Grace Hotel, Dharamsala - The hotel is set amidst the majestic
Himalayas in a charming town called Dharamsala. It is a 200 year old
country manor house built in traditional hill architecture with
beautifully furnished rooms offering a breathtaking view of Kangra
Valley and Pongdam lake. The understated elegance of the Grace hotel,
its old world charm and the surrounding beauty of the mountains all come
together to make it a perfect, almost magical experience. The decor of
the 17 rooms and suites and the stateliness of dining area in Grace
Hotel are all in keeping with the old world charm and dignity of the
Built in traditional hill architecture, this 200 year old country manor
is a statement of elegance and courtliness against the backdrop of the
richly forested Dhauladhar range. Grace Hotel belonged to Late Mehr
Chand Mahajan, the first Chief Justice of India and prior to that Prime
Minister of Kashmir during the reign of Maharaja Hari Singh. His son,
Yogeshwar Mahajan restored his ancestral home and has adapted it to a
WelcomHeritage hotel. The ambience of deep-rooted heritage and ingrained
hospitality quietly pervades the establishment.
The town of Dharamasala where the hotel is nestled, ascends dramatically
up the hill in the upper reaches of the Kangra Valley. Since the exiled
Dalai Lama took up residence and headquarters in Macleodganj, also known
as Upper Dharamsala, this town has burgeoned and has become home to a
large Tibetan settlement.
: Temperature :\
Summer (Apr - Sep)
Max. 38 °C Min.22 °C
Winter (Oct - Mar)
Max. 19.7 °C Min. 3 °C
Rainfall Varies between 290 cms. to 380 cms
Reach Us :
By Air - Flight to Gaggal Airport, hotel 10 kms away from the
By Rail - Delhi to Pathankot / Chakki Bank ( 120 Kms). Thereafter
a 3 hrs drive by road (120 km)
By Road - Delhi-Dharamsala: 515 Kms. There are regular bus
services to and from Dalhousie, Chamba, Manali, Shimla and Delhi.
accommodation in Deluxe Room.
Service & Facilities :
Nature Cure Therapy
Doctor on request
Beautician on call
Indian and Chinese cuisine is served.
Naddi Village : Naddi Village is a high point beyond the Dal
Lake- Naddi Village affords a magnificent view of Dhauladhar mountain
range to the north and the vast expanse of lush Kangra Valley to the
south. There is a Sahaja Yoga Ashram for Meditation courses, free of
Dal Lake : Dal Lake, most attracted tourist spot in Dharamsala,
is renowned for its scenic beauty and the cool ambience. The Dal Lake is
surrounded by deep green Deodar forests. It is a best base camp for
trekkers in Dharamsala and Mcleod Ganj.
St. John Church : The St. John's Church leaves traces of British
rule in the country. It came into existence in the year 1852. The church
is situated amidst the Mcleodganj and the Forsythganj, and is enclosed
with the dense Deodhar forest.
Mcleodganj Tibetan Market : McLeod was established in the
mid-1850s as a British garrison and it briefly served as an
administration centre for the colonial government until the devastating
earthquake of 1905.
His Holines The 14th Dalai Lama’s Temple & Residence: Tsuglag
Khang, The Dalai Lama’s temple complex, is the life-blood of the
village. Located a short walk away from the bus station at the center of
town, the complex houses the Namgyal Monastery (which trains monks for
rituals associated with the temple), the main temple and a smaller
shrine that houses a huge gilded statue of the Buddha, along with two
smaller, but no less impressive statues of Chenresig and Guru Rinpoche.
Bhagsu Nath Temple and Waterfall : Bhagsunath is an attractive
tourist spot, well known waterfall and a small shrine that lies at the
end of an easy walk from Macleodganj bazaar. It has fresh-water springs,
slate quarries, a small yet beautiful waterfall and an ancient temple.
Tibetan Parliament and Medical Centre : The Tibetan
Parliament-in-exile is located in the hill town of Dharamsala, in the
Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas in northern India. The Tibetan plateau
is not far from there, but the towering Himalayas that lie between
remind the community-in-exile of the formidable obstacles barring their
return to their homeland.
Others Excursions :
Kangra Art Museum
Temple (8.5 kms)
Swami Chinmaya Ashram
Chamunda Devi Temple
Tea Garden and Tea
Palampur City and
Sobha Singh Art Gallery
Bejnath Shiv Tmple
Jawalaji Temple in
Kangra Fort (20Kms)
Rockcut Temple, Masrur
Tourist Places in
DALHOUSIE As is its name indicates has been named after its founder
Viceroy Lord Dalhosie . Situated at 2039 mts. in the outer slopes of
Dhauladhar range with its natural beauty and quiet surroundings is the
best holiday resort. It comprises of 5 Hills namely Balun, Kathlog,
Potreyn, Tehra and Bakrota with heights ranging between 1525 mts. to
2378 mts. It has many level and interesting walks amongst dense forest.
It is also interesting to see the Chenab, Ravi and Beas rivers on a
clear day from Dain Kund, Kalatop, Panjpulla and Khajjiar are the other
places worth visiting. Kalatop is known for its wild life sanctuary and
Satdhara is famous for its seven water springs.
Khajjiar is one of the most scenic saucer shaped plateau and is
surrounded by dense pine and deodar forests. Its beauty has further been
enhanced by a small lake in the centre with a floating Island and a
temple of Khajjiar deity. There is plenty of wild life in the forest and
the area has been brought under Wild Life Sanctuary, There is a 9 hole
Golf ground here but is no more in regular use.
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