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    Best time to Visit Dalhousie: Whole Year

    Category : Nature Explorer: Nature Explorer,Forest/Wildlife,River/Lakes/Waterfront,Hill Station

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Dalhousie is a beautiful and picturesque hill station surrounded by snow peaked mountains.

    Dalhousie is also an ideal place for adventure seekers as well as shopping freaks. Some of the well known places around here are Central Park, Dainkund Peak, Khajjiar Lake, Satdhara Falls, Bhuri Singh Museum. The river Ravi passes around the beautiful town.

    Summer is the best season to visit Dalhousie.


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    Panch Pulla

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    Panch Pulla means 'Five Bridges' is situated 2 km away from Dalhousie and one can cover the distance on foot, enjoying the surrounding landscapes. The panoramic view of the surrounding hills along with the beautiful streams makes it a good picnic spot to visit.
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      Chamera Lake

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      Chamera Lake is a artificial lake, built as a reservoir of the Chamera Dam which houses the major hydroelectricity project of Dalhousie. It is located approximately 15 kilometres from Dalhousie. You can enjoy the beauty and vastness of this lake through boating.
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        Daikund Peak

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        Daikund Peak is the highest peak near Dalhousie and is a perfect place for watching over the beautiful pine landscapes of Dalhousie. Daikund Peak is at a height of 2755 m above sea level and is situated 10 kms away from Dalhousie. It is also known as the Singing Hill; as it makes pleasant sound when wind blows through the trees - sounding like a musical serenade. The top of the hill is occupied by the Indian Air force and is inaccessible without proper permits.
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          Satdhara Falls

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          Satdhara Falls derives 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 with several medicinal properties, which helps in curing many diseases and ailments.
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            Khajjiar

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            Khajjiar is fondly called the 'Switzerland of India' for that meadow like look. This breathtaking valley with a spring at the center is located at an altitude of 6,500 feet and is known for its natural beauty and picturesque landscape. Khajjiar also has lot of options in adventure sports like zorbing, trekking etc. The Kajjiar Lake is one of the most amazing and serene picnic spots with the back drop of the snow capped Himalayas.
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              Kalatop wildlife sanctuary

              Entry Fees :₹ Time To Visit :07:00 - 18:00

              Kalatop wildlife sanctuary landscape is thickly covered with Deodar trees and is a perfect spot for trekking, picnics, and nature walks. It is spread over an area of 1962 hectares and river Ravi flows through it. You can find 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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                By Road
                Lot of private and government buses connect Dalhousie with neighbouring cities.
                Since the road and the highway leading to Dalhousie is well-built, and the drive offers scenic views making it a pleasant experience.

                 

                By Air
                The closest airpot to  Dalhousie is in Pathankot (75 kilometres away) but is connected only to New Delhi. 
                The second nearest airport is Gaggal airport which is in the Kangra (140 kilometres away). This airport is well-connected to both domestic and international cities. 

                 

                By Train
                Pathankot’s Chakki Bank railhead is the nearest railway station from Dalhousie (71 kilometres).