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About McleodGanj, Dharamshala Himachal Pradesh

Mcleod Ganj is a sleepy, quaint yet popular tourist spot in Himachal Pradesh. Named after Sir Donald Friell McLeod, a Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, it was established as a British garrison during their reign here.  It still holds the colonial charm it was built with. Today it is headquarter to Tibetan government in exile and the holy residence of the 14th Dalai Lama. Mcleod Ganj was little known, came into limelight in 1960 when H.H. Dalai Lama and his entourage sought refuge here following the Chinese invasion of Tibet. Read More

How to Reach McLeodGanj, Dharamshala

Here is guide to travel to the McLeodGanj from various means

Air Travel to McleodGanj

Gaggal airport is the nearest airport from Mcleodganj, located at a distance of only 10 km from nearby Dharamsala. This airport is connected to Kullu and Delhi through frequent flights.

Land Travel to McleodGanj

The roadway that leads to Mcleod Ganj, starts directly from Delhi and is known as the highest motor-able road in the world.

Train Travel to McleodGanj

Kangra Railway station is nearest to McleodGanj, Dharamshala . Its only 24 kms aprrox from McleodGanj, Dharamshala

Why visit McleodGanj, Dharamshala ?

No where else would you find a better commingle of Buddhism, natural serenity, and rich indigenous culture. The place is situated just below the Dhauladhar Mountain Ranges and you won't get a better view of the same from anywhere else.

Airport, Train and Bus Stations Near McleodGanj, Dharamshala ?

Nearest Airport

Kangra Airport, Gaggal is just 17 KM Away from Dharamshala

Nearest Bus Stand

HRTC Bus Stand Dharmshala

Nearest Railway Station

Kangra Railway Station at 24 KM away

Best time to visit Manali

March to October

Tour packages for McleodGanj, Dharamshala

Places to Visit in McleodGanj, Dharamshala

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