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/-


  • Accommodation (3 to 6 based on room size)
  • Travel
  • Entry Fee
  • Permits


  • Food

This backpacking trip will have a maximum of 12 backpackers and  a minimum of 6 backpackers.

Only on payment of 50% of the trip cost will a seat be confirmed.

For more information please contact us on the phone numbers mentioned below:

Sherwin Rebello : +91 9833494963

Denver Rodrigues: +91 9819872686

or mail us at:

Terms & Conditions 

Things to carry:

1. Valid ID proof with address. (No college ID or PAN card)

2. Two passport size photographs.

3. Essentials to pack.

Day 1:

Day 2:

  • Reach McLeod- Ganj by 7 am. Check into any one of the numerous lodges or guesthouses.
  • Spend time in the town The Dalai Lama calls home.
  • Walk down the Tibetan handicraft market and shops.

Day 3:

Day 4:

Day 5:

  • Hike from Naddi to Thrundi which takes 6 hrs, spend night in tented accommodation. (No mobile network coverage)

Day 6:

  • Leave from Thrundi and hike to Dharamkot which takes 5 hrs. Spend night in guest house there.

Day 7:

Day 8:


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4 Responses

  1. Boski Gupta

    I always wanted to go to the Dalai Lama’s home but was always unsure how to do it. Must say your to do list looks really helpful.


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