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Chonor House, Dharamsala

Chonor House, Dharamsala

Chonor House, Dharamsala

Chonor House is the perfect place to stay in Mcleod Ganj as it’s conveniently located near the Thekchen Chöling Temple adjacent to the Dalai Lama’s residence. The accommodation is part of the Norbulingka Institute dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan literature and artistic forms and was built by the British architect David Porter to blend in with the natural environment.

This boutique hotel has eleven rooms which are decorated in a unique Tibetan theme, with beautiful murals featuring nearby regions, appliquéd fabrics, hand-knotted carpets and carved and decorated wooden furniture, all made by local craftsmen.

Dining at Chonor House involves fine international cuisine made with fresh ingredients, alongside cakes, fresh juices, and speciality coffee. The Hummingbird Restaurant menu includes dishes such as handmade ravioli, Tibetan thukpa and Vietnamese spring rolls, which you can eat in the cosy dining room, or alfresco accompanied by gorgeous views and landscaped gardens.

Things to do

  • Learn about Buddhism, Tibetan culture and history on a visit to McLeod Ganj, the home of the 14th Dalai Lama.
  • Explore the vast Tsuglagkhang Complex, the largest Tibetan temple outside Tibet
  • Meditate in calm surroundings at the Namgyal Monastery, one of the most visited places in Dharamshala and home to around 200 Tibetan monks.
  • See the famous 8th-century rock-cut temples with intricate carvings of Hindu deities at Masrur.

Hotel facilities at Chonor House, Dharamsala

  • Cyber café
  • Laundry service
  • Restaurant

Room facilities at Chonor House

Rooms include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Free WiFi
  • Heater
  • Hot water Thermos and complimentary herbal tea
  • Minibar

At Authentic India Tours, our India holidays are tailor-made to meet your exact requirements. You can stay at Chonor House, Dharamsala for a couple of nights as part of a tour, add some nights as an extension to your trip or make it the centrepiece of your North Indian holiday.