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  • Trip introduction

    This McLeod Ganj adventure is an easy and nature-rich journey in the misty foothills of the mighty Dhauladhar mountains. You'll explore picturesque campsites, remote mountain trails and quaint hillside villages. You'll try your hand at river crossing, visit temples and monasteries in Dharamsala and end the night around crackling bonfires. You'll also spend one day trekking through the scenic woods of pine and oak with tall mountain peaks darting in and out of view. A great mix of culture, nature and adventure, this McLeod Ganj adventure is perfect for travellers looking to explore Himachal's mountains on a short itinerary.

    A minimum of two travellers are required to book this McLeod Ganj adventure.

    Destination

    You'll visit little-known villages and hills in the Dhauladhar mountains on this McLeod Ganj adventure. En route, you'll find yourself moving through green meadows, thick forests and budding tea plantations. You'll spend the night in alpine tents pitched under the starlit sky and wake up to scenic views of the forests. This off-beat adventure in Himachal Pradesh is perfect for amateur trekkers who want to explore Himachal's mountains on a short itinerary.

    Destination highlights

    Experience the mountains of Himachal on a 6-day itinerary. | Trek through scenic hills, forests and villages. | Stay in tents with picturesque views of the mountains. | Visit the culture-rich towns of McLeod Ganj and Dharamsala. | Try your hand at river crossing and team-building games.

    Activity Details

    Trekk

    12-55

    Yes

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Depart from Delhi

    Begin your Himachal trek from the Majnu ka Tilla bus stand in Delhi. You'll board an overnight AC Volvo bus by 18:00 hrs and travel to Dharamsala. Settle in for a long, overnight drive through the plains with towns like Panipat and Kurukshetra and the mountains with tiny hillside villages. Overnight in transit.

    Overnight in transit.

    Depart from Majnu Ka Tilla by 18:00 hrs in an AC Volvo bus. No meals are provided during transit, so please do eat a full meal before leaving and carry a light shawl and some dry snacks for the journey. You'll spend the night in the Volvo travelling from Delhi.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Delhi

    Delhi

    18:00 PM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

    Veg|Non-veg
    Day 2 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Arrive at Bhontu village
    Day 3 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Bhontu village to Bhontu base camp
    Day 4 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Day trip to McLeod Ganj
    Day 5 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Depart for Delhi
    Day 6 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Arrive in Delhi
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days before departure date of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made between 15-30 days before departure date of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before departure date of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All cancellations will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to follow all instructions of the trek leader during the McLeod Ganj Adventure.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the McLeod Ganj Adventure.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    This McLeod Ganj Adventure is an ex-Delhi trip, which means you'll be picked-up from the Majnu ka Tilla bus stand in Delhi by 18:00 hrs on day 1 and dropped-off at 18:00 hrs at the same location on day 6.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the McLeod Ganj Adventure to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • AC Volvo bus tickets for transport between Delhi and McLeod Ganj

    • Travel arrangements between McLeod Ganj and Bhontu village in non-AC taxi
    • Accommodation in tents for 3 nights on a quad/multi-sharing basis
    • All equipment required for camping: tent, sleeping bag, mattress
    • Rucksack (35+ litres)
    • All meals from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 5, including evening tea/soup and lemonade (except lunch on day 4)
    • Services of experienced trek leader and support staff
    • Adventure activities: river crossing, team building games
    • Any equipment required for adventure activities
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Delhi

    • Lunch on day 4
    • Personal expenses such as gear or apparel, extra meals or beverages etc.
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trekking shoes
    • Thermal inner-wear
    • Full sleeved t-shirts/shirts
    • Full-length track pants
    • Sweater and jacket
    • Muffler, scarf, socks and gloves
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery and gadgets

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Non-AC taxi for transport between Dharamsala and Bhontu village
    • All equipment required for camping: tent, sleeping bag, mattress
    • Any equipment required for adventure activities
    • Rucksack (35 litres)

    You need to get

    • Daypack
    • Water bottle
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (energy bars, chocolates etc.)
    • Moisturizer and lip balm
    • Personal toiletries
    • Light towel
    • Camera (optional)
    • Torch (with batteries)
    • Govt-issued ID card

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.