Sightseeing in Dalhousie

Sightseeing in Dalhousie

At Aaroham we not only take care of your engagements during your stay at our resort, but also make sure that your sightseeing in Dalhousie becomes a memorable experience for life making us the best hotel to stay and even spend your honeymoon in Dalhousie With all sightseeing in Dalhousie attractions on our list, you don’t need to research on your own.

Following are some of the best tourist attraction in Dalhousie which we can arrange for you to visit:

Transport Dalhousie

  • Airport – Kangra Airport – 112 KM
  • Bus Stand – 7 KM
  • Pathankot Railway Stattion – 90KM

Extra Activities

  • Paragliding
  • Horse Riding
  • Bike On rent

Trekking

  • Kala Top Trek
  • Khajiar Trek
  • Panchpula to Ganji Pahadai
  • Khajiar – 27KM
  • Kala Top – 16.5 KM
  • Dainkund Peak – 19KM
  • Panchpula – 11 KM
  • St John Church – 6 KM
  • Chamera Lake – 40 KM
  • Rock Garden – 20 KM
  • Chamba Rang Mahal – 60 KM
  • Bhuri singh Museum – 65KM
  • Chamba chugan – 63 KM
  • Ravi River Point – 65 KM
  • Subash Baoli – 5KM

Rock Garden - 20 km

The Rock Garden at Dalhousie is a beautifully landscaped garden complete with small bridges, streams, and rocks. Situated 20 km from Aaroham, this garden offers several amazing selfie points so that you can capture the beauty of the place as well as take photos with your loved ones for a memorable trip. It even has an ancient temple of Jalpa Mata that you can visit as it is extremely calming and has a lot of historical significance.

Chamba Rang Mahal - 60 km

Chamba Rang Mahal can easily be called one of the most popular and visited places in Dalhousie. Situated 60 km from Aaroham, Chamba Rang Mahal is a much sought-after tourist destination as it offers you a chance to explore the Chamba Valley during your excursion. You can easily access this place using local transportation and marvel at the history of this monument. It was founded in 1748 by Raja Umed Singh, who actually ruled in this Mahal till 1764.

Chamba Chaugan - 63 km

Chamba Chaugan is the hub center and the heart of all activities that take place in Chamba. This place is a major tourist attraction in Dalhousie for tourists as well as locals. Covering an area of 1 km, it is situated just 63 km from the Aaroham Resort; you can visit this plain grassy wonderland and enjoy several sports and recreation activities like polo. Many people even organize festive celebrations in these vast grounds for an unparalleled time.

Ravi River Point - 65 km

When you are in Chamba, you can also visit Ravi River Point, as it is fairly close. This place has unique and beautiful views of the river bank Ravi. As we know, the Ravi River is the predominant river that flows through Dalhousie, past the town of Chamba. It is a beautiful river that has lost a bit of its pristineness over time but is still much-visited as you can enjoy a day of boating in the lake and take awesome selfies while you are at it.

Subhash Baoli - 5 km

Subhash Baoli is another popular place in Dalhousie which is visited by people from far and wide. Situated just 5 km from Aaroham, this picturesque site has been named after our famous freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose. This perennial spring is said to possess countless medicinal properties and is ideal for evening strolls and picnics. There are numerous serene spots here where you can unwind and enjoy the natural beauty of snow-dusted mountains and glacial streams.

The Kalatop – Khajjiar Wild Life Sanctuary

It is located around the Lakkar-Mandi area on Dalhousie – Khajjiar road, 8 km away from Dalhousie town. Beautiful landscape of this sanctuary is covered with deodar, blue pine & fir forests with a view of the snow-capped Pir Panjal forest range. The sanctuary is home to the Black Bear, Leopard, Barking Deer, Ghural, etc. The area is also rich in bird life – Pheasants, Flycatchers, Thrushes, Magpies, Monal, Tragopan, Galiz and Lammergeyers etc. The sanctuary hosts the elusive Serow, a vulnerable goat-antelope. Kalatop Sanctuary is an ideal spot for wildlife photography. The views of the splendid Himalayan range are invigorating from Kala Top. To be at this sanctuary is to experience nature and its gifts at its surreal best.

Khajjiar

Khajjiar popularly known as Mini Switzerland is a place with enchanting verdant meadows situated amidst the deodar trees in Chamba valley. Khajjiar is perched at an altitude of 1981 metres above sea level offering scenic splendours of nature’s vistas. It is famous for its placid beauty and a 10th century temple dedicated to the lord of the snakes. There is a small lake surrounded with green meadows. Enjoy adventure sports like trekking, horse riding, Zorbing, etc. Khajjiar is the best spot for picnicking with your loved ones.

Dainkund

Dainkund Peak, perched at an altitude of 2755 metre, is the highest mount in Dalhousie. Tourists can enjoy 360 degree view of the entire valley from this peak. The sound of the breeze passing through the trees makes a musical sound, due to which this peak has also acquired the name, the singing hill. There is Pholani Devi Temple at the the top of this hill, which is one of the major tourist attraction. One of the most interesting facts about this temple is that, except a trident there is nothing inside the temple premises.

Chamera Lake

The Chamera Lake lies on the route to Chamba at an approximate distance of 36 kilometers from the center of the city of Dalhousie. The Chamera is built over the River Ravi and supports the hydroelectricity project in the region. The Chamera Lake is the artificial reservoir built along with the dam and due to the absence of aquatic life in the lake, it is the hub of various water sports near the city of Dalhousie. The vast expanse of the Chamera lake reservoir which is also known as the Bhadrika Lake flaunts the presence of Motor Boats. The motor boat joy ride over such a huge water body is a onetime experience.

Jandhri Ghat

Jandhri Ghat, perched at an altitude of 2036 metres is located at a distance of 2 km from Dalhousie. The palace of erstwhile royalty of Chamba is located at Jandhri Ghat. The place is lined up with streamlets and tall pine trees that offer visitors some beautiful picnic spots here.

Panjpulla

Panjpula is located at a distance of around 3 km from Dalhousie. It is the place where a descending stream pours into and feeds several pools. The main stream that supplies water to cities of Dalhousie and Balloon is the Panjpula stream. The stream originates from the northern side of Dayakund, which then cuts through a ravine to fall into the water bodies located in Panjpula.

Sach Pass

Sach Pass is located at about 4400 mts above sea level and located at a distance of 150KM from Dalhousie. Sach Pass is the gateway for the Pangi Valley. The remotest and the most captivating valley of Himachal Pradesh, Pangi Valley, is blessed with great grandeur and beauty. The valley is not only blessed with natural and scenic beauty, but also offers a number of opportunities for trekking enthusiasts. All the year Snow covered pass into Pangi valley is a must see on a trip to Dalhousie.

Satdhara

Satdhara Falls, located on the way to Panjpula is perched at an altitude of 2036 m above sea level. The place has derived its name from the seven beautiful springs. It is believed that these springs have several therapeutic values. This is because water in these springs comprises mica, which is known as ‘Gandhak’ in local language which helps in curing many diseases and ailments.

St. John’s Church

Satdhara Falls, located on the way to Panjpula is perched at an altitude of 2036 m above sea level. The place has derived its name from the seven beautiful springs. It is believed that these springs have several therapeutic values. This is because water in these springs comprises mica, which is known as ‘Gandhak’ in local language which helps in curing many diseases and ailments.

The Catholic Church of St. Francis

This Church near the G.P.O looks untouched by time. The Catholic Church of St.Francis, built in 1894.

 

Bakrota Hills

The Bakrota Mall at a height of 2085 m in the Bakrota hills is beautiful place to walk. It goes round the hill and offers you a spectacular view of the snow covered mountains.

 

Bhuri Singh Museum(Chamba)

It was officially established in 1908 and named after the illustrious King Raja Bhuri. The collection available on display in this museum includes Armour and arms, coins, hill jewellery and costumes, diverse ornamental artefacts and musical instruments.

Laxmi Narayan Temple(Chamba)

It is a 10th century temple, which is constructed in the Shikhara style by Sahil Verman. It is the oldest and the largest of all the temples located in Chamba region. The temple complex houses six shrines, which are either dedicated to Lord Vishnu or to Lord Shiva. Inside the temple, there is a main idol of Lord Vishnu, which is made using a rare piece of marble that has a glittering appearance.

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