(Last Updated on : 05/05/2010)
The hill station of Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh is an ideal retreat for tourists and nature lovers. Seated at Himachal Pradesh, the hill station Dalhousie is famed for its tranquility and picturesque backdrop. Mesmerized by its beauty and charm every year thousands of people visit there in great enthusiasm. The glories of ancient British era are reflected in every corners of this exquisite place. Also it got its name from the then British Governor General Lord Dalhousie.
Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh encompasses an area of nearly 14 sq. km rising to a height of 2036 meters above the mean sea level. It is rested on 5 wonderful hills like Kathlog, Potreyn, Tehra, Bakrota and Balun. Trees like pines, dodders, oaks and flowering rhododendron form its plantation and vegetation. One can get a picturesque view of plains in the near by. Rivers namely Ravi, Chenab, the Beas flows through the place with all its curves and turnings. Snow capped ranges of Dhauladhar Mountains and Chamba Valley are worth watching.
limate of Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh is apt for the tourists to make visit the place every now and then. Summer are pleasant with maximum temperature of 23.5 °C. Minimum temperature is 15.5°C. Winters are chilly and freezing. Maximum temperature is a 10° C. Minimum temperature even drops down to as low as 1°C during winters. Woolens are worn through out the year. During winter season heavy woolen clothes are worn. Also people use light woolens during summer months. .