Dalhousie is called after Lord Dalhousie who founded this little charming city in 1854. He was attracted by the peaceful ambiance and natural setting of Dalhousie.Dalhousie hill station is found at an altitude of 2438 meters on top of water level. This hill station spreads on the western edge of the snow coated Dhauladhar Mountains and at the east of Ravi watercourse.The evergreens here embody huge pine trees, deodars, oaks and rhododendron plants. Its recent churches from British raj are value a visit. nestled between high mountains of Dhauladhar vary and Pir Panjal Mountains of Kashmir to the north, plains of punjab to the south and views of winding river Ravi build Dalhousie an attractive traveller destination.