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About Dalhousie Tourism


Popularly known as the "Switzerland of India," Dalhousie enthralls visitors with its dramatic scenic valleys, snow-covered mountains, magnificent British architectural buildings of the bygone era, and enchanting natural beauty. Well-known as one of the best tourist spot in Himachal Pradesh, this charismatic town has an old-world charm and offers an atmosphere that enchants whoever visits.

Spreading approximately around 14 sq. km, Dalhousie is also one of the popular honeymoon spots in India. This hill station is a storehouse of traditional Hindu culture and art, ancient Hindu temples, and handicrafts. It is overstated with appealing Scottish and Victorian architectural bungalows and churches, adding to the picturesque beauty of this small hill station. 

Dalhousie comprises of many beautiful spots and some of the favorite ones of the visitors include Kalatop Forest, Bakrota Hills, Dainkund Peak, Village Lohani, Karelanu, and the Tibetan Market. For a hassle-free vacation, opt for the Dalhousie Tour Package, it provides many options for relaxation and rejuvenation.

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Best Time to Visit Dalhousie

The ideal time to visit the charming town of Dalhousie is during the summer season, i.e. from March to May. During this period the weather is pleasant, the breeze is soothing. Many tourists usually visit during these months. The maximum temperature remains below 30 degrees Celsius, ensuring a pleasant and enjoyable experience for travelers.

Distance of Dalhousie from Main City

  1. Delhi to Dalhousie: 570 Kms
  2. Shimla to Dalhousie: 323 km
  3. Manali to Dalhousie: 360 km
  4. Dharamshala to Dalhousie: 120 km

How to Reach Dalhousie?

By road

Dalhousie has excellent connectivity with major cities in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, and neighboring regions. Covering a distance of around 590 km, both private and state-owned buses operate daily from Delhi’s ISBT to Dalhousie. Travelers have the option to choose from Deluxe, A/c, and Non-A/c buses.

For those traveling from Delhi, overnight Volvo buses to Dalhousie approximately cost around INR 1550, and the fare for the ordinary buses is approximately around INR 700. State-owned bus bookings can be made through the Himachal Pradesh transport website.

By train

The adjoining railway station to Dalhousie is Pathankot, situated roughly around 86 km away. From here you can take taxi to Dalhousie, the cost would be around INR 2000. For budget friendly travelers, go for local buses offer an alternative option at approximately around INR 120 only.

By flight

  1. Kangra Airport: 108km, Costs around INR 2500-3000 by taxi
  2. Amritsar Airport: 208 km, Costs around INR 7000-8000 by taxi
  3. Jammu Airport: 170 km, Costs around INR 5000 by taxi

Local transport in Dalhousie

Even though much of Dalhousie can be explored on foot, taxis are easily available within the city. Moreover, Dalhousie provides the option of horse or pony rides for doing a tour of the area, accompanied by a well-informed guide and handler.

Best Place To Visit In Dalhousie


Dalhousie is recognized as one of Himachal Pradesh’s distinguished hill stations, inviting thousands of tourists from different parts of India and abroad every year, especially those seeking a break from the summer heat. 

Dalhousie offers a calm break, far away from the city life, into nature’s embrace. Here is a list of some of the best places to visit in Dalhousie.

Things To Do In Dalhousie


Engaging in different activities in Dalhousie lets you enjoy a fresh array of experiences, perfectly set in the Himalayan lap. This relaxing holiday spot invites tourists to pamper trekking through the Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary, themselves in boating at Chamera Lake, visiting Chamunda Devi Temple, and many other exciting activities. With the Dalhousie Tour Package, you’re guaranteed a memorable journey in between the breathtaking natural mountain ranges. Here is a list of top things to do:

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