The Kangra Fort situated at a 20 kilometres distance from Dharamsala on the out start of the Kangra Town. The fort is entered through a small courtyard enclosed between two gates which are known as Patak. The fort is dated from the Sikh period, as appears on an inscription at the entrance.
One of the shortest trekking trails in Himachal Pradesh is McLeodganj to Triund trek. Nearly 10 km walk from northeast of McLeodganj, Triund provides a panoramic view of Kangra valley and the plains of Punjab. The magnificent Dhauladhar stands to the north, while the wide valley expanse is on the southern side.
The sacred Dal lake is 11 kilometres away from Lower Dharamshala connected by a motorable road. It is the starting point of excursions and treks and is located next to the Tibetan Children's village. The lake is a scenic picnic spot surrounded by the forests of Deodar.