About Kangra

Blog / Blog

Old Kangra, Kangra District, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, 176002
Listing Owner
Listing ID: 70691971
Listing Description :

Kangra is a well known Himalayan Town which is located 17 km from the City of Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh. Sitting at an elevation of 2404 ft abioive sea level, Kangra holds immense weightage among tourists for its paradisical attributes that makes it a worthy destination to explore.

Kangra's natural beauty is soemthing that keeps tourists calling all the time. From lush tea gardens to rolling hills, and scenic landscapes, Kangra has everything to keep your excitement levels high.. The famous Kangra Valley, with its emerald-green expanses, is perfect for leisurely strolls, photography. picnics  etc. Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in activities like trekking, paragliding, and camping in the pristine surroundings. The Dhauladhar range, often snow-clad, provides a stunning backdrop for photographers and nature lovers.

For people who likes to explore and gain insights about the cultural background of new places, Kangra has to be in your list. The town's vibrant culture is reflected in its colorful festivals, traditional crafts, and warm hospitality. The iconic Kangra Art Musuem in Dharamsala houses an impressive collection of pfrecious artifacts, miniature paintings,sculptures, and pottery, that will make you underatand the region’s artistic heritage. The local markets, brimming with handcrafted items like Kangra paintings and pottery, are perfect for picking up unique souvenirs.

From serene landscapes to historical landmarks, and vibrant culture, Kangra is a must visit destination in the heart of Himachal Pradesh to uncover the hidden treasures of this Himalayan town.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit is during the months of April to June and from September to December

How to reach 

Kangra has an airport which operates daily flights to and from Delhi and is the fastest way to reach Kangra. By road, you can book a govt/private bus as buses operate between Delhi to Kangra route daily with a journey time of 12 hours.

Places to visit

Attraction Highlight Description
Kangra Fort Panoramic views One of the oldest forts in India with stunning valley views
Masrur Rock Cut Temples Monolithic rock-cut temples Ancient 8th-century temples with intricate carvings
Chamunda Devi Temple Revered Shakti shrine Scenic temple dedicated to Goddess Chamunda, surrounded by lush greenery
Kareri Lake High-altitude glacial lake Ideal for trekking and camping, offering crystal-clear waters and pine forests
Tea Gardens of Palampur Expansive tea estates Tranquil tea gardens perfect for a relaxing stroll and enjoying fresh Kangra tea


Monetary details

For transportation (one way) and accomodation, have Rs 6000-8000 in hand (includes cost of meal as well)

Keep Rs 600-800 for sightseeing, entry fees, fooding, etc

Listing Video:

Listing Location: