A beautiful hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie is emerged as one of the highly visited hill stations of India. It is famed for its splendid beauty and salubrious climate. Those who are looking for a break from the hectic life can come to this lively place positioned in the lap of Himalayas at a height of 6,460ft above sea level.
Top Tourist Attractions in Dalhousie
* Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
* Dainkund Peak
* Rang Mahal
* Chamera Lake
* Khajjiar Lake
* Chamunda Devi Temple
* Laxmi Narayan Temple
* Subhash Baoli
* St. John's Church
8 Hill Stations Near Dalhousie
* Khajjiar – 25 Km From Dalhousie.
* Dharmshala – 118 Km From Dalhousie.
* Dharamkot – 124 Km From Dalhousie.
* McLeod Ganj – 125 Km From Dalhousie.
* Palampur – 145 Km From Dalhousie.
* Mandi – 236 Km From Dalhousie.
* Kasol – 307 Km From Dalhousie.
* Manali – 324 Km From Dalhousie.
Its Name History
It was Sir Donald McLeod, was named Dalhousie, after Lord Dalhousie, the first British Governor General of India . Dalhousie has charming architecture, including beautiful churches. Its location presents panoramic views of the plains - and like a long silverline, the river Ravi twists and turns below Dalhousie. Dalhousie is built by the British as per their own style as they wanted to establish a sanatorium for Europeans on the outer slopes of the Dhauladhar range. Then Maharaja of Chamba was offered handsome amount for this place. He paid Rs 2300 as compensation to the Chamba state for the transfer of this place and its nearby places like Bakrota, Tehra, and Kathlog etc. to the Government of India. Sir Donald McLeod recommended the British to name, the new sanatorium as Dalhousie, after Lord Dalhousie, the first British Governor General of India in the year 1854.
Dalhousie Kalatop Adventure Activities
* U Bridge
* Tyre Bridge
* Plank Bridge
* Net Bridge
* Maugli Walking
* Burma Bridge
1.Panchkula To Gangi Pahadi Tracking
2.Dainkund Peak To Jot Tracking
3.Dainkund Peak To Khajjiar Trekking
4.Lakkar Mandi To Kalatop Forest Trekking
5.Kalatop Forest To Khajjiar Trekking
6.Kalatop To Rock Garden Tracking
Panchkula To Gangi Pahadi Trekking with Night Stay Mod House Chatrade Village
Known for its pleasant climate and natural beauty, Dalhousie is one of the most famous hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. Dalhousie is located in the district of Chamba at an elevation of around 2,000 meters. The hill station is situated at the Western end of the Dhauladhar range of mountains. Surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains, Dalhousie is named after its founder Lord Dalhousie, the British Governor-General in India.