Make a Memorable Trip to McLeodGanj by Best Tempo Traveller
McLeodGanj is the “Little Lhasa” of Himachal Pradesh as it is inhabited by people of Tibet and Indian origin as well. A beautiful blend of both the countries culture is what you will witness when you come to McLeodGanj. Trekking trails, pleasant weather, vibrant cultures, delectable local cuisines – It is the perfect place to visit with friends and family. Hire a tempo traveller and make the most of this trip the coming summer vacations.
Best time to visit Mcleodganj – Winter Season: October -February
Summer season: March – June
Monsoons are not recommended as the region gets heavy rainfall in the months of July and August and there can be cases of landslides as well.
Route from Chandigarh to Mcleodganj – Distance – 250 Kms (Approx) – 5hrs 30 minutes
Chandigarh – Kharar- Una –Amb- Dehra- Ranital – Kangra – Gaggal – Dharamshala
Tempo travellers are a preferred transport for long routes when you are with large groups like family, friends or even colleagues. Modern day tempo travellers are a lot better than the oplder ones. Some of the features include:
- Comfortable Push back seats
- Wi-Fi and GPS enabled vehicles
- Option to choose from AC and non AC
- Ample storage space
- Variety of seating capacity – 9 to 20 seater
And much more!
When travelling from Chandigarh to McLeodGanj, you can make a stop at Kangra and offer prayer to the Goddess at Kangra. The entire stretch is full of natural beauty and you will find ample of good eating joints where you can halt and get refreshed for further journey. The drivers at Saini Tours and Travels are well versed with the terrain and can be a good guide and tell you some amazing eating joints that you could try. They are experienced and licensed drivers.
Triund – popular with the trekking enthusiasts, nature lovers and adventure junkies, the view when you reach the top is breathtaking. Tiny tea shops offering masala chai and snacks would refresh you.
St. John’s Church – made in 1852, St. John’s Church is designed in neo-catholic style. Visit this for its marvellous architecture or visit the graveyard nearby or attend the Sunday mass.
Bhagsu waterfalls – the gushing sounds of water when they fall from a great height amidst scenic natural beauty, Bhagsu waterfalls is not to be given a miss. Near the falls is Bhagsunath temple where you can admire the carvings and scriptures on the walls.
Dharamshala – This place is a must visit when you want to have a closer look at the Tibetan culture. When Chinese invaded Tibet, the Tibetans took refuge in Dharamshala. You can learn about the culture, visit the Tibetan market and catch a glimpse of the very beautiful Kangra valley.
Tsug la Khang – Also famous as the “Dalai Lama temple”, Namgyal Monastery is also here. Monks, lamas, nuns and tourists flock the place from all over the world but still you would experience calmness and peace in the surroundings.
Dharamkot- A sleepy village but blessed with the most stunning views of the Dhauladhar range, you can practice yoga and meditation at the Tushita Retreat Centre here.
Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts – – The art lovers will find a perfect glimpse into the Tibetan art and culture. One could find regular performances on arts, dance, music telling about the Tibetan culture.
Well, there are many other places in and around McLeodganj. If you have time, our drivers will take you there. They can be an excellent guide for all your travel needs. Contact us for more details on standard and customised packages to McLeodanj.