State: Himachal Pradesh
Coordinates: 32.250000 76.316704
An awe-inspiring hill station, situated at a height of 803 m above sea level is amongst one of the most looked upon tourist’s hill stations in India.
Situated in Dhauladhar mountain range, it is also known as upper Dharamsala and is a suburb of Dharamsala region. The place is quite popular for its peaceful environs and especially among devout crowd.
Mcleodganj serves as the headquarters of Tibetan government and the residence of Dalai Lama, thus the place is full of Tibetan lifestyle and culture. It too has historical connection with Buddhism and is enriched with many ancient monasteries like the famous Tsuglagkhang; it is the main temple and the most considerable Buddhist site in Mcleodganj.
Adding to its magnificence, other places to visit in Mcleodganj include the Peak Art Gallery, Dal Lake, and Mani Lakhang Stupa, thus is ideal for holidaying and shopping. With its road which is curved, the river span at several different points, some intermittent views of snow clad mountains make your journey an unforgettable experience. Tourists can buy shawls, decorative articles, pendants and many other local handmade products, available at reasonable price.
Mcleodganj is open for tourists throughout the year but the best months to plan a visit to Mcleodganj is from April to October, you can enjoy heavy snowfall, skiing, paragliding and various other outdoor activities.
It is not that big town; hence hotels are generally affordable with additional facilities and services at their best. For those who wish to enjoy the quest for true and mysterious knowledge, can enjoy here at Mcleodganj.