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Planning a trip to Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India

22nd May to 26th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Estimated Budget
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INR 19,000 - 29,100View Breakdown

Things to do in Dharamshala in May

Day 1 - Wednesday 22nd, May
morning -

Arrive in Dharamshala by train from Delhi.

afternoon -

Check in to the hotel and have a lazy lunch at Lobsang's Four Seasons Cafe.

evening -

Relax at the hotel or take a leisurely stroll around McLeod Ganj and explore local shops and markets.

Day 2 - Thursday 23rd, May
morning -

Visit the Namgyal Monastery to enjoy the serene atmosphere and panoramic views.

afternoon -

Have a traditional Tibetan lunch at Tibet Kitchen and explore the Bhagsu Nag Waterfall.

evening -

Relax with a cup of tea and take a leisurely walk around the Dalai Lama Temple.

Day 3 - Friday 24th, May
morning -

Embark on a trek to Triund and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Dhauladhar range.

afternoon -

Have a picnic lunch at Triund and soak in the natural beauty of the surroundings.

evening -

Descend back to McLeod Ganj and enjoy a dinner at Lung Ta Japanese Restaurant.

Day 4 - Saturday 25th, May
morning -

Spend a lazy morning at the hotel or visit the Norbulingka Institute to explore traditional Tibetan art and culture.

afternoon -

Indulge in a relaxing spa treatment at Tushita Meditation Centre or simply enjoy a peaceful walk at St. John in the Wilderness Church.

evening -

Enjoy a traditional Himachali dinner at Pema Thang Restaurant and soak in the local ambiance.

Day 5 - Sunday 26th, May
morning -

Visit the Kangra Fort and explore the rich history and architecture of the region.

afternoon -

Enjoy a delicious lunch at Lung Ta Japanese Restaurant and visit the Gyuto Monastery for a peaceful experience.

evening -

Spend the evening at the hotel or take a leisurely walk around the Dal Lake for a tranquil experience.

Day 6 - Monday 27th, May
morning -

Check out from the hotel and depart from Dharamshala by train back to Delhi.

afternoon -

Enjoy a farewell lunch at Illiterati Books & Coffee and explore local souvenir shops for some last-minute shopping.

evening -

Depart from Dharamshala and cherish the memories of a relaxing and enriching trip.

Weather in Dharamshala in Invalid date
Avg Temp15°C to 28°C
Chance of Rain20%

Dharamshala in May typically experiences pleasant weather with warm days and cool nights. Expect mostly sunny skies with a chance of occasional light showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Dharamshala

Clothing & Apparel

2-3 pairs of comfortable walking shoes -

for exploring the town and nearby trails

1-2 pairs of warm layers -

for the cool nights and mornings

3-4 pairs of lightweight, breathable tops -

for daytime wear

1-2 pairs of comfortable pants or shorts -

for hiking or exploring

Rain jacket -

for unexpected showers


Hat -

to protect from the sun and cold

Sunglasses -

to protect your eyes from the sun

Water bottle -

to stay hydrated

First-aid kit -

for minor emergencies

Toiletries -

including sunscreen, insect repellent, etc.

Essentials & Must Haves

Valid ID card -

for identification purposes

Cash and credit/debit cards -

for making purchases

Travel documents -

including train tickets and any necessary visas

Copies of important documents -

such as passport and travel insurance

Small backpack or daypack -

for carrying essentials while exploring

Good to have

Travel towel -

for quick drying after showers or swims

Camera -

to capture memories

Guidebook or map -

for exploring the area

Small flashlight -

for nighttime use

Reusable shopping bag -

for carrying souvenirs or purchases


Smartphone -

for communication, navigation, and photography

Camera -

for capturing memories

Travel adapter -

if needed for your devices

Headphones -

for listening to music or podcasts

Portable charger -

for keeping your devices powered up

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and most major credit cards are widely accepted in Dharamshala.

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Budget for Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR19,000 - 29,100

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Flight Expense
INR 10,000- 16,000
INR 4,000- 6,000
INR 3,000- 4,000
Local Travelling
INR 500- 800
INR 1,000- 1,500
INR 500- 800
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Try the local Tibetan cuisine for an authentic experience.
  • It's recommended to book train tickets in advance to secure seats for a comfortable journey.

*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.