During the reign of British the city was named after the British Governor Lord Dalhosue. Dalhousie (2036 m) is in the district of Chamba of Himachal Pradesh state. Dalhousie, a mesmerizing hill resort located in the Dhauladhar range of Western Himachal is built on five hills viz. - Kathlog, Patreyn, Tehra, Bakrota and Balun. Varieties of green vegetation i.e. pines, deodar, oaks and flowering rhododendron covers the town. In its majestic structural design Dalhousie’s charm is second to none. The hill station houses some beautiful churches and offers wide range of views of the plateau. The river Ravi flows below Dalhousie. The impressive and charming snow-covered mountains are also noticeable from this enchanting town. The place is ideal for having long walking as also for picnic and trekking walking down through Deodars, Pines and oaks with a eye-catching 180 degree view of the snowcapped Dhauladhar range.
Dalhousie has charming colonial architecture.A couple of fantastic churches (St. Andrew's Church, St. Patrick's Church, St. Francis church and St.John's Church) bearing it colonial memories can become your one of the point of interests.