Surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains in the district of Chamba at an elevation of 1854.mts, Dalhousie is situated at the Western end of the Dhauladhar range of mountains. Named after Lord Dalhousie, the British Viceroy in India, the hill town with its Victorian-style mansions, Scottish architecture and other charming colonial buildings will take you back in time.Situated far from the buzzing cities in the country, this quaint town has bright green pastures of land, evergreen beauty of mountains draped in snow and tranquillity. Panch Pulla, Satdhara Falls and the Daikund peak are some of the picturesque attractions here.
Dalhousie lies in Himachal Pradesh, on the western edge of the mighty Himalayan Dhauladhar range. Scottish and Victorian influence is seen in its bungalows and churches around town. Trekking and rock climbing are popular activities here because of the breathtaking views and rocky mountain cliffs. Dalhousie is a charming place to visit in all seasons, May - September is the tourist season.
The nearest airport is at Kangra Airport, 106 km from Dalhousie. Jammu Airport and Amritsar Airport that are 175km and 206 km away respectively from Dalhousie.
Pathankot is the nearest railhead well- connected with all major cities in India. Dalhousie is 80 km from here by road.
Dalhousie is connected by motorable roads to different cities. It also has excellent connections by state run as well as private buses. Cities and towns close to Dalhousie are many.
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