Top places to visit in Dalhousie

Here are the top 14 places to visit in Dalhousie

Panch Pulla

Literally meaning 'Five Bridges' Panch Pulla, is a local favorite with waterfalls, picnic spots as well as a modest trek. It is situated 2 km away from Dalhousie and one can cover the distance on foot, enjoying the landscapes around.

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Satdhara Falls

Satdhara Falls are one of the most popular sightseeing attractions of Dalhousie. Perched at an altitude of 2036 metres above the sea level, the place has derived its name from the seven beautiful springs, which are believed to have several therapeutic values. The reason behind this is said to be the water in these springs, as it comprises of mica, known as 'Gandhak' in local language. The mica has several medicinal properties, which helps in curing many diseases and ailments. In addition, tourists visiting the place can enjoy the natural beauty of the place.

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Khajjiar

This small town, very nearby to Dalhousie is also known as the 'Mini Switzerland' or the 'Switzerland of India'.

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Kalatop wildlife sanctuary

The Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Leopard, bear, deer, langur, jackal, Himalayan Black Marten, Barking Goral and countless beautiful birds can be spotted here.

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St. John Church

This is the oldest church in the town and assumes not only religious significance but has much historical significance too.

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Subhash Baoli

Named after the famous freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose, this is a perennial spring which has medicinal properties and believed to have cured the freedom fighter of his ill health.

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Daikund Peak

This is the highest peak in the area watching over the beautiful pine laid landscapes of Dalhousie.

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River Crossing and River Rafting

River crossing is done across the river Ravi or Saal under the supervision of trained instructors while River Rafting too is a growing favorite in Chamba, usually done on the Rivers Ravi and Saal, too.

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Rock Climbing

This adventure activity is popular and carried out at various places in Dalhousie, especially in Khajjiar.

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Trekking

Trekking tends to be an essential activity in Dalhousie, with countless options blessed with breath taking sceneries and views.

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Bakrota Hills or Upper Bakrota

This is the highest area in Dalhousie and is circled by a road called Bakrota walk which leads to Khajjar.

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Chamunda Devi Temple

The temple, dedicated to Goddess Kali is an important religious center for the town. The temple is said to have been where Goddess Ambika killed the demons- Munda and Chanda.

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Chamba

This medieval town, just a little away from Dalhousie, is set against the beautiful backdrop of stunning hills and a flowing pristine river and has an alluring charm pertaining to the mystical temples and the local folklore.

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City Shopping

The town has a number of local bazaars and centers, where one can shop for simple local souvenirs, woolen clothes and the every-day treasures.

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