Mcleod Ganj is in Dharamshala in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known as “Little Lhasa” or “Dhasa” because of the large Tibetan population. It is famous worldwide for being the home of the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. McLeod Ganj is a beautiful town located near Upper Dharamshala and is also the headquarters of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile. Its average altitude is 2,082 meters. And its highest peak is “Hanuman Ka Tibba” which is about 5,639 meters.

Nestled amidst lush greenery and high hills, the town looks very beautiful and is thronged with tourists throughout the year, reflecting a deep Tibetan influence in its cultural form. The Namgyal Monastery and the Tuglagkhang Complex are famous monasteries and the residence of the spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. Mcleodganj is one of the most mesmerizing places in the entire state of Himachal Pradesh. Tourists should also visit the beautiful Dal Lake and Triund, if you are visiting Mcleodganj, it is very peaceful and a great place for a picnic.