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Our Address:

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, India

Distance

8689.8 KM

Place Type

Hill Station

You'll love for

Landscape, Greenery, Colonial Architecture

Best Visiting Time

Dec - Jun

elevation

1,970 m

Language

Hindi, English

Area

14 km²

Population

7,051 (2011)

Description

Dalhousie is famous for its snow-capped mountains, beautiful scenic views, majestic British mansions, climate, and its natural beauty. It is one of the most famous hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. The hill station is located on the western edge of the Dauladhar mountain. Dalhousie is named after its founder Lord Dalhousie, who was the British Governor-General in India. Dalhousie is spread over an area of 14 sq km and consists of five hills, named Bakrota, Balun, Tehra, Patreyn, and Kathlog. Dalhousie also offers you the spectacular view of Pir Panjal mountain range, Sach Pass and Chamba Pangi Valley. There are several places to visit in Dalhousie including Chamera lake, Khajjiar, Dainkund Peak, Kalatop Wildlife Reserve, St. Francis Catholic Church, Shubash Baoli, Ganji Pahari, Panchpula, Satdhara Falls and more. Among the major Dalhousie attractions, Khajjiar, which has the background of Himalaya, known as the “Mini Switzerland of India”.

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