In a nutshell
A phenomenal hill station for Honeymooners and anyone who is seeking peace or wants de-stress-Dalhousie, is nestled the Five Hills of Himachal- Kathalagh, Potreyn, Terah, Bakrota and Bhangora. The place was discovered by the Viceroy of India Lord Dalhousie in 1854. The place was well loved by the British as a summer destination. Dalhousie has its own old world charm which can be found in many of its aspects one of which is the horse carriage which can be found in various parts of Dalhousie. To its tourists Dalhousie offers beautiful scenery of nature and mountains. One can find a number of places to visit in Dalhousie which includes Panch Pulla, Dainkund Peak, Central Park, Church of Scotland and Satdhara Falls.
How to Reach:
Air: The nearest Airport is in Pathankot(75km from Dalhousie),which is well connected to Delhi(515 km from Pathankot).
Rail: The nearest railhead to Dalhousie is Pathankot(80km from Dalhousie) which is well connected to various parts of the country.
Subash Baoli is named after the famous freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose, who came here to regain his failing health in the year 1937. He is said to have lived in Dalhousie for 7 months and rejuvenated by the medicated water of this spring
Dainkund is the highest mountain in Dalhousie providing perfect scenery of the whole valley.A gentle, sloping walk near an Air Force base in Dalhousie, leading to a Hindu temple in the Dainkund region of Dalhousie.
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
Kalatop is a tiny city renowned for its wildlife sanctuary, Kalatop is blessed with natural flora and fauna.Kalatop Sanctuary was recognized as a game sanctuary on July 1, 1949. It lies between Dalhousie and Chamba at the northwestern extremity Daula Dhar. Dalhousie-Chamba Road runs through the sanctuary, which contains about 15 villages. In 1982-1983, there was a total of 1766 people living inside the sanctuary. It's on the way to Khajjiar at the toll barrier for Kala Tope, a road to the left of the barrier leads to the government rest house, a nice quiet spot and a great place for a picnic. The 3-km route through dense pine forests from Lakkadmandi to Kala Tope is simply exhilarating. No cars are allowed on this 3-km route.Khajjiar, Kalatop, Dain Kund, Lakarmandi, and Bara Pathar are the tourist attractions that fall in this sanctuary.
Ganji Pahadi is popular walk in Dalhousie.It is called Ganji Pahadi (ganji means bald, pahadi means hill) because there are no trees on the summit of the hill and it looks like it's got a bald patch at the top. You can ask a local how to get there. It is a long walk of at least an hour, but quite pleasant.You will not realise the distance you covered while walking in the beutifull and pollution less environment.
Best Time to Visit
- One should must visit the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary.
- You should must go to Khajjiar,the mini Switzerland of India.
- Ganji Pahari is a popular Walk in Dalhousie.
- Shopping and walk At the Mall road.
- Picnics are the things to do in Dalhousie.
- Tibetian Handicraft Center is a must visit place.
- Have a barbeque if your hotel has the facilities to do so.
- Trek: it's a fantastic place to trek.