Dalhousie is the idle place to spend the summer holidays. The blend of comfortable weather and charming nature captivates the visitor's heart. It is one of the most popular hill station in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is situated on 5 hills and has an elevation of 1,970 metres above sea level. There are several mind blowing sights in Dalhousie and around it that a true nature lover must visit. These sights are located in close vicinity, saving the cost of travelling. Moreover, there is no entry fee charged for visiting these places. As it is aptly said, the beauty of nature is priceless, so is the cost of exploring these sights of beauty:
1. Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
It is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries of Himachal Pradesh. It is a home to wide variety of flora and fauna. Here, you can spot animals like leopard, bear, langur, jackal, barking goral and countless species of birds. This area is a favourite spot for trekking, nature walk and outings.
7:00AM – 6:00PM
2. Panch Pulla
Land of 'Five Bridges', PanchPulla is the best picnic spot. Situated at the distance of 2 km from Dalhousie, it is the top most visited place in Himachal Pradesh. The panoramic scenic beauty surrounding the hill forces the viewer to appreciate the creation of God. The place has lot more to offer. The adventure lovers can have fun by trekking on the modest treks. Trekking is highly recommended in this region.
All days a week, from 7:00AM to 7:00PM
3. Satdhara Falls
The seven beautiful springs give the name to this place. It is believed that these springs have several therapeutic values as it comprises of mica, which has many medicinal properties. It is a popular sightseeing attraction in Dalhousie where people can enjoy the natural beauty. The Falls are on the way to Panchpulla and are well connected via all means of local transport.
4. St. John Church
Apart from religious significance the church has great historical significance too. It is the oldest church in the town and is the favourite spot for photographers. The service is performed on Sundays. There is a library in its close vicinity. A person interested in the history of the town can gain knowledge from books available in the library.
All days a week, from 7:00AM – 7:00PM
Khajjiar is the 'Switzerland of India'. The mesmerising beauty of the place imprints an everlasting impression on the mind of a tourist. The key attractions of this plateau are the nine-hole golf course and the beautiful lake surrounded by the greenery. The adventure seekers can opt for various sports like zorbing, trekking etc.