Dalhousie is the gateway to ancient Chamba Hill State.Dalhousie is in Chamba District of the Himachel Pradesh.The hill station of Dalhousie is full of charm and holds lingering echoes It covers an area of about 14 sq. km and is built on five hills – Kathlog, Potreyn, Tehra, Bakrota and Balun.
Dalhousie has charming architecture, including beautiful churches. Its location presents panoramic views of the plains – and like a long silverline, the river Ravi twists and turns below Dalhousie.Dalhousie is built by the British as per their own style as they wanted to establish a sanatorium for Europeans on the outer slopes of the Dhauladhar range. The then Maharaja of Chamba was offered handsome amout for this place.The amout Rs 2300 was decided to be paid as a compensation to the Chamba state for the transfer of this place and its nearby places like Bakrota,Tehra,Kathlog etc… to the Government of India.Sir Donald McLeod recommended the British to name, the new sanatorium as Dalhousie, after Lord Dalhousie, the first British Governor General of India in the year 1854. Thus, this beautiful hill station came into being covering an area of 14 sq kms.
Places to Visit in Dalhousie
The churches of Dalhousie are beautiful. These are St. Andrew’s Church and St. Patrick’s Church at Balun, St. Francis’ Church at Subash Chowk and St. John’s Church at Gandhi Chowk.
This is a very beautiful spot where a stream feeds a series of pools. A monument has been built here in memory of the freedom fighter,Ajit Singh
This place is surrounded by majestic trees, that Subhash Chandra Bose spent a lot of time mediating during 1937,
BaraPathar : This is a famous temple at the middle of the thick forest.
Kalatop :Is a wild life sanctuary,home to the ‘ghoral’ and black bear.
How to reach Dalhousie
Air : Amritsar is the nearest airport .Jammu airport is188 kms.Both are connected to Delhi by Indian Airlines and by Vayudoot flights.
Rail: Pathankot about 80 kms, the nearest railway station and is connected to all of the major cities.
Road: Network bus services is from Dalhousie to Manali 402 kms, Khajjiar 27 kms, Amritsar 188 kms, , Pathankot 80 kms, , Delhi 563 kms, Chandigarh 352 kms, Dharamshala 143 kms, Jammu 188 kms. Chamba 56 kms, Jalandhar 192 kms
Local Transport: Taxis, autos and ponies are available.
DALHOUSIE HONEYMOON TOUR TRAVEL PACKAGE
DELHI – DALHOUSIE – DELHI TOUR ( 03 Nights / 04 Days )
Day 1: Departure from Delhi around 0600 Hrs. Arrival in Dalhousie around 1800 Hrs. Check in at hotel. Rest of the day free for leisure. Dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: After breakfast, departure for local sightseeing tour to Dain Kund, Gandhi Chowk, Satdhara, Panjpulla and Subhash Bauli. Rest of the day free for shopping at The Mall. Dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: After breakfast, departure for full day sightseeing tour to Khajjiar, Chamba ( Visit to Temples) and Rock Garden. Dinner at hotel in Dalhousie. Overnight at hotel in Dalhousie.
Day 4: After breakfast, Check out from hotel. Departure for Delhi.
DALHOUSIE: Hotel Shangri La OR Equivalent
Package Includes : As per requirement
Transportation : Car / Coach as per client’s requirement
DHARMSHALA HONEYMOON TOUR TRAVEL PACKAGE
Dharmasala Honeymoon Tour :
Dharmasala Honeymoon Tour :: Day 01 Delhi – Dharmasala (by Flight)
Departure to Dhramshala.
Dharmasala Honeymoon Tour :: Day 02 Dharmasala Sightseeing
Drive to Dharmasala, the land of Dalai Lama. Dharmasala has some delightful treks. The home to the exiled Tibetan government and their spiritual and political leader Dalai Lama, it is a desirable hill resort of Himachal Pradesh. Besides the panoramic views of Dhauladhar range above and the Kangra valley below, it is a famed education and religious center of Tibetan Buddhism. With number of monasteries and nunneries in the McLeod Ganj region, it offers deep insight into the Tibetan art, craft and culture. Overnight stay at hotel. Sightseeing tour of the city and optional excursion to Dal Lake.
Dharmasala Honeymoon Tour :: Day 03 Kangra Valley Tour
Breakfast at hotel. Sightseeing tour of Dharmasala and Kangra Valley. Overnight stay at hotel.
Dharmasala Honeymoon Tour :: Day 04 Shimla Visit
Drive to Shimla, the summer capital of India. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Dharmasala Honeymoon Tour :: Day 05 Shimla Sightseeing Visit
Sightseeing and nature walk tour of the city including the Mall, Christ Church, Narkanda and Kufri. There are beautiful churches in Shimla such as Christ church and St. Michael’s Cathedral. Besides, there are Jakhu temple close to the highest point of the Shimla ridge and the Mall for shopping.
Dharmasala Honeymoon Tour :: Day 06 Shimla – Delhi (By Flight)
Departure from Shimla to New Delhi.