McLeod Ganj is hill station situated in Dhauladhar Range in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh, India. McLeod Ganj is an ultimate travel destination and must be in the bucket-list for trekkers and tourists who would like to experience Tibetan culture and meditation.
McLeod Ganj got the large population of Tibetans so it is also known as "Little Lhasa" or "Dhasa". This town is known as the home of His Holiness Dalai Lama. McLeod Ganj is also the headquarter of Tibetan Government in Exile.
For the tourist, McLeod Ganj is a haven because of the Tibetan culture, monasteries, treks and art workshops all around the town. To complement all this you have mesmerizing mountains all around you. McLeod Ganj is also the starting point for the famous Triund Trek which is filled with tourists throughout the year.
Reaching McLeod Ganj
By Bus: If you are travelling from Delhi then best option to reach McLeod Ganj is to take the overnight bus journey from Kashmiri Gate bus terminal. The bus starts from as earliest as 6 pm and reached McLeod Ganj around 7 am next morning. Other timings are also available which can be checked online. Himsuta AC Volvo buses are run by Himachal Pradesh Road Transport and can be booked online from http://online.hrtchp.com.
By Train: For people who are planning travel to McLeod Ganj by Train then you can board the train from Delhi to Jammu and get off at Pathankot railway station and from here you can take a taxi to McLeod Ganj