Little Lhasa in India
McLeod Ganj is one of the fascinating parts of Himachal Pradesh with an elegant mixture of British heritage and Tibetan Buddhist tradition
The north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is a colourful tapestry of different ethnic groups, religions and landscape, which vary from the rice-growing plains of Palampur to the snow-covered peaks of Lahaul and Spiti. It takes several trips to Himachal to see some of this incredible diversity. One of the fascinating corners of this mountain state, which can easily be reached, is McLeod Ganj.
Named after Sir Donald McLeod, lieutenant- governor of Punjab from 1865 to 1870 and one of the founders of the Punjab University, McLeod Ganj is the headquarters of the exiled Tibetan government and home of His Holiness the Dalai...
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