Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie is the most popular tourist place for its snowfall. Dalhousie is also known as Mini Switzerland of Himachal Pradesh. Every year millions of tourists come here to celebrate their holidays. Dalhousie is completely surrounded by icy mountains. Which makes the views here most attractive. There is also a waterfall which is quite popular. You can also use Cherakar to go here.

I will tell you all about Dalhousie tourism like location, best places in Dalhousie, pricing, and the best time to visit. I will also tell you some tips to visit Dalhousie perfectly. So let's get started.

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

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Dalhousie is a beautiful city in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh and it is above 1970 feet from the sea level. Which attracts millions of tourists every year. Here you will see snow-capped mountains all around. The weather is never getting warm, and there is heavy snowfall during winter. Dalhousie has a lot of places to visit, let me tell you one by one.

Subhash Chowk - Subhash Chowk is a popular place in Dalhousie. Here you can see a statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Boss and the name of this place is kept for his memory. Here you can also click photos. You can also click photos with rabbits and other small animals. From Subhash Chowk, you can also take a bus to Khajjiar.

Panchpula - Panchpula is a very popular tourist spot in Dalhousie. Here you can do many types of activities. There are many games here, which children like very much. Here you will see 5 bridges made of ropes, which are quite tall and are built on the heights. Here you can also go to an old church. Which belongs to the British era.

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Satadhara Waterfall - A waterfall is quite popular in Dalhousie, which is named Satadhara Waterfall. Where hundreds of tourists come to visit. This waterfall is 2 km above Panchpula. You can also use a chair car to reach the waterfall. The chair car is 1 kilometer long. Which is considered to be the longest cableway in Himachal Pradesh. It costs 1000 rupees for 1 person. By the way, you can also use a short distance chair car. Which is only 500 meters, you will have to pay 500 rupees for it.

Here you get a market which is quite small. You can buy somethings of the local cultures.

Mall Road - Mall Road in Dalhousie is quite popular for its market. Here you can get many types of clothes and accessories and jewelry of local culture. If you have not brought your winter clothes with you then you can buy from this market too.

Ganji Pahadi - Ganji Pahadi is the most popular in Dalhousie. Where all tourists go to enjoy snowfall. Ganji Pahari is 5 kilometers away from Mall Road. To reach the top of this hill, you have to walk on your own. The path is quite rocky, in which it is very amazing to trek, which takes you 1 to 1 and a half hours. The view here is quite beautiful when the weather is clear. But during the snowfall, you will get to see a lot of snow here. Fewer tourists come to the top of the hill than below. So that there is no problem in coming anywhere.

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On Ganji Pahari, you will see a small village in which local peoples live in a house made of mud. These mud houses make this view even more beautiful. You can also live in these mud houses. In such houses, you can stay for 1500 rupees a day. Which you will get the experience of the local culture. You also get the facility to drink here. You can book the rooms anytime by calling on this number 9817522015.

Kalatop Wildlife Century - You must visit Kalatop Wildlife Century if you are a lover of wild and nature. Here you can see many types of trees, plants, animals, and birds. Kalatop Wildlife Century is a forest situated on top of a hill where tourists come to enjoy real nature.

Best Hotels in Dalhousie

There is a lot of hotels, resorts, and restaurants in Dalhousie. But let me write something popular here so that you do not have any problem with staying that.

  1. J.k Clarks Exotica ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 097365 80484
  2. Hotel Grand View ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 0189 924 0760
  3. Hotel Mohan Palace ⭐️⭐️⭐️ 073071 40347

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How to Reach Dalhousie?

There is no railway station or airport in Dalhousie. But to come to Dalhousie, you can come to Pathankot or Amritsar railway station or airport. Dalhousie is 82 kilometers away from Pathankot and 200 kilometers away from Amritsar. From the railway station or airport, you can come to the bus stand from where you will easily get the bus to Dalhousie.

As I have told you earlier that local public transport is the best option to travel anywhere. Which saves both your money and your time. It may take you 3 hours to reach Dalhousie from Pathankot.

If you wish, you can reach Dalhousie by booking a bus from Delhi. You may have to travel 15 hours to reach Dalhousie from Delhi.

How much does it cost to travel to Dalhousie?

Dalhousie is a small town. By the way, if you do not do any shopping here, then a couple can spend 10 to fifteen thousand. In which you have to pay for the hotel, the cost of eating and drinking, and the cost of local travel.

Best Time to Visit Dalhousie

The best time to visit Dalhousie is from December to March. Because these days you will get unlimited snow and you also can enjoy snowfall. It is very crowded in winter to see snowfall. Dalhousie has a temperature of -5 to 10 degrees in winter.

By the way, Dalhousie looks very beautiful even in summer. In the summer here, a large field of green grass is surrounded by the lush green mountains, which looks like Switzerland. If you want to come to Dalhousie in summer then you should come in the month of April to July. In summer Dalhousie has a temperature of 15 to 30 degrees.

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Things to carry

  • Dalhousie is an icy hill station. Which can cause you to have hypothermia. To avoid this, you should bring heavy winter clothes with you.
  • Here the moisture content in the temperature is very high, which can also cause dehydration. So always keep a bottle of water with you and keep drinking it from time to time. And don't forget to apply lotion to your skin to make your skin healthier.
  • Wild animals can also be found on the hills in Dalhousie. So avoid going alone anywhere.
  • And as usual, I would say, at least bring your minimum luggage as less as possible.