Dalhousie going students can have their industrial visit in Pathankot as well, Pathankot has Asia’s foremost Hydraulic Research Station at the Upper Bari Doab Canal which is worth paying a visit, and here you can see various models of dams and irrigation systems before they are actually commissioned. In Chamba you can visit Hydro electric power projects
Located at an altitude of 1854.mts in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie is one of India’s most well known holiday destinations. Named after Lord Dalhousie the British viceroy in India, this picturesque hill station, built around five hills, nestles in the outer slopes of the Dhauladhar range and attracts visitors who will be startled by its relaxed atmosphere, invigorating air, warm sunshine and quiet surroundings.
Here you will find some fine specimens of British colonial architecture. The unofficial honeymoon Mecca of India, Dalhousie is the reminiscent of an English town, with faded, elegant buildings evocative of another era. It is also becoming a haven for outdoor adventure activities, including trekking, cycling and rock climbing.
Sights to See
Also known as Panchpula, it is a premier tourist destination in Dalhousie. On the way to Panjpulla, there is small fresh water spring water known as Satdhara, believed to contain medicinal properties.
St. Andrew’s Church
Built in the year 1903 at Baloon by Protestant Christians St. Andrew’s Church is commonly known as the Church of Scotland. Located one and half km from Dalhousie’s bus stand, the Church attracts visitors in good numbers.
St. Patrick’s Church
Standing on Military Hospital road the church is approximately 2 km from main bus stand. This Church in Baloon is the largest church in the hill station. Built in 1909 the shrine can accommodate some 300 people.
St. Francis’ Church
A prominent landmark on the Subhash Chowk this Catholic Church was built in the year 1894 and is managed and maintained by the Catholic Diocese of Jalandhar. Located on the Prtrain hill, the church has beautiful glasswork and intricate stonework.
St. Jonh’s Church
Located on the Gandhi Chowk it is the oldest church in Dalhousie
Jandhri Ghat (2 km)
Approximately 1.5 km from Subhash Baoli, Jandhri Ghat is a scenic spot place in the midst of tall pine trees.
- NHPC Chamba
- The Glacier Product (India) Pvt. Ltd. Pathankot
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
Khajjiar (27 km)
Surrounded by dense forests of deodars and with a small lake in the centre, the landscape of this enchanting saucer shaped grassy meadow looks extremely beautiful so as to draw more visitors in future to have a memorable stay which will be an unforgettable affair forever.
Kalatope (8.5 km)
Located at an altitude of 2440 metres, Kalatope commands a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. The Kalatope Sanctuary is home to a number of wildlife species including the barking deer, black bear, kalij and chir. A Forest Rest House provides accommodation and other facilities for tourists.
Dainkund (10 km)
Situated at an altitude of 2,745 meters, Dainkund is a towering and beautiful peak offering panoramic views.
How would you like to travel?
- 80 km from Pathankot
- 188 km from Amritsar
- 352 km from Chandigarh
- 563 km from Delhi
- 143 km from Dharamshala
- 92 km from Jalandhar
- 188 km from Jammu
- 402 km from Manali
- 445 km from Shimla
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