Friday, January 8

How to Plan a Trip to Mcleodganj Dharamshala from Delhi - Best Weekend Destinations from Delhi NCR

How to Plan a Trip to Mcleodganj Dharamshala Dalhousie Chamba from Delhi
Mcleodganj is located in Upper Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. The amazing panoramic view of the Dhauladhar Himalayan ranges on one side and mesmerizing Kangra Valley on the other will enchant your heart. Mcleodganj is also known as abode for His Highness the Dalai Lama who migrated to India in 1959. The Tibetan Government in exile has its headquarters in Dharamshala Mcleodganj.
Mcleodganj is located at an altitude of around 2000 meters above sea level. The lush green pines and Deodar trees along with other fauna and flora in and Mcleodganj are truly breathtaking. Mcleodganj can be visited throughout the year though winters are very chilled and it snows 3-4 times in Mcleodganj during December and January months. Summers are extremely pleasant. Temperature in Mcleodganj and Dharamshala ranges between 15 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius during summers. In winters the temperature in Mcleodganj ranges between 0 dgrees Celsius and 15 degrees Celsius.
There are number of places to visit in and around Mcleodganj Dharamshala.
Site seeing in Mcleodganj Dharamshala, Tourist Attractions
If you are planning a trip to Mcleodganj from Delhi then you can either go on your own vehicle, or go by train or bus or air.
If going in your own vehicle you need to take the GT Karnal Road via Panipat till Ambala. From Ambala take Chandigarh highway to reach Chandigarh. From Chandigarh then take Ropar Nangal Highway to reach Una via Anandpur Sahib. From Una take Kangra Highway via Jwalaji to reach Dharamshala. Distance of Dharamshala from Delhi is 500 Kms and it takes around 10 hours to reach there.
You can also go by bus and hire a taxi for site seeing after you reach Dharamshala. It is advisable that you not go by your own vehicle if you do not have driving experience in hills.
There are number of buses available from ISBT Kasmere gate to Mcleodganj Dharamshala. You will get Volvo buses, AC Deluxe, Semi Deluxe and Ordinary buses to Dharamshala from ISBT according to your choice. During the summer season please book your seats in advance. HRTC offers online bus booking facility to Mcleodganj Dharamshala at its website www.hrtc.gov.in You can book online tickets to all the major destinations of Himachal Pradesh now.
Other option to reach Dharamshala Mcleodganj is by train. Book your seat till Pathankot or Chakki Bank in any train that is heading towards Jammu.  From Pathankot to Dharamshala you can get direct buses or share taxis. Toy trains from Pathankot to Kangra are also available. You can take a train till Kangra and from there Dharamshala is around 20 Kms.
Direct flights to Dharamshala are available daily from New Delhi Airport. Gaggal Airport is 10 Kms from Dharamshala.
Where to stay in Mcleodganj Dharamshala, Best budget hotels in Mcleodganj Dharamshala
There are many hotels in Dharamshala and Mcleodganj. The best option is to book hotels run by HPTDC, Himachal Tourism. Hotel Dhauladhar at Kotwali Bazaar Dharamshala and Hotel Bhagsu at Mcleodganj are run by Himachal tourism. These are quite economical with large and excellent luxurious rooms. Bars and Restaurants are also there in Hotel Dhauladha

r and Hotel Bhagsu.
There are many other hotels which offer wonderful comfort and facilities in Mcleodganj Dharamshala. These include Asia Health Resorts, Surya Hotel, Hotel Sun n Snow, Hotel White Haven Estate etc. During peak season always book your hotel room in advance in Dharamshala Mcleodganj. Online hotel bookings for Dharamshala Mcleodganj is available at the Himachal Tourism website www.hptdc.nic.in
The main tourist attractions in Dharamshala Mcleodganj are
Dalai Lama Temple and Monasteries
Bhagsu Nag Temple and Bhagsu Water Fall
Dharamkot Village and Triund Trekking
Indru Nag Temple
Dal Lake and Naddi Village
Narghota Tea Gardens and Tea Factory
Chamunda Mata Temple
Kangra Temple and Jwalaji Temple
Masroor Rock Temple
Norbulingka Monatery and Tapovan Ashram

Kunal Pathari Temple

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