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Colonial Charm Breathtaking views Tall Deodars and Eternal Peace Come Visit Dalhousie

colonial charm breathtaking views tall deodars and eternal peace come visit dalhousie

Located in the Chamba district at a 2,000meters elevation, this little hamlet of Himachal Pradesh is a favorite destination for nature lovers travelling to Himachal. It falls at the western end of the Dhauladhar Range and has the beauty of snow-capped peaks crowning it. Named after the British Governor, Lord Dalhousie who founded this place, Dalhousie presents a quaint old world charm. With its matchless beauty and Victorian Mansions carved in Scottish Architecture, the hill station of Dalhousie will certainly give you the feels of travelling back in time.

A Treat for the traveler who adores nature

For the tourist who wants to get away from the maddening crowd, Dalhousie is the perfect destination lying far away from the hustle-bustle and free of pollution. Spend your time gazing at the breathtaking views or strolling through the woods, marveling at the old architecture of the British times, or just taking a pony ride through the city. Many a tourists come here seeking this very peace and tranquil. It is the perfect place to relax, unwind and blow off steam. Summers are the best time to visit Dalhousie when the air is crisp and the climate is pleasant and mild.

Where to go in Dalhousie

Dalhousie is spread over 5 distinct hills – Portreyn, Kathlog, Balun, Bakrota and Tehra. Every place in Dalhousie seems to be painting a beautiful new picture. The best spot though to enjoy the beauty of this place is Kalatop, which is located about 8km from the city center. A popular walk in Dalhousie is the figure of Eight of Portreyn. Another very famous spot in Panchpula which is an ideal picnic point. As you sit here soaking in the fresh air our travel guides will tell you the story of Dalhousie’s freedom struggle against the British. And if you have a particular interest I stories we will throw in one more when we take you to Dainkund which holds the story of the witch versus the Goddess. Dainkund is also known as the singing hill – of course, it’s not the witch singing! When the winds pass through the forests of Dainkund, they produce distinct sound effects ranging from gentle humming sounds to eerie wailings, depending upon the velocity of the wind. Satdhara falls is another place worth visiting. The mineral water from this used to be shipped to England regularly.

The Little Switzerland of India

Located about 7km from Dalhousie is the saucer shaped meadow of Khajjar. It is the most charming spot in the Himalayan Region and something you certainly cannot miss whilst in Dalhousie. The Khajjar lake and the Khaj Nag temple, along with the 9-hole golf course are a few attractions of this beautiful place that paints a picture of the lush green velvety grass against the backdrop of white snowy peaks. It is also famous for its wild life sanctuary which is home to several endangered species. Wildlife safaris here are enjoyed by adults and children alike.

Stroll through Dalhousie with Amazing India Travels

The spellbinding vistas that Dalhousie presents is one of those sceneries that poets write about. Great minds like Rabindra Nath Tagore and Rudyard Kipling have visited this place and have fallen in love with its amazing views. To explore the true beauty of Dalhousie and the places around, give us a call and we will take you on a perfect getaway.

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