‘(Earl of) Dalhousie’ – Hill Station, Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie Town was named after The Earl of Dalhousie. The title refers to a hereditary peerage associated with the Ramsay clan and a castle in Midlothian, Scotland

James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie a.k.a  Lord Dalhousie, Lord Ramsay and later Earl of Dalhousie was British Governor-General in India (1848-1856) at the time he established this hill station as a summer retreat.

1,970m up, Dalhousie is spread across five hills and has spectacular views of the Himalayas.


View from Dalhousie hill station         Piyush Tripathi