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7 most amazing things to do in Dalhousie

7 most amazing things to do in Dalhousie

Known as the 'Little Switzerland of India', owing to gorgeous beauty and landscapes, Dalhousie is a pristine hill station adorned with pine valleys, misty mountains and colonial charm. The Victorian architecture of the hill station is bound to take any visitor back to the past with all the intricate details, engraved and glass paintings. Enjoying its closeness to the Dhauladhar Mountain range, Dalhousie has pretty pleasant weather throughout the year attracting a lot of tourist from the plains. Climb to various points, visit the temples and or just soak yourself in the peace and tranquility of nature, there a lot of activities to pick from. Down here we have listed 7 of the most amazing things you should keep in your list while making a itinerary to Dalhousie. Have a look.!

1. Panch Pulla – Experience The Magic Of Whispering Woods

A picture perfect spot to witness five streams blending together creating a scenic waterfall. The peace of the whispering woods is bound to have magical influence on anyone. The parkland here also has a monument here dedicated to Sardar Ajit singh adding to the beauty of combination of lush greens and old bridges.

2. Sweat it out with a trek to Ganji Pahari

A scenic hill, located 5 kms. from Dalhousie on the pathankot road, ganji pahari owes its name to complete absence of flora on the hill. The natural landscape makes for an exciting trip. Even with no vegetation, the beauty of the place speaks for itself and mesmerizes any person exploring it. The place is entirely covered with snow and the view is just breathtaking.

3. Relax and Unwind at Satdhara falls

Stunning Satdhara Falls surrounded by snow covered ranges, green pine and deodar trees. The name Satdhara means springs which means the waterfall brings together the water of seven springs. A perfect place for anyone looking for some time out and tranquility in their busy life. Water here is also known to cure skin diseases owing to presence of mica.

4. Victorian Architecture at St. John Church

One of oldest buildings in the town, with not religious significance but also historical. A must visit place for history buffs and otherwise. People can check a neighboring library where a lot of books can enlighten you about the past and present of the town.

5. Boat Ride in Chamera Lake

One of the place with immense beauty and verdant nature, Chamera Lake promotes one the of very famous activity boating actively facilitated in whole of Dalhousie. You can either explore the lake in a speed boat or even a row boat.

6. Wildlife Safari at Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary

Spend an entire day spotting Himalayan black bear, Himalayan black marten, mountain cats, leopard, jackal and langur in the 30.62 sq.km Kalatop Khajjiar sanctuary. The place is covered with thick deodar trees, snowcapped mountains and streams of fresh water verdant grasslands, offering pristine views and mesmerizing experience and one best ways to explore the beautiful untouched forest of the park area

7. River Crossing and River Rafting

River crossing and Rafting are the most popular adventure sports to try on in Dalhousie on Rive Ravi or Saal under the supervision of trained instructors. A must inclusion on your trip to the Switzerland of India.