Bhagsunag Waterfall / Bhagsu Falls
India | Himachal | Mcleod Ganj
#3 of 17 Places to Visit in Mcleod Ganj
Distance (From Mcleod Ganj): 3 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: 1 Km Frm Bhagsunag Temple
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 3 km from McLeod Ganj & 7 km from Dharamshala, Bhagsunag Falls, also known as Bhagsu Falls, is an beautiful waterfall situated at Bhagsu village behind Bhagsunath Temple near McLeod Ganj in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.
Cascading down from a height of 20 m, this is a mid-size waterfall. During monsoon, this waterfall turns beautiful alongside a mountain that features slate graffiti. This area is covered with snowfall during winters. Tourists love to swim across the cold water which gives the pleasant and refreshing experience. Trekking is also good and much enjoyable option here.
The Bhagsu village is a popular picnic spot and also home to the famous Bhagsunath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This is a famous tourist attraction and also an important place for Hindu pilgrims. Reaching this waterfall needs some hard work as visitors need to climb the hill halfway to reach the waterfall. There is a nice cafeteria next to the falls and the area serves as an excellent picnic spot for tourists. Bhagsunag Falls is about 3 km from McLeodganj and best visited by trek, although one can also drive up to Bhagsu village and trek for about 1 km to reach the falls.
Timings: 7 AM to 6 PM