McLeod Ganj

Overall Score

2.3

McLeod Ganj (also spelled McLeodGanj or McLeodganj) is a suburb of Dharamshala in Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh, India. As “Little Lhasa” or “Dhasa” (a shortened form of Dharamshala used mostly by Tibetans) because of the large number of Tibetans . Tibetan government-in-exile headquartered in McLeod Ganj.

100 USD = 7,893.91 INR

Overall Score

2.3
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 19,000 people
  • GDP: $1,706 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 20 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Telkomsel
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: At restaurants, you should tip 10 percent for standard service. If someone really went out of their way and the service was exceptional, you can tip up to 15 percent. If the bill is quite high, like over 1,000 rupees, you can tip a little less.
  • Apartment listings: AirBnb
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: Ola
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Lion
  • Best intl air carrier: Garuda
  • Monthly costs for expat: $600
  • Monthly costs for family: $1050
  • Monthly costs for local: $300
  • Meal: $1.3
  • Small Cola: $0.4
  • Beer 1 Pint: $4.5
  • Coffee: $1.4


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