Category: Kangra Valley

A Hike To A Starry Sky Campsite: Triund Hill, Himachal Pradesh

While in the Himalayan spiritual town of Mcleod Ganj in Himachal Pradesh, a hike to the famous camp site at Triund which is situated at an altitude of around 9,760 feel above sea level (3242 metres)  is a must for everyone. This one is not just for the adventure junkies but more for the 9-5 corporate worker who is looking out for something novel to explore. To reach Triund, one has…

15 offbeat things to do in Daramshala

Here is The Land Of Wanderlust's list of 15 offbeat things to do while in the town of Daramshala, the home of the Dalai Lama and his people in exile from Tibet. 1. Walk to Dharamkot village: A walk to the Dharamkot village from Mcleodganj is a perfect place to unwind amongst the colourful houses, surrounded with pine and deodar trees and a backdrop of the beautiful Himalayas. Along the…

8 Days backpacker blueprint around Rewalsar, Parashar Lake & Dharamshala

Here is The Land Of Wanderlust's blueprint to a eight day backpacking trip around the lesser known villages of Rewalsar and Parashar Lake in Mandi district and Mcleodganj is the land known as mini-Tibet because of the thousands of Tibetan refugees who call this place home. For more information please read our detailed blueprint. Trip Dates: Trip cost: Rs. 10,000/- + 5% GST= Rs. 10,500/- Inclusions: Accommodation (3 to 6 based on…

Backpackers blueprint around Rewalsar and Mcleodganj in 6 days

The beautiful and picturesque region of Mcleodganj in the Kangra valley of the Himalayas is home to more than a 1000 refugees from Tibet, the place has a spiritual aura surrounding it with monasteries, prayer flags and prayer wheels. On the other hand Rewalsar is a small village in the Mandi district with a beautiful lake and small eateries serving simple delicious Indian food. Rewalsar is a perfect place to unwind…

Backpacker’s road map to & around: McLeod-Ganj

The Dalai Lama calls the beautiful and picturesque region of McLeod-Ganj in the Kangra Valley of the Himalayas his home. Along with more than a 1000 refugees from Tibet, the Buddhist spiritual guru was forced to seek asylum in this region. Here is a brief time-table to aid backpackers who wish to visit McLeod-Ganj. Trip Dates:  This trip will cost Rs 10,000 + 9% ST = 10,900/- Inclusion: Accommodation (3 to…

St.John’s In the Wilderness: McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh

A place worth visiting while in McLeod Ganj in the Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh is the Anglican church of St. John’s in the Wilderness which is at a height of 5742 feet above sea level. This church is easily accessible from McLeod Ganj and is just a 20 minute downhill walk from the bus station. It is better to walk there than take hire an auto rickshaw. The first…

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