Kangra Valley is situated between the mighty Dhauladhar mountain range and the lower Shivalik hills. The Valley is known for its temples, forts and rich art and culture.
Dharamshala is the main hill station in the Kangra Valley. Dharamshala is divided into 2 parts, Lower Dharamshala and Upper Dharamshala. Lower Dharamshala (1250m) is the busy commercial area with government buildings and the bazaar. Whereas, Upper Dharamshala has suburbs named Forsythganj and Mcleodganj.