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One of the beauties of Himachal Pradesh is Mcleod Ganj. It is the suburb of Dharamshala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh in the northern part of India. The colloquial name of the place is Little Lhasa or Dhasa which is mostly pronounced by Tibetans as the place is mostly resided by Tibetan population. The name has been put after  the former Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, Sir Donald Friell Mcleod.

Places To Visit in Mcleod Ganj

Bhagsu Falls

The rich and luxury greenery with startling sceneries takes breath away and leaves you with an mesmerized experience to commemorate lifelong.

Bhagsunath Temple

The temple is also known as Bhagsunag Temple that at the height of 1770 meters above the sea level. Encompasses with thick greenery and beautiful pool, it encourages the great tranquility and peace.

Also Read: This district is named after a holy river and is visited by tourists for Bandel Church, Imambara and events and festivals like Poush Mela and Durga Puja

Namgyal Monastery

Following Buddhism, the Namagyal Monastery spreads the peace. The place also consists multiple temples, shrines bookstores and other memorial shops.


The place can be treated as peacemaker as the aura detach you from the messy citylife. It is the place where the great spiritual leader Dalai Lama resides.


Things To Do In Mcleod Ganj

  • Explore the sightseeing by visiting monasteries, museums, temples, lakes.
  • Take a boat ride on the beautiful Dal Lake
  • Adventurers can explore the trekking, hiking, and camping on surrounding trails.
  • You can have a view on Kora circuit( a prayer-flag-draped path), the downslope road around the Tsuglagkhang Complex


Events & Festivals of Mcleod Ganj

Kasol Music Festival

The Kasol Music Festival is one of the youth festival that is held on 30 December-31 December every year. The festival is a great celebration for music, dance, and other enthusiastic concerts. Read More

Minjar Fair

The Pinjar Festival is celebrated at Chowgan in Chamba district of the state Himachal Pradesh. The festival is held in the month of July and August. The festival is of one week affair. Read More

Best Time To Visit

The Mcleod Ganj is around-the-year destination. The summers are perfect for trekking and sightseeing. During the winter, the mountains are filled with thick snow that is perfect for honeymoon trip.

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