Mcleodganj is a hill station located near another popular tourist destination Dharamshala. Mcleodganj is a beautiful city and is popular among trekkers. It is also famous for being home to the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. The place has large population of Tibetans. This is the reason, it is also known as "Little Lhasa" or "Dhasa".
The place was named after Sir Donald Friell McLeod, a Lieutenant Governor of Punjab. Mcleodganj has an average elevation of 2,082 metres.