Dalhousie is named after the British Governor – General of the 19th century Lord Dalhousie. The town’s height varies between 1525m and 2378m and is surrounded by varied vegetation. Dalhousie has charming colonial architecture, including some beautiful churches. The spectacular snow-covered Dhauladhar Mountains are also visible from this enchanting town.
Area: 13 sq. km. Altitude: 2036 meters, Climate: (deg C)-Summer - Max 23.5, Min 15.5, Winter - Max 10, Min 1, Clothing: Summer - Light woollens, Winter - Heavy woolens, Best season: April to November, Languages spoken: Pahari, Hindi, English.
Places Of Interest: Panjpulla, Subhash Baoli & Jandri Ghat, The Round, Dainkund, Khajjiar, Kalatop Wild Life Sanctuary.
Excursions: Kugti Wild Life Sanctuary- 35 kms, Tundah Wild Life Sanctuary- 45 kms.
Reach - By Air: Nearest airport is Amritsar- 118 kms & Jammu- 188 kms. By Rail: Nearest railhead is Pathankot- 80 kms. By Road: Amritsar- 188 kms, Jalandhar- 192 kms, Pathankot- 80 kms, Chamba- 56 kms, Manali- 402 kms, Delhi- 563 kms, Chandigarh- 352 kms, Dharamshala- 143 kms, Khajjiar- 27 kms, Jammu-188 kms.