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Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh – In the lap of the Himalayas

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Dalhousie is a wonderful hill-station in the state of Himachal Pradesh, located about 2000 m above sea level. It is situated atop 5 hills.

As you approach Dalhousie, you are greeted with lush green and tall cedar and pine trees along both the sides of the roads.

 

Cedar and Pine tree Dalhousie

Cedar and Pine tree pathways as you approach Dalhousie

Cedar and Pine trees

Mountains filled with lush green Cedar and Pine trees

The paradise called ‘Dalhousie’

Dalhousie view

The paradise called ‘Dalhousie’

The scenic views

The scenic views

Dalhousie views

The beautiful views are straight out of fairy tales

Sky view

The magnificent skies

Approaching the market

Dalhousie is not a very big place per se. The roads that lead to the one main market, called Gandhi Chowk are steep. The uphill climb can be quite a task for people on heavier sides. However, the scenic beauty of each and every corner of this place is unparalleled.

Dalhousie roads

The downhill climb roads in Dalhousie

The Gandhi Chowk, the main market area of Dalhousie has a range of handicraft and clothing products, that one may want to pick up. Also, the Tibetian & Indian Union around the corner of Gandhi chowk is a street-side showing outlet to pick up Tibetian stuff, elecrtronics and small knick-knacks.

Dalhousie houses

A view from the top

Accommodations

Dalhousie has a line of beautiful hotels varying across all budgets. They are all built on the step-hills of the hill-station and offer scenic views. Each place looks straight out of a fairy tale.

food court

Food court at a famous hotel in Dalhousie

Dalhousie accommodation

Enchanting views of a hotel in Dalhousie

Dalhousie accommodation

The steep staircases of a hotel in Dalhousie

Dalhousie accommodation

Adding a touch of old-world vintage charm

Dalhousie accommodation

Enchanting views of a hotel in Dalhousie

Dalhousie accommodation

Enchanting views of a hotel in Dalhousie

Dalhousie accommodation

A small cozy seating arrangement in a hotel in Dalhousie

Dalhousie accommodation

Enchanting views of a hotel in Dalhousie

Dalhousie accommodation

Enchanting views of a hotel in Dalhousie

The beauty of Dalhousie cannot be summed up in words. You need to visit it to feel it!!