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Dalhousie Travel Guide

At an elevation of about 8000 feet, Dalhousie is one of the finest tourist destinations in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Sensational and charming, Dalhousie has a unique historical backdrop. The hill station has a history of the British Raj and therefore, one finds a flashback of that era over here. Located at an elevation of about 8000 feet, Dalhousie is one of the finest tourist destinations in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The place is quite popular amongst travelers all around the world due to its old world charm as well as picturesque views.

Dalhousie is also an ideal place for adventure activities and shopping freaks. Some of the well known places around here are Central Park, Dainkund Peak, Khajjiar Lake, Panch Pulla, Satdhara Falls, Bhuri Singh Museum and Rang Mahal. The hill station spreads over an area of 14 sq km and sprawls over five hills. Therefore, travelers can enjoy taking long or short strolls and walks. Dalhousie travel guide provides plenty of details about this destination.

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How to Reach Dalhousie
A pretty hill station in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie is situated at an elevation of 1,970 metres above sea level. It boasts of Scottish and Victorian architecture, British-era churches, tree-shaded lanes and peaceful ambience. Some of the must visit tourist attractions in Dalhousie include Dainkund Peak, Chamera Lake, St. John’s Church, Subhash Baoli, Ganji Pahari and Panjpulla. Being a popular holiday destination, Dalhousie is well-connected to other parts of the country by air, road and rail.
 
How to Reach Dalhousie by Air
 
Gaggal Airport, located around 130 km away, is the nearest airport to Dalhousie. From outside the airport, you can hire a private taxi/cab or avail bus services to reach Dalhousie.
 
How to Reach Dalhousie by Road
 
Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HPTC) and Haryana Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) provide regular bus services from nearby cities to Dalhousie. New Delhi is located at a road distance of about 565 km from Dalhousie and it takes around 11 hours via NH 1 to reach Dalhousie from Delhi.
 
How to Reach Dalhousie by Rail
 
Located about 80 km away, Pathankot railway station is the nearest railhead to Dalhousie. It is directly connected to major Indian cities such as Delhi, Jammu, Jaipur, Bathinda, Ahmedabad and Jodhpur via superfast, express and mail trains. You can hire a private taxi from outside the railway station, to reach Dalhousie, a journey of about 3 hours.

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Looking for a good hotel with great food for 3 nights under Rs. 6000. Please suggest.
you can take hotel at banikhet bus stand . bcz hotel are cheap there and good also. you can hire taxi from there in morning to visit the places like kalatop , khajjiar , dainkund . chamera lake is also not very far from here .
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Please suggest a hotel for 3 nights for couple in range of Rs. 1800/night and near to bus stand.
Hi Pleasure to make your acquaintance...1.newly built rooms 2. modern washrooms with jaquar fiitings 3. 8' mattress with 350 plus thread count sheets and sleepwell quilts 4. Heart of the city , so park your car and forget the keys the whole town is yours for taking 5.We are your local friends in town so every assistance will be provided I HOPE YOU WILL GIVE US 1 TRY BEFORE YOU MAKE YOUR VALUABLE CHOICE Looking forward to a positive reply
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We are 3 couples and  4 kids visiting on 21 September ,Is this a good time to visit ? where should we chose to stay Dalhousie or khajjiar? please advice on good hotels.
u will see the cold weather and it will be chilled in september..but its still fine to visit Dalhousie....stay in Dalhousie n prefer to take a hotel near by bus stand....i wud suggest Hotel Kumar as a good one....we had a nice stay there recently n it is just 2 mins away from bus stand...from dalhousie, u need to book a taxi to visit places like Khajjiar, Dainkund peak point, and Kalatop wildlife reserve....u can also go to Panchpula where ur kids might like the place...thanks, Ayush
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what is best and cheap area to stay in delhousie in peak season.is there any local tourism office to arrange nearby tours?
Good one,HP tourism arrange there quarter to stay and u can stay in near by like ranikhet,bathari or in khajjiyaar road in peak season
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what is best and cheap area to stay in delhousie in peak season.is there any local tourism office to arrange nearby tours?
There is a taxi union office at Bus Stand..they help in arranging local sightseeing tour and is very helpful
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