Tour Name : PALAMPUR
Location : Himachal Pradesh
Altitude : 1220m Attractions : Neughal Khad, Andretta, Tea Factory
Come and visit the stunning green hill station popularly known as municipal council in the Kangra Valley. Located in the state of Himachal Pradesh, this place is truly scenic and encircled by tea gardens and pine forests before they merge with the Dhauladhar ranges. The place enjoys a healthy climate and the scenery presents a sublime and beautiful contrast- the plain presents a picture of rural loveliness and repose, while the hills are majestic. Behind this town there are high ranges of Dhauladhar Mountains, whose tops remains covered for most part of the year. This tourist place is developed as other popular hill stations and visited by tourists across the world all the year round. A ropeway and an amusement park, is also there. Nature has gifted this place with such stunning attractions that never fail to lure the heart of any visitors. There are several attractions and all worth to explore.
Bir and Beeling
Just 35 km away from the town, this village is famous for its Buddhist monasteries. Encircled by enormous natural wonders and tea gardens, this place offers beautiful opportunity to adventure lovers too. Fine Tibetan handi craft are produced here.
16 kilometres from the main town, the Shiva temple at Baijnath is one of the most remarkable monuments In Kangara Valley. Formerly known as ‘Kirgrama’, Baijnath got its name from Shiva Vaidyanatha. The temple consists of an ‘Adytum’ encircled by a spire of the usual conical shape with a ‘Mandap’ covered with a low pyramid shaped roof. The ‘Adytum’ contains the Lingam. There is fine sculpture work to be associated with Ravana, who worshipped Shiva at this spot and gained immortality.
Mere 2 km from town, Neugal Khad provides a fine view of the Dhauladhar range. Popular for cafe that provide good food and fine view from its restaurant, it is a popular picnic spot and ideal for a day escape from busy life.
Just 13 km from the twon, Andereta is the home of the popular artist, late Sardar Shobha Singh and late playwriter Norah Richards, this place offers an excellent view of the Dhauladhar Range. Apart from exploring several stunning attractions, one can also experience here paragliding as it is widely known for several paragliding areas.
If you made plan to visit Palampur then you can travel there through any mode of transport as it is well connected with airport named as Gaggal which is just 50 km from Palampur while the nearest railway station is Pathankot which is 95 km from Kangara.