Mcleodganj :: How to Reach Mcleodganj
Known as ‘Little Lhasa’ of India, for it the residence of the Dalai Lama, Dharamsala attracts thousands of tourists every year. The place is located in sub-Himalayan range of mountains and boasts of a very pleasing atmosphere, lush green meadows and verdant valleys. The versatility in flora and fauna of Dharamshala attracts tourists absolutely. Reasonable cost of accommodation and excellent modes of transport communication also make this place accessible to tourists. The question of ‘how to reach Dharamsala’ has been discussed in detail below.
Kangra airport is the nearest airstrip from Mcleodganj, situated at the distance of 10 km. Jagson Airline has flights every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from Delhi to Kangra airport. Once you arrive in Kangra, make use of the buses and taxis, available easily, for traveling to Dharamsala.
Pathankot is nearest railhead from Mcleod Ganj, sitauted at the distance of 90 km. There are many trains running from Pathankot to different cities of India. From Pathankot, you can take the narrow gauge railway line train to Kangra, for further expansion of experience. From Kangra, either take a bus or hire a cab. Though time consuming, such a journey to Dharamsala will leave you mesmerized.
Mc Leod Ganjhas an excellent network of roads that links with almost all the major cities of the country. The place is situated at a distance of 529 km from Delhi, 259 Km from Chandigarh, 195 km from Amritsar and 259 km from Shimla. Once you arrive at any of these places, you can opt for buses as well as taxis for reaching Dharamsala.