About Mcleod Gang
The Headquarters of Tibetan government in exile, McLeod Ganj. It is the residence of 14th Dalai Lama which makes a atmosphere of Holiness and spirituality there.
It is located in the Western Himachal Pradesh, around 4km upwards from Town Dharamshala.
Named after David McLeod, Lieutenant- Governor of Punjab due to British Empire.
Also served as the administration centre for the colonial government till 1905.
It is the place to grab the Buddhism and Tibetan culture knowledge.
Travellers must visit these destinations in McLeod Ganj:
Tsulagkhang Complex ( Buddhism Temple)
Environmental Education Centre
St John Church in the Wilderness
Meeting Dalai Lama actually is just like an biggest dream of their life for a thousand of peoples, especially the Buddhist and the Tibetan refugees.
Traveller must make do attend the occasional teachings held at Gangchen Kyishong during the monsoon especially.
How to reach Mcleod Gang
Mcleodganj is a small town of Himachal pradesh. These are the ways to reach Mcleodganj.
If you want to travel by air - Gaggal airport is the nearest airport of Mcleodganj which is almost 20 Kms away. You can reach in 40-45 minuts by taxi.
By train - Kangra valley is the nearest railway station of Mcleodganj. Almost 20 Kms away from Mcleodganj.
By road - You can easily take buses from Delhi to Mcleodganj at any time or any day. Or travel by your own car.
5 h 45 min
1 h 25 min