With more than 45 years of experience in the hotel, hospitality and travel industry in Delhi, Kashmir and Dharamshala, the promotors of Hotel Asian International are now set to win the hearts of the elite tourist through their newly built property in Bhagsu Nag, McLeod Ganj, upper Dharamshala.
With a scenic view of the mighty Dhauladhar range and its snowscapes, Hotel Asian International is located a short walk from the 1,000 year old Bhagsu Nag temple. Adjoining the temple is a natural swimming pool, which is said to have medicinal properties and the captivating Bhagsu Waterfalls. Both the temple and the Falls are a popular tourist attraction of the Kangra region that beckon the young and the old alike.
Also known as Devbhumi or the Land of Gods, Kangra valley remains wrapped in spectacular natural beauty all year long. The lush green hill town of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, that stands at the foothills of the spellbinding Dhauladhar mountain range and has many rivulets and streams prancing through it. The Chinmaya Temple or Chinmaya Tapovan tops the list among tourist places of Dharamshala, it draws seekers of peace, solitude, and truth. This Ashram is an epitome of tranquil settings and serenity.
With their colourful wall-relief artworks and the peaceful surroundings the Gyuto, Nechung and Namgyal Monasteries will take your breath away. Norbulingka Institute of Tibetan Arts is a museum and art studio for promotion of Tibetan crafts and artisans which provides training and education to youth.
Dharamshala is also the centre point for trips to Chamunda Devi, Chintapurni Ji, Jwala Ji and Kangra Devi, the four temples devoted to female deities as well as the 8th century old Baijnath temple dedicated to Shiva. A visit to Dharmshala is never complete without a visit to 8th Century rock-cut Masrur temple. Built in Nagara style of architecture, the temple is dedicated to Hindu deities Shiva, Vishnu, Devi and Saura traditions.
Vibrant and colouful McLeod Ganj is the hometown of His Holiness The Dalai Lama and the Buddhist monasteries that give the town its special character. A little distance from the main McLeod Ganj bazaar is the Dalai Lama Temple Complex. It is a centre for training monks and has the reputation of being the ‘most peaceful place on earth’. Meditate, learn to turn the Buddhist prayer-wheel or introspect amid the picturesque surroundings overlooking snow covered Dhauladhar range. In the heart of the bazaar is the Kalachakra (Wheel of Time) Buddhist Temple, a serene holy place which is a must visit. For museum lovers there is the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, the home to most important centuries old manuscripts, Tibetan literature and thangka art. St. John’s Church in Wilderness is tucked among trail covered with thick deodar trees.. A few kilometers from Bhagsu are the another two other hill stations of Kangra, Dharmkot and Naddi, both quaint and untouched beauties.
A walk through McLeod Ganj is a treat to look at and buy Tibetan handicrafts and traditional medicine as also the arts & crafts of Himachal Pradesh. Hundreds of big and small restaurants serve authentic Chinese and Tibetan cuisine.
A comfortable 45 minute drive from the Kangra/Dharamshala airport, Bhagsu is located at 1,770 metres above the mean sea level offering a cool climate. Dharamshala is well connected through road from Delhi and other North Indian cities: by rail from Pathankot and air too. In this town at the foothills you will also find tea gardens and the world’s highest cricket stadium.
For the adventure lovers, excursions and treks are available from McLeod Ganj to Triund (2,950m), one of the finest trails in Himachal. From here you can also trek to Lahesh Caves and the Laka Got glacier. Other easy to moderate trails are to Kareri and Dal lakes. For those looking for other adventures paragliding is also conducted in close proximity to Hotel Asian.
Hotel Asian International
The property offers private and secure parking and has a glass elevator for the convenience of its guests.
Suites and Club Rooms
There are four types of rooms to cater to the unique needs and requirements of the guests. Each room has a personal balcony offering a scenic view of the pine, oak and deodar covered Dhauladhar range.
Every room has been aesthetically designed and decorated, with a keen eye to detail and comfort with provision for heating.
The Ivy Suites spell class and are provided with an extra sitting area for families that travel together and can accommodate a family of four.
Offering a quiet retreat, the Lotus Suite is perfect for those looking for therapeutic calm away from the humdrum of daily life.
The Orchid Club room is provided with a pantry and required the gadgets, crockery/cutlery and ironing board which caters to those looking to combine work and vacation together.
The Rose Room is designed for those looking for extra comfort with economy.
An eclectic mix of the exotic and the everyday life, Hotel Asian International offers the warmth and the convenience of the home while being in pristine environments close to nature.
Each room is provided with Wi-fi, a television, refrigerator, mini bar and tea/coffee maker for a comfortable and hassle-free stay.
Enjoy a hot and sumptuous sit-down multi-cuisine meal or a quick buffet at our elegantly designed restaurant with a capacity of 45 guests. Our talented chef serves a variety of dishes to satisfy your taste buds and appetite.
Dolly’s Paradise is our vibrant open-air dining area overlooking the greens of Bhagsu range. The expansive terrace has a fireplace and colourful umbrellas with seating for 30. An ideal place to spend time with your children and young ones in fresh air while they indulge and frolick around.
For birthdays or anniversaries, we can also organize small celebration gatherings on request with your choice of menu.
So come stay at Hotel Asian International and celebrate life each day!