Dalhousie is beautiful tiny hill station situated
in the lap of Himachal Pradesh away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities. It is
like a paradise on earth for the travellers who love hill station. If you want peace,
scenic beauty, old colonial charm, pine-clad valleys, snow capped mountain ranges all in
one place then it is Dalhousie. Here is a complete tour plan of this beautiful hill
In order to reach Dalhousie, first reach Pathankot by train. Pathankot is nearly 85 km away from
Dalhousie. You can take a bus or car to reach Dalhousie from Pathankot. By road, a car will
take around 3 hours to reach Dalhousie from Pathankot.
Upon reaching Dalhousie, Check in to your hotel. In the evening you may take a walk
around the Mall. Mall is the main city centre of Dalhousie. Here you will find plenty of
shops selling local products and food. You may indulge yourself in some shopping.
Day-2 On day2 go for local sightseeing tour.
First go to visit Khajjiar. Khajjiar is a small platue located 6500 feet above the sea
level. This mesmerising place is also known as mini Switzerland of India. In Khajjair,
you can see lush green forests and breathtaking landscape. In Khajjair st go to Khajjair Lake.
Surrounded by snow covered mountains, this lake is a tranquil place and is famous for
natural beauty. The place offers a picture-perfect bird’s eye view of the surrounding valley.
Next go to Kalatop wildlife sanctuary. The Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a large
variety of flora and fauna. Day-3
On 3rd day, go to visit local sights around Dalhousie. Main places to visit are:
Satdhara Falls Satdhara means seven springs. The Satdhara
Falls is originated from the waters of the seven beautiful springs, that’s why the
name of this falls is Satdhara. The beautiful place is situated in the Chamba valley. The
place offers fantastic views of snow-covered ranges, and fresh, green pine and deodar trees.
Panch Pulla The word means five bridges. This scenic place
is a popular picnic spot. St John Church
This is the oldest church in the town established in the year 1863 and has not only religious
significance but also has historical significance. Ganji Pahari
Ganji Pahari is a scenic hill located at a distance of 5 kilometres from the town of
Dalhousie on Pathankot Road. The name Ganji Pahari was derived from its significant feature
which is the complete absence of flora on the hill -‘Ganji’ meaning Bald in the local
language, and ‘Pahari’ means Hill. Dainkund Peak
This is the highest peak in the area watching over the beautiful pine laid landscapes of
On day 4 head back to Pathankot for departure. Where to Stay
There are many resorts and home stays available in Pathankot. Online booking facility of all
major hotels and resorts are available. We will share the respective links in the description
box. A mid level hotel will cost between 1700 and 3000 per day.
Total package will cost Rs 16000 per couple.