Dalhousie is a hill station steeped in imperial splendour with lingering Raj memories. The town is named after the 19th century British governor general Lord Dalhousie and is spread out over five hills (Kathlog Potreys, Tehra, Bakrota, and Bolun). The village is shaded by a variety of vegetation, including magnificent channels of pines, deodars, oaks, and flowering rhododendrons, thanks to its changing height. The town has a lot of colonial architecture and some lovely churches. Its breathtaking woodland pathways offer views of forested hills, water falls, springs, and rivulets.
The twists and turns of river Ravi, like a silver snake making its way out of the Himalayas, are a delight to witness from a variety of vantage points.There are also breathtaking vistas of the Chamba valley and the Dhauladhar range, with its awe-inspiring snow-capped peaks that stretch across the entire horizon. Huge boulders carved in low relief and painted in Tibetan style line the road sides, adding a touch of the unique to this quiet retreat.