Tea Capital of North India : Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

Palampur is a hilly town in Kangra district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Palampur is one of the major stations in Kangra valley. This city is the Trigarta of old. It was one of the leading hill states and was once a part of the Kingdom of Jalandhra.Palampur is famous for its picturesque and snow clad mountains and tea gardens.


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There are lot of Tea gardens around Palampur (On the way towards Baijnath or Dharmshala or Neugal Khad). Part from surrounding areas there are lot of Tea gardens in Palampur itself.

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The weather in Palampur is moderate. Summers (April-June) are mild and winters (November-February) are cold but pleasant. It experiences southwestern monsoon rains in July-September.


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Palampur has a mild climate and can be visited throughout the year. However, the best time to visit Palampur is between March to June and mid-September to November.


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Another Rose from Kaya-Kalp Garden (Palampur)




PLACES TO VISIT NEAR PALAMPUR:


Bir and Beelling : ( 35 km. from town.) This village is famous for its Buddhist monasteries. Hang gliding pilots use it as their landing site. Bir, surrounded by tea gardens and an amphitheater of low hills, is an ideal landing around for para-gliders. Bir has Buddhist Monasteries that are worth visiting. Fine Tibetan handi craft are also produced here. Billing, up in the hills 14 kms. from Bir with an arena of 200 kms. for high altitude and cross country flying, is one of the best aerosports sites in the country.


Baijnath : ( 16 km. from town.) The Shiva temple at Baijnath is one of the most remarkable monuments of the Kangra valley. There is fine sculpture work to be associated with Ravana, who worshipped Shiva at this spot and gained immortality. Baijnath is one of the 'Twelve Jyotirlingams'. Shivratri of Baijnath is a well attended fair.


Neugal Khad : ( 2 km. from town.) Neugal Khad provides a fine view of the Dhauladhar range. It is roaring in the rainy season and gurgling all the year round. Himachal Tourism cafe provides food and a fine view from its restaurant. It is a famous picnic spot and ideal for a day escape from busy life.


Andreta : ( 13 km. from town ) It is the home of the famous artist, late Sardar Shobha Singh and late playwriter Norah Richards. This presents an excellent view of the Dhauladhar Range.


Shobha Singh's Art Gallery : It is situated in Andhretta which is 13 km. from town.




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Comments

Unknown said…
Vijay bhai aap lajabab ho. You have more information than me of my home town. Keep going.
Unknown said…
nice one buddy ....u have collected some gud stuff :) keep rocking

shobhit kaul
palampur
Hi Vijay - i think i do have better knowledge about the himachal destination. but i m worng - u are the one who inspired me to gain more and more. Keep it up and try to explore some more destination of Himachal. Good luck
Unknown said…
hey..You have presented the moments so beautifully...awesome job...

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