Welcome to Kangra
Once capital of the princely state of Kangra, this bustling town 18km from Dharamsala is a good day trip from McLeod Ganj, with a dramatic fort and important Hindu temple. You can combine Kangra with the impressive 10th-century temples at Masrur, 40km west
Top experiences in Kangra
Kangra Historical Day Tour from Dharamshala
Your guide meets you at your hotel in Dharamshala to begin your tour to Kangra, heading first to Masroor Rock Cut Temple. On the way, you'll pass the Kangra Valley and a local village, where you can get a glimpse of the natural beauty of the area and daily activities of the local people. The Masroor Rock Cut Temple complex is dedicated to Rama, Laxmana, and Sita, gods from the time of Mahabharata whose stone images are worshiped by Hindu devotees who come from around the world. The temple complex is built on a water pond and situated on a hill with panoramic views of the terrain beyond, including the snowy peaks of the Dhauladhar Range. Next, visit Kangra Fort, built by the Katoch Dynasty, the royal family of Kangra, and then head to a local restaurant to enjoy a lunch of regional food. After eating, proceed to Mata Brajeshwari Temple, a Shakti Peetha temple, and then explore the local market in Kangra for some time to browse local goods that make great gifts and souvenirs. When your tour ends, you will be taken back to your hotel.