Mcleodganj is a hill station near Dharamshala, popular among trekkers. Its culture is a beautiful fusion of Tibetan with some British influence McLeodganj (also spelt McLeodGanj or Mcleodganj) is a suburb of Dharamsala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India.
It is known as “Little Lhasa” or “Dhasa” (a short form of Dharamshala used mainly by Tibetans) because of its large population of Tibetans.The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in McLeod Ganj. It has an average elevation of 2,082 metres (6,831 feet). It is situated on the Dhauladhar Range, whose highest peak, “Hanuman Ka Tibba”, at about 5,639 metres (18,500 feet), lies just behind it.
How to Reach:
Gaggal airport is the nearest airport from Mcleodganj, located at a distance of only 10 km from nearby Dharamshala. This airport is connected to Delhi through frequent flights. Contact no.:01892-232374
The nearest broad gauge railway station is Pathankot Cantt.(Chakki) at a distance of 91 km from McleodGanj and 88 km from Dharamshala and nearest narrow gauge railway station is Kangra mandir railway station. Further, you can hire a taxi, or direct buses. Station Superintendent Pathankot: 01862-22041
Mcleodganj can be reached from Dharamshala (10 km from Mcleodganj) as well. Every medium of transport well connects both the cities. From New Delhi, the distance is approximately 500 km to Mcleodganj.You can take overnight Volvo buses or can hire a taxi direct to the destination. Bus Stand Pathankot: 01862-226966
There are many private hotels available in the vicinity of Mcleodganj.The nearest tourism hotel is at Dharamshala which is 10km away from Mcleodganj. For more info: http://himachaltourism.gov.in/