Dalhousie - Travel in India

Travel in India
Tourist Season: From April to November.

Clothings:Light woollen clothing in summer and Heavy woollen in winter.
Shopping: Tibetan handicrafts like shawls, scarves, blankets and carpets can be bought from The Craft Centre, Gandhi Chowk, Himachal Handicraft Emporium. Slippers, woodwork items and dry fruits also can be bought here.


Climate Max Min
Summer 23.5°C 15°C
Winter 10°C 1°C

Other important information.Due to rains, from the end of June to mid September, roads may get damaged.

The local people sell a lot of items from Delhi, Ludhiana, and Saharanpur passing them off as from Tibet. Hence, one must be a very careful where one buys. Dry fruits are invariably very expensive. Hence, it would be advisable to buy only those items that are not available anywhere else.

Travel Plans:

Air: The nearest airport is Jammu and Amritsar. Dalhousie is 188 kms from here. Bus or taxi's can cover the rest of the journey.
Rail: The closest railway station is Pathankot.
Road: Dalhousie is on NH 33-35, which is connected by a straight road to many cities. Punjab Roadways, Himachal Roadways and the J & K State Transport run buses from Pathankot, Jammu, Katra, Dharmasala, Shimla etc. Private tourist buses are also available.

Distances to cities and towns:

Cities Kms
Delhi 485
Amritsar 188
Jammu 188
Chamba 56
Chandigarh 352
Pathankot 80
Kangra 135
Manali 402
Dharmasala 143

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