10 Road Trips From Delhi To Mcleodganj


Getting bored of daily stuff? Want to take a break?? Then backpack and go to McleodGanj. It will surely cut you off from the busy world and let you sit in peace where you can feel eternal love. Road trip to McleodGanj will surely help you.

Driving on a lengthy road with your favorite bike or car, rising speed where snowy air embraces you, unbroken silence around you where you feel the essence of nature’s love. It’s Road trip to McleodGanj!!

McleodGanj located in the lap of beautiful Dhauladhar ranges of greater Himalayas having falls and so on which really hypnotize you!David MC Leod, the former lieutenant governor of Punjab, gave the town its name. It’s called Lhasa by Tibetans, where many are Tibetans. It is the Dalai Lama’s permanent residence. So, pack your backpack and go to this breathtaking place where you feel the serenity!

Before going there, you have to check the weather conditions on your road trip, food, resorts and any adventurous activities nearby. 

Then only you can get a mind-blowing experience.

Route map from Delhi to McleodGanj

Delhi >Ambala >Kharar > Ropar > Kiratpur >Anandpur Sahib > Nangal > Una > Amb > Tibbi > Mubarakpur > Bharwain > Dehra > Ranital > Kangra > Dharamshala > Mcleodganj (480 km) about 8- 9 hrs.

Best Time to go there:

Summer is perfect where the temperature is about 22°C to 38°C. It is a good time to raise your adrenaline with adventurous activities including Trekking.

Winter is perfect for those who love snow very much and the lovable pairs for their honeymoon, temperatures may reach 0°C .

10 Places you can stopovers between Delhi to Mcleodganj

  • Panipat
  • Kurukshetra
  • Dharamshala
  • Triund Trek
  • Bhagsunath Temple and waterfall
  • Namgyal’s Monastery
  • Kaveri Lake
  • Dharamkot
  • Minkiani Pass
  • Naddi View-Point

There are also  lots of astonishing places where you can stop en-route. I choose these places because they have to be seen on the trip. Here we can see a little bit of information about these.


Panipat is a small whimsical town that you pass while traveling from Delhi to Mcleodganj. It has a lot of history behind it including great battles fought by Babur, Akbar. You can see Devi Temple, The Kala Amb Park, Kabuli Bagh Mosque here. They are the most attractive places.


Famous for religious stories. Here, where the Mahabharata war was fought. Except for this story, it has many astonishing places which will surely admire you. Just stop for a few hours and visit the Bhadrakali Mandir, Jyotisar, Brahma Sarovar, and Gurudwara Mastgarh.


To halt in between your trip, Dharamshala is a fabulous destination where you should definitely get a wonderful night. You will definitely admire by the beauty of hills and rivers here 

4.Triund Trek

For adventure seekers your thirst will satisfies by this trek. In this trek you will be ae to see the mesmerizing sunset at the Himalayas which will give a special feeling to your soul. With beautiful scenic views and mountains, rivers you can enjoy here. Paragliding is also available here.

5.Bhagsunath temple and waterfalls

Want to pray? And want to enjoy the cool sizzling water at the same place? Then this spot is right for you. Bhagsunath temple is more famous here where many tourists come to worship lord Shiva. They enjoyed having a great height with gushing waters surrounded by nature’s greenery. 

6.Namgyal Monastery

It’s a very special place for buddhist believers. It is the 14th Dalai Lama Monastery and you can see most Buddhist devotees come here and pray. This monastery is good for meditation also. You can feel your soul through meditation.

7.Kaveri Lake

A wonderful lake, where snow from Dhauladhar mountains melt and reaches it. This lake is pure like crystal which gives you a perfect reflection. Its surroundings, Wow a greenery view will astonish you. For taking photos it’s a perfect point.

8. Dharamkot

You can simply walk towards this village and rent a quiet room for yourself and enjoy “me time” after getting tired from adventurous activities in  Mcleodganj. The mesmerizing beauty of this place and the panoramic natural view would steal your soul.

9. Minkiani Pass

A snow filled pass which must be in your bucket list while you are in Mcleodganj!! 

It’s a beautiful destination with ample natural bounties that will astonish you. You can see cute wild animals here.

10. Naddi View Point

For seeing the astounding sunrise and sunset, Naddi view point is perfect. You can capture this wonderful view in your thoughts and on camera. You can book resorts here to enjoy the beauty of nature.

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