DALHOUSIE, PIECE OF PARADISE
In 2013 during summer vacations, we had planned our trip for Dalhousie and Khajiaar with family. We started our trip with Dalhousie and then it extended to Khajiyaar and Chamba temple.
Since it was a road trip and much-awaited summer break when kids wait for their final exams to get over and start planning for the places to chill out in summer vacations.
To visit a hill station always brings double happiness for us. Vacations at a hill station and to enjoy a break from ‘Delhi ki garmi’. But coming back from summer break back to Delhi always makes all very unhappy. Does that
OUR JOURNEY BEGINS :
We were a group of 15 people and have hired a tempo traveler. We literally have enjoyed the road journey singing and dancing on Bollywood songs.
We stopped in between at dhaba for a tea break. It took almost 1 night and half a day to reach Dalhousie.
DALHOUSIE, PIECE OF PARADISE
Dalhousie is a high-altitude town spread across 5 hills near the Dhauladhar in the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is located in the lap of Himachal Pradesh for all the travellers.
Dalhousie is located in the district of Chamba. The hill station is situated at the Western end of the Dhauladhar range of mountains surrounded by beautiful snow-capped mountains.
Dalhousie is named after its founder Lord Dalhousie, the British Governor-General in India. There were several Victorian-style mansions, Scottish architecture and charming colonial buildings.
The hill station is far from the crowd and pollution of the cities and offers you a calm environment in the lap of nature.
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PLACES TO VISIT IN DALHOUSIE
One of the tourist attractions of Dalhousie is the natural spring located in Karelanu and it has an interesting history.
Karelanu is known for its natural spring, which has healing or medicinal properties. It is said that our former leader, Shri Subhash Chandra Bose, one of the greatest freedom fighters of India, was suffering from tuberculosis. He visited Karelanu and drank the precious water from the natural spring regularly.
There are several amazing places to visit in this hill station like Kalatop, Daikund and Panch Pula. Subhash Baoli and Lohali village.
The next famous and popular place in Dalhousie is Khajjiar, which is located just 8 km away from Dalhousie and is a must-visit place. It is known as Mini
Another place is Panch Pula, which means five bridges in Hindi, is located around 3 km from Dalhousie. It is another popular place in Dalhousie. It is known for its gushing streams and waterfalls. Panch Pula is an ideal picnic spot.
THINGS TO DO IN DALHOUSIE
Shopping: The best place to shop in Dalhousie is near Gandhi Chowk. You will find purse, handicraft items, dolls, traditional bags and other stuff here.
The main shopping centers here are Tibetan Handicrafts Centre, Himachal Hand loom and Crafts Centre, Himachal Handloom Industry Emporium and the Tibetan market. Good places to shop shawls at a reasonable price in these emporiums.
Boating: Apart from walking, the best way to enjoy this beautiful hill station is boating and Chamera Lake, located at Taleru, which is most beautiful boating point.
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Horse riding: If you are in Dalhousie, horse riding is something which is not to be missed. It is one of the fun ways to explore the beautiful hill station.
NHPC CHAMERA DAM
The Chamera Dam impounds the River Ravi and supports the hydroelectricity project in the region. It is located near the town of Dalhousie.
The Chamera Dam impounds the River
Chamera Dam is one of the most frequented tours from Dalhousie. The Chamera Dam lies on the route to Chamba at an approximate distance of 36 kilometers from the center of the city of Dalhousie. The Chamera Dam is built over the River Ravi and supports the hydroelectricity project in the region.
CHAMUNDA DEVI TEMPLE
Chamunda Devi Temple is located at top of the hill. It is one of the oldest and famous temples and it looks so beautiful which is surrounded
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It is located at Shah Madar range of hills. It was built by Raja Umed Singh in 1762. It is the only Wooden Temple with single story gabled roof while all others in the town are built from stone in the north Indian Nagara architectural style.
Do plan a visit to this amazing place and share your experience.
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