About Palampur

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Committee area, Nihang, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, 176061
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Palampur is a quaint Himalayan Town located 35 km from Kangra. Nestled at an elevation of 1355 m above sea level, Palampur is a one stop destination for tourists seeking pleasure and relaxation in their daily routine.

Palampur is often regarded as the Tea Capital of Northwestern India for its tea gardens that produce and markets finest quality of tea across Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by lush green tea gardens, you will be excited to explore the gardens when you will be greeted with the refreshing smell of tea leaves.

Apart from tea gardens, Palampur attacts people who gets attracted by the natural beauty. Surrounded by dense pine forests and crystal-clear streams, Palampur is a haven for nature lovers with its pristine environment and scenic vistas that makes it a perfect combination for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Also Palampur is famous for its rich cultural and historical significance with numerous temples, monasteries, and colonial-era buildings that reflect its diverse heritage. Whether you’re wandering through the tea gardens, or exploring the town’s cultural heritage, Palampur promises a memorable and enriching experience in the heart of Himachal Pradesh

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Palampur is from March to June and September to November, when the weather remains tolerable and pleasant for tourists to explore properly.

Key Highlights of Palampur

Tea Gardens Stroll through lush tea estates and enjoy fresh brews.
Neugal Khad A scenic picnic spot with stunning views of the Dhauladhar range.
Saurabh Van Vihar A beautiful park perfect for leisurely walks and boating.
Andretta An artist's village known for its pottery and cultural heritage.
Tashi Jong Monastery Experience tranquility at this serene Buddhist monastery.
Bir Billing A short drive away, this is the paragliding capital of India.
Baijnath Temple A 13th-century temple dedicated to Lord Shiva
Chamunda Devi Temple A famous Hindu temple with panoramic views of the valley.


How to reach?

Palampur is well connected by road. You can hire a car from Kangra till Palampur which is 87 km from Kangra. Palampur also has a narrow gauge rail station and toy trains operates daily train services from Kangra to Palampur.

Things to Do

  1. Tea Tasting: You can visit the tea gardens and factories to learn more about tea processing and enjoy fresh tea tasting sessions.
  2. Trekking and Nature Walks: Explore the numerous trails around Palampur that offers stunning views where you can have the chance to immerse yourself in nature.
  3. Paragliding: If you are in search for adventure then head to Bir Billing for an exhilarating paragliding experience which is considered to be one of the best in the world.
  4. Cultural Exploration: Visit Andretta Artist Village to explore local arts and crafts, including pottery workshops.
  5. Relax and Unwind: Spend some peaceful moments by the Neugal Khad river, perfect for picnics and relaxation.

Monetary details

Carry at least Rs 3000-4000 as transportaton charge to Palampur. The rates can vary during peak and off season

In case of accomodation, budget properties will cost around Rs 500-2000 per night with luxury ones around Rs 3000 or above.

Form sightseeing, Rs 500-700 is needed which covers cab fare, entry fees, food, shopping etc

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