Dalhousie

Key Points
  • Ideal Duration: 2-3 days
  • Best Time: Throughout the year
  • Nearest Airport: Jammu

Dalhousie is a tiny town located in the lap of Himachal Pradesh. Dalhousie is a popular hill station in the state with little night life. The place is best suited for those who like the quiet, serene atmosphere, and for honeymooners.

Khajjiar, located 21 KM from Dalhousie is also known as the mini-Switzerland of India.

If you are visiting Dalhousie, do not miss popular mountains and river streams for its scenic beauty. Panch Pulla, Satdhara Falls and the Daikund peak are popular. You should also go to the Tibetan market, enjoy long walks and Stargaze.

History of Dalhousie

This place was founded by Lord Dalhousie in 1954 to escape the Indian summer. So, it got its name after Lord Dalhousie. Due to its peaceful climate and cool temperature, it was a holiday destination for the British who converted it into a hill-station. This place became the part of Gurdaspur district in the year 1861 and became the part of Himachal Pradesh in 1966.

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