Dalhousie is a gem of a hill station in India. Located in western Himachal Pradesh, it has a quaint and laid-back atmosphere. The scenery is very vivid with flowering and dense forests filled with pines, oaks, and deodars. Dalhousie with beautiful buildings sporting colonial architecture, reminiscent of the British era, such as St. Francis’ s Church, St. Patrick’ s Church and St. Andrew’ s Church. With serene environs and majestic snow-capped mountains, Dalhousie refreshes your senses. Subhash Baoli is a quiet sanctuary surrounded by towering trees, named after ‘ Netaji’ Subhash Chandra Bose, spent a lot of time here in meditation. Get a glimpse of life in the jungle at Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary. Take an adventurous trek to the top of the picturesque Dainkund Peak. Get a few souvenirs from the Tibetan Market to commemorate the trip to Dalhousie.
McLeod Ganj, this town located in Kangra Valley has numerous Buddhist monasteries, scattered amidst the hills surrounding this region. With the establishment of the Tibetan government-in-exile, the traditions and flavors of Tibet have found its way into the culture and cuisine of Dharamshala. The region also has many ancient temples and beautiful churches built during the reign of the British, tucked away in the lush green forests. Dharamshala boasts of an International Cricket Stadium, which has hosted many international and IPL cricket matches.
Khajjiar is a town of sheer beauty.The sight of mountains, the dense green deodars, the wildlife of Kalatope Khajjiar. The comfortable weather conditions and tranquil environment, take you to another level serenity. It is very rightly termed as ‘ Mini Switzerland of India.’ Visit the famous Khajjiar Lake. The silver jewelry which is carved in Khajjiar is epitome of detailing and perfection. Indulge in some adventurous activities, like skiing on the mountain tops of this town.
DAY 1 Drive from Chandigarh to Dalhousie (320 km/approx. 8 hours)
DAY 2 Sightseeing in Dalhousie
DAY 3 Drive from Dalhousie to Khajiar (25 km/approx. 1 hour)
DAY 4 Drive from Khajjiar to Dharamshala (120 km/approx. 4 hours)
DAY 5 Sightseeing in Dharamshala
DAY 6 Drive from Dharamshala to Chandigarh (250 km/approx. 6 hours)