Dal Lake in Dharamshala, Himachal
Enjoy a serene boat ride at Dal Lake in Dharamshala
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Oct - Jun
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Dal Lake in Dharamshala
Surrounded by tall deodar and pine trees, Dal Lake is a small lake near the village of Tota Rani in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. A picture perfect location with a calm and peaceful environment, Dal Lake Dharamshala is a mid altitude lake situated 1,775 metres above sea level. Other than just sitting and experiencing the serenity of the place, you can also enjoy boating here during some parts of the year. Moreover, you will find plenty of fishes in this lake. On the banks of the Dal Lake, there is a small sacred place with a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. You can witness the famous Dal Fair on the banks of this lake in the month of September every year when this place is flocked with tourists from various parts of the world. A number of devotees from Gaddi tribe take dips in the holy water of this lake to worship Lord Shiva, you will surely be able to experience liveliness during this time!A beautiful lake tucked in the hills, Dal Lake should definitely be on your itinerary if you are visiting Dharamshala to enjoy the simplicity of nature.
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Are there any activities to be done at Dal Lake?
There are no activities to be done at Dal Lake, but there are many nearby places to be seen and enjoyed such as temples and nature trails.
Is it allowed and safe to swim in Dal Lake?
You can swim in Dal Lake in Dharamshala, although try not to go in too deep.
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