Dalhousie (altitude 2039 meters), located in the outer slope of hill Dhauladhar range, is another important hill resort in Chamba District. A number of picturesque walks run through the olk and pine forests around the town and offer excellent views of the Chenab, the Ravi and the Beas valleys. It is thikly wooded with stately pines and oaks and has lovely picnic spots all around. Dalhouse is the gateway to chamba, Originally conceived as a sanatorium by its founder Lord Dalhousie, it is today one of the most quite hill station, Extending over an area of 16 sq km. It is known for its church buildings and other landmarks ercted by the British. The town has old churches like St. John’s Church(1853), St francis’s Church (1894), St. Andrew’s Church (1903) and St. Patricks’s Church(1909).
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Best Time To Visit
The best months to visit Dalhousie are March, April, May- June and September-December. The climate is pleasant during these months and you’ll enjoy the holiday experience here.
- Bakrota Hills: About 4.8 km from GPO, Dalhousie and situated at an elevation of 2,085 meters, the fascinating and bewitching Bakrota Hills offer to the tourists the brisk walk round the hills besides a grand view of snow-clad peak
- Dainkund: 10 km altitude 2,745 meters. This is a towering and beautiful peak which offers panoramic views, specially on, a clear day, of the the three main rivers – Beas Ravi and Chenab.
- Kalatope: 8.5 km, altitude (2,440 meters) 7,930 feet. The spot commands a beautiful and grand panoramic view of the surrounding landscape and eye travels wide over hills and dales, fields and forests, smooth and ruggedness, till in the direction of Jammu & Kashmir, it meets a horizon of snow peaks.
- Khajjiar: 27 km altitude 6000 feet. A little out of Dalhousie is a beautiful, charming retreat that makes an ideal day excursion or even an overnight visit. Far from any major town, this tranquil spot has a small lake in the centre, on which is a floating island. The local people hold the lake for in legend, it is associated with Khajinag, the deity that is enshrined in the temple here. The temple here has golden dome.
- Panjpulla: Sardar Ajit Singh, a great freedom fighter, breathed his last on the day india gained Independence, 15th August 1947. His Samadhi is located at Dalhousie’s Panjpulla, a picturesque spot with a natural tank and water flowing under small bridge from which the place takes its name.
- Subhash Baoli: 1.6 km from Dalhosuie GPO. A lovely spot for picnic, commanding a good view of snow covered hills. This has been named after the indomitable man of Indian Politics, before the independence days, sh Subhash Chander Bose. It is said that he used to drink water from this place during his stay in Dalhousie.
- Jandri Ghat: 2 km place of the ruler of erstwhile chamba state, is located and surrounded by the tall pine trees, is a place worth visiting.
Dalhousie has been linked with air, rail and raods network to ensure all weater access to this beautiful place. The distance are as under. Amritsar 188 km. Chamba 56 km, Manali 402 km and Pathankot 80 km.
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