A long weekend trip to nature blessed Dalhousie-Khajjiar

June 27, 2017

A long weekend trip to nature blessed Dalhousie-Khajjiar

This summer explore the “Switzerland of India” in the valley of Himachal Pradesh. Located above 1970m from sea level, Dalhousie-Khajjiar is the perfect summer destination. It is much popular for adventure sports and amazing landscapes. To fix your comfy stay, use online hotel booking system and find a great deal. A three days travel plan is perfect for exploring the beauty of these two places. Its scenic beauty studded with Victorian style architecture and green shaded lands attracts tourists from all around the world.


Dalhousie is well connected via air, road and rail lines to the world. From Delhi, it takes 11Hrs to reach Dalhousie via Pathankot through roadways. Pathankot is also the nearest railway station to Dalhousie and from there you have to a bus or cab to reach there. Via air route, you have to land in Gaggal Airport which is 130 km away from Dalhousie. From the airport, you can easily find cab or taxi coming to this place.


The first day of the trip is good for exploring the diverse beauty and adventure of Dalhousie. It is a famous place for rock climbing and trekking with its amazing scenic beauty.

Satdhara Falls:

Satdhara Fall, Dalhousie

The most popular tourist destination of Dalhousie is 2036m up from the sea level. The name itself describes that seven springs are there in this place. There is a belief that these spring waters have therapeutic value due to the presence of mica or “gandhak” in it. The natural beauty and landscapes of this place are incomparable.

Panch Pulla/Panji pulla:

Panch Pulla, HotelBids

The literal meaning of Panch Pulla/Panji pulla is five bridges. In here five streams meets under the cover of green pines and deodar trees. The main stream of the five starts flowing from Daikund. This place is bliss to the eyes with its marvelous scenic beauty.

Dainkund peak:

Dainkund peak, Dalhousie

The best place to witness the beautiful landscapes of Dalhousie is Dainkund peak. Located at a height of 2755m above the sea level, you can view entire Dalhousie from here. This point is also known as singing hill as the wind creates musical serenade while blowing through the trees.

Subhash Baoli:

Subhash Baoli, Dalhousie

Another beautiful spring to explore in this town is Subhash Baoli. It was named after great freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose. This spring water also has medicinal values.

The local shopping:

Dalhousie is a great place to collect Himachali souvenirs, local handicrafts, and hand-woven clothes. You can find many local markets and shop around the city with the finest stuff.


Khajjiar is standing at a height of 1920m up from the sea level and falls between Dalhousie and Chamba town. It is much known as the “Switzerland of India” due to its appealing landscapes.

Khajji Nag Temple:

Khajji Nag Temple

A wooden structured temple from 12th century dedicated to the Lord Naga is one of the main attractions here. Inside the temple, you will find snake statues and a picture depicting Mahabharata stories.

Khajjiar Lake:

Khajjiar Lake

Near to the Khajji Nag temple, a lake surrounded by green landscapes is there. Khajjiar Lake is well decorated with the nature blessed scenic beauty. Cedar trees around this lake give the mesmerizing touch to it.

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary:

Kalatop Wildlife

The home to a number of wild species, kalatop sanctuary has a variety of wildflowers. You can also meet a number of beautiful birds there along with the Himalayan wild animals.


You can find a range of luxury and budget hotels in Dalhousie to plant your stay there. The food you will get there is common North-Indian food. Also, you can explore options in HotelBids mobile application to get a good deal. This application offers the luxury stay at a cheaper price with it’s unique bidding lines.

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