Dalhousie : Little Switzerland of India


Dalhousie is situated in Himachal Pradesh Dalhousie exudes an old-world charm also it is a paradise tucked away in the lap of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, this hill station is often the preferred choice of holiday destination for the people of Delhi and Himachal. If you are planning a holiday, take a look at these fun and amazing places to visit in Dalhousie that will add to the thrill and excitement of your trip.


It boasts of old-world charm, mesmerising natural landscapes, pine-clad valleys, flower-bedecked meadows, fast-flowing rivers and magnificent misty mountains.

Dalhousie has a number mountains and river streams that tourists must visit. Among them, the most famous are PanchPulla, Satdhara Falls, khajjiar, St. John’s Church Dalhousie, Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary & the Daikund peak to visit. Also, The hill station has lots of food joints and restaurants that offer the different types of cuisines. Especially one would love to eat the most-liked dishes of Dalhousie of varied cuisines like Chowmein of Chinese, Momos of Tibetan, and Idlis of South Indian.

Panch Pula, Dalhousie


Panchpula is a waterfall and a popular picnic spot in Dalhousie covered by fresh, green pine and deodar trees.  Its marvellous, cascading beauty always attracts people towards it. Five streams come together to form this waterfall, while Panchpula’s main stream supplies water to the various localities of Dalhousie. The main stream originates from the northern side of Dain Kund and is a sight for sore eyes. Moreover, the pristine water is best enjoyed during monsoons, when the water gushes down the falls and the surroundings leave.

Best Time to Visit Panchpula

Panchpula can be visited at any time of the year, be it monsoons or summer, as the mesmerising location is always a delight to spend time at.

Things to Do at Panchpula

Photography, Local Snacks and tea, provided by the stalls and restaurants nearby, For Trekking Panchpula is the base for many enjoyable treks to Dalhousie and other nearby destinations.


Dainkund Peak, Dalhousie

The highest peak in Dalhousie after a 2km steep trek, provides a 360-degree view into the depths of the beautiful valley. The cold breeze makes a charming sound when it flows through the pines and deodars of the coniferous family densifying this whole himachal range of Himalayas. For nature fanatics seeking a serene and calm place, Dainkund Peak is worth exploring.

As you make your way upwards, you can hear the gentle breeze passing through the trees making a musical sound. The scenic charm of Khajjar lake and picturesque view of the mud houses amidst lush greenery is a treat to the eyes.

If you wish to enjoy the scenic views of snow-capped mountains and refreshing greenery, consider visiting the peak during winters which last from October to February. Also, carry warm clothes because the temperature at the peak gets high.  If you are choosing trekking as an option, take proper equipment and trekking shoes.

Satdhara Falls, Dalhousie


 ‘Satdhara’ means seven springs. This waterfall brings together the waters of seven beautiful springs – their meeting point being 2036masl, cascading magnanimously in unison. The water here is contain mica and it has medicinal properties to cure skin diseases. This is the perfect place for people in search of some tranquillity in their hectic life.

The crystal-clear water of the majestic Satdhara Falls gurgles with joy as little droplets bounce off the rocks onto us. The sweet nougat smell of flower washes over you as the view of the white-water surging and plunging from the height hypnotises you with its beauty. The edges of the fall hemmed with silver lines glisten in the sunshine.

Satdhara Falls has many beautiful views from their like Chamera Lake, Dainkund Peak, Chamunda Devi Temple, Bhuri Singh Museum. This is the reasons why it attracts so many tourists.

Khajjiar Tourism

Khajjiar is a small town near Dalhousie which provides tourists a unique combination of forests, lakes and pastures.

The natural beauty and picturesque landscape of this place are bound to leave an everlasting impression on a tourist. Khajjiar is famous for its nine-hole golf-course. The golfcourse is in the midst of lush greenery and a breath-taking landscape. It is a small plateau which also has a small lake.This is one of the reason why it is one of the most favoured tourist spots in this town.  Green meadows and dense forests covered this place. It is also known for its beautiful temples.

This region also attracts adventure seekers. It has a lot of options in adventure sports like paragliding, horse riding, zorbing, trekking etc.

Khajjiar is a must visit place for everyone coming to Dalhousie and its nearby regions. However,Due to heavy snowfall the way to Khajjiar remain closed sometimes during winters.

Because of these mesmerizing sceneries Dolhousie is knowns as the switzerland of india. If you are a travel lover,then this place is for you.


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