Himachal is known for its quaint places that are a perfect blend of peace and adventure, culture and nature. One such place, with serene lakes, cascading waterfalls, heritage museums, and Tibetan Monasteries is the small town of Mcleodganj.
Popularised for being known as “Little Lhasa” as well as for being the homeland of the sixth Dalai Lama, every nook and cranny of this beautiful town has significant traces of Tibetan culture spread all over it.
Nestled among lush green forests and mighty hills, Mcleodganj is one of the best places in Himachal Pradesh. The balance of adventure, spiritual enlightenment as well as tranquility that this town has to offer makes it a perfect destination for a weekend trip.
In this 3-day weekend trip to Mcleodganj from Delhi, We make sure that people who are in desperate need of a change of scenery and are constantly searching for peace of mind get to fulfill their desire.
This hill station offers a diversified experience and hence there are a lot of things to do in Mcleodganj like camping, visiting the monasteries and the beautiful lakes, trekking as well as exploring the local market. To make sure that you get to make the most of this experience, we have handpicked the must-visit places in Mcleodganj along with planning certain activities that you simply can’t miss when visiting this small town on this Mcleodganj weekend trip.
First, to get a closer look at the centuries-old culture that is still a significant part of the history of this state, we take you to visit the Namgyal Monastery, which was first founded in the 15th century and was relocated to its current location in 1959. There are more than 200 monks living in this monastery who contribute to preserving the very essence of Tibetan Culture.
Since Mcleodganj is known for its beautiful waterfalls, we make sure that you get to revel in the magic nature has bestowed upon us in the form of the beautiful Bhagsu falls. Travelers have often called it the treasure of Mcleodganj, rightfully so, as this 2-meter-high waterfall looks like a wish that came true.
You will also get to witness the magic of the mighty Dhauladhar ranges first thing in the morning when you open your eyes. If you are someone who loves to go on adventures then you’d love what we have in store for you. After the local sightseeing excursion, we will start our trek towards Triund hill, from where you would get a panoramic view of the Shivalik hills as well as the meadows of Kangra valley.
People who seek hill stations for an escape almost always are looking for adventure as well which is why we take you on a trek to Triund hill. Situated at an altitude of 2875 meters, you have to traverse through trails covered in pine leaves to reach the top. The picturesque view of the entire valley as well as the Dhauladhar ranges from the top is extremely rewarding and will leave a lasting impression on your mind, making you want to come back to this over and over again.
Although a weekend getaway to Himachal is something that you can do throughout the year, we believe that the best time to visit Mcleodganj is from December to January especially if you love the winter season and pleasantly cold weather.
A trip where you get to take a break from staring at your computer screen and get to wake up to the breathtaking view of mountains, camp under the stars, and watch the sun’s rays illuminate the snow blanket that covers beautiful valleys is something we strongly urge you to do, at least once in your life because the experience is definitely worth it.
Note: The pickup point for the journey would be Majnu Ka Tila Bus Stand/ ISBT Kashmere Gate/ RK Ashram Metro station.
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