Dainkund Peak

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    Location: Rakhed, Himachal Pradesh 176313, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1-2 hours

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    Dainkund Peak is one of the highest peaks in the Dalhousie area and a famous tourist spot where people come to experience the beautiful scenery and views of this place. This peak is 2755 meters above sea level and the name of this place means the city of witches. This place offers a bird’s eye view of the astonishing verdant mountains and valleys.


    This place is famous because of the scenic views you can see up here. When you reach the peak you feel like floating in the clouds and the path to this hill makes it so engaging. The beautiful flowers welcome you in their abode and the cool and silent breeze touches your cheeks as you reach there.

    You can see three prominent rivers of Himachal Pradesh flowing from up there which are Chenab and Ravi.

    When the breeze blows and passes the trees it makes a beautiful musical sound that feels sweet like honey and that’s why this valley is called the singing peak.

    There are many places to visit near this peak and these are:

    1. Kalatop wildlife sanctuary. 
    2. Khajjar Lake.
    3. Dhauladhar.
    4. Chamera Dam.
    5. Khajji Nag Temple.
    6. Panchpula Waterfall.


    The name of this place has a back history behind it. This place means The city of Witches and it’s believed that in older times the witches used to reside here. Then the witches trouble the villagers of this city. According to these nasty stories, Dalhousie Dainkund peak is the most visited place in the region.

    Inside/Outside Views

    This peak is located near the village of Rakhed in the Chamba district and is almost eight miles from Dalhousie. This place starts at Alpha to reach the 4.5km summit and is a day hike full of beauty and breathtaking experiences. It’s755 meters above sea level It’s a high peak which an offers360-degree view of the surrounding valleys and hills.

    You can see Jhajjar hill from this place. This place is filled with tall deodar trees, greenery, dense forests walking beside you, singing melodious songs, and birds hovering overhead.

    Opening Hours

    You can visit this place anytime. This place is open 24 hours.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee for the place.

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport to this place is Gaggal Airport 

    It’s almost 13 km from this place.

    By rail: Pathankot railway station is the Nearby station from this place 

    After reaching there, you can hire a cab to reach Dalhousie. 

    By road: There are so many night coaches available to reach this place.

    Tips for Travellers

    You must carry water bottles.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it’s safe.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in this place and there is no cost for photography and videography also. It’s the best place for photography.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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