Top 5 Places To Visit In Dalhousie

1 Khajjiar: This small town, very nearby to Dalhousie is also known as the ‘Mini Switzerland’ or the ‘Switzerland of India’.

2 Satdhara Falls: The stunning Satdhara Falls is situated in the Chamba valley, surrounded by fantastic views of snow-covered ranges, and fresh, green pine and deodar trees. ‘Satdhara’ means seven springs, thus the Satdhara Falls get its name from being the waterfall that brings together the waters of the seven beautiful springs.The waters in these springs meet at a point 2036 meters above the sea and dive magnanimously in unison. This is the perfect place for people in search of some tranquillity in their hectic life. The water here is said to contain mica, which has medicinal properties to cure skin diseases. It is known as ‘Gandhak’ in the local language. The water here is clear crystal and serene.

3 Panchpula: 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.

4 Kalatop Khajjiar 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.

5 Dainkund Peak: Dainkund Peak, also known as the Singing Hill, is perched at an elevation of 2755 metres above the sea level in Dalhousie. Being the highest point in Dalhousie, the peak offers a bird’s eye view of the astonishing verdant valleys and mountains. For nature fanatics, seeking for a serene and calm place, Dainkund Peak is surely worth exploring.The impression of tall Deodar trees and colourful flower valleys is everlasting. As you make your way upwards, you can hear the gentle breeze passing through the trees making a musical sound. The scenic charm of Khajjar lake and picturesque view of the mud houses amidst lush greenery is a treat to the eyes. The Pholani Devi temple and an Air Force are also major attractions of Dainkund Peak. Camping and trekking to the peak make your trip all the more exciting.

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