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Dalhousie bus stand, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, 176304
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Dalhousie is poular hill statiin located in Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh at an elevation of 6460 ft. With colonial charms still echoing from every corners of the streets, a visit to Dalhousie shall transform you back to the days of the British rule.

From enjoying the magnificent sight of the green mountains to witnessing the rare beauty of victorian architecture, Dalhousie is one such destination that serves as a gateway for both nature lovers and people with interest in history and the past. During your stay, you can sit in one of the cafes and experience the exotic feeling of staying Dalhousie which will replicate the joy of being in a quaint European Town.

Dalhousie, with its tranquil ambiance, colonial charm, and stunning natural beauty, offers a perfect retreat for tourists during annual vacations. Whether you're seeking adventure, cultural experiences, or simply a peaceful getaway amidst nature, Dalhousie has something to offer for everyone. 

What is the best time to visit Dalhousie?

The best time to visit Dalhousie is during the months from March to June when the weather remains perfect for tourists to enjoy the views of the Himalayan Ranges.

How to reach Dalhousie?

Delhi >dharamsala> Dalhousie

Delhi > Dalhousie directly by Govt bus which covers a dist of 570 km. Buses operate from ISBT kashmere gate bus stand and tickets can be booked from HRTC website

Who should visit Dalhousie?

  1. Enthusiastic travelers
  2. People who have keen interest towards architectural wonders
  3. Photographers
  4. Nature lovers
  5. Group travelers

Who should not visit Dalhousie?

  1. People with altitude sickness
  2. People who cannot tolerate cold
  3. People with chronic health issues
  4. People with fear of heights

What to do at Dalhousie?

  1. Explore colonial architecture
  2. Shopping and dinning
  3. Visitng Mini switzerland i.e Khajjiar
  4. Photography
  5. Trying out the local cullinary delights

What are the places to visit near Dalhousie?

  1.  Rang Mahal
  2.  St. Patrick's Church
  3. Laxmi Narayan Temple
  4. Bara Pather
  5. Khajjiar

What is the climate there?

Summer- Summers are mild with temperatures in the range of 18-25 degees celsius. This is the perfect time when the weather remains clear and pleasant in Dalhousie

Monsoon- Dalhousie receives heavy rainfall during monsoon which starts from June till September. Because monsoon increases the risks of landslides, it is advised for tourists to plan their journey as per weather forecasts.

Winter- Winter is chilly in Dalhousie with temperatures falling below freezing point. Snow lovers will find Dalhousie a perfect destination to enjoy snowfall during this season which starts from October and continues till March

What kind of mobile network is available?

All types of mobile networks like Jio, Vodafone, Airtel, Idea etc works here 

What should I carry with me while visiting?

  1. Warm clothes
  2. Verified documents
  3. Enough cash
  4. Medicines
  5. Camera
  6. Books & Maps

Where to stay?

Dalhousie has plenty of homestays/hotels/resorts of various class and tourists can book them online or in person based on budget and the no of members who are traveling

What to eat at Dalhousie?

  1. Aktori.
  2. Tudkiya Bhath
  3. Madra
  4. Dhaam
  5. Kullu Trout Fish

When are the shops closed?

The shops in Dalhousie gets closed by 9-9:30 pm.

What are the special events or festivals hosted?

  1. Lohri
  2. Maghi
  3. Losar
  4. Suhi Fair
  5. Pathroru

How much cash should I carry?

Carry at least Rs 3000-4000

What is expensive and cheap in Dalhousie?

Budget accomodation, local street food, public transporations are cheap while luxury properties, dining restaiurants and crafted souvenirs can be expensive in Dalhousie.

How to drive and the condition of the road?

The conditon of the roads are smooth for drivers to drive their vehicles. For those who lacks experience to drive vehicles in hilly roads, its better for then to go by local/shared cabs

Where to park the car?

If you are coming with your personal car, then there are designated parking spots in dalhousie where you can safely park your cars. In case of parking in areas not meant for the same, Traffic police can charge hefty fines.

What are the problems tourists may face?

  1. Cold day conditions during winters
  2. Altitude sickness
  3. Sudden change in weather
  4. Language barrier

What are the safety measures to be taken?

  1. Carry proper warm clothes with yourself
  2. Have all documents in hand for verification
  3. Keep your belongings secured and locked
  4. Dont forget to check the weather conditions before planning

What not to do?

  1. Polluting
  2. Dishouring local culture
  3. Creating ruckus
  4. Wastage of food and water
  5. Reckless driving

How many days will be enough for sightseeing?

You need minimum of 3 days for sightseeing in Dalhousie

What is the best way for sightseeing?

The best way for sightseeing is to hire a local cab who will take you to all the top attractions in and around Dalhousie at a fixed/negotiable price. 

Where is the Tourist information office? 

Tourist Information Centre Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh 176304

Which are the nearest Hospitals?

  1. Civil Hospital
  2. Bawa hospital
  3. NHPC Hospital
  4. Rana Hospital

Which is the nearest police station?

Dalhousie Police station, Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh- 176304

Who to contact if you are in trouble?

  1. Hotel Manager
  2. Tour operator
  3. Local people
  4. Members with whom you are travelling
  5. Local police

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