Dalhousie is an amazing hill station in Himachal Pradesh. It was established in 1854 by the Britishers in India as a summer retreat for its troops/bureaucrats, the town was named after Lord Dalhousie who was the British viceroy in India at that time.
It is built on five hills facing each other. Located on the western edge of the Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas, it is surrounded by the beautiful scenery of snow-capped peaks. Dalhousie is situated between 5900 and 8800 feet above sea level. The best time to visit is in the summer, and the peak tourist season is from May to September.
Scottish and Victorian architecture is still live in the bungalows and churches in the town.
Deodars on road-side @ Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh
Waterfall @ Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh
Dalhousie is a entry for the ancient Chamba Hill State, which is a District of the state of Himachal Pradesh of India. This hilly region is a repository of ancient Hindu culture, art, temples, and handicrafts preserved under the longest-running single dynasty since the 6th century. Chamba is the hub of this culture. Chamba disctrict is home to the Gaddi and Gujjar tribes and has 84 ancient temples dating from the 7th–10th century AD.
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