastery. Kangra Fort, World War Memorial, and Kangra School of Painting are the other tourist spots worth visiting in the valley.
The most sought after souvenirs one can take back are the carpets, blankets, rugs and other woolen items.
The valley is a favorite destination for adventurous activities like trekking, para-sailing, mountaineering and hang gliding. As the valley is covered with a dense cover of tea gardens, pine trees and orchards it is the best place for nature walks and bird watching. Best sought after by trekking enthusiasts, the valley is a preferred destination for a lot of families as there are numerous picnic spots around.
Though accessible throughout the year, May to October is the right time to visit the valley.
Kangra Valley is easily reachable and is accessible from the surrounding towns.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: More than 3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Reviews and Ratings

Escaping  Nerd

Escaping Nerd3.6/5

2 reviews

Adventures Paradise

Dharmshala have a lot for adventure people. Take a little ride of Paragliding and feel like Flying Like a bird over Mountain. It's gives you experience for lifetime

Donarun Das

Donarun Das3.2/5

208 reviews

Famous for its apples

This beautiful valley lies at the base of the Dhauladar Range. Dharamshala, McLeod Ganj all are a part of it. This valley is also famous for apples.

Santosh

Santosh3.9/5

2 reviews

Nice location

The location is good with easy accessibility to everything.

Safe tour Travels

Safe tour Travels4.3/5

3 reviews

Nice Place.

Kangra valley full of greenery and the aerial view was marvellous.
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Kangra Valley, Dharamshala

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Emmanuel Raj

Kangra Valley, Dharamshala
Kangra Valley, Dharamshala

Photo by

Emmanuel Raj

Kangra Valley, Dharamshala
Kangra Valley, Dharamshala

Photo by

Emmanuel Raj

Kangra Valley, Dharamshala
Kangra Valley, Dharamshala

Photo by

Emmanuel Raj

Kangra Valley, Dharamshala