Dalhousie- known as The Little Switzerland of India
A tiny tinsel town tucked away in the lap of Himachal Pradesh, is a piece of paradise for all the travelers. It boasts of old world charm, mesmerizing natural landscape, pine-clad valleys, flower bedecked meadows, fast flowing rivers, magnificent misty mountains and some of the most spectacular views in the world. The air smells of the Scottish and Victorian architecture and the ambiance reminds you of the pristine British flavors.
Grace Mount, Dalhousie
A boutique hotel in the heart of Dalhousie offers a marvelous vacation experience. With its resplendent rooms with private balcony and a magnificent view of Himalayan Ranges, Hotel Grace Mount aspires to create an unparalleled rejuvenation for all guests with memorable hospitality.
Accommodation : Grace Mount has 6 well-appointed luxury suites and 3 deluxe rooms with very cozy ambiance. All the rooms are equipped with modern amenities and suitable for both business & leisure travelers. Each apartment has a private balcony which overlooks to breathtaking Himalayan views.
Dining : The dining hall offers delicious meals with a homely touch of Himachali flavors. The house chef has a great knack of fulfilling dining needs with great passion.
Fun & Frolic : The resort is well equipped to keep all its guests engaged with board games, puzzles etc. You may choose to walk around and the mall and catch up with some nostalgic surroundings.
- Drive In facility with adequate parking
- Well-appointed rooms with all modern amenities
- LED Television with HD connections
- Tea & Coffee Maker
- Premium bathroom amenities
- WI-FI Zone
- Glass Elevator
- Valet Service
- Laundry Service
- Indoor / outdoor recreational facilities
- Security Surveillance
- Round the clock power backup
- Access to all tourist interest places
Air : Nearest active airport is Pathankot located 75 km. from Dalhousie. However Gaggal airport is located about at 140 km.
Rail : Pathankot is the most connected railway station which is 75 km away from Dalhousie.
Road : Delhi is connected with Dalhousie by National Highway No. 44 via en-route Karnal, Ambala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Pathankot. Regular roadways buses run from Delhi, Chandigarh, Ludhiana & Jalandhar daily. Beside this luxury coaches are available from Delhi for Dalhousie.
Places to Visit in Dalhousie
Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary :
Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary is a 30.69 km² animal sanctuary at Kalatop and Khajjiar in the Chamba district. The sanctuary area is well laid out for trekking trails both at Kalatop and Khajjiar. It is about 6 km from Dalhousie. Pheasants, serow and black bear are some of the common animals found here.
The lake is a popular tourist spot of Khajjiar where people can enjoy numerous recreational activities. Khajjiar is surrounded by saucer-shaped meadows; Beyond the pasture land, there is a dense pine forest surrounded by high mountains, and fringed by gigantic deodars. It offers peace and tranquillity to the visitors.
Located at a distance of 25 km from Dalhousie, the exquisite Chamera Lake is actually a reservoir formed by the Chamera Dam, which is positioned at an altitude of 1700 meters. The Chamera is an artificial lake, which is surrounded by beautiful green trees and exquisite valleys. It gives way to various water sports activities such as boat riding and fishing.
St. John’s Church
Built in the year 1863, It is the oldest church in the town and assumes not only religious significance but has much historical significance too. It also tends to be a favorite amongst photographers. A library neighbors the church, where one can find a lot of books about the past and the present of the town.