Popular Dalhousie Tour Packages
‘Little Switzerland of India’, Dalhousie is a much talked about picturesque quaint town. Here you can get a whiff of the old times, watching the traces of the British era, Victorian style mansions and Scottish architecture. Named after the British Governor- General Lord Dalhousie, this hamlet is tranquil yet vibrant and perfect to seek solitude in the lap of pristine nature. Various jewels around Dalhousie transcend you to a different world, away from the humdrum of routine life. Inclusive of the best Dalhousie Tour Packages, Kalatop, Khajjiar, Dainkund and Dharamshala cater to everything a nature lover could think of.
At a distance of 21 kms from Dalhousie, Khajjiar is a much talked about tourist destination also known as ‘Mini Switzerland of India’. Long drawn meadows surrounded by lush green dense forests and lakes leave an everlasting impact and create immense opportunity for adventure activities like trekking, camping, paragliding, zorbing and horse riding. And just around 9 kms away from Khajjiar and 12 kms from Dalhousie lays the mesmerizing Kalatop wildlife sanctuary. Dense forests thickly covered with pine, deodars and oak trees interspersed with river streams; the sanctuary is pristine and is a home to a variety of flora and fauna. The route to kalatop is 4kms via lakkarmandi near Dalhousie.
The spectacular short trek to the highest peak in Dalhousie, Dainkund is also a must visit. Located at an altitude of 2755 metres, this peak gives a 360 degree view of the entire valley. One can also see the Air force base, just a few metres away from the famous temple at Dainkund. A 40 kms of trek to Jalsu pass is another good option for an amateur trekker. Here you walk through the tiny hamlets and mud houses, watching the rolling grasslands with vegetation extending over long distances. In nutshell, with the best tour packages in Dalhousie, it has every reason to be so famous for.