Top 5 Must Do's in Mcleodganj

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A trip to McLeodganj, Himachal Pradesh is bound to make you spiritual with Buddhist ambiance all over the city. And if not that, then the naked beauty of the Himalayas is sure to steal your heart away. Amazingly this hill station is a strange combination of spirituality, adventure and fun. Even if you here on a short trip you cannot afford to miss these 5 must do’s.

Visit Tsuglag Khang

This is the most significant Buddhist temple in McLeodganj. The temple is situated just opposite the residence of the Dalai Lama. This is considered to be the largest Tibetan Temple outside Tibet and has a big meditation hall. You can find the early teaching of Buddhism in India here. The temple is also the training place for the monks who are associated with the temple.

Picnic at Bhagsu Waterfall

For romantics, this is an ideal place to visit. Just few kilometers from the town this is perfect place to explore the beauty of nature in a serene atmosphere. You are bound to forget all about your worries and stress with just a glimpse of this beautiful cascade. This is also a sacred place for the Hindus and the place of a famous ancient Shiv Temple, the Bhagsunath Temple.

Go Camping and Trekking

If you are really the adventurous type then do not miss trekking and hiking in the Himalayan ranges. Triund is the famous trekking spot and is perfect for camping with family and friends. You can also get a magnificent view of the snow capped Himalayas from here.

Enjoy Momos

McLeodganj is "Tibet in India". You can feel the essence of Tibetan culture in the air everywhere.  Do not miss to taste the most exclusive dish of Tibet, momos. The specialty is one you will never find anywhere else. Try the mouthwatering combination of spinach with cheese filling, a favorite of all who try it.


You cannot afford to miss the opportunity for shopping here. Tibetan art and crafts are the attractions and items like Tibetan carpets, ponchos, masks and stone jewelery are very famous here. The best part is you can meet the artisans, too. These items are easily found in street shops in McLeodganj. Even the items related to Buddhism are easily found in the shops here and are found at very fair prices. 


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