The western region of Himachal Pradesh houses Dalhousie, one of its most well-known hill towns. Founded in 1854 during the British era as a summer retreat, the town was named after the British Governor-General of India, Lord Dalhousie. Still carrying its old-world charm and echoing the feel of the British Raj, this place is visited by many tourists, making it a prime contributor to the state's tourism industry.
Located at an above sea level of 2036 m, Dalhousie is erected on five hills- Bhangoram Potreyn, Bakrota, Kathalagh, and Terah- a part of the Dhauladhar ranges. Nestled in a lush growth of oak, pine, deodar, and rhododendron vegetation is this enchanting hill town with buildings and monuments that have a colonial feel. It is visited by both family vacationers as well as honeymooners all around the year.
Enjoy an unforgettable vacation, indulging in various kinds of activities. Visit its churches, temples, peaks, beautiful locations and snow-covered hill peaks popular spots, indulge in adventure activities, taste the local renditions and shop for souvenirs at the popular local markets. Embark on a trip to this beautiful hill with our Dalhousie tour packages, which are customizable and you can modify the itinerary according to your requirements. Contact our travel experts to book a tour with us!.
How to Reach Hill Station Dalhousie
The nearest airport from Dalhousie is the Pathankot Airport, which is around 80 kilometers away. This airport is only connected to the airport in Delhi. Another airport near Dalhousie is the Jammu airport which is situated at a distance of around 180 km, connecting the hill town to Delhi and other major destinations of North India. IGI airport, the Indira Gandhi International Airport, opens Dalhousie to destinations abroad in India.
Located at a distance of 80 km, Pathankot is the nearest railway. The railway station in Pathankot connects Dalhousie to various important cities of the country, including Amritsar, Delhi, and Mumbai. After arriving at the station, hire a taxi or a cab to reach the hill town.
A good network of roads connects Dalhousie to most of the towns and cities that are located nearby. Make use of public transport for traveling. From Delhi, located at a distance of around 560 kms, you can board luxury buses, plying on a regular basis.