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, Himachal Pradesh
(part of Dharamsala region)
(Mcleodganj is also known as Upper Dharamsala; also spelled as Mcleodgunj / McLeod Ganj)
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This is an imposing hill station located at about 1700m high in Himachal Pradesh. The area is enriched with many ancient temples, monasteries and structures. Tsuglagkhang is the main temple enshrining Sakyamuni Buddha, Avalokitesvara and Padmasambhava. The ambience of the area is resonated by Buddhist religious practices and lifestyles. This is a bastion of the natural beauty as the Mother Nature has blessed this area with all its magnanimities.
TIPA, Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts, is an attraction for all art loving tourists. The ten day festival of theatres, music and dance held annually during the month of May is vibrant and enticing.
McLeodganj thrives on Tourism Industry. It is known for Buddhist handicrafts, garments and thangkas. Namgyal Monastery is one of the great attractions here. The architectural marvel of St. John in the Wilderness an Anglican church constructed in the neo-gothic style attracts all tourists reaching the Mcleodganj. This is a prefect religious destinations for the Buddhist.
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Travel within city
You can travel through McLeodganj by foot, and through walking you can easily cover all the major places of interest including the Tibetan Library, Tibet Museum, Naam Art gallery, Dharamkot, Kunal Pathari and Bhagsunag Falls. Walking to Dharamsala can be quite hard, and in order to reach Dharamsala from McLeodganj, you can opt for buses or auto rickshaws.
Dharamsala is located near McLeodganj; however, the terrain can be unsafe for those who are not skilled in trekking or mountaineering. In case you cannot cover the journey on foot, you can opt for buses which leave McLeodganj once every hour. Ticket fares will range from Rs 3 to 5.
You can also take an auto rickshaw, those autos here do not run on meter and the rates are not fixed. You can opt for auto rickshaw travel at night, and auto fares will range around Rs 40 to 100.
Dharamsala - 10 km downtown from McLeodganj, Dharamsala is a spiritual destination known for its scenic beauty. Trekking in the glades and forests is a wondrous opportunity tourist can enjoy here.
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hi, i am told that it wl be hot in Dharmashala now on till june, from june - sept there wl be heavy rains, from oct - feb, heavy winter, so really confused which is the best period to go there?
i can't just take off immdtly now -- firstly because of the hot weather there, secondly instant bookings wl all cost me more.... so pls advs....
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