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About Dalhousie

Dalhousie Hill Station, India

Dalhousie, the gateway to Chamba, inside the north western Himalayas, comprising Himachal Pradesh as well as the Kangra district of the Punjab is surrounded by lovely valleys and towering mounting. In the stunning valley of Kangra, the fantastic rock wall of Daular Dhar Mountains tower over the cities. A narrow winding road, subsidiary of your primary street to Pathankot, normally requires one to lovely scenic hill resort of Dalhousie, The Daula Dhar Assortment here begin to dip in to the river Ravi. Constructed around 5 little hills, covered with forest of ban oak, conifers as well as other trees and shrubs, have quite a few great roads epecially the Upper Bakrota Mall may be the finest. Nearly five km in size, this street instructions the panorama of the snow capped mountains around the north and also the plains towards the south. Comprising of 5 districts, Kathioang, Portreyn, Balun, Tehra and Bakrota, Dalhousie's organic splendor, refreshing air, warm sunshine and quiet surrounding add charm to its open and colourful valleys, walks and treks amidst the dense forests. On a clear day Chenab, Beas and Ravi could be witnessed meandering down the valley.

Tourist Attractions in Dalhousie

Khajjiar : Referred as the Mini Switzerland of India, Khajjiar is among the greatest Saucer shaped meadows lined with Tall Deodar Trees along with a Lake in the middle, there is a 500 12 months aged Wood Nag Temple near to the Lake.

Kynance : Kynance, the non-public residential developing of Dharamvirs, was built in 1933 by Dr. N.R.Dharamvir of Lahore. This creating acquired historical importance as Neta Ji Subhash Chander Bose stayed here for a time period of seven months from May possibly, 1937. He arrived here when his wellness had deteriorated in prisonand was launched on parole from the British Higher Court on well being grounds. Kynance is barely 50 kms. from Grand Post Office.

Subhash Baoli : At about 1 km from G.P.O. will be the charming organic spot known as Subhash Baoli. Neta ji Subhash Chander Bose in the course of his stay in Dalhousie in 1937 spent nearly all of his time beside this h2o physique, meditating amidst dense woods. This location lies around the Jandri Gaht Road. A canopy with seating facilities was created by the local administration at this spot.

St. Andrew's Church : St. Andrew's Church, also referred to as the Church of Scotland, was constructed in 1903 at Baloon by Protestant Christians. The Church is about 1 and half kms. from Dalhousie's bus stand. The Church’s constructing is in excellent condition, as a brick boundary wall has been recently erected to save the construction from mischief mongers.

St. Patrick's Church : This Church, located in Baloon, Dalhousie Cantt, at roughly two kms. from your main bus stand on Military Hospital street. It is the largest church in Dalhousie having a seating capacity of 300 persons. The Church, built inside the yr 1909, and dressed-stone creating are still in very good problem. This Church was constructed with all the contribution of officers and ranks of the British Army. The Church is presently below the management of the Catholic Diocese of Jalandhar.

St. Francis' Church : This Catholic Church, a prominent monument around the Subhash Chowk, was built within the yr 1894 using the contributions of Army and Civil Officers and Civilians. This Church can be managed and taken care of through the Cathoilic Diocese of Jalandhar. St. Francis' Church is considered to be built about the lines of the specific church in England. Beautiful glass perform and elaborate stone work adorn in the Church. Providers are performed each Sunday.

Shivkul : Shivkul, Ashram of Vimala Thakur a famous spiritual philosopher Gujarat. Shivkul is betwen Subhash Chowk and Gandhi Chowk around the Mall Road. From here 1 can enjoy the gorgeous landscape of Pir Panjal Hills, connecting Chamba with Jammu & Kashmir. Throughout summer Vimala Bahen comes to Dalhousie desciple from all parts of your coutry and abroad gather to attend her lectures on spiritualism.

Dakshina Murti : Dakshina Murti, a yoga institution designed by the renowned Yoga instructor Dr. R. P. Kaushik throughout mid seventies. Dr. Kaushik had traveled and taught yoga and spiritualism all over the world. He died in July 1987. His followers still visit Dalhousie and remain at Dakshina Murti located shut to Subhash Chowk about the modest Mall known as Garam Sarak.


Temperature Range During Summer : 12oC to 25oC
Minimum Temperature During Winter: 2 oC

How to reach Dalhousie

By Air : Nearest airports are Pathankot (75 km) and Jammu (180 km), Pathankot is connected to Delhi only, while Jammu has more frequent air services to Delhi and other destinations in North India.

By Rail : Nearest railhead is Pathankot. Patahnkot is well connected by rail to various cities in India, including Mumbai, Pune and Delhi.

By Bus : Bus services by public transport system are available in Dalhousie, which connects to the towns in and around Dalhousie. Overnight luxury buses are available from Delhi to Dalhousie (587 km distance).