Excellent day hikes in the forests and mountains of Dharamshala with beautiful landscape views.\\\'\''
MCLEOD GANJ – GALU DEVI TEMPLE – NADDI VILLAGE – TALNU – TIBETAN CHILDREN VILLAGE – MCLEOD GANJ (5 hours)
It is a steep walk for about 3 kms from Mcleod ganj to Galu Devi passing through the deodar forest. From Galu Devi we have good views of Dhauladhars. It takes another two hours from Galu Devi to Naddi village from where we have very good view of the peaks of Dhauladhar. From Naddi we come to the road head, Talnu and then walk on the road for 5 minutes to reach Tibetan Children Village. Passing through Tibetan children village we reach Mcleod Ganj. Hike Ends. It takes around 5 walking hours for the whole hike.
DAY HIKE TO TRIUND (9 kms. One way)
The hike starts from Mcleodganj and goes through mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar. Triund is a view point situated on a flat meadow. From Triund we can see the Dhauladhar range very close on one side and the whole Kangra valley on the other. It takes around 6 walking hours both ways. Back in Mc Leodganj latest by 6:00p.m.
MC LEODGANJ – DHARAMKOT – NADDI VILLAGE – DAL LAKE & BACK TO MC LEODGANJ (8 kms, 3 hours)
Mcleodganj to Dharamkot is a 2 kms jeepable road. Dharamkot is a small village inhabited by local people of Gaddi tribe. From Dharamkot it is about 3 kms walk through Deodar forest to Naddi village. The village provides a beautiful view of the Dhauladhar range. Another 3 kms to Mcleodganj passing through a small
lake called Dal Lake.
MC LEODGANJ – DHARAMKOT – GALU DEVI – BHAGSU NAG & BACK TO MC LEODGANJ (8 kms , 3 hours)
Mcleodganj to Dharamkot is a 2 kms jeepable road. Dharamkot is a small village inhabited by local people of Gaddi tribe. Dharamkot to Galu Devi is a 2 kms walk through the forest. Galu Devi is an enroute resting place for the trekkers bound to Triund or Inderhara pass. It has a small Shiva temple and a tea shop. Another 2 kms descent from here brings us to Bhagsu Nag village enroute passing through two small villages. One can also visit a small waterfall nearby. Bhagsu to Mcleodganj is another 1.5 kms level walk.