Glenmoor Cottage
Upper Dharmashala, Himachal Pradesh.

Glenmoor Cottages are situated at an altitude of about 6,300 feet above sea level in Upper Dharamshala, District Kangra,  Himachal, India. The distance from McLeodganj is one kilometer. The Cottages  nestle in enchanting forests of cedar, oak and rhododendron on the picturesque slopes of the Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalayas. The Kangra valley spreads far and wide below.

 

Accommodation

The Cottages are set amidst verdant, idyllic and serene surroundings. There are five independent cottages.Three cottages consist of a double bedroom, an attached bath, a kitchenette and a small glazed verandah overlooking the forest. Each of these are ideal for two persons. A third bed can be placed at an extra charge.
Two cottages consist of a bigger double bedroom area, an attached bath, a kitchenette and a glazed verandah at a split level. Each of these are for two persons. It is possible to accommodate two more persons at an extra charge.

 

 

Simple and wholesome meals and snacks are available on order. There is a wide variety of multi cuisine restaurants and bakeries in McLeodganj. The most popular being The Chocolate Log, Ashoka, Mcllo, The Namgyal Cafe, Pema Thang, and The Pizzaria.
Taxis are available on call as well. Internet access is available. Local sightseeing, trekking, pony rides can be arranged. For more information please see "

 

What You Can Do

There are lovely tranquil walks and treks through the woods and on to the mountains like enchanting climbs to Dharamkot, Triund, Guna Devi, Naddi, The Church of St. John In The Wilderness, Bhagsunag and Kareri. It is also possible to arrange camping and overnight treks to the higher ranges with guides from the Mountaineering Institute. Pony rides are also available.

The Palace of His Holiness The Dalai Lama and the " Tsuglag Khang " Main Temple with huge idols of the Padmasambhava and Avaloketshwara deities are at a distance of one and a half kilometers from the cottages

 

 

It is possible to have a glimpse at the Tibetan culture by visiting the quaint market, the handicrafts center at the Norbulingka Institue, the library archives and the monasteries around Dharamshala.
Located close to Forsythganj is the Church of St. John In The Wilderness with Belgian stained glass windows. It is one of the oldest structures in town built in 1852. There is an impressive memorial of the Viceroy of India, Lord Elgin.

 

 

The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts stages exquisite song and dance performances. During the second week of December from 10th to 12th every year the Himalayan Festival is organised by the Indo - Tibetan Friendship Association to commemorate the conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize to H. H. The Dalai Lama. Troupes and artists from all over India perform.

There are ancient and historic temples such as Bhagsu Nag, Kunal Pathri, Aganjhar Mahadev, Jain Temple, Chinmaya Tapovan, Brijeshwari Devi, Chamunda Devi, Jwala Mukhi, Chintpurni, Baijnath and the rock cut temple of Masroor. There are ruins of old historic hill forts. One could enjoy panoramic drives through Khanyara, Bandla tea gardens. Andretta - an artists village, Barot.

The silence of the woods and the singing of the birds enthral. The large variety of birds and some of the rarer species are a bird watcher's delight. The Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake is home to an increasing variety of migratory birds from various parts of the world. Astronomers can enjoy star gazing on clear nights. You may read, write, reflect and discover yourself. Let nature refresh and rejuvenate you.

Short orientation courses and workshops on Buddhism by the Buddhist monks and on Indian traditional Vedic Sciences like Ayurveda, Astrology, Yoga, Culture and Spirituality. Ayurvedic and Herbal massage by experts can be arranged.

A new Cricket Field and Stadium have come up in one of the most picturesque surroundings in Dharamshala. Several first class cricket matches such as the Ranji and Duleep Trophy have already been played here. It is now being readied for One Day International and Test matches. Aerosports at Billing, Baijnath is the venue for International Hang gliding and Para gliding competitions. Watersports are organised at the Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake.

Some distances from Glenmoor Cottages :
McLeodganj - 01 k.m. Dharamshala - 10 k.m. Bhagsu Nag - 03 k.m. Naddi - 04 k.m. Forsythganj - 03 k.m. Gaggal - 20 k.m. Kangra - 30 k.m. Palampur - 45 k.m. Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake - 90 k.m.

.....Mother Nature beckons you. Come, enjoy and contribute....plant a tree on every visit.
Tariff 2012 - 2013
Cottage
Rate
One Cottage (Two Cottages)
Rs.6218/-
One Cottage ( Three Cottages )
Rs.4952/-

Extra Person Charges @ 25% Of Tariff
Includes :- Accommodation & Taxes.
Valid From 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2013 (except 22nd Dec-02 Jan)

   
Tele : +91-11-41612107, 26823836. Mobile: 9810002772, 9910002772.