In Dharamsala, approx. 520 km away from Delhi (and a day-journey from Manali), is the seat of the tibetan gouvernment in exile. On 1.800 m, a little higher than the bigger city of Dharamsala, McLeod Ganj is located, the important centre of tibetan culture. Especially for the buddhist interested a stay is a good opportunity to deal with this topic. Same as meditation-retreats and lectures you can join offers as Reiki, Yoga, Massage etc.
More insight into tibetan culture is offered by the Men-Tse-Khang (Centre for tibetan medicine), TCV (Tibetan Children Village)-School, TIPA (Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts), several monasteries, a cooking-class, the library and the Tibet Museum about the history of the Tibetans. Don’t miss to do the Chora – the ritual surrounding of the Tsuklhakang-Complex – together with many tibetans.
Accommodations range from simple guesthouses via A-class-hotels to sleeping-opportunities in a monastery. Apart from the many offers on the spot you can do things in the surrounding like short walks, jeep-trips to Kangra-Valley or longer treks in the Dhauladar-mountains. The day-trek to Triund is a classic.
You can go to Dharamsala either with the night-bus from Delhi, a train/taxi-combination (train Delhi-Pathankot), by flight to Kangra-Airport or by car from Kuluvalley, Amritsar, Bir….