Panchpula

Panchpula

  • Dalhousie
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • India

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Panchpula, Dalhousie Overview

The beautiful location of Panchpula is set amidst the mesmerizing background of Dalhousie. It makes a brilliant layover for those who are passionate about being in a charming gateway or between some serene auras to go away from the daily humdrum of chaotic city life. Punchpula, Dalhousie can be visited at any time of the year as it remains a delight all through the year.

 

Description:

 

Punchpula is a beautiful waterfall which remains surrounded by long dense deodar and green pine trees. The meaning of the word 'Punchpula' is where five streams join together. The mainstream of Punchpula is the source of water supply to the entire vicinities of Dalhousie city. It is originated from the marvelous Dain Kund.

 

Traveler Tips:

 

• Keep comfortable clothing in your bags which is favorable for the holiday season.

• If you are traveling in the peak season, you need to make all the bookings way ahead.

• Hiring a local guide is advisable through your trip here.

• Carry the regular first-aid kits with you for safety.

 

Things to Do:

 

• Panchpula waterfall contains a beautiful and eye-catching picnic spot nearby it. Doing a family picnic there will be great fun.

• Satdhara Springs is a good spot for enjoying a couple of hours in the lap of nature.

• Try doing trekking here as Panchpula has lots of beautiful trekking trails and trekking into those lush green valleys is truly a delight.

 

Availability of Guides:

 

Guides are available even after your arrival at Panchkula. But it is advisable to hire someone in advance for your tour. You can contact your travel operator for that. It is for your safety as the person you are hiring as a guide must have the local insight.

 

Best Time to Visit:

 

Punchpula, Dalhousie is one of those popularly visited sights in India which is favorable for making a visit anytime through the year. This wonderful destination offers pleasant weather throughout the year. But if you want to see the Springs and waterfalls in full swing then visit this place during monsoon.

 

How to Reach?

 

By train – You need to ride on a train to reach Chakki railway station first. This is the best way to reach Panchpula, Dalhousie. It is 45 km away from the waterfall. After reaching the station, you need to hire any local transport from there to reach your spot.

By road – The Panchpula bus stand is only 3.5 km away from Dalhousie’s Gandhi Chowk. And, Dalhousie is well connected through roadways with North India. In fact, after reaching Dalhousie, you can enjoy a family walk through beautiful surroundings towards Punchpula.

 

Interesting Facts and Trivia About:

 

• Punchpula sources water to the whole area of Dalhousie.

• The place surrounding Punchpula has many freshwater springs and beautiful waterfalls.

• The streams of this waterfall are believed to have some healing effects and surprising medicinal properties.

• There is a Samadhi here nearby the waterfall which is a memorial of the great activist, Sardar Ajit Singh, who was the uncle of Sardar Bhagat Singh. He breathed his last in Punchpula.

 

Nearby Attractions:

 

• Sach Pass

• Saint Patrick’s Church

• Chamera Lake

• Satdhara Springs

• Rang mahal

• Garam Sadak

• Daikund Peak

• The church of Saint Francis

 

Punchpula is not simple! This modern hill station is a wonderful gateway to enjoy with full of surprises. The roaring waterfalls and lush green valley make the place always alive.

 

 

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