Things to Do in Dalhousie

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  • Daikund Peak

    Daikund Peak

    10 kilometres away from Dalhoussie, nestled at a height of 2755 meters is the Daikund Peak. While you admire the mountain beauty, capture the panoramic view of Dalhousie for it is the highest mountain here. You can trek up till here and let the cool breeze sweeping through the trees ...

  • Chamera Lake

    Chamera Lake

    An artificial lake, Chamera Lake was built as a reservoir of the Chamera Dam which is a major hydroelectricity project located approximately 15 kilometres away from Dalhousie. While the backwater lake is on River Ravi, the fresh water lake is around 5 kilometres away. Such is the beauty and vastness ...

  • Ganji Pahari

    Ganji Pahari

    Going by the literal meaning of the word, ‘Ganji Pahari’, the place is actually a bald hill with absolutely no vegetation, no trees around. Located approximately 5 kilometres from the town, there’s a bald patch on the top of the hill. Though this spot can be visited any time of ...

  • Garam Sadak

    Garam Sadak

    As the name suggests, this road always boasts of pleasant and warm temperature except on a few sunny days when it can get too hot during daytime as this place receives direct sunlight. Bordered by trees, this road joins two of the most popular chowks in Dalhousie- Gandhi and Subhash ...

  • Jandhri Ghat

    Jandhri Ghat

    Surrounded by deodar and pine trees, Jandhri Ghat is just 2 kilometres away from Dalhousie and is one of the most popular places for a day picnic with your family. With gurgling streams amidst the mountains, stay close to nature when you are here. Also, do visit the European palace ...

  • Bara Pathar Temple

    Bara Pathar Temple

    If you happen to visit Dalhousie in the month of July, you must visit Bara Pathar Temple as a grand festival is celebrated in the honour of the goddess, Bhulwani Mata. This famous temple is located in village Aha, on the way to Kalatop. Nestled amidst the forest, this temple ...

  • Subhash Baoli

    Subhash Baoli

    Named after the famous freedom fighter, Subhash Chandra Bose, Subhash Baoli is just a kilometre away from Dalhousie. Surrounded by trees, it is believed that Subhash Chandra Bose spent a lot of his time meditating here. Since he spent a lot of his time here, a small shelter was built ...

  • Norwood Paramdham

    Norwood Paramdham

    Bordered by deodar trees and perched on the upper side of Bakrota Hill, Norwood Paramdham was the religious abode of Swami Satyanand in 1925 who wrote many religious books during his stay at this house. It is known that he meditated here and took his last breath here and since ...

  • St Patrick’s Church

    St Patrick’s Church

    If you happen to visit Dalhousie on the weekend, do visit St Patrick’s church on Sunday as the authorities conduct a weekly service that is attended by locals and tourists alike in huge number. Just 2 kilometres from the bus stand in Dalhousie; this Catholic Church stands out with its ...

  • Hariraya Temple

    Hariraya Temple

    Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Hariraya Temple houses the bronze image of four-armed Lord Vishnu in its three avatars- human face, boar face and lion face. The deity is embellished exquisitely with rings, armlets, mukut (head gear), beaded necklaces and kundals. Another image of Lord Vishnu worth admiring is the one ...

  • Moti Tibba

    Moti Tibba

    Acquired by the government from Chamba’s King in 1853, this place is often visited by tourists in large numbers to admire the scenic beauty of the hill station and the pleasant weather. Surrounded by rhododendron, fir, pine and oak trees; this paradise is ideal for a quick stroll and is ...

  • Sach Pass

    Sach Pass

    If you wish to go for a long trek, Dalhousie is an ideal getaway for the Sach Pass trek. A high mountain pass located on the Pir Panjal range of Himalayas, Sach Pass is a popular trek that is approximately 127 kilometres from the Chamba district and 175 kilometres from ...

  • Rang Mahal

    Rang Mahal

    Established by Raja Umed Singh in 18th century, Rang Mahal was created to serve the residence of royal women. It is a perfect amalgam of British and Mughal architecture. The walls of the palace are adorned with Punjab hill style paintings narrating the stories from Lord Krishna’s life. Apart from ...

  • St John’s Church

    St John’s Church

    Dedicated to St. John, this church was the first building that was constructed by some missionaries in 1863 when the town of Dalhousie was found. It houses a stained glass painting of Jesus along with St. John and St Peter. The church conducts service every Sunday. Whether you are a ...

  • Kalatop wild life reserve

    Kalatop wild life reserve

    Approximately 9 kilometres from Gandhi Chowk in Dalhousie, you can hire a taxi to explore the sanctuary which is spread over an area of 1962 hectares. Situated in the Chamba district, this can be a good day trip from Dalhousie and it will take 4 hours to visit this forest ...

  • Minjar Fair

    Minjar Fair

    A week-long harvest festival held at the end of July, Minjar fair is celebrated with huge uproar in Chamba as well as Dalhousie. and is one of the major draws for tourists and locals alike. Many tribal people get-together at the Chamba Chaugan first and on the last day, a ...

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  • Summer Festival

    Summer Festival

    Exhibiting Chamba Valley’s authentic arts and culture, a two-day long Summer festival is organised in Dalhousie at the famous Gandhi Chowk where people from different parts of India come and take part in the innumerable functions and programs to showcase their art skills. ...

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