Always driving on a road is a wonderful experience whether it’s by bike or a car. A lonely long road, breezes touch your skin, an unknown silence around you that keeps you feeling eternal love !! In this busy world, all want this journey, forget the rush, simply be calm and feel serenity!
One of the best road trips for balancing calm and serenity is a McleodGanj road trip. It’s located in the lap of the Dhauladhar ranges, having wonderful majestic mountains, falls and so on which really hypnotize you! This McleodGanj got its name from David MC Leod, erstwhile lieutenant governor of Punjab. It’s also called Lhasa, where many are Tibetans. It is the dwelling place of the Dalai Lama.
From Delhi to McleodGanj there are two routes.
Delhi – Sonipat – Panipat – Karnal – Kurukshetra – Ambala – Chandigarh – Rupnagar – Anandpur Sahib – Nangal – Una – Amb – Dehra – Ranital – Kangra – Gaggal – Dharamshala – Mcleodganj (501 km).
Delhi – Ambala – Kharar – Ropar – Kiratpur – Anandpur Sahib – Nangal – Una – Amb – Tibbi – Mubarakpur – Bharwain – Dehra – Ranital – Kangra – Dharamshala – Mcleodganj (480 km).
Best Time to Travel:
From March to June, the temperature is about 22°C to 38°C. It is a good time for an avid trekker or adventure seekers to go there and enjoy their trekking and adventurous activities which will raise your adrenaline.
From December to February, temperatures may reach 0°C. This time is perfect for those who love snow and for their honeymoon.
After reaching McleodGanj you can see many astonishing places there like Kalachakra temple, Bhagsu waterfall, Namgyal Monastery, Tibetian museum, and so on.
Temple of Oracle or Kalachakra Temple:
In 1992 this temple was built. It has a panorama of a wheel of time or in the native Kalachakra Mandal. You may go there for your internal peace.
To dip in the Sizzling water to relax, it’s the correct choice. This fall is an astonishing one having a great height with gushing waters surrounded by nature’s greenery. It’s near Bhagsunag temple where lord Shiva devotees like to go and pray. It’s the most attractive place where many travelers from around the world come and enjoy it.
Museums help us to know about the history of the place. It’s a wonderful experience to go there and to know about the life of Tibetans.
This monastery or Gompa is an official abode of His Holiness Dalai Lama. It’s situated in the Tsuglagkhang complex.
For trekking, first, you have to be prepared with your backpack and Stay fit and fine. Your physical and mental balance is very important. Only the desired trekkers are able to face the challenges to reach the destination. Even Though it’s easy to go there, maybe if you get in trouble don’t panic. Be calm and face it!!
Triund Trek at McleodGanj in Himachal Pradesh is a land of beautiful scenic views with a lot of snow-coated valleys suitable for trekking.
It passes through Rakkar and Dharamkot, where it’s about 9km from McleodGanj. It is a 9-km long trek from Mcleodganj. Its altitude is about 2842 meters above sea level. Beginners are also able to trek here, the danger level is low. Here you can get blessings from the Gallu Devi temple
This trek will be a tempting experience because of the beautiful Dhauladhar ranges of the great Himalayas. Here, the scenic views are suitable to take picturesque photos. It’s just a one-day trek but you will get memorable moments. You may go there from March to November. Don’t go there during the winter season because the sizzling temperature will freeze you. You can do adventurous activities here like Paragliding. Seeing this beautiful place from an eagle’s point of view!!
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