Dalhousie is a hill station in the Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh. It is fondly called the Little Switzerland of India. It is known for its scenic beauty and pleasant climate. The hill station is situated on 5 hills and is located 560 km from Delhi and one can reach the town by road in 10 hours via NH 44. Dalhousie can be reached via train. Pathankot is the nearest railway station after which one will have to rely on roads
People looking for adventure can approach bike rentals in Delhi and go to Dalhousie riding. Bike hiring in Delhi has become a new trend and people can easily get bikes on rents in Delhi. Bikes like Royal Enfield on rent in Delhi are also available for those stylish bikers who are choosy about bikes.
Dalhousie is known for its scenic beauty and British mansions that have been preserved by the locals. The hill station is like a portal to the past and the old world charm that is present here makes the visitors nostalgic. People who want to get away from the hustle bustle of life can go to Dalhousie and rest in the quiet peaceful town and relax.
Dalhousie offers Noth Indian as well as Continental and finger licking Chinese cuisines in the local eateries.
Khajjiar, which is located about 21 km from Dalhousie is the most picturesque place of the hill station. The hill town of Khajjar gets covered in snow, making it even more magnificent. Khajjiar Lake and the ancient Khajji Nag temple are prominent places of the town. One can also visit the Kalatop Wildlife sanctuary in Khijjar which is known for the variety of endangered animal species.
The Kala Tope Rest House is a beautiful rest house and offers scenic views of Dalhousie. One can decide to stay here while visiting Dalhousie.
The Dainkund Peak is often termed as the singing hill is occupied by the Indian Air Force and thus is only accessible with proper permits. It is one of the beautiful trekking spots that provides the panoramic view of the valley below. The Ganji Pahari is a 5 km uphill walk from Dalhousie. It is a perfect spot for a day out friends. The high altitude, cool breeze, and fresh air are very refreshing, uplifting one’s spirits.
Other places of interest include Bakrota Hills, Village Lohali, Gandhi Chowk, Sadar Bazar, Tibetan Market and Panchpula. Dalhousie is, all in all, offers a peaceful retreat to people who want a break from the fast life of the city.
One can pick up two-wheelers on rent in Delhi and ride to Dalhousie with friends. Delhi bike rentals have made it far simpler to hire scooters or bikes, as per your choice. The trend has caught up with youth who prefer to have their own vehicles instead of relying on public transport for a more fun-filled and adventurous trip.