HOW TO GET THERE
Pathankot is the nearest broad gauge railway terminal to Dharamshala. From Pathankot there is a narrow gauge railway line up to Kangra (94 km) and from here Dharamshala is 17 km by road
The nearest airport is at Gaggal (14 km away)
Direct and regular bus service from Delhi (520 km), Chandigarh (250 km), Jammu (210 km), Shimla (238 km), Chamba (185 km) and Manali (240 km) is available
Summer: 20°C – 38°C
Winter: 0°C – 20°C
Temperature goes below freezing point in the months of December and January causing snowfall
BEST TIME TO VISIT
It is good to visit Dharamshala anytime in the year, though, the ideal season will be between late February and March when the Losar Festival takes place.
Losar festival is a Tibetan festival celebrated to mark the beginning of the Tibetan New Year. Monsoon is experienced here during the months of July, August and September.
In general, if you're looking for snow, winter months are the best. Summer months are better for sight-seeing, trekking, mountain climbing and other activities.