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Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

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Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

Dear all,

i m planning for a trip to Dharamshala-Mcleodganj from 14 Dec. to 16 Dec. We are a group 16 students and planning to hire tempo traveller from Delhi. We will reach Dharamshala on 14 morning.

Is it possible to cover Dalhousie in our 3 day trip also and is our plan better or should we go for train to pathankot and then hire something.

Should we stay at Dharamshala or McLeodganj?

Also, if we come by mini bus, will we have to hire cabs for local areas or our bus will be allowed...

Any suggestions for low-to-medium budget hotels are also welcome...

Thanks

Edited: 04 December 2013, 05:22
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1. Re: Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

Hi, I would suggest you take the train to Pathankot and then go to Dalhousie (2 and half hours from pathankot) and then go to Dharamsala (3 hours by taxi to Dharamsala from Dharamsala and then go down to Delhi in one of those fancy Volvo buses. (Rs. 1100 per person, There's Bholenath Volvo which leaves at 5pm from Mcleod Ganj, Laxmi Volvo, HPRTC has 2 Volvo buses leaving from Mcleod at 6:30 and another around 8:30pm from Dharamsala.

Hope this helps.

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2. Re: Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

Namaste!

You may not get train tickets.

So my advice is to book a tempo traveler. And if you have 3 nights in Dharamshala excluding travel time then you can go for dalhousie for sure.

you can get hotel suggestions if you can hint us about budget.

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3. Re: Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

@Dharamshala-wala

But we are in group of 16-20 people, will it be feasible on budget point of view. and also if possible we dont want to divide in groups.

Edited: 04 December 2013, 08:18
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4. Re: Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

MrHinsu

you can get Tempo Traveller 14 seater + 1 Innova 7 seater for your trip on reasonable rates for 3 days trip

but if you wanna more reasonable then you can come from delhi to pathankot via train from there get your vehicles and go there same for return train till delhi

or you can call Raman 7696112244 / 9464096569 Tempo Traveller driver decent guy and experienced person

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5. Re: Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

@ virsa travels..

we have 2 nights and 3 days..

Also our total budget is 5000-7500 rs ...we will be requiring 5-6 rooms for 48 hrs.

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6. Re: Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

for hotels its OK but if your budget with cab then impossible

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7. Re: Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

Dear Hinsu,

Is these budget per person?

Edited: 10 December 2013, 03:45
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8. Re: Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

No not per person...total budget only for hotel....

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9. Re: Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

That means 1000/room for 2 nights OR 500/night. Which is impossible in a standard hotel. you may get in some sarai or inn.

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10. Re: Dharamshala-McLeodganj trip plan

3 nights trip is not enough for dallhousi

Stay at Mcleodganj, Dharmshala dont have lot of options...

yes you can go to Pathankot by train, there from local buses go to Dhramshala, dollhousi