Mcleodganj is a small district in Dharamshala and is the home of the Dalai Lama. Situated 3 km North of Dharamshala, Mcleodganj is a hot pot of several cultures. On a yearly basis, Mcleodganj attracts several tourists some of whom are interested in learning more about Buddhism, others are out for treks, while some prefer to just come and bask in the laid back culture of the place. The easiest way to get in to Mcleodganj is via road whether it be in a car or a bus. There are buses from Chandigarh, Delhi, and Dharamshala to Mcleodganj on a daily basis. The closest airport is Gaggal Airport, however the flights operating from here are irregular and flying to Indira Gandhi Airport at Delhi would be a better option. The consistent stream of volunteers and tourists to this hill-station mean that there are ample stay options to choose from. Travellers have homestays, hotels, and hostels to choose from depending on their budget, however rooms can run out fast and prices peak during tourist season and it’s highly recommended that bookings are made well in advance to get the best deal. If you’re heading to Mcleodganj and you’re looking for a mid-range stay that offers good services, be sure to have a look at our three-star hotels in Mcleodganj. The hotels come with several amenities that include spacious rooms, restaurants and cafes in the premises, complimentary breakfast, on-site parking, balconies that look out onto stunning landscape, and complimentary toiletries. Whether you’re travelling to Mcleodganj for a few days, a couple of weeks, or even months, there’s a lot that this small quaint hill-station has to offer. There are several Tibetan monasteries here and those interested in learning about Buddhism and the history and culture of Tibet can volunteer at any of the several centers there. There is also the Tibet Museum and the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts that will give you a visual cultural tour of the history of the Tibetans. Mcleodganj is also well known for all the trek routes which it connects to, especially the trek to Triund which is a 9 km uphill trek and gives one stunning views of the Kangra valley. There’s also always the option to just unwind and relax in one of the cafes and enjoy good food and conversations while also looking out onto scenic views.
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