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Planning a trip to Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India

9th May to 11th May, 2024Budget Friendly Road Trip
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Estimated Budget
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INR 15,500 - 21,000View Breakdown

Things to do in Dharamshala in May

Day 1 - Thursday 9th, May
Morning -

Drive from Delhi to Dharamshala and check into hotel

Afternoon -

Explore McLeod Ganj - visit Tsuglagkhang Complex, the residence of the Dalai Lama, and Namgyal Monastery

Evening -

Dinner at Nick's Italian Kitchen and Cafe

Day 2 - Friday 10th, May
Morning -

Visit Bhagsunag Waterfall for a peaceful start to the day

Afternoon -

Explore Dal Lake and enjoy some quiet time by the lake

Evening -

Relax and unwind at Illiterati Books & Coffee

Day 3 - Saturday 11th, May
Morning -

Visit the Kangra Fort for a glimpse into the history of the region

Afternoon -

Indulge in a traditional Himachali Thali at Lobsang's Four Seasons Cafe

Evening -

Stroll through the local market near McLeod Ganj and explore Tibetan handicrafts and souvenirs

Day 4 - Sunday 12th, May
Morning -

Relax at the hotel and prepare for departure

Afternoon -

Optional visit to the Norbulingka Institute to explore traditional Tibetan art and culture

Evening -

Drive back to Delhi

Weather in Dharamshala in Invalid date
Avg Temp16°C to 26°C
Chance of Rain20%

May in Dharamshala typically experiences pleasant weather with warm days and cool nights. The weather is generally dry with occasional light showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Dharamshala

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable T-shirts -

Preferably sweat-wicking, moisture-absorbing fabrics.

Light Jacket or Sweater -

For evenings or cooler temperatures.

Comfortable Pants or Shorts -

Suitable for walking and exploring.

Comfortable Footwear -

Walking shoes or sneakers for exploring the area.


Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun.

Hat -

To protect your head from the sun.

Scarf or Bandana -

Multipurpose item for warmth, sun protection, or wiping sweat.

Essentials & Must Haves

Cash and Credit/Debit Cards -

Both cash and electronic payments are accepted in Dharamshala.

Identification Documents -

Passport if traveling from outside India, ID card if traveling from within India.

Travel Insurance -

Recommended for unforeseen circumstances or emergencies.

Small First Aid Kit -

For minor emergencies.

Toiletries and Medications -

Pack essential toiletries and any necessary medications.

Good to Have

Reusable Water Bottle -

To stay hydrated while exploring.

Camera -

To capture memories.

Book or E-reader -

For entertainment during downtime.

Snacks -

To keep you energized in between meals.


Smartphone -

Essential for navigation, communication, and photography.

Power Bank -

To keep your devices charged.

Headphones or Earbuds -

For entertainment and noise cancellation.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and electronic payments are both commonly accepted in Dharamshala. It's still advisable to carry some cash for smaller purchases or local vendors.

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Budget for Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR15,500 - 21,000

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Flight Expense
INR 5,000- 7,000
INR 3,000- 4,000
INR 5,000- 6,000
Local Travelling
INR 1,000- 1,500
INR 500- 1,000
INR 1,000- 1,500
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Try the local Tibetan cuisine for an authentic experience.
  • Carry comfortable walking shoes for exploration.

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.