“Once a year, go someplace you have never been before.” ~ Dalai Lama Mcleod ganj is famous for its Tibetan culture and its beautiful location in Dhauladhar ranges of Himalayas. Whether you are a back packer or an adventure junkie or you seek some peace time with nature, Mcleod ganj has everything for everyone.
“…there ain’t no journey what don’t change you some.” ~ David Mitchell. Self drive Road trips and motorcycle journeys are recommended options to reach Mcleodganj. Once you reach Kangra valley, you would get to see breath taking views of Dhauladhar range of Himalayas. You can also take a small break in Dharamshala to visit Namgyal Monastery, seat of Dalai Lama.
“One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” ~ Henry Miller
After reaching Mcleodganj , one can explore local markets run by Tibetans, local cafes, etc
A trip to Bhagsunath waterfall and Shiva café
The most important Buddhist site in the town is Tsuglagkhang or Tsuglag Khang, the Dalai Lama's temple.
Day trek to Triund hill
“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.”
~ James A. Michener
Camping options – Triund hill and some other local meadows
Local home made food at home stays
Apart from home made food, one can explore local shops for Tibetan cuisine.