Dalhousie- A Refreshing Retreat this Summer

The visit to Dalhousie Hill Station is almost like a dream come true. Tall Oak and pine trees, serene atmosphere, cool weather, less populated are one of the most fascinating hill stations of India. A popular summer destination among the holidaymakers, Dalhousie is a paradise of unspoilt nature with spectacular scenic grandeur.

 

We had planned our visit in the Month of March. There was a great rush of tourists, all hotels were jam packed but Nothing to Worry as we had already made all arrangements, thanks to the current systems of online reservations. I contacted the Himachalhotels people and Wohh !!..They served me everything at hand.

 

Our stay at Dalhousie was accompanied by our visit to the marvelous Khajjiar. Lovely lakes , captivating cedar trees all mesmerized our trip and left an overwhelming experience to cherish a lifetime in the hills of Himachal.

 

Our shopping stop was the Tibetan market where we purchased traditional shawls, grass chappals,Ethnic Himachali dolls as souvenirs.

 

On the last leg of our tour we visited Chamba, 56 Kms away from Dalhousie. In Chamba Lakshminarayana temple is a landmark, a Must Visit..

I must tell you,we enjoyed a lot.. The hills proved to be a refreshing retreat for us.

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Travel Himachal: Tourist Destination-Attractions

Some major tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh are: Shimla: Once the summer-capital of British India, it is now the capital of the state. Although, a little overcrowded now-a-days, the city still retains its charm and still favourite with the tourists.

Manali: By virtue of the splendid scenery, this is more famous as an idyllic honeymoon destination. It serves as the gateway to the valleys of Lahaul and Spiti.

Dalhousie: Hidden under the thick growth of deodars, pine and red and pink rhododendrons, Dalhousie still remains off the beaten track. With the old colonial style chalets peeping through the wooded loops, you may feel like the time here has stood still since long.

Dharamsala: Dharamsala is more famous as the abode of the Dalai Lama. Set against the snow-clad Dhauladhar Mountains, the Tibetan township has spectacular landscape. McLeodganj retains its colonial charm.

Among the religious sites in Himachal Pradesh, some are: Hindu Pilgrimage: Bajreshwari Temple, Jwalamukhi Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple in Kangra, Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Chattari Temples in Chamba

Buddhist Pilgrimage: Rewalsar in Mnadi, Guru Ghantal Monastery, Kardang Monastery, Tabo Monastery in Lahaul  

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Hill Station Himachal Pradesh: Himalayas,India

Nestled in the Himalayas, the world’s mightiest mountain ranges, himachal is blessed with some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes anywhere, it is a traveler’s paradise. 

Himachal Pradesh is dominated by successive ridges of snow Covered peaks, the outer ranges of the Himalaya themselves known across india for its early summer climate, its soothing cool mountain streams and its seemingly endless supplies of temperate fruit, Himachal Also has excellent trekking.

Don’t Miss

Ø      Stroll around the Faded Streets of Shimla and imagine the “poodle fakers” living it up in the time of Raj.

Ø      Climb behind Bhimakali Temple in Sarahan for a picturesque view.

Ø      For an immense sense of spiritual, the Chos Khor Gompa  at Tabo is unsurpassed in this region

Ø      Travel through the apple orchards in the kullu valley to reach Naggar with its interesting castle

Ø      If you have a head for height, take the manali to leh road and stop at Rohtang Pass for Spectacular views of precipitous cliffs

Ø      Many head for Dharamshala, now the home of Dalai Lama. This is a good place to consider a trek or a ride on the mountain railway railway.

Ø      Try Pragpur, a medieval “Heritage” Village, for a few days of complete relaxation

 Plan Your Trip First time Visitors are often at loss when faced with the vast possibilities for travel in the Indian Himalaya. We have a few suggestions for two to three week Trips on the basis that some journeys will be flown and for that air, Bus or Car tickets have been booked in advance. Himachalhotels.in can make the necessary arrangements for a relatively small fee saving your time & bother. It is now possible to book tickets Online for Buses & Flights in Himachal (For Bookings please visit  www.himachalhotels.in ) We have made various tour packages covering whole Himachal Pradesh.

Tourist Destination in Himalayas:Dalhousie

Dalhousie is built on and around five hills, located on the western edge of the Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas. It is surrounded by the beautiful scenery of snow-capped peaks. Dalhousie is situated at 6000-9000 feet above sea level. The best time to visit is in the summer, and the peak tourist season is from May to September. Dalhousie is a gateway to the ancient Chamba Hill State. This hill region is a repository of ancient Hindu culture, art, temples, and handicrafts preserved under the longest running single dynasty since the mid-6th century. Chamba is the hub of this culture. Many trekking routes over Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges present a challenge to the serious trekker, while there are ample opportunities for the budding trekker.

 

Places to Visit:

 

Khajjiar: Khajjiar, located at an altitude of 1960 m, is often called the Switzerland of India, with its rolling meadows, majestic deodars, bubbly streams, and the sheer opulence of its natural beauty. The snow – line appears above its lush woods, and at the very centre of this divine glade, is a lake fed by countless streams that criss – cross the area.

 

Churches: 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.


Panchpula: 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.


Subhash Baoli: This place is surrounded by majestic trees under which 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.

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Honeymoon Destinations In Himachal: Shimla,Manali,Kasauli,Dalhousie

India, the mystical east has become one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in the world today. The excitement, joy, and cute feeling of being with your love of life all alone in the lap of nature is magical. To Here is the list of secluded, exotic, warm and romantic honeymoon destinations in India. A maneuver for newly wed couples to celebrate marriage! 

Shimla: The pine forests and mountain sides swathed in maize terraces and apple orchids at an altitude of 2159 m, snowy peaks of the great Himalayas all make Shimla an ideal romantic destination. Shimla gives you the opportunity to stay close to nature. You can wander with your sweetheart along winding hill roads and view the most soothing green forests. Shimla is surrounded by thick growth of oak, pine, deodar and rhododendron forest.
St. Michael’s Chatedral, Kufri, Jakhoo hill,
Annandale, Chadwick Falls and Mashobra are some of the interesting locations for sight seeing.
 

Manali: Manali, tops the list of Indian honeymoon destinations for its pleasant and tempting weather and landscape beauty. Manali is a hill station located at the Himalayan mountains in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Other than the chilled beauty of nature, Manali has much more to entertain any visitor. Naggar Fort, Buddhist temples, Rohtang Pass, the museum of traditional Himachal culture, beautiful Himalayan valleys, various adventurous activities like skiing, hiking, mountaineering, paragliding, rafting, trekking, kayaking, and mountain biking etc.. are among the major tourist attractions in Manali.
 

Kasauli: Kasauli is best destination for honeymoon. The charm of Kasauli is its old world ambience and chaste natural beauty. The hillsides are covered with pine and the ground thickly carpeted with resin-rich needles. Giant oak trees, firs, horse chestnut, wild cherry and several varieties of deciduous trees suffuse the countryside which is why spring is so beautiful in Kasauli, when trees and bushes turn into gossamer pink, green and silver as they sprout new leaves. 

Dalhousie: Dalhousie is clad in stately groves of deodar and oak. Its marvelous forest trails overlook verdant hills, waterfalls, springs and rivulets. Magnificent views of the Chamba Valley and the towering. A coating of Tibetan culture has added a touch of the exotic to this serene resort and along the roads there are huge rock frescoes painted in Tibetan style. The enchanting land from mountains to beaches, to forts and gardens, has drawn couples worldwide to start their relationship with a romantic essence. 

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