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Other Info
  • Internet Availability:Good
  • Languages Spoken:Hindi, Punjabi, English, Nepali & Chamba
  • Major Festivals:Suhi fair, Minjar mela, Summer festival, Losar & Hariyali teej
  • Notes/Tips:None

Dalhousie Overview

  • Ideal Trip Duration: 1 Night 2 Days
  • Nearest City Dalhousie: Dharmashala
  • Best Time to Visit Dalhousie: Mar to May
  • Peak Season: Mar to May
  • Weather Info: Mostly chill or little warm during summer
  • State: Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie is a small hill resort town that is located in the Chamba district in the Himachal Pradesh state of our country India. The royal town had founded by Lord Dalhousie in 1850. It is a quiet place and the location is at a height of 2000 meters above sea level with no nightlife at all also.

This town is expand out over a total of five hills which include Potreyn, Kathlog, Bakrota, Bhangra, and Terah. The tourists visit Dalhousie town to relax and to make themselves stress-free in these beautiful surroundings indeed. It is a quiet place with a beautiful environment which is very famous among honeymoon couples.

People love to take long walks in between natural beauty. Dalhousie is not a place for discos, malls, and nightclubs. It is an ideal town for picnicking and as well as trekking. The town is rich in architecture and thus is a place with beautiful churches.

Places To Visit In Dalhousie

Though there are multiple amazing places to visit in Dalhousie, some of them are


Khajjiar is a clean and green land around a pond that is surrounded by thick cedar forest. The location of this place is 24 km away from Dalhousie. The tourists can take a good road journey from Chamba or Dalhousie. If the tourists want adventure, they can even take a trek from Chamba District to Khajjiar. It is an easy and comfortable trek which is about 24 Km.

Chamera Lake

Chamera Lake is a famous getaway from Dalhousie. Tourists love to visit here and enjoy its beauty. The visitors can enjoy water sport activities such as boating and fishing here. It is situated on the Ravi River about 25 Km away from Dalhousie town.

Dainkund Hill Top

Among all the hills situated in Dalhousie, Dainkund Hilltop is the highest hill (or we can even call it a mountain). The actual altitude is about 2755 meters from sea level. The view from above the mountain is worth watching.

Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary

The KalatopKhajjiar Sanctuary is formed by the highest hill range of Khajjiar. This place is ideal for an excursion in the wilderness and for trekking in between the beauty of nature. The different animals are found in this Sanctuary. The sheltered animals found here included Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Ghoral Deer, etc.

Chamba Jot

The Chamba Jot is a favorite destination for adventure-loving people. During the winters, it experiences a high amount of snowfall but during the summers, the gliders take off in the sky, and paragliders enjoy paragliding at this location.

Dalhousie has a lot of places where tourists can visit and enjoy. The natural beauty and clean green environment is the attraction of this town. Apart from sightseeing, tourists can visit churches and Waterfalls as well. After visiting all the places one can enjoy shopping at the very famous Mall road. Woolen shawls and Tibetian handicrafts are very famous here. All these activities and places are included in DALHOUSIE TOUR PACKAGE.

Best time to visit Dalhousie

Dalhousie is famous for its snowfall and therefore tourists love to visit here in the winter season. The best time to visit Dalhousie is in the month from December to February.

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Top 4 Places to Visit in Dalhousie

Lake & Backwater
Chamera Lake

Chamera Lake is also popular in name as Chamba Lake. The proper location of this lake...

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Dainkund Peak

Dainkund is a very musical place. Also known as ¨Singing Hills¨, it is located at a...

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Ganji Pahari

Ganji Pahari is one of the awe-inspiring places to visit in Dalhousie. The literal...

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Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary

Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary is a theme park located at Himachal Pradesh which covers...

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