Experiences & Activities in McLeodganj

Namgyal Monastery

The largest Tibetan monastery outside Tibet, serving as the personal monastery of the Dalai Lama and offering a serene ambience for meditation and contemplation.

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Tsuglagkhang Complex (Dalai Lama's Temple)

a woman folding her hands and praying at Dalai Lama Temple with a yellow cloth behind her

The spiritual heart of McLeodganj, housing the residence of the 14th Dalai Lama, features intricate Tibetan architecture, prayer wheels, and serene gardens.

Bhagsunag Temple and Waterfall

A sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, surrounded by lush greenery and crowned by a majestic waterfall, offering a refreshing escape and spiritual tranquillity.

A waterfall cascading down to a waterbody with rock and nature surrounding it

Tibetan Museum

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Showcasing the rich cultural heritage and history of Tibetan refugees in India, with exhibits detailing their struggles, traditions, and contributions to the world.

St. John in the Wilderness Church

A colonial-era Anglican church nestled amidst deodar forests, known for its stunning Belgian stained glass windows and tranquil surroundings.

Overview of the St. John in the Wilderness Church with trees next to it

Dal Lake

A solitary boat travelling on Dal lake with mountain ranges in the background

A serene lake surrounded by towering deodar trees and snow-capped mountains, offering boating opportunities and a peaceful ambience for picnics and relaxation.

Triund Hill

A popular trekking destination offering breathtaking panoramic views of the Dhauladhar ranges, accessible via a moderate trek from McLeodganj and perfect for adventure enthusiasts.

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Dharamkot Village

a hill with greenery around and snow on the side with clouds just above - Dharamkot Village

A quaint Himalayan village nestled above McLeodganj, known for its laid-back vibe, stunning mountain views, and vibrant hippie culture.

Norbulingka Institute

A centre for Tibetan arts and culture, preserving traditional Tibetan arts such as thangka painting, wood carving, and statue making, amidst beautiful gardens and serene surroundings.

A red brick building in front of a garden with trees in the background

Kangra Fort

A child looking down from the fort with greenery in the background

One of the oldest and largest forts in India, boasting a rich history dating back to ancient times, with sprawling ramparts, temples, and panoramic views of the surrounding valleys.

Masroor Rock Cut Temple

A unique monolithic rock-cut temple complex dating back to the 8th century, featuring intricate carvings and stunning architecture reminiscent of the Ellora and Ajanta caves.

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Naddi Viewpoint

An overview of Naddi Viewpoint with mountains in the background and evening sky as well

Offering mesmerising panoramic views of the Dhauladhar ranges and the Kangra Valley, especially stunning during sunrise and sunset, making it a favourite spot for photographers and nature lovers.

Gyuto Monastery

A Tibetan monastery known for its tantric rituals and mesmerising chanting ceremonies, offering a glimpse into Tibetan Buddhist traditions and spirituality.

Gyuto Monastery in the background with a pathway leading to it

Indru Nag Temple

A temple with intricate carvings on its roof and two hindu deities on either side of the entrance

A serene Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Indra, perched atop a hill and offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys, making it a popular pilgrimage spot and trekking destination.