Located in Chamba, Himachal Pradesh; Dalhousie is a splendid hill station- summer retreat for thousands of Nature lovers who want to feel it wholeheartedly. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, meadows and forests Dalhousie is the best place to explore dolhousie khajjiar.
Switzerland in India
Does it sound strange? Yes! It’s true. Due to its natural scenery and rich culture ‘Khajjiar’- another hill station 24 km away from Dalhousie is called ‘Mini Switzerland of India’. Lush green meadows, high Deodars and Pines, the undulating hills, soothing breeze, snow-covered hilltops are the true characteristics of Khajjiar.
Fall in love with the vicinity of Dalhousie and Khajjiar
Dalhousie is the place always covered with the smoky clouds. Walking around the lakes and Pine tree is one of the pleasant experiences you ever have. Either you are planning for solo, family or trip with friends; you are going to fall in love with skiing over sloped terrain, horse riding, trekking and more adventure.
- Panoramic view of Dhauladhar mountain
- Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary- Wild life sanctuary home to wide variety of forests suitable for picnic and trekking
- Boating in Khajjiar lake
- Exclusive eyesight of Panchpula waterfall
- Khajjiar Nag temple, Laxmi Narayan temple, Chattardi temple
- Dainkund trek to explore and trekking
- Churches, Mall road
- View of snow covered Pir Panjal mountain ranges
- Paragliding and Zorbing
- Photo shoot in Himachali dress
How can you plan your trip from Delhi?
Day 1: (Delhi to Dalhousie)
Catch overnight Volvo service, there are lots of transporters operating their bus between Delhi – Dalhousie.
You can also opt train option, catch overnight Dhauladhar Exp (Delhi to Pathankot). From Pathankot, you can hire a local taxi for Dalhousie or Khajjiar, it’s around 90km from Pathankot.
Day 2: (Explore Khajjiar & Dhainkund)
Hire local taxi from Dalhousie to Khajjiar, Book your Hotel in Khajjiar (because Khajjiar have there different charm, calm & peaceful location).
Before Check in Hotel, visit Dhainkund Mata, it’s Small trek to Dhainkund Peak & Visit Mata Temple (around 1.5 km). Proceed for Hotel in Khajjiar(Mini Switzerland of India), Check in & rest for few hours.
Evening explore Khajjiar ground & try different activities available in ground (like Zorbing, Horse Riding etc.). Overnight stay in Khajjiar.
Day 3: (Visit Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary)
Wake up in between beautiful mountains around 8:00 AM, enjoy tea & breakfast in Hotel
Check out from Hotel & proceed for Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary (awesome 3 km nature walk between jungle) and also for some local sightseeing includes Old Church, Panjphulla (in Dalhousie) etc.
Catch overnight Volvo from Dalhousie to Khajjiar.
If Time Permits
Day 4: (Explore Chamba Town)
If you have extra day, you can explore Chamba (a beautiful town). Visit Chamera Dam View Spot, Luxmi Narayana Temple, Chamunda Temple, river point etc.