About Dainkund Peak


Dainkund Peak is one of the popular tourist attractions near Khajjiar. This hill is in fact the highest point in Dalhousie. Popularly known as the singing hills, the peak is surrounded by the majestic mountain ranges, the green charming valleys, the verdant enchanting meadows, and the dense forest covered with evergreen trees.
The name singing hill is given because of the melodious sound it creates when the wind blows and brushes against the trees and hills of the region. This spot is one of the must-visit spots for nature and adventures lovers.

Dainkund Peak in Dalhousie

Things to do in Dainkund Peak

One of the must-do activities in the Dainkund Peak is trekking, adventure lovers can enjoy a trek to the top of the peak. The trail welcomes trekkers with dense forest covering the area on both sides of the trek, the undulating terrain, and the views of the surrounding mountains, the green valleys and the cool breeze. From the top trekkers can get views of the Pir Panjal mountain ranges.
Tourists can also enjoy a small packed lunch or picnic here, simply appreciating the views of the surrounding mountain ranges, the dense forests, the green valleys and more. It is also a great spot for bird lovers.
At the top of the peak there is a temple devoted to the local goddess of the region called Goddess Pholani Devi, many local devotees visit the spot to offer their prayers to the Goddess and seek her blessings. The Dainkund Peak is a wonderful place for nature lovers, adventurers and for spiritual purpose. Tourists visiting this place will love to know about the local culture, traditions and the religion of the place.

Best Time to Visit Dainkund Peak

The best time to visit Dainkund Peak is during the summer months that starts from March to June and during the autumn season that starts from September to November. During these months tourists can enjoy pleasant weather and explore the region. Also, in the monsoon season, the weather and the surrounding area is simply favorable and the surrounding looks refreshing after the monsoon rain.

How to Reach Dainkund Peak from Khajjiar?

The Dainkund Peak is around 10 km away from Khajjiar, tourists can easily reach the place by taking a taxi or local bus to reach the base of the spot, and from here they have to opt for a short trek till the top of the hill. The Dainkund Peak is located near the Indian Air Force base in Dalhousie.
Once you reach the Indian Air Force base, from here visitors have to opt for a short trek of 2-3 km till the top of the peak. The trek would take around 45 minutes. It is one of the easiest trek and beginners will surely love trekking this route.

Best Place to Visit in Khajjiar


Khajjiar is one of the best spot for those looking for a peaceful retreat among the breathtaking Himalayan mountain ranges, the breathtaking beauty of the place and dense forests. Whether you are engage in exploring the Khajjiar Lake, the Khajji Nag temple, the Panch Pandav tree, or engage in thrilling activities of the region.

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