Places to Visit near Dalhousie

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Places to Visit near Dalhousie

Here is the list of 12 Places to Visit near Dalhousie

1. Mcleodganj - 121 km from Dalhousie

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124 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Bhagsu Falls Namgyal Monastery Tsuglagkhang Complex

Mcleodganj is a hill station near Dharamshala, popular among trekkers. Its culture is a beautiful blend of Tibetan with some British influence. Also known as Little Lhasa and famous around the world for being home to the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, Mcleod Ganj is a beautiful town situated near upper Dharamsala. Nestled amidst majestic hills and lush greenery, this town is culturally blessed by a prominent Tibetan influence owing to the major settlement of Tibetans here.

Best Time: October to June

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2. Palampur - 145 km from Dalhousie

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144 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Tashi Jong Monastery Tea gardens in Palampur Saurabh Van Vihar

With pine and deodar forests and tea gardens encircling the town and numerous streams pouring in, Palampur is a popular town of Himachal Pradesh located in the Kangra district. Nestled between the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges, Palampur is known for its tea plantations and its excellent quality of tea. Palampur was first noticed by the Englishmen and was soon turned into a bustling town as the centre of trade and commerce.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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3. Bir Billing - 172 km from Dalhousie

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172 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Paragliding in Bir Billing Hand gliding Nature Walks and meditation at Sherab Ling Monastery

Bir is a small town located in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. Bir Billing is a popular destination located in Joginder Nagar valley known for adventures sports such as paragliding, treks and also as the town for meditation. There is an influence of Tibetan culture due to Tibetan community settlement in this town.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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4. Khajjiar - 21 km from Dalhousie

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20 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Adventure Activities in Khajjiar Khajjiar lake Kalatop wildlife sanctuary

Often referred to as 'mini-Switzerland of India', Khajjiar is a small town near Dalhousie which provides tourists a unique combination of forests, lakes and pastures. The mesmerising beauty of this place has greatly influenced and inspired many kingdoms throughout the years, including the Rajputs and Mughals. Located at an altitude of 6,500 feet, the natural beauty and picturesque landscape of this place are bound to leave an everlasting impression on a tourist.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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5. Dainkund Peak - 12 km from Dalhousie

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12 kms from Dalhousie

Dainkund Peak, also known as the Singing Hill, is perched at an elevation of 2755 metres above the sea level in Dalhousie. Being the highest point in Dalhousie, the peak offers a bird’s eye view of the astonishing verdant valleys and mountains. For nature fanatics, seeking for a serene and calm place, Dainkund Peak is surely worth exploring.

6. Chamba - 54 km from Dalhousie

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54 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Chamera Lake Manimahesh Lake Lakshmi Narayan Temple

Chamba is a Himalayan town located in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. Known for the ancient temples, the caves, and the edifices that speak highly of Indian history, Chamba is famous for the gob-smacking views of the Pir Panjal, Zanskar and Dhauladhar ranges set in the backdrop of a picture-postcard town. This epitome of the Himalayan town is located at an elevation of 996 meters on the banks of river Ravi flanked by Jammu and Kashmir, Lahaul and Kangra.

Best Time: October to June

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7. Kangra - 119 km from Dalhousie

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118 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Kangra Fort Baijnath Temple Brajeshwari Temple

Kangra is a district in Himachal Pradesh with Dharamshala as the administrative headquarters. With might Beas River flowing through the Valley, Kangra is also known for the backdrop of Dhauladar range, ancient temples and endless tea plantations. Repeated mention of the Valley in the holy Hindu texts, present Kangra as 'Devbhumi' or Land of the Gods.

Best Time: September to June

8. Pathankot - 81 km from Dalhousie

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82 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Mukteshwar temple Nurpur Fort Ranjit Sagar Dam

Pathankot is a city located in Punjab, bordered by Pakistan on the west in the foothills of Kangra and Dalhousie. With the river Chakki passing by, Pathankot is located at the meeting point of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. It is best known for its serene green beauty and a rich historical past. Pathankot has its railway station which is connected with most of the major railway stations of India, and that makes it a significant place to the surrounding areas of Dalhousie, Dharamsala, Kangra, Manali and parts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Best Time: October to Apr

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9. Dharamshala - 121 km from Dalhousie

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120 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Library of Tibetan Works and Archives Dharamshala Cricket Stadium Dharamshala International Film Festival 2019 St. John in the Wilderness Church War Memorial

Dharamsala is famed as the holy residence of the Dalai Lama and houses the Tibetan monk in exile. Dharamsala is located in Kangra district at a distance of 18km from Kangra City. The city is distinctively separated as upper and lower divisions with different altitudes. The lower division is the Dharamsala town itself whereas the upper division is popularly known as Mcleodganj.

Best Time: October to June

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10. Amritsar - 199 km from Dalhousie

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198 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Golden Temple Wagah Border Jallianwala Bagh

Home of the glorious Golden Temple, the iconic city of Amritsar, portrays the heroic character of the Punjab. A day in this peaceful city starts with the spiritual prayers from Gurudwaras. The original name of first the ancient lake, then of the temple complex, and later the surrounding city, meaning "pool of ambrosial nectar."

Best Time: October to March

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11. Jalandhar - 193 km from Dalhousie

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193 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Science City Kapurthala Nehru Park Devi Talab Mandir

The city of Jalandhar is the true personification of the rich heritage and history of Punjab - a culmination of the old and the new. This historic city was a part of the illustrious Indus Valley Civilisation. Present day Jalandhar has grown to be an important commercial and industrial hub and is also known for its delectable Punjabi cuisine. The ancient city of Jalandhar promises to let you experience the best of Punjab, along with a taste of its history and culture.

12. Nahan - 81 km from Dalhousie

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423 kms from Dalhousie

Known For : Renuka Lake Suketi Fossil Park Trekking in Nahan

Away from the buzzing crowd of the city, Nahan is a perfect romantic getaway. Lying among the lofty Shivalik range overlooking lush green fields, dirt free roads and clean streets, this small hill station serves as an ideal holiday destination. Nahan has its past spun around many tales and legends. Founded by Raja Karan Prakash in 1621 as a capital, it is believed that this town derives its name from a sage named Nahar who lived at the same site where this town stands today.

Best Time: April to September

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