Seeking refuge from today’s fast-paced world, everyone needs to take a break when the stress of everyday life takes its toll. That is when a combination of serene surroundings and snow-capped mountains serves the purpose quite well for most people, with one of the most popular choices being McLeodganj Nested in the Shivaliks mountain range, Mcleodganj is a one of its kind destination. Vibrant monasteries, stunning backdrop, old-school cafes, and thrilling adventure activities have made it one of the favourite holiday destinations in India. One can find deep peace and calmness while being there. This blog post covers the list of things to do if you are planning a trip to McLeodganj. Take a look.
Triund is a green alpine meadow situated on top of a hill at 2800 m altitude with a distance of 8-9 kms from Mcleodganj. It is one of the most popular trek around Dharamshala in Himachal. Having majestic Dhauladhar ranges on one side and the beautiful Kangra Valley on the other, this trek provides an easy introduction to the treks for beginners.
Bhagsunag waterfall, located on the road connecting Mcleodganj and Dharamshala, is an ideal location for holidaying with family and friends. The prime attraction here is the famous Bhagsunath Temple. Bhagsu waterfall looks captivating and more beautiful during monsoon when the water is in its full glory. The famous Shiva Cafe is also in close vicinity to the waterfall and is an ideal place to just chill.
St. John’s Church
Nestled in a copse of mighty Deodar trees, the church of St. John is one of the oldest Anglican churches in the Dharamsala-McLeod Ganj area. The church was built in 1852 for the British soldiers who were posted here back then, and the is full of memorial stones of those who passed away here. The church is open from 7 am to 6 pm on all days. Services are held on Sunday mornings.
Monasteries are one of the main attractions in Mcleodganj. Nechung Monastery, in particular, is a great place to experience the Buddhist culture and have some moments of tranquility. The peaceful environment of the monastery is accompanied by a scenic landscape, offering the ideal setting for you to just sit and meditate for hours. The Library of Tibetan Works and the Parliament of Tibetan government complex is located just above the monastery and has some beautifully painted walls.
Kangra Fort, located in the Kangra Valley, is 20 kms from Dharamshala. It is one of the oldest forts in the country, built by the royalty of katoch empire. You can enjoy the stunning sunset and the stupendous view from the terrace of the fort. Tourist can also pay a visit to the Maharaja Sansar Chand Katoch Museum located nearby.
Now that you know all the tourist attractions in Mcleodganj, all you need to do is book your stay at a luxury activity resort such as Rakkh, one of the best hotel in McLeodganj. We offer a spectrum of world-class amenities, along with yoga, spa, and various adventure activities. To book your stay, contact us at +91 189 425-2036 or fill out our contact form.