Dalhousie (Hindi: डलहौज़ी) is a famous and beautiful hill station at Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh, India. The Dalhousie town and hill station named after Lord Dalhousie, who is the British Governor-General of India on the established time of the place. It is very small and well-maintained town situated on the five hills at the altitude 1970 meters above of the sea level.
Dalhousie is one of the attractive places where every year comes numbers of tourist. The Hill station is located on the western end of Dhauladhar Range of Hills and sounding by Snow-capped Mountains. Dalhousie is situated on the five hills which are Balun, Bakrota, Tehra, Patreyn and Kathlog.
Dalhousie is a wonderful place especially for those who want to relax and peace from the hustle and bustle of the city. In the summer season (April to September months) will be the best time for you.
As we know that Dalhousie is the most famous and visited hill station in India. Know tourist attraction around the Dalhousie.
The Malls: Do not need to confused, it is not shopping malls. The Malls are the circular roads of Dalhousie which are most happing places of Town. Almost all beautiful thing or places are around the malls like Catholic Church, Subhash and Gandhi chowk, The Sacred Heart School, Tibetan market, hotels and G.P.O etc. These three Malls offer a magnificent view of Himalayas.
Dainkund Peak: Dainkund peak is the highest peak in Dalhousie with a height of about 2750 meters above the sea level. The Peak attracts lots of tourist every year as well as offers breathtaking scenic. The hill is also called as a nickname singing hill because it provides a melodious sound. The Name Dainkund is the combination of two words like DAIN means Witch and KUND means Lake. According to mythology, Dainkund was the home of a witch. The witch was killed by Pholani Devi (An avtar of Goddess Kali).
Subhash Baoli: The Subhash Baoli is named after Subhash Chandra Bose who was the famous freedom fighter. It is also most visited place in Dalhousie. Subhash Baoli is known for its beautiful scenic, snow-capped mountain and Pine trees. It is also an ideal place for Picnic.
Panchpula: Panch Pula (Five Bridges) is the most popular scenic area and located 3 km away from Dalhousie. Basically, Panch pula is famous for Tracking, Base Camp for Treks, streams and waterfalls. Monsoon is the perfect season for visiting here. It is also a perfect Picnic spot.
Khajjiar: Khajjiar is a beautiful small town and also known as ‘Mini Switzerland’ or the ‘Switzerland of India’. It is another beautiful Hill station in Chamba District, Himachal Pradesh. Khajjiar provides many tracking opportunities. The trek starts from six km away from Khajjiar on the Dalhousie-Khajjiar road. Khajjiar has a small and beautiful Lake.