When visitors talk about staying in Dharamsala, McLeodGanj is usually what they actually mean. Nestled at an altitude of 5,577, three kilometers north of Dharamsala or approximately 10 km via the looping bus route, McLeodGanj is an enchanting hill station in Himachal Pradesh that sits on the lap of Dhauladhar range. The residence of the 14th Dalai Lama and home to a large Tibetan population, the city attracts thousands of local and international visitors every year. With prodigious Tibetan Buddhist influence, the place is also known as the ‘Little Lhasa’ for many who come here for volunteering with the Tibetan community, meditation or yoga, taking courses in Buddhism, trekking in the Dhauladhar mountains, or just hanging out enjoying the low-budget spiritual vibe. Here is a comprehensive travel guide to Mcleodganj.
To get an incredible experience, stay in the best hotels in Mcleodganj that are situated amidst the refreshing winter chill, colorful houses, bustling streets, peace-loving monks, and the enchanting monasteries. You can easily keep within budget and still enjoy all modern amenities. If you wish to experience the peace and tranquil surroundings of Dharamshala Rakkh Resorts is the best place to stay. One of the best five-star hotels in Mcleodganj, Rakkh Resort is situated in Ghamrota Village, 35 kilometers from Mcleodganj.
Mcleodganj is famous for its Tibetan cuisine that is loved by thousands of visitors coming from all over the world. If you are among them, do not miss out on the yummiest thukpa and momos in Hotel Green and Gakyi. For people who wish to dine in a fancy Italian restaurant, try Jimmy’s Italians’ vodka penne and pizza. For ice cream lovers, there is also a French dessert place on the corner in the main square of the town where you can get all varieties of French ice creams and desserts to make your evenings sweet and memorable.
McLeod’s main focus for tourists, visiting pilgrims, and monks is the Tsuglagkhang complex, a custard-colored concrete monastic village and home to the Dalai Lama. It is one of the most notable places of worship where you can see all the monks and devotees in action. Within the Tsuglagkhang complex are Namgyal Monastery and various other shrines and temples which overlook the mountain ranges of Dhauladhar. Nature lovers must visit Bhagsu Falls which is situated in a pristine atmosphere amidst lush greenery and dreamy sceneries in the center of the city. For adventure lovers, the city offers Triund trek which is about nine kilometers away from Mcleodganj.
Mcleodganj is blessed with a number of tourist attractions but traveling from one to the next is not always easy. The best way to commute within the city is by using local taxis, which can be expensive but can save you significant time and hassles. If the weather is warm, you can also hop on local rickshaws for shorter distances. There are many hotels in Mcleodganj like Rakkh Resorts that offer full day taxi services for tourists. Rakkh Resort is one of the best hotels in Mcleodganj and provides all the essential amenities. So if you wish to make your next trip to Mcleodganj a memorable experience, visit no more than Rakkh Resort and we will be happy to assist you. To book your stay, call us at +91-8800409567 or 0124-4908-616 and enjoy our best discounts and offers.