A quaint and pristine hamlet nestled in Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie is a beautiful hill station and a treat for adventure seekers and nature enthusiast. Established as the summer retreat by British, Dalhousie exhibits marvellous colonial era architecture encompassed by misty and majestic snow capped Himalayas, lush pine valleys, picturesque meadows and cascading waterfalls. The Dalhousie tour packages will transport you to the historic era, tranquil environment and spectacular scenery that spells a charming and relaxing holiday.
Best Dalhousie Tour Packages
|Dalhousie Tour Packages
||No. of Days
|Simply Dalhousie Tour Package
||2 Nights 3 Days
||Rs. 4 999 00
|Explore Dalhousie Indraprastha Resort
||2 Night 3 Days
||Rs. 5 999 00
|Customized Package (Dalhousie - Dharamshala - Manali )
||7 Nights 8 Days
||Rs. 30 900 00
|Customized Package (Amritsar - Dalhousie - Dharamshala - Manali)
||12 Nights 13 Days
||Rs. 46 900 00
Places to Visit in Dalhousie
Dalhousie has several enchanting attractions such as:
– Bestowed with the status of ‘Mini Switzerlad’, Khajjiar is an entrancing glade that is a rare amalgamation of three eco-systems: lake, pasture and forest. It is a vast saucer shaped green meadow on a flat plateau foothill of the Dauladhar mountains with a serene lake in the middle that glimmers under the brilliant radiance from the iridescent sun and embraced by emerald green luxuriant hills and cedar trees with the towering mountain ranges visible in the background. It offers a lot of recreational activities for tourists such as paragliding, zorbing, horse-riding and golfing.
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
– Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is a favourite tourist spot as it offers a stunning and pristine views of the rich and dense grassland which is home to a diverse plethora of flora and fauna, freshwater streams and snow crested mountains of Pir Panjal. It is an ideal spot for trekking and nature walks with the highest point being the 4 km walk from from Lakkarmandi to Kalatop.
- The Daikund peak is the highest peak in the region from where one can get a resplendent view of the beautiful landscapes of Dalhousie. It is also called the Singing hill because of the music created through the trees when the wind blows.
Other exquisite attractions in Dalhousie are the Panch Pulla and Satdhara Waterfalls which are surrounded by lush greenery, Subhash Baoli, Bakrota Hills
, St. John Church, Sach Pass, Ganji Pahadi and Gandhi Chowk
for local shopping for unique Tibetan handicrafts. Embark on an adrenaline pumping adventure with rock climbing at Khajjiar, river-crossing and river rafting on the river Ravi. The scenic beauty of Dalhousie makes it a perfect destination for trekking and has many routes such as Dainkund, Jot, Khajjar and Kalatop.
The best time to book a Dalhousie holiday package is between March-June.
Dalhousie, a high-altitude town in Himachal Pradesh, speaks volumes about the grandeur of the Himalayas. Named after the then British governor general Lord Dalhousie, the well-planned town was built as a summer getaway. From snow-capped mountains to sparkling green pastures, a Dalhousie trip allows you to explore the Mother Nature. Besides the Dhauladhar mountain range, Dalhousie holiday packages offer opportunities to witness the colonial-era architectural wonders. Moreover, Dalhousie packages ensure a memorable holiday experience in the town, popularly known as the Switzerland of India.
Places to visit in Dalhousie
Situated at an altitude of 2,000 metres, Khajjiar is one of the most picturesque places to visit in Dalhousie
. It comprises verdant meadows, pine and deodar woods and a crystalline lake. Further, tourists get spiritual contentment at the 12th century Khajji Nag Temple. One can also include a visit to the Golf Course in Khajjiar in a Dalhousie tour package. Satdhara Falls is another place of attraction in Dalhousie. Located in Chamba Valley, the waterfall with snow-clad hills and pine forests in the backdrop creates a mesmerising view. Enriched with mica, the water of Satdhara is believed to hold remedial powers to heal skin ailments. Panchpula
is another beautiful waterfall, a stream of which nourishes Dalhousie and the surrounding villages. Here, one can view the Samadhi of great revolutionary Sardar Ajit Singh who was an uncle of Martyr Bhagat Singh. Situated at an elevation of 2,755 metres, Dainkund Peak is the highest point in Dalhousie. Popular as the ‘Singing Hill’, the spot offers breathtaking views of russet mountains, lavish paddocks and pine woods. Tourists, who are planning to avail a Dalhousie holiday package, must visit the Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary
. Also known as Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, the forest of oak, pine and deodar is a habitat for various Himalayan species, including black marten, pheasant and black bear. St. Francis’ Church and St. John’s Church are among the oldest churches that showcase the architectural masterworks of the colonial era. Tourists on a Dalhousie trip may find some solace in the heritage places.
includes a plethora of attractions in the beautiful town. One of those is Subhash Baoli, which is blessed with a healing touch. In 1937, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, one of the prominent Indian freedom fighters, spent several months here to restore good health from an ailment. Known for its natural beauty, this beautiful hill station has several other places to visit for a complete experience which include Ganji Pahari, Rangmahal and Chamunda Devi Temple.
Things to do in Dalhousie
Dalhousie packages generally include multiple things to do in Dalhousie
and a variety of activities. One can meander around the lavish meadows of Khajjiar to explore the scenic splendour. Here, paragliding can also be enjoyed. Tourists may trek to Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary and take snaps of exotic birds and animals. To spend some quality time during a Dalhousie trip, tourists may enjoy a walk through Garam Sadak, a famous street connecting Subhash Chowk and Gandhi Chowk in the town. Dalhousie holiday packages include the visit to Chamera Dam where visitors can enjoy boating. Further, tourists may try water sports like rafting and rowing in the rivers of Ravi and Saal. There are opportunities for camping and bonfire at Dainkund Peak. Adventure enthusiasts may drive through Sach Pass, a stretch lying on the Pir Panjal Mountain range connecting Dalhousie to Chamba and Pangi Valley. A Dalhousie tour remains incomplete without getting indulged into shopping at the vivacious Gandhi Chowk
. Here, tourists may find some amazing handicrafts and accessories. Besides, one can step into the Tibetan market to buy clothes, woollens, bags, shoes, wallets and other accessories.