Kajal Aggarwal

I'll be in Mcleodganj in the end of June for attending a seminar after that I've 3 days free which i would like to visit somewhere around Mcleodganj. Would you suggest me some places where I can spend my free time with out hustle bustle?


  • Devendra Bisht
    8 months ago

    Yes sure, I can suggest you some places in Macleodganj where you can spend your good time.

    1.Masroor Temple:It is one of the ancient Hindu temples in the hill town built in the 8th century that one must visit on their trip to Mcleodganj. The temple unveils the elegance of North Indian Nagara architectural style.

    2.Bhagsu falls: One of the most important places to visit in Mcleodganj, Bhagsu Falls is a popular waterfall for its paradisaical landscape and verdant surroundings. Situated in the peaceful village of Bhagsu, it is a place travelers never want to miss on their trip to this quaint hill town. You will get to shoot some scenic videos and click fantastic pictures.

    3.Nechung Monastery: It is a replica of one in Tibet and offers warm & friendly hospitality, peaceful ambiance and scenic surroundings to the tourists. You will also get to have a jaw-dropping view of Dhauladhar Ranges.

    4.Sunset Point: If you are a nature lover, do not miss going to the Sunset Point. The pleasant weather in Mcleodganj and the setting sun makes it a must-visit place in the hill station. Click photographs, allure the scenery and relish the mesmerizing view of the village.

    5.Triund: One of the most attractive walks for beginners, this trek starts from McLeodganj or what is lovingly called Mini Tibet. It is a 4-5 hour walk from Bhagsu Nath, the ancient Shiva temple near German Bakery.

    6.St. John's Church: Boasting the neo-Gothic architecture, this church is one of the best tourist attractions in Mcleodganj. Dedicated to the Baptist, John, the church is located in Forsyth Ganj in the forest area and is famous for the solid architecture, positive vibes and wild surroundings.

    7.Dharamkot: This place is perfect for a solo trip. It has the vibes that help to reconnect with yourself the best.  Barely commercialized, this place is a hub for mostly Israeli tourists that stay here for a couple of months, practice meditation, yoga, Buddhism and aim at living a peaceful calm life. Dharamkot is full of beautiful cafes that make the village not just serene but also vibrant. You can hike all day amidst the thick of forests.

    8.Vipassana Meditation Center: Engulfed in the Dhauladhar Ranges, this center in Dharamkot is a place of tranquility and solace for travelers seeking escape from the busy life and chaos of the city. Amidst the calm Himalayan peaks, you will find your peace of mind and get closer to nature.

  • Yashi Srivastava
    8 months ago


    some of the best places to spend your free time with peaceful environment in Mcleodganj are :-

    Triund – Crown Jewel Of Dharamshala

    Triund, known as Dharamshala's crown jewel, is one of the most famous Mcleodganj tourist attractions. The route from Mcleodganj to Triund passes through beautiful scenery and rugged terrain. Night camping on a mountaintop under a starlit sky is a visual delight for travellers on their Triund journey.

    Bhagsu Falls – Paradisiacal Scenery

    The most prominent Mcleodganj waterfall, Bhagsu Falls, is famed for its lush green surroundings and paradisiacal sight. It is one of the nicest sites to visit in Mcleodganj and is located in the beautiful village of Bhagsu. Visitors may take a plunge in the chilling water, take pictures, and eat delicious food at surrounding cafes.

    Sunset Point – Cherish Enthralling Views

    Sunset Point, as the name suggests, offers breathtaking views of the setting sun as it gently sinks behind the majestic Dhauladhar peaks. It is one of the greatest spots to visit in Mcleodganj Himachal Pradesh for photographers and nature lovers to enjoy a breathtaking view of the Naddi Village.

    Indrahar Pass – An Offbeat Place

    Known for its venturesome trekking trail, Indrahar pass is one of the best places to visit in Mcleodganj for travelers who wish to explore offbeat places. Situated at an altitude of 4,342 meters, the Indrahar pass offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges and an extensive floral diversity of the surrounding hills.

    Vipassana Meditation Centre – Find Peace Of Mind

    Vipassana Meditation Centre in Dharamkot is an oasis of serenity and tranquillity nestled by the Dhauladhar hills. It is one of the top Mcleodganj attractions where visitors can discover peace of mind amidst the soothing Himalayan highlands, distant from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis.

    Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake – Bird Watching

    Maharana Pratap Sagar, also known as Pong Dam Lake, is an artificial lake formed by a reservoir erected across the Beas river. It is one of the best spots to visit in Mcleodganj, where travellers can enjoy activities like boating, fishing, and bird watching amid a magnificent landscape of enticing mountains.

    Minkiani Pass – For Adventure Buffs

    Because of the gorgeous rugged landscape, Himachal Pradesh offers a variety of adventure activities. Mcleodganj is one among those cities where one can go trekking or hiking because a number of treks start from here. Another thrilling journey that one may experience is the Minkiani Pass trek, which is one of the best spots to visit in Mcleodganj. Avoid the trek during the monsoon season, since the path becomes quite slick. Travel through picturesque villages and enjoy a fantastic camping experience.

    Dal Lake – Enjoy The Serene Environment

    The Dal Lake in Mcleodganj is a small lake in Himachal Pradesh that takes its name from Kashmir's Dal Lake. This is a great location to visit in the Kangra district. The lake is encircled by lovely deodar trees, which add to its charm. The location is sacred due to the presence of a modest temple on the lake's edge. One of the nicest spots to visit in Mcleodganj, come here on your trip to appreciate the tranquil surroundings.

    Dharamkot – A Quaint Town

    If you want nothing more than relaxation, serenity, and quiet, as well as breathtaking vistas of the Dhauladhar peaks to wake up to every morning, this tiny village is the place to be! It also houses the Dhamma Sikhara Vipassana Meditation Centre and the Tushita Buddhist Meditation Centre, where you may experience a tranquil and rejuvenating yoga retreat surrounded by nature's kindness and beautiful weather.

    Kareri Lake – Admire The Natural Beauty

    Located in a high altitude area, Kareri Lake is one of the famous tourist places in Mcleodganj. This freshwater lake is frequently visited by tourists to capture the scenic beauties. The lake starts from Mcleodganj and leads up to the Karen village. Not only the lake is a great place to admire the natural beauty but also an excellent place for photography and trekking. Snow, being the main water source, the lake water is crystal clear.

    Dhauladhar Ranges – View The Beautiful Himalayas

    The Dhauladhar ranges are one among the Mcleodganj tourist attractions. Explore the lower Himalayas by including the Dhauladhar ranges on your itinerary. You will witness slopes and valleys, and it is an ideal site for adventure seekers. Make a reservation at one of the lovely Mcleodganj homestays.

    Thatharana Trek

    If you're in or near Mcloedganj, take the Thatharana hike for unobstructed views of the Himalayan range accompanied by some of the best flora and fauna in the region. The 360-degree panorama of Kangra valley, which you may enjoy and photograph while you travel through the countryside outside of the city, is the highlight of this walk.

    Gallu Devi Waterfall

    This waterfall, located just a short distance from the Gallu Devi Temple, is one of several unique gems around Mcleodganj that the locals would like to keep to themselves. There is a short climb with little natural water ponds and magnificent views of the Dhauladhar peaks.

  • Keshav Chandra
    8 months ago

    These are some places in Macleodganj which can be explored in 3 days:-

    1.Masroor Temple

    2. Bhagsu falls

    3. Nechung Monastery

    4. Bhagsunath Temple

    5. Triund hill: It is a 4-5 hour walk from Bhagsu Nath, the ancient Shiva temple near German Bakery.

    6. Vipassana Meditation Center

    7. Kareri Lake

    8. The Dalai Lama’s Temple