Dalhousie hill station is located at an altitude of 2438 meters above sea level. This hill station spreads on the western edge of the snow covered Dhauladhar Mountains and at the east of Ravi River. This beautiful town is founded by Lord Dalhousie in 1854. Dalhausie represents panoramic views of plains and there are charming colonial architecture including low roofed shops, hotels, heritage bungalows and beautiful churches. Dalhousie is gateway of Chamba valley.

Dalhousie Tourism and Tourist Places in Dalhousie

SatDhara: This place is famous for seven small fresh water springs. It is located 2,036 meters above sea level.

Panjpulla : Panj pull (Five Bridges) is located 3kms away from Dalhausie. This place is quiet and pleasant. A monument has been built here in memory of the freedom fighter late Ajit Singh.

Subhash Baoli: Subhash Chandra Bose spent a lot of time during 1937 on that place. It is 1.6kms far from Dalhausie. This place is surrounded by snow capped mountains.

Jandhri Ghat : Jandhri Ghat is 1kms far from Subhas Baoli. This place is very quiet and pleasant, covered by tall pine trees.

Bara Pathar: Bara Pather temple is dedicated to goddess Bhulwani. This is situated inside the dense forest, 4kms far from the main town.

Bakrota Hills: This picnic spot is 5kms far from Dalhousie town. Sceneries of Snow covered mountains is the main charm of this place.

Kalatope Bear Sanctuary: Kalatope is 9.5kms far from Dalhousie, offers the excellent view of surrounding the place. There is a forest rest house to stay. Kalatope bear Sanctuary has a variety of wild animals like Ghoral, Deer, Bears and Leopards.

Khajjiar: This grassy “marg” is 24kms far from Dalhousie. This is a pleasant day walk also from Dalhousie. There is golf course and a golden domed temple of God Khajjinag. This place is ringed by pine trees and a lake is also in its middle part.

Lakhi Mandir (Temple): 18kms out and around 2998 meters above this place has stupendous mountain views.

Churches: Three famous Churches are present at Dalhousie. There are St.Andrew’s Church at Balun, St. Francis Church at Subhash Chowk and St. John Church at Gandhi Chowk.

Bakrota Hills: This picnic spot is 5kms far from Dalhousie town. Sceneries of Snow covered mountains is the main charm of this place.

Dalhousie General Information

Altitude: 2438 meters above sea level.

Main Language: Hindi/English/Himanchali

Best Time to Visit: Round of the year, Avoid during Monsoon Season (July to August)

How to Reach

By Air: Gaggal (Kangra), is the nearest airport is at 140-km from Dalhousie.

By Train: The nearest railhead is Pathankot, which is well connected to Amritsar, Jammu, Delhi and Jalandhar.

By Road: Manali is well connected by road by Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla, Pathankot, Dharamsala, Dalhousie, Haridwar and Dehradun.