Tea Town with Snow Covered mountains
Palampur is a hill station in the valley of Kangra, located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, which is considered as one of the the best places for trekking, climbing and Leisure holidays . The dusk beauty of Palampur is enhanced by enchanting deep pine and deodar trees, tea gardens and streams flowing down from the mountain creek. The bewitching beauty of the region has a tantalizing effect that every nature lover seeks. This hill station in Himachal was discovered by the Englishmen and it is now an important city in Kangra Valley as well as in the state. The city itself is a witness to many historical moments happened in pre as well as post-independence time frame. It lies in the northwestern region of Himachal Pradesh and is only 30km away from Dharamshala, another hill station in the state.
Palampur becomes a famous tourist spot over the years mainly for its tea gardens. Another reason is obviously the snow covered high ranges of Dhauladhar mountains, which is often called as white hill of snow. Most of the year the top of the mountain remains covered with snow which turns into an enchanting view that a tourist cannot forget in his whole life.
Places to see in Palampur
Palampur Tea Gardens
The tea gardens of Palampur are one of the most beautiful sights of Kangra valley with the snow drop mountains in the background giving it a unique charm. There are many tea estates to explore Bundla Tea Estate, Wah Tea Estate and one of the most beautiful Raipur Tea Estate. There is also a working tea factory in Raipur Tea estate, where different varieties of tea are produced and also tea testing tours are organized.
Palampur Railway Station
Located is an extremely picturesque surroundings , Palampur railway station is one of the the most beautiful and clean railway station in India. People often come here for morning and evening walks
Over the Neugal river , Kandi bridge is a picture perfect setting. Experience the thrilling suspension bridge and views of the mighty Dhauladhar
A surreal temple located on an adventurous off road drive. The old Vindhyavasini temple is very famous in Palampur, its located at an altitude of almost 2000 mts and has a passing stream and waterfall with some amazing sights of the snow covered Dhauladhar mountains.
Places Near By
Baijnath and Mahakaal Temple
Baijnath Temple is among one of the 12 Jyotirlinga. It is an ancient temple with huge importance. People from all around India travel to Baijnath Temple. The Bainath town also is known for not celebrating Dusheera and also there is no jewellery shop in the town.
Shakti Peeth ( Hindu Temples )
The Shakti peeth’s of Kangra are the famous temples of Chamunda Devi, Brajeshhwari Devi, Jwalamukhi , Chintpurni Devi and Naina Devi. These temples are among the 52 Shakti peeth’s spread out in India. All of these temples lie in Kangra district and are near proximity from Palampur
Bir and Billing
Bir and Billing is a famous Paragliding site. It is considered as one of the best Paragliding site in India. Bir also has a Tibetan settlement and you will find many exciting small cafe’s and monasteries to explore. Apart from Paragliding Bir and Billing are also famous for other adventure activities like Mountain Biking and Trekking. There are many small to big treks which we also organize namely Rajgundha Trek, Bara Bhangal Trek, Bir to Billing Trek.
Dharamshala and Mcleodganj
Dharamshala and Mcleodganj are among one of the most famous tourist destination of Himachal Pradesh. Dharamshala situated at a distance of 35 Kms from Palampur is also the winter capital of Himachal Pradesh. Mcleodganj is famous for Tibetan settlement and also is the seat of Tibetan Govt. in Exile and his holiness Dala Lama. Mcleodganj has many good cafe’s and Tibetan monasteries to explore. One can also go to Nadii, Bhagsu Nag waterfall and Dal Lake.
Mcleodganj is also the starting point of famous Triund Trek, which we also organize