Khajjiar is a hill station in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh, India, located approximately 24 km from Dalhousie.
Khajjiar sits on a small plateau with a small stream-fed lake in the middle that has been covered over with weeds. The hill station is surrounded by meadows and forests. It is about 6,500 feet (2,000 m) above sea level in the foothills of the Dhauladhar ranges of the Western Himalayas and peaks can be seen in the distance. It is part of the Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary.
,br> Khajjiar can be reached from Dalhousie, the nearest major town and hill station, by bus in an hour or so. It has a rare combination of three ecosystems: lake, pasture and forest.
St. John in the Wilderness is an Anglican church dedicated to John the Baptist built in 1852, located near Dharamshala, India, on the way to McLeodGanj, at Forsyth Gunj. Set amidst deodar forest, and built in neo-Gothic architecture, the church is known for its Belgian stained-glass windows donated by Lady Elgin (Mary Louisa Lambton), wife of Lord Elgin.
Though the church structure survived the 1905 Kangra earthquake, which killed close to 19,800 people, injured thousands in the Kangra area, and destroyed most buildings in Kangra, Mcleodganj and Dharamshala; its spire, Bell tower, was however destroyed. Later, a new bell, cast in 1915 by Mears and Stainbank, was brought from England and installed outside in the compound of the church.
Men-Tsee-Khang formally also known as Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute), is a charitable institution based in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India. The institute was founded by the 13th Dalai Lama, in Lhasa in 1916. In the aftermath of the Chinese occupation of Tibet, the 14th Dalai Lama came to India where he reestablished the institution in 1961 with the following missions.
* To promote and practice Tibetan Medicine as well as Tibetan astronomy and astrology
* To provide healthcare and social service to people regardless of caste, color or creed
* To provide health care based on service orientation.
Your Dalhousie tour package starts with pick up at Dalhousie and drive to your hotel in Dalhousie. Check in at the hotel and rest of the day is free for your leisure activities. Dinner and overnight at hotel.Day 01: Arrive at Dalhousie
After breakfast, drive to Khajjiar for day trip. Popular as Mini Switzerland, Khajjiar is a hill station that is a famous tourist destination. We suggest that you indulge in nature walk, horse riding and zorbing. If not, then you can also visit attractions like Golden Devi temple, Khajji Nag temple, Khajiiar Lake etc. Return to Dalhousie. Have dinner and stay overnight in the hotel.Day 02: Dalhousie - Khajiar - Dalhousie
After breakfast at the hotel, check out of the hotel and drive to Dharamshala. Dharamshala tour packages starts with arrival and check-in at the hotel. Proceed to visit the Chinmaya Tapovan Trust. Surrounded by the Himalayas, filled with calmness, this is a perfect place to meditate and relax yourself. Stay overnight in Dharamshala.Day 03: Dalhousie - Dharamshala (4 - 5 hour drive)
Have your breakfast and proceed for sightseeing in Dharamshala. You will cover attractions like the Church of St. John, the Tibetan Medical Center, as well as the local monasteries of the region. The evening is free for visiting the local market of Dharamshala that has shops selling Tibetan carpets, wooden items, handicrafts and much more. Shop for souvenirs from here. Stay overnight at hotel.Day 04: Dharamshala
After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer for next destination in Dharamshala. End of the tour with sweet memories.Day 05: Depart Dharamshala
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