McLeod Ganj , Himachal Pradesh

Description

 Mcleod Ganj is a suburb of Dharmashala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known as "Little Lhasa" or "Dhasa"  because of its large population of Tibetans. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered in McLeod Ganj.

It has an average elevation of 2,082 metres. It is situated on the Dhauladhar, whose highest peak, "Hanuman Ka Tibba", at about 5,639 metres, lies just behind it.

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Tsuglagkhang Temple

The most important Buddhist site in the town is Tsuglagkhang, the Dalai Lama's  temple. It has statues of Shakyamuni, Avalokitesvar, and a statue of Padmasambhava.


Dharamshala

Dharamshala is a city in the upper reaches of the Kangra Valley and is surrounded by dense coniferous forest consisting mainly of stately Deodar cedar trees.Dharamshala is the winter capital of Himachal Dharamshala is a starting point to a number of trekking trails that especially lead trekkers across Dhauladhar into the upper Ravi Valley and Champa district.

Dharmashala Cricket Stadium is a cricket stadium of international reputation, which serves as the home ground to the Himachal Pradesh state cricket team. By virtue of its natural backdrop, it is one of the most attractive cricket stadiums in India. 


Truind Hill

Triund is a ridge that overlooks the Dhauladhars.  It is a one-day trek 10 kilometres (one way) from McLeod Ganj bus stand and under 6 kilometres (one way) from Galu temple near Dharamkot. The trail is rocky and cut in steps at some places.


Dal Lake

A small lake located around three km from McLeodGanj, next one of the Tibetan Children's Villages schools. An annual fair is held here in August or September, and is attended mainly by the Gaddi Community. There is a small spring and an old temple near the lake.


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