(6500 Ft Above Sea Level)

Himachal Pradesh | India
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Dalhousie is categorised as Hill Station

Chamera Lake
Dalhousie Town Centre (Nivalink Trip Dated - 27 March 2006)
Views from Dalhousie Bus Stand
View of Dalhousie
St Johns Church Entrance

Reasons to Visit
  • Dalhousie is a British-era hill Station and a local getaway.
  • Dalhousie before Indian Independence in 1947 used to be a summer destination for guests from Lahore (now in Pakistan).
  • Dalhousie is known for its very good Himalayan views and still retains a quaint, idyllic, offbeat character.
  • Dalhousie offers walking, trekking, sightseeing and offers a good relaxing getaway / holiday.
  • Popular Hill Stations of India"Dalhousie (6000+ ft asl) in Himachal Pradesh is a colonial era hill station renowned for Himalayan views and a range of options to explore such as Chamera Lake, Kalatop view point, Paragliding (Summer), Khajjiar meadows etc."
  • Popular Destinations of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab"Dalhousie (6000+ ft asl - 132 kms from Dharamsala) is a colonial era hill station renowned for its snow clad mountain views, off-beat character and some walks / view points. Chamera Lake, Kalatop View point, Paragliding, Khajjiar Meadows are some of the areas popularly visited by guests. Typical Stay - 2-3 nights"
  • Hillside Getaways in Kangra Valley"Dalhousie (6000+ ft asl) is a colonial hill station having an offbeat character and offering spectacular Himalayan views. Guests arrive here in winter for snow experience and in Summer for a holiday resort experience. Dalhousie otherwise is an all year round getaway for travellers from Chandigarh / Ludhiana / Jallandhar."
Access Information

Dalhousie has 12 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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7 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Dalhousie

Getaway (1-3 nights)2
Short Break (4-6 nights)2
Holiday (7 or more)3

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List of Holidays for Dalhousie


  • Dalhousie Extended Getaway (3 Nights)
  • Dalhousie Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Dalhousie - Dharamsala break (5 Nights)
  • Dalhousie - Dharamsala with Golden Temple (6 Nights)


  • Dalhousie - Dharamsala with Golden Temple and Vaishnodevi (8 Nights)
  • Dalhousie - Katra - Patnitop Break (7 Nights)
  • Full Himachal with Golden Temple (10 Nights)

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Dalhousie has 6 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Airport and DalhousieRs. 5280

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Car hire - Manali to Dalhousie Drop Rs. 8801
Pickup/Drop between Jammu and DalhousieRs. 7041
Transfer Between Dharamsala and DalhousieRs. 3112

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Amritsar Railway Station and DalhousieRs. 5280
Pickup/Drop between Pathankot Railway Station and DalhousieRs. 2112

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2 Travel Ideas listed for Dalhousie. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Dalhousie Colonial hill Station
  • Off-beat Himachal Pradesh

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Dalhousie is gome to four churches i.e. St. Andrews Church, St. Patricks Church, St. Francis Church and St. Johns Church.
    Roman Catholic Church
    Satdhara is a confluence of 7 springs which is said to have therapeutic value as they contain mica.
    Natural Wonders
    Set amidst thick forest enroute Kalatop and home to a small Bhulwani Mata temple. Popular stopover enroute Kalatop trek.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Just 2 km from town centre, Jandhri Ghat offers spots for picnicking. It has streamlets around with fragrant pine forests. Bakrota Hills, few kms ahead offers excellent views of the snow-clad himalayan peaks on a clear day.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views
    Bakrota Hills are situated at about 6000 ft asl in the Bakrota hills and is recommended for walks. The area offers excellent snow views.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Khajjiar is home to natural meadows and a popular excursion and summer hangout place for tourists to Dalhousie. Horse riding is available in summer for kids.
    View Point, Rides
    Horse Riding, Meadows
    Chamera lake was formed after building of the Chamera dam and is one of the popular excursions for tourists from Dalhousie. Boating, Speedboating etc. are on offer here.
    Lake or Riverside, Rides
    High Altitude Lake, Reservoir, Boating
    Chamba is a riverside ancient temple town with Laxmi Narayan Temple Complex (10th century) being the main attraction. Chamba is base point for the Manimahesh Yatra (undertaken during month of August/September). Pilgrimage significance of the lake is only next to Kailash Mansoravar yatra.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Kalatop is a soft trek ex-Dalhousie, off Khajjiar Route. The is a half day trek is via thick forest and there are excellent Himalayan views on offer on a clear day. Paragliding is on offer during summer at Kalatop.
    Activity, View Point, Adventure
    Himalayan Views, Trekking, Walking, Para Gliding

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Bus StandJust a km before town centre and the area has hotels offering excellent Himalayan views.Holiday6
Church Baloon RoadOne that connects bus stand and town centre offering excellent Himalayan viewsHoliday-
Khajjiar RoadA quiet area just ahead of town centre offering excellent Himalayan views. Holiday/Getaway-
PanchpulaPanchpula is situated on the road that bifurcates downwards from town centre into a valley where a waterfall is situatedHoliday/Getaway1
Town CentreShops, small restaurants and few value centric hotels. Hotels here do not offer Himalayan views.Holiday4
Nearest Airport in Dalhousie
  • Pathankot ( IXP ) , Pathankot-80 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Dalhousie
  • Pathankot ( PTK ), Pathankot-80 Kms
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