Settled amidst the majestic hills and exuberant greenery, Mcleodganj is a hill station near Dharamshala that is popularly known as 'Little Lhasa'. It bears the name of lieutenant governor of British India, Donald Mcleod. The splendid architecture in Mcleodganj reflect the traces of British era in India. It is a travelers' delight to visit Mcleodganj and know Buddhism closely.
Resting in the serene foothills of Dhauladhar Ranges, Mcleodganj is located near upper Dharamshala. The temperatures remain cool throughout the year; days are warm and mercury falls on low degrees. Moderate rainfall is witnessed during the months of August and late September.
Inhabited by the Tibetan population on a large scale, there is an amalgamation of Indo-Tibetan culture seen in Mcleodganj. The markets, cuisines and dresses have a beautiful fusion of both the cultures. There are many monasteries in Mcleodganj that awake the inner peace within their vicinity. Tsuglagkhang monastery is a must visit place in 'little Lhasa' as it is the home of Dalai Lama.
There's a lot that Mcleodganj offers to the visitors. Apart from visiting the monasteries and markets, people can have an enthralling experience in the nearby trekking areas that challenge the trekkers openly.