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A captivating hill station located in Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie came into existence in the year 1854 by the British, to serve as a summer retreat for them. The town derived its named from the then British Viceroy, Lord Dalhousie. Dalhousie is situated at a height of about 2080m. It is on the west side of the Dhauladhar mountainous range and is built in and around the 5 hills.

Dalhousie serves as the gateway to the old hill state of Chamba, presently known as the Chamba District in Himachel Pradesh, India. The region is a storehouse of the ancient and rich Hindu art, culture, temples, and handicrafts. A municipal town, Dalhousie is a sought after tourist destination in the district of Chamba.

The important industry in the Dalhousie city is the Tourism Industry. Large number of hotels find place at Dalhousie. More than 600 hotels located in Dalhousie, makes way for job opportunities for more than five thousand people. Dalhousie alone counts for about 3% of the gross domestic product of the state.

As per the Census of India in the year 2001, Dalhousie's population counts to about 9389 people.

Schools in Dalhousie

  • Dalhousie Public School
  • Sacred Heart Public School
  • Gurunanak Public School
  • Hilltop Public School

Major Attractions in Dalhousie

  • Dainkund Peak
  • Bakrota Hills
  • Khajjiar
It is unique and rare to find a Road junction with more than four roads. In Dalhousie however, we can find a Road junction of 8 roads in Ghandhi Chowk. These roads would take you to:
  • Subhash Chowk
  • Upper Bakrota
  • Panchpula
  • Diankund
  • Banikhet via Busstand
  • Sadar Bazar
  • Khajjiar
  • Motitibba

Important Areas in Dalhousie

  • Gandhi Chowk
  • Dalhousie Cantonment
  • Diankund
  • Bakrota Hills
  • Tibetan Market
  • Sadar Bazar
Throughout the year, Dalhousie has a cold winter climate. In the months between June to September, thunder showers and heavy rain can be experienced. In the months from May to July, the mornings and the afternoons are warm while the evenings and the nights are cold and comfortable. In the peak winters, that is in the months of December and January, snow can also be experienced at Dalhousie also experience snow during peak winter period i.e. December and January. Since Dalhousie has a salubrious Climate, the ideal time to pay a visit to this beautiful city of Dalhousie is during the months of May to September.

Dalhousie Facts

City NameDalhousie
StateHimachal Pradesh
District HeadquartersChamba
WardCB-2, M CI-9
Lat Long32.546803, 75.966940
Area14 sq. km
Population as per 20117051 (M CI) 3549 (CB)
Official LanguagesHindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
STD Code01899
TransportAir, Road, Train, Bus, Car, Bike
Vehicle registrationHP-47
Food and CuisineNorth Indian Cuisine, Rice, Lentil Broth, Dish of Vegetables , Unleavened Bread, Madra, South-Indian, Thai, Italian ,Tibetan and Japanese Cuisine, Momos and Thukpas etc.
ReligionBuddhist Shrines, Muslim, Sufi, Christianity & Hindu
Festival Dussehra, Diwali, Christmas , Ice Skating Carnival, Fancy Dress Competitions, Dance Shows, Ice Hockey , New Year Celebration, Lohri , Maghi, Minjar Fair, Manimahesh fair etc.
MonumentsRang Mahal , Bhuri Singh Museum, Panchpula, Dakhina Murti, Satdhara, Jandhri Ghat , Panjpulla, Bakrota Hills , St. Andrew's Church, St. Patrick's Church, St. Francis Church, Panchpula etc.
Places of interest Dainkund Peak , Khajjiar, Bakrota Hills, Chamera Dam Dalhousie, Village Lohali, Gandhi Chowk (G.P.O), Bakrota Hills, Dalhousie Cantonment, Sadar Bazar, Tibetan Market, Panchpula, Kalatop and Kalatop Forest etc.
HospitalCivil Hospital, Red Cross, Dispensary Dalhousie Cantt., Ashirwad Hospital, Military Hospital, NHPC Hospital, etc.
HotelsHotel Mount View, Ashiana Regency, Mongas Hotel, Grand View Hotel, Dalhousie Heights, Hotel Pearl, Sagrika Resort Dalhousie etc.
MarketsTibetan Market ,Tibetan Handicrafts Centre, Himachal Handloom Industry Emporium.

Last Updated on : July 7, 2014

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