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Traveling to Dharamsala
Dharamsala Airport, also known as Kangra Airport, is located just over 10 km from the center of Dharamsala and currently handles regular flights from Delhi. Those looking to book flights from the UAE to Dharamsala won’t find any direct flights available, but you can conveniently catch direct flights from the UAE to Delhi before transferring and continuing your journey to Dharamsala.
Dharamsala Airport is a very small domestic airport offering very little in terms of facilities and services, so you are best bringing all the essentials you would need with you to the airport. The airport itself is housed within a single passenger terminal which is capable of handling up to 100 passengers. Once you have landed at the airport, you can catch a taxi just outside of the terminal to reach your destination directly, or you can arrange for a private transfer before your flight if you would prefer.
Reasons to Visit Dharamsala
Dharamsala is located in the north of India, within the state of Himachal Pradesh, and is best known for being the residence of the Dalai Lama and its strong links to Tibetan Buddhism. Most travelers within the city spend their time in the Upper Dharamsala area which is the home of most of the important attractions and landmarks in the city. There are a number of interesting attractions to see like the huge Tsuglagkhang temple complex and the Dalai Lama Residence, while travelers with a love of the outdoors will find plenty of beautiful nature spots and many hiking trails around the surrounding region.
Dharamsala Travel Information
UAE nationals catching flights to India will be able to get an e-visa online before the journey which permits stays of up to 60 days in the country. In Dharamsala the weather is fairly warm over the summer with average highs of 25 to 30 degrees from April to October, with a brief but heavy rainy season beginning in June and finishing in September. Make sure you put your clocks forward by an hour and 30 minutes to get on local time in Dharamsala, while the currency you will need during your trip in India is the Indian rupee.
Where to Stay
* This information is correct as of June 2019
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