Are you the one who thinks of taking a vacation at a chilling place and get far from day to day life but at the same time cannot go to Iceland and also tired of Shimla and Manali? Well, guess what India has that another refreshing hill station named Dalhousie.
Dalhousie is named after Lord Dalhousie, the then British Governor-General in India. It is a chilling place to plan your vacation or a little trip. The good thing is there is nothing like the best month to visit Dalhousie you can go there in any month of the year. It is cool and chilling as always.
This place situated in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. You can go there by flight or train. It is surrounded by five mountains. Whether of Dalhousie is always cool and there is snowfall in monsoon season. There are many little towns situated inside Dalhousie and it is settled on hills so houses are from bottom to middle of hills. Which kind of give feel like scenes from Brazil that we see in many Hollywood movies.
Dalhousie is pretty much developed by Britishers. The British officers used to spend vacations here so there are still old houses and churches are there built by Britishers. There are also many other places to visit in Dalhousie like Khajjiar which is also known as Mini Switzerland of India. You can also do adventure activities such as trekking and zorbing in Khajjiar. The Dainkund Peak which is Dalhousie’s highest peak. You can see the amazing landscapes of the place. Dainkund Peak is also popularly known as the Singing Hill because of the blowing wind across the trees creates a musical serenade. It is also a popular camping spot. Chamera Lake is also the best place to take the experience of boating. There are also many other places like Satdhara Falls, Panchpula, Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary, Bakrota Hills, Subhash Baoli, Chamba, Ganji Pahari worth visiting.
Dalhousie reflects Tibetian culture. They live a simple lifestyle and do farming. People living there wear warm clothes as wither is always cool in Dalhousie. All type of food is available in Dalhousie because of different travelers like to eat different food but Panjabi food of Dalhousie is famous in tourists. There is a verity of Tibetan handcrafts to buy from Dalhousie which will enlighten your mood whenever you will see them after coming back.
Dalhousie is a unique British developed hill station that is worth visiting to cheer up your holidays and to have a refreshing traveling experience in hills.