In the shadow of Dhauladhar lies the mesmerizing tourist town of Dalhousie. Build and designed during the colonial era, Dalhousie can be a traveller’s delight during any part of the year.
There are many locations that feature among best places to visit in Dalhousie.We have listed a few of these so thatnext time when you are in the region,you can make ample use of your time and plan the trip in such a manner so that you cover all vital locations including Dalhousie honeymoon places.
No visit to Dalhousie honeymoon places is complete without a trip to Khajjiar. Located at a driving distance of 1 hour from Dalhousie, Khajjiar is popularly known as Switzerland of India. The green meadows of Khajjiar look all the more beautiful when the clear lake water casts its reflection over the beauty of this hill resort. There is a lot to do in Khajjiar and you could either relax lazily on the green pasture or indulge in adventure activities like trekking and Zorbing which has been lately started at Khajjiar.
For those on a visit to Dalhousie honeymoon places, a trip of Khajjiar can be mesmerizing indeed as a night stay in one of the rest houses of Forest Department or Public Works Department could end up being the most memorable part of the entire trip. The booking for the same though has to be done in advance.
Dalhousie honeymoon places also include a visit to Satdhara falls.As the name indicates, Satdhara falls is a combination of water from seven falls and this makes it all the more alluring. The refreshing feel of the place is so unique that you will forget all your tiredness, if any. There are small kiosks nearby selling tea and eateries and you can even plan to cook your own Maggie if you can carry some utensils along.
Dainkund can be considered as the highest point in Dalhousie. The trek of 2 Km passes through thick outgrowth of pine and is rated among best places to visit near Dalhousie. Incidentally, Dainkund is the first place where snow first strikes in Dalhousie. Listed among the best Dalhousie honeymoon places, Dainkund will amaze you with its natural beauty. If you are energetic enough and can trek at sunrise time, the experience will be awe inspiring. To keep you pepped up, there are some stalls selling Maggie on the top too. A sip of tea and Maggie on a mountain peak will definitely be an experience that you will rarely have.
A hillock at a distance of 5 Km from Dalhousie, Ganji Pahari is the place to be, if you wish to capture some amazing photos. Despite the fact that there is no vegetation of the hills (which gives it this name too), the beauty will indeed leave you spellbound.
This is indeed to be listed among Dalhousie honeymoon places as sunrise and sunset from the location are truly worth capturing. A picture clicked aptly here will be a lifelong memory and even years later, you would wish to remember the day, you chose to trek to Ganji Pahari.
Gandhi Chowk Shopping Plaza
This is the buzz of Dalhousie. You will obviously come to Gandhi Chowk Shopping plaza to get some food, buy some local souvenirs and get a feel of the local culture and cuisine.
Besides some Tibetan stuff you can also buy local Himachali shawls, caps and other woolen material from the shopping plaza. A nice place to hangout, Ghandi Chowk Shopping plaza could be the best place to meet up with fellow travellers and share experiences of visiting the region.
How to reach Dalhousie
Dalhousie is easily accessible by rail and road routes. By rail, Chakki Bank in Pathankot, Punjab is around 82 Km from Dalhousie. By Road Dalhousie is 563 Km from New Delhi. Regular buses and taxis ply from Delhi and other locations to Dalhousie and Chamba.
Come to Dalhousie, experience the magical essence of Himachal Pradesh and carry with you a bagful of memories.