McLeod Ganj is a suburb of Dharamshala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known as "Little Lhasa" or "Dhasa" (a short form of Dharamshala used mainly by Tibetans) because of its large population of Tibetans. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in McLeod Ganj.
McLeod Ganj has an average elevation of 2,082 metres (6,831 feet). It is situated on the Dhauladhar Range, whose highest peak, "Hanuman Ka Tibba ", at about 5,639 metres (18,500 feet), lies just behind it.
Mcleodganj is known as Little Lhasa and is famous all around the world for being the home to Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. It is a beautiful town situated near upper Dharamsala and rests amidst majestic hills and lush greenery.
The town is prominently influenced by the Tibetan culture and has one of the most mesmerising landscapes in the entire state of Himachal Pradesh thus attracting a lot of tourists every year. Some of the most eminent and significant monasteries of India are situated here in Mcleodganj.
Places to Visit in McLeodganj: