Senior Travel in Mcleodganj

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There are a number of places to go, places to stay and things to do in Mcleodganj that appeal to seniors, and although this area in India is suited for all ages, it is particularly suitable for seniors.

Accommodations

Chonor House is easily the most sought after hotel in Mcleodganj. An all-inclusive hotel, Chonor House offers guests beautifully decorated rooms in traditional Tibetan style, a restaurant featuring local cuisine, international favorites and delicious continental breakfasts, breathtaking views of the mountain range, 24-hour room service and a doctor who is on call in case of emergencies.

Another hotel accommodating the needs of the mature traveler is the Hotel Him Queen. Centrally located, it is a short walk from one of the many bus stations as well as the Dalai Lama temple. Offering a variety of rooms ranging from standard to super deluxe, it accommodates all budgets, as well. Housing a restaurant, it also makes dining on local cuisine easy as you don't have to travel to get a great meal.

Transportation

After landing in the city by bus or taxi, traveling in and around Mcleodganj is a breeze. If you can walk around to all of the scenic viewpoints, that is the cheapest way to go, but if it is easier to travel by some type of vehicle, there are taxis and buses running all over this tourist town that can shuttle you between locations. The accessibility to transportation makes it a great spot for seniors to visit as they can enjoy the rich history of this location without breaking up a sweat.

Things to Do

You can't visit Mcleodganj without a visit to the home of the Dalai Lama. After touring the residence of His Holiness, your peaceful afternoon can be spent enjoying the stunning views of the Himalayan mountain range while sipping on tea at the small tea house situated outside the temple.

The Tibet Museum gives you a lesson in Tibetan culture and history. Featuring exhibits of traditional tools, clothing, housewares and the like, the museum also provides a display of Tibetan life, past to present. Rich in education and culture, an afternoon at the Tibet Museum allows for an easy and enlightening trip.



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December 30, 2009 new by christina tilicki

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