Mcleod Ganj Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Mcleod Ganj in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Mcleod Ganj in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Mcleod Ganj itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Mcleod Ganj.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Mcleod Ganj for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Mcleod Ganj
  • Staying in Mcleod Ganj and wondering how to spend 2 days in Mcleod Ganj with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Mcleod Ganj
  • Want to create Mcleod Ganj itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Mcleod Ganj

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2 Days in Mcleod Ganj - Perfect Weekend Guide

McLeod Ganj is a small town Dharamshala, India. It is alluring for many different reasons. It has dense forests, cloudy mountains, and people with warm hearts that welcome you with a wide smile. And more importantly, it has earned its place on the world map with Dalai Lama Temple. When you are planning to explore McLeod Ganj in 2 days, you will be able to cover most of the famous places in and around the city. Here is an itinerary that you can follow to make the most of your time -

Are 2 days enough to explore Mcleod Ganj?

It is slightly difficult to explore the entire city in 48 hours time, but you can easily visit the hand-picked 8-10 points of interest in Mcleod Ganj on your trip. You will have to travel a bit if you want to cover all the popular places in Mcleod Ganj within 2 days. So, if you have any particular place in mind, then plan your Mcleod Ganj visit accordingly. If it is a weekend trip, check for special events happening and plan accordingly.

Trip Budget for a weekend trip to Mcleod Ganj?

Mcleod Ganj weekend itinerary budget would vary from is USD 76 to USD 276 as per your choices. There are enough free places in Mcleod Ganj to ensure that unless there’s an exhibition or event you really want to see, paying is unnecessary.

Money saving tips for Mcleod Ganj weekend itinerary:

1. Skip the restaurants and cafes for street vendors and supermarkets

2. Get 2 Day Mcleod Ganj transport Pass if possible which offers free public transport, free entrance to the recommended attractions

3. Couchsurfing is a great way to save loads on accommodation expenses

4. Spend More Time In Fewer Places of Mcleod Ganj

How to spend 2 days in Mcleod Ganj?

Day 1: Dalai Lama Temple, Tibetan Museum

A great way to start the first day in McLeod Ganj is to visit the place it is most famous for. Go to Dalai Lama Temple that is established at the centre of the town. This is the place where Dalai Lama comes to pray at least 2-3 times every year. There are a couple of other attractions in the proximity as well. You must stop by Tibetan Museum and Namgyal Monastery that are only minutes away from the temple. The museum will introduce you to the history and local culture whereas monastery that dates back to the 16th century is one of the most popular Buddhist monasteries in Dharamshala. As you have only 48 hours in McLeod Ganj, visit Dal Lake in the afternoon that is 3 kilometres away from the centre of the city. Spend some time here and come back to the city to shop for souvenirs. The main street of McLeod Ganj is adorned with charming little shops that sell handmade products.

Day 2: Triund Trek, Dhauladhar Mountain

Start your day early and head to Triund. A trek of around 3 hours will take you to this beautiful place. The Dhauladhar mountain opens its arms to welcome you and breathtaking views of Kangra valley add charm to the whole site. Plan your McLeod Ganj itinerary for 2 days in such a way that you will be able to spend half a day here. You can visit Bhagsu Falls before evening. A small cafe on the upper side of the waterfall offers beautiful vistas of the valley. Both the sites are considered to be popular tourist destinations in McLeod Ganj and attract many tourists from around the world. Be back in the city for dinner and head back to your hotel for a quiet night.

It is hard to resist the pull of McLeod Ganj after you have visited this town once. You will start thinking about your next trip here even before leaving this place.

Where to eat in Mcleod Ganj if you've 48 hours?

48 hours to enjoy the culinary delights of Mcleod Ganj and the best you can do is opt for a buffet that offers local variety at a reasonable rate.

Best Hotels in Mcleod Ganj for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Mcleod Ganj itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Mcleod Ganj. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Mcleod Ganj.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Mcleod Ganj. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Mcleod Ganj.

What Next?

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