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About mcleod ganj

The best way to connect with God is to connect with nature and McLeodganj is the best manifestation of this thought. Nestled within the snow-covered Dhauladhar Mountains, this Indian town in the state of Himachal Pradesh is a perfect blend of natural beauty and spirituality. ’Little Lhasa’ as it is famously known by the huge Tibetan population here is also called ‘Upper Dharamsala’ as it is at a higher elevation from Dharamsala. The Tsuglag Khang, the temple of the Dalai Lama is the most important destination here. One can find huge statues of various Buddhist deities and teachers who are worshiped by the Tibetans in this temple. Other landmarks like Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives reflect on the history of this community. Gangkyi is the office of the Tibetan government in exile. The view of the Bhagsu Waterfall is enchanting, the views of the mighty Himalayas from the Magic View Café and Moon Light Café make for a memorable meal. Many shops at the main street market add colors to the canvas of this land, just like the colorful flora and fauna adds color to nature’s canvas here. Remember to buy a souvenir of the Tibetan Buddhist faith to behold the calmness of this place in your hearts.

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  • Best time to visit mcleod-ganj McLeodganj is amongst the few tourist destinations, which are favorable for tourism nearly throughout the year...Read More
  • How to reach mcleod-ganj Flights are available till Gaggal airport for travelling to McLeodganj. From Gaggal one can travel to McLeodga...Read More
  • Transport In mcleod-ganj Within McLeodganj town, the buses are not a preferred option for commuting. But the private companies’ buses d...Read More
  • People of mcleod-ganj The Tibetan Buddhist population are the majority here. Others include the mountainous people belonging to Gadd...Read More
  • Languages of mcleod-ganj Tibetan, Hindi, English are the main languages spoken and well understood here. The Pahari/ Kangri, the Himach...Read More
  • History of mcleod-ganj McLeodganj gets its name from the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, Sir Donald Friell McLeod who in 1848, discove...Read More
  • Culture of mcleod-ganj The town being a home to Tibetan culture one can find handicrafts like prayer flags, prayer wheels and other a...Read More
  • Weather of mcleod-ganj McLeodganj has distinct three seasons in a year, namely summers, monsoons and winters. The summer season lasts...Read More
  • Map of mcleod-ganj McLeodganj is located 241 km to the north-west of the state capital Shimla and 500 km from the national capita...Read More

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Kunal Pathri Temple

Kunal Pathri Temple

Religious

Spend approx 1 hour

Durga, also known as Kali, Bhagwati, Gauri, and Ambika, is a prim...
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Norbulingka Institute

Norbulingka Institute

Landmark

Spend approx 2 hours

The Norbulingka Institute is located at Sidhpur in Dharamshala. I...
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H H Dalai Lama Main Temple

H H Dalai Lama Main Temple

Religious

Spend approx 2 hours

The Tsung La Khang, also known as the Dalai Lama Temple is locate...
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Tibet Museum

Tibet Museum

Cultural- Sports Center

Spend approx 2 hours

The Tibet Museum is very close to the main temple (Tsuglag Khang)...
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Illiterati

Illiterati

Cafe

Cost for Two - INR 620

Illiterati offers tasty food to relish and good books to read, al...
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Himalaya Restaurant and Cafe

Himalaya Restaurant and Cafe

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 500

Get ready for a food fiesta like never before at Himalaya Restaur...
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Shepherd's Taste Bud

Shepherd's Taste Bud

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 300

Relish a drool-worthy lunch and guzzle down enticing imbibes at S...
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Ashoka Restaurant

Ashoka Restaurant

Restaurant

Cost for Two - INR 400

Fill your tummy with delicious food cooked in authentic Chinese s...
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Hotel Lhasa andRestaurant

Hotel Lhasa andRestaurant

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 450

Hotel Lhasa & Restaurant is a fine place to hang out with fri...
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Indique

Indique

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 650

Relish enticing drinks and make merry with friends at Indique. Tr...
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Bobs n Barley - Hotel Bar and Restaurant

Bobs n Barley Hotel Bar and Restaurant

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 500

For tasty food, great fun and tantalizing drinks, walk into Bobs ...
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Espresso Bar

Espresso Bar

Bars

Cost for Two - INR 500

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Popular Flights To mcleod ganj

    • AMDAhmedabad
      DHMDharamshala
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      SG-2988
    • 20:05 07:35
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    • 11h 30m
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    • Rs.6,077
    • BHOBhopal
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    • 08:15 15:50
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    • 07h 35m
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    • Rs.6,245
    • BDQVadodara
      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-824
    • 06:50 12:40
      1 Stop
    • 05h 50m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,642
    • ATQAmritsar
      DHMDharamshala
    • Air India
      AI-480
    • 22:50 08:05
      1 Stop
    • 09h 15m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,819
    • STVSurat
      DHMDharamshala
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      SG-2790
    • 20:10 07:35
      1 Stop
    • 11h 25m
      1 Stop
    • Rs.6,920
    • BOMMumbai
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    • 17:30 08:05
      1 Stop
    • 14h 35m
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    • Rs.7,323
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