McLeod Ganj, situated in upper Dharamshala is a popular tourist hill station primarily because it is supposed to be a holy seat of Dalai Lama. No doubt, it attracts Buddhists from all over the world, but its natural beauty is something that is breathtaking and awe-inspiring for one and all. McLeod Ganj derives its unique name from David McLeod, the then Governor of Punjab who used to rule in the British India. Some of the most popular places to visit in McLeod Ganj are:
Triund is a pinnacle in Dhauladar area of The Himalayas. This popular tourist location gives a striking view of Indera Pass. This tranquil tourist location is just perfect for those who love camping. The reason why it attracts so many people is because it offers something that is absent in the city life- clean environment and unpolluted air.
McLeod Ganj holds Bhagsu Falls in its proximity only. These beautiful falls are located in the small village and in an environment that is totally serene. These falls are situated close to Bhagsunath Temple and are revered by the devotees. The best time to watch these falls is Monsoon, when the falls and the entire view looks like a slate painting!
This tourist location is said to be the highest point of Dhauladar Range. It is most popularly known for spectacular views as well as trekking. This tourist location in McLeod Ganj is also called “The White Mountain” and gives you extravagant glimpse into the Dhauladar range and Pir Panjal Range.
Naam Art Gallery
For those who love to explore the history and art of different places, Naam Art Gallery in McLeod Ganj is a perfect tourist spot, where you can explore paintings of famous English painter A.W. Hallett and German painter Elizabeth Buschmann.
McLeod Ganj is truly a striking tourist destination and there are so many beautiful destinations that you can explore.