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Google McLeod Ganj Photos and you’ll realize this is one place you have to visit atleast once in your lifetime! McLeod Ganj has a historical and spiritual significance, His Holiness the Dalai Lama resides in this town.

A small town, many people visit McLeod Ganj while on their trip to Dharamshala. Situated in the lap of the Dhauladhar mountain Range, the village is named after Lord David McLeod, the English lieutenant governor of Punjab, who founded it in 1848 as a hill retreat. The suffix Ganj is a common Hindi/ Urdu word for ‘neighbourhood’.

McLeod Ganj tourism mainly involves trekking and hiking activities. Many a mountaineers have come, seen and conquered the peaks McLeod Ganj has to offer! So, are you planning a trip to McLeod Ganj? Allow us to be your McLeod Ganj travel guide!

Mcleod Ganj Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Mcleod Ganj tips for your visit

  • Do maintain the spirituality of the place.
  • Avoid littering.

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Facts and Stats for Mcleod Ganj*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mcleod Ganj

    Know the pollution level of Mcleod Ganj before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 27.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 65 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 32.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 45 (Moderate)
  • Mcleod Ganj: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mcleod Ganj for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mcleod Ganj.

    • Burglary and Theft 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 91.67 (Very High)
  • Living in Mcleod Ganj - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 92.19 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 37.93 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mcleod Ganj

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mcleod Ganj

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.68 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 59.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.36 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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