5-day McLeod Ganj Adventure (ex-Delhi)
Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India
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  • Trip introduction

    A great 5-day adventure near McLeod Ganj, this short itinerary takes you on an easy trek into the misty foothills of the mighty Dhauladhar mountains. You'll spend two day trekking through the scenic woods of pine and oak with tall mountain peaks darting in and out of view. At picturesque campsites, you'll try your hand at river crossing, participate in team building games and gather around a merry bonfire at night. 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 5-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.
    • Try your hand at river crossing and team-building games.

    Fine print

    Rules on the 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.

    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.

    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 9:00 hrs at the same location on day 5.

    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.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Majnu ka Tilla, Delhi by 18:00 hrs
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    Drop off point
    Majnu ka Tilla, Delhi by 9:00 hrs
    Mode of transport
    AC Volvo bus
    Start point
    Bhontu village
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    End point
    Bhontu village
    Time of departure
    06:00 PM
    Time of return
    09:00 AM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    4 hrs
    Total distance covered
    10 kms
    Start point elevation
    5249 feet
    Maximum elevation
    6561 feet
    Minimum elevation
    4780 feet
    Average per day distance
    5 kms
  • 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.

    Day 2 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Arrive at Dharamsala, trek to Badhun

    Arrive in Dharamsala by 6:00 hrs and travel to the Bhontu village in private vehicles. Take some time to rest, explore the surroundings and meet your trek leader. Soon, you'll head out from the camp and take the trail to Badhun forest camp. On this short and easy trek, you'll get amazing views of the Kangra Valley at every turn. Reach the campsite and participate in river crossing or a few team building games. The night brings a hot dinner and some joyful time around a crackling bonfire. Overnight in tents at Badhun forest camp.

    Day 3 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Badhun to Bhontu village camp

    Begin descending through scenic forests with tall mountain peaks darting in and out of view amidst the pine and oak woods. On the trail, you'll be greeted by beautiful views of hills in the Dhauladhar range, decked up with snow-capped peaks and lush forests. Reach the Bhontu village camp by afternoon and spend the day at leisure. In the evening, you'll gather around a merry bonfire under the starlit sky. Overnight in tents at Bhontu village camp.

    Day 4 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Depart for Delhi

    You'll board a taxi from Bhontu to McLeod Ganj. Spend the rest of the day exploring local attractions in this quaint town. Visit the Guna Devi temple, the Nichung Monastery or the local Tibetan marketplace. In the evening, you'll board an AC Volvo bus to Delhi. The overnight journey will take you away from the hills and back into the plains. Overnight in transit.

    Day 5 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Arrive in Delhi

    Arrive in Delhi by early morning. Your McLeod Ganj Adventure ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Delhi
    End point
    Delhi
    Day start time
    06:00 PM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Dharamsala
    End point
    Badhun forest camp
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    5 kms
    Trekking time
    2 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Badhun forest camp
    End point
    Bhontu village
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    5 kms
    Trekking time
    2 hrs

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Bhontu village
    End point
    Dharamsala
    Day start time
    06:00 AM

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Delhi
    End point
    Delhi
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
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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 2 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 4, including evening tea/soup and lemonade
    • 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
    • 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
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery and gadgets

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

    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 2 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Arrive at Dharamsala, trek to Badhun

    Overnight in tents at Badhun forest camp.

    Arrive in McLeod Ganj, travel to Bhontu village in a non-AC taxi and trek to Badhun forest camp. Today's meal plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. You'll also be served some evening tea, soup and lemonade through the day. Sleep in comfortable camp tents, equipped with sleeping bags and mats.

    Day 3 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Badhun to Bhontu village camp

    Overnight in tents at Bhontu village camp.

    Trek from Badhun forest camp to Bhontu village. Today's meal plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. You'll also be served some evening tea, soup and lemonade through the day. Sleep in comfortable camp tents, equipped with sleeping bags and mats.

    Day 4 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Depart for Delhi

    Overnight in transit.

    Travel to McLeod Ganj in a non-AC taxi and board an AC Volvo to Delhi. Today's meal plan includes breakfast only. Visit any of the restaurants in McLeod Ganj to have extra meals at your own expense. You'll spend the night in the Volvo travelling from Delhi.

    Day 5 of the McLeod Ganj Adventure: Arrive in Delhi

    Your trip ends by early morning.

    Reach Delhi by early morning. Your trip ends here.

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