A paradise adorned with nature’s gifts, McLeod Ganj is a place meant for everybody’s bucket lists. Lying in the lap of Himalayas and situated in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, McLeod Ganj is named after Lord David McLeod, who was Lieutenant Governor of Punjab when the British discovered the little hill station in 1850s.
Tourists visit this hill town for various reasons. Being the home of His Holiness Dalai Lama, McLeod Ganj is a popular Buddhist destination. It is also an important centre for adventure tourism- Trekking, Mountaineering, Para-gliding, River Rafting etc. Surrounded by pine, deodar and rhododendron forests, McLeod Ganj at the height of nearly 1800 m enjoys an idyllic location and is known for its scenic beauty. People from across the globe come here to experience the majestic beauty of nature and tranquil weather.
Since tourism is a major source of income, McLeod Ganj is well connected to other cities. Hotels in McLeod Ganj will surprise you with their warm hospitality. You can also find several hotels in Dharamshala, a nearby town, which has an airport and a railway station.