Mcleodganj: Tibet in India

I bet that this town would be on the must visit list of every adventure and travel enthusiast. A small yet highly panoramic spot situated in the laps of Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh, Mcleodganj is just 3kms away from Dharamshala (another popular town of Himachal Pradesh).

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Mcleodganj offers many exciting perquisites to make your stay as adventurous as it could be. It is situated in the Dhauladhar range of mountains. The highest peak of this range, the Hanuman Tibba lies just behind this scenic spot.

It is also called as Little Lhasa because it is home to many Tibetans who had moved here after China’s invasion of Tibet. His holy highness, Lama Tenzin Gyatso, popularly known as Dalai Lama, finds his permanent abode in Tibet. Mcleodganj will give you a deep glimpse into the lives and culture of Tibetan Buddhists and monks.


When to visitMcleodganj….

This nature’s beauty welcomes you with open arms all around the year but the winter’s here are a remarkable sight. The months from October to February ooze out the in depth charm of this place and give you some sights worth watching once in your lifetime.

Apart from winters the other part of the year when you can visit Mcleodganj and calm your nerves from the scorching heat are April to June.

The monsoon here is quite unpredictable and should be avoided if you do not want the risk of having any bad experience of landslide or flood. However bad the rainy season may sound, the real essence of the plush greenery comes out during this time only. As the rain washesaway the dust of the trees and shrubs they stretch themselves and stand tall giving a greenish glow.


How far is Mcleodganj…

Mcleodganj is quite close to three major spots—Delhi, Punjab and Haryana. It is located quite close to the border of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. If you want to reach to this place via the country’s capital then you need just one night in hand. The Himachal state buses are the most economical transport available to reach Mcleodganj.

The railway station nearest to your destination is the Pathankot railway station, housed at a distance of just 90kms. The KangraMandir Railway station is also an accessible option for this place.

The Gaggal airport and Chandigarh airport are the nearest accessible options if you want to reach Mcleodganj.


Adventure Zone….

Mcleodganj is considered to be the adventurous hub and also a sightseer’s paradise, as the town has a lot of options for you to travel combined with adrenaline.

The Triund Trek, a 7kms trek consuming one day of your trip will boost your adrenaline to levels that are sky high. From the top of the TriundHill you can spot the Dharamshala Cricket Stadium. The mesmerizing views from above will swipe you off your feet and leave you thrilled to the core.


Other spots where you should mark your attendance when travelling to Mcleodganj are, Kareri Lake, Minkiani Pass, Namgyal Monastery and Bhagsunath Temple.

There are so many fruits in the basket of Mcleodganj that you will never feel bored.

Have a thrilling trip!!!!!!!!!!

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