McLeod Ganj is a suburb of Dharamshala 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.
(McLeod Ganj) became a paradise for foreign and Indian travelers who wanted to experience Tibetan culture, enjoy a melange of cuisines from Indian to Tibetan, Israeli to Italian, learn meditation or yoga, and escape from the mundane city life.
McLeod Ganj is the residence of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and home to a large Tibetan population, including many maroon-robed monks and nuns. The Tibetan government-in-exile is based in between at Gangchen Kyishong.
Shipki La is a mountain pass and border post on the India-Tibet border. It is located in Kinnaur district in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India, and Tibet Autonomous Region in People’s Republic of China. Sutlej river enters India (from Tibet) through this pass. It is an offshoot of the ancient Silk Road. It is a border post for trade with China.
The Shipki La pass is third Indian border post for business and trade with Tibetian people after the border post of Nathu La located in Sikkim, and the Lipulekh border post in Uttarakhand state of India. Shipki La pass is located very close to the village of Khab. Trade on the Shipki La Pass was re-established in 1993 after being shut in 1962 after Chinese attack. Trade has also been badly affected by flash floods.
this border post Shipki is used mainly for the small-scale local trade just
across the border. The
Special Permit is given only to the local traders to go to Shipki La Pass to do
cross border trade and Shipki La Pass is one of the three main Passes between
India and China. This boarder is no
more remained opened for nonresident people. In recent time travelers preferring to visit
Tibet via land follow the route through Nepal. From year (2010), the Border Roads Organization (BRO) has
been constructing a drivable way from the Indian side to join the tall pass.
It is one of the most beautiful places located among deep high altitudes
of the Himalayas. Sutlej river
almost literally passes by cutting through Himalayan chain near to Shipki la
and then after that runs through the center of Kinnaur.
Reo Purgyil, also known as Leo Pargialand Leo Pargil,] is a mountain
peak at the southern end of the Zanskar
Range in the Western
Himalaya area of the Himalayas. It is located on the Himachal
Pradesh/Tibetan border in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, India. At 6,816 m Reo Purgyil
is the most elevated mountain crest in the territory of Himachal Pradesh.
Geologically the peak is a dome
structure and is part of a great massif that rises above
the Satluj River (Sutlej) and overlooks the western valley of
Tibet. The Spiti River, a right hand tributary of the Satluj, drains
the northern face of the massif.
The highest peak is often obscured by clouds and is located
about 2 km to the south of Peak 6791, a well known slightly shorter twin
brother with a height of 6,791 m. Peak 6791 is widely referred to as Leo
Pargial and has sufficient topographic prominence to be classified as a
mountain in its own right. Nako village is the last road head for
this expedition, located on the slopes of the mountain, close to the