Dalhousie is in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.
It is built on five hills Kathlog, Potreyn, Tehra,
Bakrota and Balun. It's a very beautiful hill
station in Himachal Pradesh. It is surrounded by the
beautiful scenery oh snow - capped peaks. It was
established in 1854 by the British Empire in India
as summer retreat for its troops and bureaucrats. It
is located on the western edge of the Dhauladhar
mountain range of the Himalayas. Out of five hills,
the main hub of Dalhousie is portreyn. The most
popular place in Dalhousie is the figure of eight at
Dalhousie is known as the 'gateway to Chamba'.
Chamba is only 56 km from Dalhousie. Dalhousie is
famous for its rains and cool weather in summer.
Chamba chappals are very famous among the tourist
embroidered with gold thread, can baskets, colorful
woolens and life like Chamba dolls and also the
Chamba shawls are very popular. There are several
places of tourist interest near the hill resort of
Dalhousie like Khajjair and Chamba. Ponies and
dandies (local palanquins) are used for short
distance trips. Taxis and jeeps are also available