Skip Manali And Visit This Hidden Gem In Himachal With Views Of The Dhauladhar Ranges

by Vinita Jain
by Vinita Jain 137

Dharamkot is a small hill station located in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.  This is a quaint town near Dharamshala and McLeod Ganj that is meant for nature lovers. It is a paradise of lush greenery, scenic landscapes, trekking spots, cascading falls, and a lot more spots for solitude enthusiasts. Dharamkot is one offbeat destination in Himachal Pradesh. Although with time it is becoming a common destination for travelers, Let’s look at some of the famous and hidden places of Dharamkot you can visit.

Dharamkot Studio

Dharamkot Studio is a hidden gem where one can learn pottery lessons. It is about 3.1km away from Mcleod Ganj.  They give pottery lessons and give hands-on experience on the wheel. The whole vibe of this place is so artistic. They run workshops and packages for people to learn pottery. Dharamkot Studio also has its clay chemistry lab where they fire all the pottery items.

If you want to buy their artistic products you can check out their website named Dharamkot Studio.

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Trek to Triund

Triund is one of the easiest Himalayan treks. It is an ideal trek spot for beginners serving some picturesque views of the Dhauladhar ranges. It comprises well-defined trails through the lush greenery. It is advisable that don’t visit this trek in January and February because due to heavy snowfall some sections of the trek are cut off and don’t go on this trek alone.

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Gallu Waterfall

In the upper part of Dharamkot lies the mesmerizing Gallu Waterfall. From Dharamkot one needs to reach the Gallu Devi Temple and after that, you can start your trek to the mesmerizing Gallu Waterfall. The trek’s path is narrow and slightly slippery. There are small cafés also serving some refreshments and energy boosters. The stunning Gallu Waterfall is located in lush greenery and is a treat to watch it. It is also known as ‘No name waterfall’.

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Hike to Naddi

Naddi Village is just 2km away from Dharamkot. This village is very popular for its breathtaking sunsets and sunrise. The long walk to Naddi village from Dharamkot is over 4km which leads you to scenic landscapes. One can hire taxis also if they don’t feel like hiking.

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Bhagsu Village

One more nearby village is Bhagsu Village which is very popular for its Bhagsunag temple devoted to Lord Shiva. If you’re in Dharamkot consider visiting this Village. The Bhagsu waterfalls are located on the main road which connects Mcleod Ganj and Dharamshala. Bhagsu Village also has cafes and coffee houses serving some yummy refreshments.

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