It is one of the most beautiful hill stations of India. It is in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. It located at a height of 1,970 meters and is a famous summer escape in Himachal Pradesh. Dalhousie is encompassed by snow piled mountains and is situated on the western edge of the Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas.
Its named after Lord Dalhousie, the then Viceroy of India, who installed this town as a summer retreat in 1854. The scenic and attractive Dalhousie is spread around five slopes, known as Katalagh, Potreyn, Bakrota, Tehra and Bhangora. Scottish and Victorian architecture is popular in the homes and churches in the city. Dalhousie offers a lot of activities for nature lovers and adventurers.
Attractions: Chamera Lake, Khajjiar, Panchpula, Dainkund Peak, Ganji Pahari, Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, St. Patrick’s Church, etc…
Best Time to visit: March to June and October to December.
Peak Season: April to May and December.
How to Reach
- By Air: Two airports are closest to Dalhousie which are Pathankot and Gaggal (Dharamshala) which are at the distance of 87 km and 109 km..
- By Rail: Pathankot railway station which is 83 km and also well connected to the major cities of India.
- By Road: Dalhousie is well connected via road. Tourist can reach easily reach here via road by many buses and cars or taxis available from major cities and nearby cities like Delhi, Pathankot, Chandigarh, etc…
Popular Restaurants: Bon-appetit Bakes n Fries Fast Food Restaurant, Kwality, The Dining Hut, Glory Hotel & Restaurant, Lovely Restaurant, Mongas Cafe, Old Sher E Punjab Restaurant, Sip N Bite, etc… Read more