McLeod Ganj

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How To Reach

The nearest airport to McLeod Ganj is the Gaggal Airport which is about 20 km away from this place and well connected to various other cities. On arrival, you can hire a taxi or board a bus to reach McLeod Ganj.
McLeod Ganj is well connected by roads and has bus services from Delhi, Chandigarh, and many others to reach it.On arrival, you can hire a taxi to see the major tourist attractions.
The nearest railway station is Pathankot railway station which is located at a distance of 90 km. There are quite a good number of trains from the cities like Delhi and others. On arrival, you can hire a taxi or board a bus to reach McLeod Ganj.

McLeod Ganj - At a glance

State : Himachal Pradesh
Best Time to Travel : September to June
Language : Hindi, Pahari, Tibetan and English
Religion : Hindu and Buddhism
Temperature : Summer : (25o C to 36o C) & Winter (-1o C to 17o C)
Climate : Moderately hot and cold
Cuisine : Indian cuisine and different country foods


About McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj, another outstanding destination of Himachal Pradesh, is a well known location because of the enriching temples that you find here. Here you can locate lots of ancient temples and monasteries. Located at a height of almost 17000 meters, this place has a remarkable significance. It is a part of Dharamsala, a beautiful destination in Himachal Pradesh. Its picturesque gets more enhanced due to the exotic Dhauladhar mountain ranges.

Places to visit in McLeod Ganj

Making a trip to McLeod Ganj will be of no use if you skip out some of the interesting excursions over here. Following is a small list of few must visit destinations here.

Triund is a very important destination in McLeod Ganj. It is a popular place for adventure lovers. Here you can locate lot of spine thrilling adventurous sports. Trekking is the highest done adventurous sport here. You can trail down from McLeod Ganj to Triund. You can locate very beautiful Deodar forests and oak forests on your way. On your way you will also locate some ethnic villages and get to know their interesting life style.

The Tsuglagkhang is another place you need to visit. This will show you the spiritual side of McLeod Ganj. Namgyak Monastery is also an ingetral part of this chamber. Countlesspiligrims come here in order to seek the blessings of the Dalai Lama. Leaving the residence of Monks, you can visit every section of this chamber. In addition to seeking the blessings of the Dalai Lama you can also have a look at the wondrous paintings and sculptures of the ancestor leaders of Tibet. You can explore the entire monastery and the temples within to know the Tibetan religion in detail.

The Bhagsu Falls will add on to the list of the famous excursions of the McLeod Ganj. Located at a distance of half a kilometer from the serene parish Bhagsu, this waterfall is a remarkable masterpiece of nature. All the devotees thronging along the temple respect this waterfall to a great extent. Also the soothing environment near the falls lures the tourists to make a visit to it.

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