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Dalhousie is located in Chamba district of the north Indian state- Himachal Pradesh. Established in the year 1854 by the British, Dalhousie is named after Lord Dalhousie and is known as the gateway to Chamba district. The best time to visit this place is during the month of December to March.
It is built around and on five hills namely Potreyn, Terah, Kathalagh, Bhangora and Bakrota. Situated just along the western edge of Dhauladgar Mountain range, Dalhousie is a snow capped region worth visiting during the hot and sultry summer months.
People residing in Dalhousie are very polite and friendly to interact. The tribal communities residing here are namely Gujjars, Gaddis, Kinnars, Pangawals and Lahaulis. This region of Himachal Pradesh is also known for its cultural association. BonAmi festival is one of most important festival celebrated in Dalhousie whereby people express their joy and grief through songs. Musical practices of the tribal group too are worth appreciating. Their music is based upon religious theme essentially. Coming to their artistic skills, items available here are popular worldwide. Most of these are made from leather, metal and wool.
Dalhousie is known for its scenic beauty and serenity. Here are some of the places you must pay a visit if travelling to Dalhousie:
>Panch Pula: Just at a distance of 3kms from Dalhousie, it is one of the most visited scenic destination region.
Dainkund: It is one of the highest peaks in this region and is an amazing tourist site which offers you with an excellent view.
Subhash Baoli: Named by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, it is a famous perennial spring.
Khajjiar: Another famous hill station, Khajjiar is at a distance of 26kms from Dalhousie.
Sadar Bazaar: You trip will remain incomplete if you don’t pay a visit to Saddar Bazaar, Dalhousie- A popular bazaar where you will get various handicraft items and woollen goods.
Shopping: Tripping is incomplete unless and until you shop something for yourself or your family from the place you are visiting. Gandhi Chowk and Saddar Bazaar are two major shopping destinations in Dalhousie.
Paragliding: If you are an adventure sports lover, don’t miss teh chance of retreating yourself with paragliding.
Horse Riding: It is another activity much loved by tourists visiting here. Take a horse ride along the lush green forests.
Boat Cruise: If you are willing to enjoy this serene hill station in the best possible way, getting ahead with a cruise will surely serve your purpose.
There are lots more things to do on your trip to Dalhousie. Get your bookings done and have an exotic trip to Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh.