Dalhousie- One of the most beautiful cities of Himachal

Dalhousie, which is surrounded by Alpine vegetation, happens to be a quiet town spread over an area of 14 sq km. Dalhousie is a very popular hill station that is located in close proximity to the Ravi river and the Dhauladhar range. This hill station gets its name from the British governor general who established it in the year of 1854 AD. From here one could enjoy the majestic view of the snowy mountain ranges and vast plains. The town of Dalhousie is peppered with buildings of colonial era and stalls and hotels with low roof. The general temperature of Dalhousie is normally around 30 degrees Celsius during the summer and as low as 0 degrees during the winters. The experts believe that the best time to visit Dalhousie is between May and October.
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Dalhousie is easily accessible by roadways and railways, however reaching this place through flights might prove to be an ordeal as the nearest airports is Gaggal which is at a distance of 140 kms. The nearest major railways station to Dalhousie is Pathankot from where one can get trains to major cities like Amritsar, Delhi, Jammu and Jalandhar. The roadways are well developed as it lies on the way to Pathankot and Chamba. There are many popular tourist attractions in Dalhousie like Kalatop, Panchpula and Khajjar lake. Panchpula stream is especially important as is happens to be the main source of water for Dalhousie and Bahloon. In the northern part of DayanKund one could enjoy the panoramic view offered by the stream springs. The trekking expeditions to Kalatop and Khajiar are also something that must be given a shot when visiting Dalhousie. The best part about visiting Dalhousie is that most of it can be explored on foot. Dalhousie is one of the most popular hill stations of India and is a go-to place for anybody who wants a break from the hustle-bustle of city life.



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