Among the several attractive tourist destinations in India, Dalhousie is a beautiful site against a unique historical backdrop that plays a key role in boosting tourism in Dalhousie. The vastness of the Himalayan mountains and the picturesque view of the surrounding at an elevation of 8000 feet makes it ideal for nature lovers to station here. The entire region is etched with historical significances that dates back to the British era.
Peacefully rested in the Chamba district, Dalhousie appeals to tourists because of its location on five hills, Kathalagh, Bakrota, Bhangora, Potreyn and Terah that offers stunning views. Besides, the name “Dalhousie” emphatically stresses on the fact how the hill station was named after Lord Dalhousie, who was a popular British Governor General in India who loved to treat the place as a summer retreat.
There's a lot to learn and understand about this hill station which is regarded as a repository of temples, art, ancient Hindu culture that are preserved under a single dynasty since the mid-16th century. Your tour to Chamba stays incomplete without visiting Bharmour, which is the ancient capital city of the kingdom. You will still find the Gujjar and Gaddi tribes residing here.
The reason why Dalhousie tourism is always a success story is because of the region's old world charm blended with modern lifestyle. The major places of attractions are Panch Pulla, Dainkund Peak, Rang Mahal, Subhash Baoli, Bhuri singh Museum, etc.
This pretty hill station is accessible via road, railway and airway from any part of India. The nearest is the Gaggal Airport situated at 130 kilometres' distance from the hill station. Avail the convenience of regular bus service provided by Haryana Road Transport and Himachal Road Transport Corporation. The best part is New Delhi lies at 565 kilometres from Dalhousie, making it easy for tourists to reach the spot in 11 hours approximately via road. As for railroad, Pathankot is the closest railhead to Dalhousie.