About 11 Km from Dharamshala (while traveling towards McLeodganj) – there lies the beautiful village of Bhagsunag. The village is famous for two popular landmarks: Bhagsunath Temple and Bhagsu Waterfall, which is considered as one of the most visited waterfalls in India.
This 30-feet waterfall isn't very huge but has a strange charm and scenic beauty that makes you forget everything and just relax. This will be your perfect landmark to relax and spend some quality time alone.
Here are some reasons, you must pay a visit to Bhagsunag:
When you start tracking all the way from McLeodganj to Bhagsunag, it seems like you're climbing the stairways to heaven. You just can't help but admire the stunning beauty of this place. This is your utopia if you’re in search of a place where you can find some peace.
Visiting Bhagsunag but not knowing anything about Bhagsunath temple - is exactly like paying a visit to a restaurant but not ordering any food. The temple is already much popular among travelers – given its historical significance. Tourists keep visiting the place whole day.
There are plenty of eating joints on the way to Bhagsu Waterfalls. So don't worry if you feel an urge to eat something before you want to continue further – you can find everything.
This place offers you a chance to spend some quality time with nature. Within just a few seconds – your all tensions and worries will vanish away. You will feel the energy you had never felt before. So, you must come here – if you're looking for internal peace.
In order to reach Bhagsunag falls – You'll have to reach McLeodganj first. After this, take Bhagsu Road east from the main square and walk through the Bhagsu village – past the swimming pool and follow the stairs to reach the waterfalls. The whole track is about 2 KM.
As there is no motorable road – you've to cover this track on foot. However, you can find many outdoor cafes in your way where you can catch up your breath before moving further.
The weather of Bhagsunag is not much different from Dharamshala and McLeodganj. It's cold in winter. Sometimes, you may even experience snowfall. On the other hand – summers are quite hot.
One more thing you need to about the weather of this place that it's very unpredictable. While you’re experiencing a sunny day now – it may rain after two hours. So, it’s better to go with full preparation.
If you're planning a night's stay in Bhagsunag – you can easily find accommodation in the village, that too at reasonable rates. You can also find a hotel to stay at McLeodganj if you’re looking for a serene and quiet place to spend the night.
However, if you also have plans to visit other places in the Kangra valley – The Chateau Garli is a good option. You can stay in the hotel. Then plan a day’s visit to Dharamshala, McLeodganj, and Bhagsunag Village – hence covering all the landmarks in one go. Apart from this, you can also enjoy the best-in-class services offered by the hotel, explore the cultural heritage of Garli Pragpur village, and enjoy the breath-taking scenery of the majestic Dhauladhar range. So much enjoyment in one trip. Just imagine!
So, if you are planning a visit to Dharamshala, McLeodganj, and Bhagsu Waterfall, pay a visit to The Chateau Garli. We assure that you'll not regret your decision.