Places to visit in Dalhousie
Among the several Dalhousie tourist places, the most notable ones are Satdhara Falls, Daikung Peak, Subhash Baoli, Panch Pulla, Khajjiar, Kalatop wildlife sanctuary, etc. The top three tourist places in Dalhousie are discussed as follows:
Satdhara Falls: When touring a hilly region, you will come across several waterfalls and green pastures and snow-covered mountains. The Satdhara Falls in Dalhousie will draw your attention as it is one of the most popular sightseeing places in Dalhousie. Seated at a height of 2036 metres above the sea level, the Satdhara Falls named after several beautiful springs is believed to have therapeutic healing effect. It is said that one should take a dip in the water as it comprises of Mica (known as ‘Gandhak' in local dialect) that brings healing impact on human bodies. You should know that Mica has medicinal properties that are capable of curing various ailments and diseases. Aside from enjoying your bath, you can savour the natural brilliance surrounding the Falls.
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary: Revisit nature's wonder at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, the home to a variety of wildlife species, flora and fauna. There are countless colourful birds and animals like Barking Goral, leopard, langur, bear, deer and Himalayan Black Marten. The entire zone is covered with Deodar trees, flowing streams and the Ravi river. During the Colonial period, the wildlife sanctuary was known as a gaming reserve for the nawabs and Chamba rulers. Today, the picnic spot is used as an abode for picnic and nature walks. Also, trekkers will love to explore the mystic beauty of the sanctuary.
Daikund Peak: Reach the highest peak in Dalhousie, the Daikund Peak that offers great watching views of the far-stretched landscapes and dense pine trees. Take a car ride to the Daikund foothill that is located at 10 kilometres' distance from Dalhousie. Trek your way through the rugged trails to reach to a height of 2,755 metres above sea level. From the peak, you can catch panoramic views of rivers and hills below from there. Did you know that the Daikund is also popularly known as the Singing Hill? Crispy breeze blowing through the trees and dancing with the leaves create a beautiful musical serenade and this is why Daikund is known as the Singing Hill.
While sightseeing in Dalhousie, do take a guide with you to introduce you to every surprise of the destination.