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8 Things To Do In Mcleodganj In 2022 For An Exciting Himachal Trip

8 Things To Do In Mcleodganj In 2022 For An Exciting Himachal Trip

Himachal Pradesh is a northern Indian state in the Himalayas. It is bounded by Jammu and Kashmir union territory to the northwest, Ladakh union territory to the northeast, the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the east, and the states of Uttarakhand to the southeast, Haryana to the south, and Punjab to the west. It is home to scenic mountain towns and resorts such as Dalhousie. Host to the Dalai Lama, Himachal Pradesh has a strong Tibetan presence. The region is also well known for its trekking, climbing, and skiing. 

Himachal Pradesh has several hidden gems that many tourists aren’t aware of. Mcleodganj is one such spot that you can visit and explore. The weather conditions in Himachal Pradesh are primarily pleasant throughout the year, so it isn’t surprising that people suggest visiting during summers for an even better experience like no other. Dharamshala is not only a place for Buddhist temples and monasteries. It has a lot to offer. If you plan to visit McLeodganj in 2022, we have sorted out some of the best things to do in Mcleodganj. Volunteering in outdoor adventures can boost the mood and immune system. Traveling and outdoor activities can make you more focused on training in the prefrontal cortex than they did before.



Travel is an activity that is so beneficial in raising self-awareness when it comes to traveling domestically or internationally. It brings you closer to diverse cultures, food, and places. You might see things you have never seen before and eventually understand how small we are in this world. Outdoor adventure brings you close to nature, and Camping is the best activity to do. If you are traveling to Mcleodganj in Himachal, Camping is possibly one of the most popular things to do that you just can’t forget. Camping in the lush green mountain landscapes allows you to be close to nature, witness the wildlife, hear the sound of streams and beetles, and feel the fresh air that freshens up the blood but also boosts your spirit. There are many Campsites in, and there are several camping sites around that you can check out. d around Dharamshala, and if you plan to book your Camp, do it beforehand to avoid last minute rush.


A visit to tranquil Dal Lake

Dal lake Dharamshala is a serene lake wedged on a mountain slope near Mcleodganj, surrounded by the Deodar forest. The lake has a mesmerizing view from this forest, and many people come to have a walk along the path that circumference the lake. You can relax and walk around this lake with your near and dear ones. This place is surrounded by abundant nature and wild birds, butterflies, and beetles that bring you close to your heart. The lake is a great picnic spot filled with fish, and you can enjoy boating activities here. 

Dal Lake

Monasteries: Seek Blessings

Mcleodganj is a small village in the Dharamshala suburbs known for its vibrant Buddhist culture and traditions. During the visit, you can go sightseeing tour to see these Buddhist monasteries and temples, and libraries to experience the optimal dose of the spiritual things to do in Mcleodganj. Namgyal Monastery and Dalai Lama temple are the best ones to visit; you can feel the charm and peace at these places. The Buddhist Disciples chanting the mantras gives a vibe to the surroundings that you will undoubtedly feel. Tall statues of buddha, Chenrezig, and even Guru Rinpoche, cloth paintings showing the history of Tibetian culture, and manuscripts at the Library are a charm worth appreciating. Guyton Monestry and Norbulinka are great Buddhist centers in Lower Dharamshala worth visiting.


Dharamshala Ropeway

Mcleodganj is just a few minutes from Dharamshala with the newly commissioned Ropeway system. It has resolved the central problem of being stuck in traffic jams on the mountainous roads to commute to Mcleodganj from Dharamshala. The length of this skyway is about 1.8 km, with a travel time of 5 minutes. With a carrying capacity of 800 passengers per day and the ticket, the cost is about 500 rs per person one way the Ropeway is getting busy with people using it. The Ropeway offers an excellent view of the Dharamshala suburbs as you travel with beautiful views of the forest and streams. It is worth having a ride in the evening when the sky is reddened with the setting sun to have a remarkable view of the sunset in the mountains.

Dharamshala Ropeway

Yoga: Meditate in the nature around you

The serene and peaceful environment of the mountains is an excellent place for yoga and meditation sessions. Meditation demands a quiet place where a person can meditate and immerse himself into his inner soul for self-actualization. There are many places in Mcleodganj where you can participate in yoga and meditation sessions. Google and find a decent center around you and book a slot.


Adventure: have a bite at some thrilling activities.

Taking a risk demands great attention and focus, which can bring an intense state of self-awareness. This is why people take on new challenges in life to experience the fierce, thrilling feeling when they overcome a risk. Some travel to unknown parts of the world to experience the rough conditions with bare minimal support, some indulge in expeditions, and some participate only to have joy for a while. In all stages, the end result is work experience. The feeling of conquerers exhilarates you with a generous amount of pleasure you will never get from your monotonous life. Find a local travel agency and customize an adventure package for you. Ensure the travel agency provides you a licensed Guide and Valid Insurance cover for the adventure trip.

Bungee Slingshot

Treks: nature can rejuvenate your soul

Regardless of age and size, trekking adventure can create feelings associated with personal achievement. The more complicated the trek and the greater the challenge, the more sense of accomplishment we feel when we accomplish those goals. Head on for a trekking tour to experience the beautiful mountains, flora, and fauna is one of the best things to do while you travel. Look for a licensed Guide or a travel agency who can embark you on a trek route that can reinvigorate your mental state and soul. Ensure your trip is insured and you have a licensed guide.


Explore the Local market and local people

If you are staying in Mcleodganj, visiting the local market in Mcleodganj and roaming around to taste the local food, shopping for some souvenirs, take some selfies are one of the best things to do in Mcleodganj. The local marketplace, Mcleodganj market, and Kotwali Bazaar, which are quite popular, are pretty remarkable, where you can buy some stuff for yourself and your friends. Some popular cafes and restaurants offer pure veg or non-veg food and some Lebanese, Chinese, continental, and Himachal food cuisines. Visiting around, you can often see shepherds with their herds hiking up into the Dhauladhar Mountains in search of new grassland pastures.


The best time to visit Mcleodganj is all around the year. In the summers, the weather is quite pleasant with moderate temperature. However, it’s pretty cold and freezing in peak winters.



Hill Ventures organizes this Local sightseeing tour and provides you an opportunity to visit these places. Please visit our packages section and choose a package.

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