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Dalhousie Hill Station in India

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Dalhousie, a quaint hill station in north India showcases the great cultural heritage and hospitality at its elegant best besides offering a respite from the summers.

Dalhousie Hill Station in India

Dalhousie is a Hill station and admired summer destinations in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Situated in the Chamba district of the states the hill station is set on the cluster of five hills that include Tehra, Kathlog, Bakrota Balun and Potreyn. Known fort its pleasant ambiance and picturesque beauty this wonderful destination derives its name from British Governor General Lord Dalhousie. The town still displays its colonial character, as there are numerous buildings and mansions reminding off its colonial past. Tourists, adventurers and nature lovers make a beeline to explore its various eye-catching sights offered by Dalhousie tourism.


The City of Dalhousie has various selling points; first of all it has a very good climate, which remains cool and calm round the year. The hill station of Dalhousie also receives snowfall during the winters making it all the more beautiful in appearance.

Like many other hill stations, Dalhousie was set up by the British in 1854 for the forces and officers of British raj, since then, its popularity is on constant rise. Set amidst the picturesque Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas, the place is serenaded by incredibly beautiful snow-crowned peaks. Owing to these reasons, the place remains abuzz with tourist footfalls from May to September.

While on the tours to Dalhousie, the tourists can explore the tourist attractions like churches of St John's at Gandhi Chowk, St.Francis at Subhash Chowk, St Andrews and St Patricks at Balun. In addition, there are various tourist attractions in Dalhousie that include Dainkund Peak, Khajjiar, Bakrota Hills and Village Lohali.

Finding an accommodation is not difficult as the town has a number of hotels and homestays to cater to the guests.

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John
June 3, 2011
When to visit Dalhousie Hill Station

Hi, What is the best time to visit Dalhousie Hill Station? Thanks

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