Himachal Tourist Guide

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Dalhousie

Dalhousie, Chamba, IndiaDalhousie is a hill station full of colonial charm that holds lingering echoes of the Raj. Spread out over five hills. Named after Lord Dalhousie...

Dharamsala

Dharamsala, Kangra, HimachalDharamsala is bea- utiful & peaceful town, surrounded by forests of pine. Up there is Suburb of Dharamsala called Macleodganj or Little Lhasa...

DainKund

On a clear day this tall peak outside town (10 kms, 2745m) affords a birds eye-view of the hills, verdant valleys and the Beas, Ravi and Chenab rivers threading their silvery passage down to the plains. This is the tallest peak around Dalhousie.  There is a very popular Pholani Devi Temple on the hill. It is 10km from Dalhousie. On the clear day, the three rivers Beas, Ravi and Chenab are visible from this peak. The whole mountain side is full of millions of white wild Daisies.

Dainkund, DalhousieDian Kund is the most facinating place in the entire area. The ascent to the Dainkund begins after a turn from the Lakkar Mandi. About 6kms drive from Lakkar Mandi takes one an Indian Air Force Barrier, where the cars are parked. The top of the hill is unfortunately occupied by an Indian Air Force establishment. It is believed that in old days there were witches living there who used to trouble the villagers to no end, Because of this Dain Kund is also known with the name of Witch's Pond. If one has time, one can trek to a pass called "Jot" which is about 3hrs along the same ridge.

Dainkund Trek, DalhousieDalhousie- Dainkund is one of the most frequently undertaken tours from Dalhousie. The mountain of Dainkund rises to an altitude of 2,745 meters above sea level and provides a breathtaking view of the surrounding regions. Dainkund is the highest mount in Dalhousie that provides the picture book scenery of the whole valley.  The amazing experience of a pliable trudge in a beautiful ambience is quite spectacular, which provides an enthralling freshness to everyone. The sweet sound of the gentle breeze puffing through the trees makes a musical serenade and so Daikund is popularly known as the singing hill. Amazing sight of the stunning valley coupled with the glittering rivers flowing through the crisscross riverbeds, makes trekking toDaikund a must experienced spectacle.

Phaloni Devi Temple, Dainkund - DalhousieThe Indian Air Force occupies the top of Daikund, from there a left turn will fetch oneself to the Pholani Devi Temple. The weird and wonderful fact about this temple is that, except a trident nothing can be found in the temple premises. A unique characteristic of this temple is the absence of the image of any deity. The holy trinity of  Hindu mythology is worshiped in this temple. She is supposed to be an incarnation of Kali Mata and arose at the site from a stone. The split stone is still near the temple. She killed all the Witches and saved the villagers who since worship her. 

Other Interesting Places in  and around Dalhousie

Chamba

chamba, himachal
Chamba valley, the most loveliest in Himachal, is known for its scenic attractions, sparkling streams, beautiful lakes and crowned with high mountains ranges...

Kullu Manali

Kullu Manali, Himachal

 Kullu - Manali, A honeymooners place, is gifted with every thing that one can imagine. Kullu "The end of habitable world" and  Manali "Queen of Hills"...

 

Shimla

Shimla, Himachal, India

 Shimla a tourist destination. A beautiful hill town in the lap of nature, surrounded by pine and deodar forests. At a distance of 45 km, a prettiest place Solan exists"...