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Dalhousie Travel Guide


Dalhousie Travel Guide

In the year 1854 at the time of British rule, the state of Himachal Pradesh saw the emergence of a new city- Dalhousie. It is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Located on the west of the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas, Dalhousie cast a magical charm on all those who comes across it. Hemmed by the snow capped mountain ranges on all sides, the city of Dalhousie lures travellers with its pristine beauty. Spread over five hills, Dalhousie expresses itself in all its natural splendour; the hills, snow peak mountains, warm glow of the sunlight, the soft breeze and the serene ambience all over. The spirit of the colonial era still breathes afresh through the various buildings and exquisitely constructed British architecture.  For nature and photography enthusiasts Dalhousie is just an ideal destination which will leave them truly enchanted and crave for more. Exploration of the past glory can be done through a visit of the various temples, churches and buildings.

Unfathomable Dalhousie is, it has an array of attractions for the tourist which comes in the form of architectural buildings, religious places and above all naturally endowed landscape. Some of the ‘not to be missed’ tourist destinations are: Satdhara Falls, Gandhi Chowk, Ganji Pahari, Subhash Baoli, Garam Sadak, Bara Pathar, Bakrota Hills, Panch Pulla, Ba Dainkund Peak, Thandi Sadak, Subhash Baoli, St. Andrew’s Church, St. Patrick Church, St. Francis Church, Shivkul, Dakshina Murti, Kalatope, Khajjiar etc .

The imposing Satdhara falls, the beauty of which emanates from the convergence of seven spectacular brooks is a great tourist spot. The enthralling backdrop heightens the look of the place as an unmatched beauty calls forth. Due to the presence of mica in the river the brooks are known to have therapeutic powers. There is a natural water body by the name of Subhash Baoli known to have been visited by Subhas Chandra Bose way back in the year 1937. One can take pleasure in the Christian aura by visiting the various Churches like the St. John’s Church, St. Patrick’s Church, St. Francis Church. On a clear day one can savour the beauty of the hills, valleys, rivers from the Dainkund peak set at an altitude of 2, 745 m and at a distance of 10 km from the town. 2 km from Dalhousie there is the Panjpulla with five bridges, natural tank, pools, streams; another tourist destination that comes with a calming surrounding. A breathtaking view of the snow blanketed mountain ranges can be savoured from the Bakrota Hills; hence a visit to this place is a must.

The intriguing tourist attractions will surely leave you enthralled. The serene ambience coupled with an array of tourist destinations makes Dalhousie occupy one of the top positions in the list of tourist destinations in India. 

Last Updated: 29/03/2012

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