McLeod Ganj is the hub for Buddhist teaching in India and is famous as the residence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Surrounded by pine forests, the majestic Dhauladhar ranges, rivers and valleys Dharamsala and McLeodGanj, the twin hill towns offer amazing activities for the adventure lovers with some spiritual relaxation. The best activities include :
Popular base for trekking in Himachal Pradesh, Long and grueling treks in and around Kangra valley start from here. Kareri Lake Dal Lake, Bhagsu Falls, Indrahar Falls and Triund are some of the best and easy treks near Dharamsala loved by trekkers.
2. Rock Climbing
Though many people are not aware of Dharamsala – Nayagroeon, one of the most scenic and uncharted area here offers amazing opportunities of rock climbing. Steep rocks on Bhagasu, Ghanjar Mahadev and Indrunag are popular for rock climbing.
Located at Dhauladhar Himalayas, suitable for all people with or without climbing backgrounds, and is perfect for beginners. Learn to challenge your fear of heights and conquer it.
Located at 60 kilometres from Dharamsala, Billing is one of the best paragliding hub in India. Soaring high up in the sky with a licensed para glider pilot is something that everyone will love to try. Fly high up like bird and enjoy the views of the match-box sized houses amidst the hills and the lush green grounds while paragliding at Billing.
4. Angling & Fishing
There are a number of small rivers and streams around Dharamsala that provide visitors with an opportunity for angling and fishing. The most popular stretches for fishing is the 20-km stretch of the river Beas, between Nadaun and the Pong Dam.
5. Night Camping
Spots in and around Dharamsala are simply perfect for overnight camping. Some of the picturesque sites are Kareri lake camp, and Triund Camp.
Enjoy the bounty and beauty of Kangra valley with special cycling tours, cycle to Pong Dam and enjoy bird watching.
Plan, book your rooms and hit the road. The thrilling activities of McLeodganj and Dharamsala are sure to keep you engaged and give wonderful memories.
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