A Wanderlust vicinity with eternal natural beauty Dalhousie a hill station Situated in Himachal Pradesh with an elevation between 6,000 and 9,000 feet (2,700 m) above sea level. Dalhousie used to be a part of Punjab till 1966, when it was excised from Punjab by the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966. It is built on and around five hills, Kathalagh, Potreyn, Terah, Bakrota and Bhangora. It is surrounded by snow-capped peaks.
Now Dalhousie is among Popular tourist places with an increase in visitors year to year.It is around 560 km from the National capital. It has everything that a person desire. The magnificient misty mountains, crystal clear water flowing and meadows around it, the chilling weather makes it a place no less than a heaven. The town has pollution free refreshening environment. Visitors like to spend time here during summers. Dalhousie is known for its scenic beauty has a number mountains and river streams that tourists must visit.
Info. on weather in Dalhousie
Dalhousie for its moderate climate is great to go anytime during a year. Winters are mainly on the chilly side in Dalhousie as minimum temperature usually remains in between 1° C to 10° C. It is the perfect time for ice lovers as this region will witness heavy snowfall. Monsoons usually come in by the mid of June and remain till the mid of September in this beautiful hill station. The monsoon offers mild intermittent showers and you will find the weather quite pleasant during this time. Summers usually remain on the mild side as the maximum temperature remains below 35°C in Dalhousie. Most people love to pay a visit in this season to enjoy the sightseeing as well as various other outdoor activities. If you are lucky then you can even find snow on the high hills of this place.
|Season||Min. temperature||Max. temperature||Duration|
|Summer||10° Celcius||30° Celcius||March-June|
|Monsoon||22° Celcius||34° Celcius||June-September|
|Winter||1° Celcius||10° Celcius||Nov-February|
Ways in which Dalhousie can be visited
To get to Dalhousie now a days is piece of cake. Spend time in lush greenery and enjoy the chilly climate has now become possible for every person. Located amonst the mountains Dalhousie has various sightseeing. Different visitors enjoy different means to reach Dalhousie. Below given are few ways to reach Dalhousie.
Own Car or taxi
The best and the most likely way to get to Dalhousie is to drive your own car with your friends and family and enjoy the sweet sound of flowing river. The roads of Dalhousie are well maintained. It is around 84 km from Pathankot which takes about 2 hr 30 min. So enjoy your trip and take stops and capture the scenic beauty whenever possible.
The flight is a medium which makes your travel easy and reliable. Though Dalhousie does not have its own airport but one can deboard at airports in nearby cities. The nearest airport to Dalhousie is in Pathankot which is 84 km and visitor can grab a taxi to Dalhousie. Since Pathankot has only connectivity to Delhi one can also deboard at Kangra airport which is around 140 kilometres from the town. Bus facility is avaiable in Kangra at reasonable price.
If one wants to go by relaxing the whole trip then Train is relatively the best option. The nearest station to dalhousie is Pathankot railhead which is around 70 kilometres from the town. Many superfast, deluxe and express trains are well linked with most of the Indian cities including Jammu, Delhi, Jaipur, Bhatinda, Ahmedabad and Jodhpur. Taxi facility is available at the railway station.