The lush and refreshing hills of Dharamshala

How To Reach Dharamshala From Kolkata

Tourism in Dharamshala

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Best time to visit
Oct - Jun
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How To Reach Dharamshala From Kolkata

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Kolkata to Dharamshala-34.0 hours--

Often referred to as ‘the little Lhasa of India’, Dharamshala is a very popular tourist destination who gets its tourists from all over the world. If you’re planning to visit the town, you should go through the following information that will assist you on how to reach Dharamshala from Kolkata by the different modes of transport available:

 

Kolkata To Dharamshala By Air: The nearest airport to Dharamshala is Gaggal Airport in Gaggal near Kangra at a distance of around 15 km from Dharamshala. However, there are no direct flights available. The best way to reach Dharamshala via air from Kolkata is to take a connecting flight from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport to Gaggal Airport via Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. There are a number of flight operators providing daily services from Kolkata to Delhi. Air India and SpiceJet provide with daily flights from Delhi to Gaggal. Kolkata to Dharamshala flight fare ranges from 7000 to 10000 depending on the date of booking. You can then opt for a bus or a cab which will take around 30 minutes to reach Dharamshala from Gaggal Airport.

 

Kolkata To Dharamshala By Train: There are no direct trains between Howrah and Dharamshala. The nearest railway station to Dharamshala is Pathankot, which is about 85 km away. Himgiri Superfast Express, which runs three days in a week, is the fastest train from Kolkata to Pathankot railway station. From Pathankot Railway Station, you have to book a cab or opt for a bus which should take around 2 to 3 hours.

 

Kolkata To Dharamshala By Road: The distance between Dharamshala and Kolkata is 1,964 km. You can opt for self-drive or hire a cab. It will take about 34 hours on a road journey via NH19 from Kolkata to reach Dharamshala. Unfortunately, there are no buses available that connect the two cities.

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    Ganesh's 6 days trip to Dharamshala

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    Kunal Pandey

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    It was a memorable trip and all because of travel triangle. All the arrangements were good. The driver was very friendly.He took us to really good places with breathtaking views. Couldn't have asked for more. Can't chose one!! Paragliding in Kullu, fun activities in Solang valley, view from hotel(it was breath taking!!!) Overall trip was memorable!!:)

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    Gouravdhiman

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    Gouravdhiman's 5 days trip to Dharamshala

    It was amazing experience to visit manali Tyre ride in solang valley was our best experience

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    Vaishnaviashetty

    Bengaluru

    Vaishnaviashetty's 6 days trip to Dharamshala

    Our trip was so much good since we planned with Travel Triangle!! I should really appreciate the agent Jitendra and also Manali driver Coockie!! Jitendra was taking care of us at every point of travel so that nowhere we felt insecure. Manali driver was so good that we felt he is the best guide and humble man. Even the hotel we stayed in Manali was very good. It is the mid of Manali where everything is nearby. In Delhi the driver was delayed so we waited around 2 hrs in the early morning which was little bad but of course it happens in a long trip!! And also Delhi driver doesn't know much about the route and all which can be improved. And also 2nd day driver was very much slow!! We enjoyed every bit of trip!! The food, the tradition, the way people treats us in Manali, everything was just awesome. Solang Valley snow activities were very good. Paragliding and River Rafting was the best activities which everybody should try. Thanks

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    Kolkata

    Me's 9 days trip to Dharamshala

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    Bhumika's 6 days trip to Dharamshala

    I had planned a trip to shimla and Manali. I started my trip with shimla but as we all known about the situation because of corona virus threat, himachal Pradesh government had asked to close all tourist place so I couldnt visist manali. I ended my trip and returned back . However how much ever I visited in Shimla, it was all good. I must say himachal is a beautiful place with beautiful souls.

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    Chennai

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