Places to Visit around in Dharamshala, Sightseeing & Tourist Attractions

Mcleod Ganj offers a variety of sightseeing. Every season and every spot has its own special offering.

TEMPLE OF H.H. THE DALAI LAMA : A must place to visit for all tourist visiting this hill-station for it’s Design and Architecture.

BHAGSU NAG TEMPLE:  An ancient Lord Shiva Temple established by the Gurkha Regiment in the late 18th century. It offers fresh water springs for a wonderful experience.

BHAGSU WATER FALL: A delight to watch. It is a key tourist attraction for some perfect pictures amidst the incomparable surrounding.

NADDI VILLAGE: Just 4 kms from Mcleodganj, it is the only place in Dharamshala from where an open view of mountains and wide valleys on Dhauladhar’s can be seen.

BIR BILLING : Famous for its adventure sports, around 3 hrs by road from Dharamshala, here one can indulge in adventure activities like paragliding, walks, trekking and even some meditation!

JOHN’S CHURCH : An Anglican church located in the forest near Forsyth Ganj. The neo-Gothic stone building of the church was constructed in 1852. The site also has a memorial of the British Viceroy Lord Elgin, and an old graveyard. The church building is also noted for its Belgian stained-glass windows donated by Lady Elgin.

TSUGLAGKHANG COMPLEX: The main focus of visiting pilgrims, monks and many tourists is the Tsuglagkhang, comprising the photrang (official residence) of the Dalai Lama, the Namgyal Gompa, Tibet Museum and the Tsuglagkhang itself.

DHARAMSALA CRICKET STADIUM : Famous for its architecture and locale, the stadium has hosted several international & IPL Matches.

TIBETAN MARKET : One stop shopping area for genuine Tibetan handicrafts, wardrobe, jewellery and Mandala paintings.

TRIUND TREK : The starting point of triund trek is galu , however there are many options  to reach galu. Either you can hire a taxi from Mcleod Ganj till galu or you can start the trek right from Mcleod Ganj.