Outdoor Activities in Dalhousie

Outdoor activities in Dalhousie are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Dalhousie comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Dalhousie and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Dalhousie has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Dalhousie.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Dalhousie:

  1. Chamera Dam

    Outdoors, Water Body, Water Sport

    The Chamera Dam is the most important component of the hydroelectricity project of Himachal Pradesh. It was built during 1985-1994. This dam is situated on the river Ravi. After this dam was constructed, hospitals at Banikhet and khairi were set up especially for first-aid services along with a dispensary at Sundla which was established by NHPC to provide medical services to the families of the...Read more
  2. Dainkund Peak

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    Dainkund Peak

    Outdoors, View Point, Adventure, Valley

    The Dainkund Mountain is located in Dalhousie in the district of Chamba. The Dainkund peak is at a height of almost 2755 meters above sea level. It is just so beautiful. The name Dainkund is said to have been derived from ‘Dain – Kund’, which means ‘house of the witches’. The name so comes from the stories which say that this mountain was the residence of witches m...Read more
  3. Khajjiar


    Khajjiar is a pretty little hill station in the heart of Himachal Pradesh in the district of Chamba. It is known as the ‘Mini Switzerland’ of India due to the geographical structure of the place. There is also a river flowing through the valley which enhances its beauty even more. Thus, together it is called the Khajjiar Valley and Lake. History says that this place was initial rule...Read more
  4. Kalatop Wildlife Reserve

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    Kalatop Wildlife Reserve

    Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Nature

    The Kalatop Wildlife sanctuary is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries of Himachal Pradesh. It is a very well maintained area with lush green meadows and velvety grass. The sanctuary was founded in 1958 and the most interesting attraction is the river Ravi flowing through it. The area of the sanctuary starts from the initial elevation of Dalhousie and stretches till the opposite side, c...Read more
  5. Garam Sadak

    Trail, Walking Area, Food And Drinks, Market

    This is the most famous pathway in Dalhousie. GaramSadak is one of the two roads criss-crossing to the Gandhi Chowk and SubhashChowk or SubhashBowli. This is a beautiful pathway with greenery on both sides. The passage is completely lined with tall tress but allows enough daylight to pass through. The name 'GaramSadak' literally means ‘warm path’. The name is so because of the warm ...Read more
  6. Ganji Pahari

    Temple, Outdoors, Trail, Walking Area

    GanjiPahari is a small hill located just a little far from the city of Dalhousie. It is a lovely walk just a few kilometers from the Bakrota hills. The name ‘GanjiPahari’ literally means ‘bald hill’. It is so called because the hill is completely devoid of all vegetation. There is not a single tree here. There are only thorny shrubs all over. A 1 hour walk from the Patha...Read more
  7. Saho Shiva Temple

    Religious Site, Temple, Village, Architecture

    Saho is the prettiest village of Himachal Pradesh in the district of Chamba. It is located on the beautiful plateau area and is surrounded by groves on all sides. From here you can see a lovely shrine peeping out. When you go there you find the stunning Saho Shiva temple which is popularly known as the Chandrasekhara temple due to the fact that here Lord Shiva is worshipped in his moon manifest...Read more
  8. Upper Bakrota

    Trail, View Point

    Dalhousie is a small hill resort in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Originally founded by Lord Dalhousie in 1854, it is a place of immense natural beauty and healthy surroundings. This is a place which is still not affected by the blues of the big city life. This place does not even have nightlife or chaotic crowds like big cities. It is just the perfect break from your busy life in the city lig...Read more