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If You Have 5 Days This is How You Should Spend Your Time in Dalhousie

If You Have 5 Days This is How You Should Spend Your Time in Dalhousie tourism-of-india.com

Dalhousie is one of the most popular hill stations in Himachal, small and very well maintained, built on and around five hills, Kathalagh, Potreyn, Terah, Bakrota and Bhangora. With its plunging valleys and distant mountain views, Dalhousie is another of those lovely hill retreats left behind by the British.

Keep reading to plan your getaway, and browse our listings of hotel in Dalhousie to find the best place to stay.

If You Have 5 Days This is How You Should Spend Your Time in Dalhousie:

  1. Aamod Hotel, Dalhousie (Himachal Pradesh)

1. Dalhousie was established in 1854 by the British

Dalhousie was established in 1854 by the British
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In the 1850s the viceroy, Lord Dalhousie established the town. Visit St. Andrew's Church and Panjpulla, which is a natural tank. Subhash Baoli is named after Subhash Chandra Bose. Prashant Yadav tells HolidayIQ: "In the rain the hills become more beautiful, every breath gives you freshness."

2. Dainkund is the highest peak in Dalhousie

Dainkund is the highest peak in Dalhousie
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It is also known as the 'singing hill' as the breeze sweeping through makes serenading music. Visit the sacred Devi temple and the daisy clad mountain sideSusheel Joshi tells HolidayIQ: "It is a perfect destination for those who love trekking, adventure and the scenery."

3. Bakrota Hills sports spectacular view of the snow-capped city

Bakrota Hills sports spectacular view of the snow-capped city
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The spectacular views of the snow-capped Himalayas can be seen from atop the hills. The Bakrota Mall offers a 5kms popular walking path around the hill. Kumar Sanu tells HolidayIQ: "Some of the must visit places are Panchpula, Dainkund Peak, Khajjiar, the Tibetan market and Bakrota hills."

4. Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary has it all

Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary has it all
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This sanctuary encapsulates snow-capped mountains, dense forests and natural flora and fauna. You can spot the Ghoral and the mysterious Himalayan black bear. Adhi Arya tells HolidayIQ: "Kalatop has rooms which can be booked at reasonable prices from HP tourism site."

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5. Khajjiar is the Switzerland of Himachal

Khajjiar is the Switzerland of Himachal
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Khajjiar is a magnificent valley with a spring in the middle of it. Due to its stunning meadows, it is called the ‘Switzerland of India'. Sachin Ruhela tells HolidayIQ: "It's a pine tree valley in khajjiar. You have to enjoy horse riding and many more activities in khajjiar."

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