Beautiful Hill Stations In India - Palampur

Palampur is a hill town in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. The city is famous for it's beautiful scenery, snow-clad mountains and tea estates. Palampur city has many rivers and is also known for its amazing confluence of water and greenery. Situated amidst the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges, Palampur is famous worldwide for it's tea gardens and good quality of tea.

Palampur was first seen by the British after which it was transformed into a center of trade and commerce. The Victorian style mansion and palace located in this city looks very beautiful. If you are going to visit Himachal Pradesh, then do not forget to go to Palampur.


TOURIST PLACES IN PALAMPUR


BRAJESHWARI TEMPLE

Brajeshwari Temple is one of the major temples of Kangra. This temple is one of the most influential and spiritually enlightening places for tourists. This temple is included among the most prominent temples of Kangra as it is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas of India.


KANGRA FORT

Kangra Fort is located 20 km from Dharamshala city on the outskirts of Kangra city in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. This fort is a big witness of its thousands of years of grandeur, invasion, war, wealth and development. This powerful fort tells the origin of the Trigarta kingdom, which is mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. Explain that this fort is the largest in the Himalayas and probably the oldest fort in India, which is situated on the lower valley of Beas and its tributaries.


DHUALADHAR RANGE

The Dhauladhar Range trek is one of the most attractive treks near Kangra. The Dhauladhar peak is visible in the entire trek at higher elevations in Kangra. The trek is north of Kangra and covers the southern outer boundary of the Himalayas. If you travel to Kangra then go for trekking on this trek as this trek will give you many amazing views.


JWALAJI TEMPLE

Jwalaji Temple is also known as Jwalamukhi or Jwala Devi. Jwalaji Temple is located 30 km south of Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh and 56 km from Dharamshala. Jwalaji Temple is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Jwalamukhi. In the valleys of Kangra, nine eternal flames of the Jwala Devi temple burn, attracting Hindu pilgrims from all over India. She is also known as the fiery goddess, because of her abode in the nine eternal flames of the temple. It is a wonderful temple that has no idol of God. It is believed that the Goddess lives in the sacred flames of the temple, which miraculously burns day and night without fuel from outside.


BIR BILLING PARAGLIDING

Bir is a small village in Himachal Pradesh, India which is practically called the Paragliding Capital of India. The scenic mountains of this place, greenery, and the serene environment with the weather are conducive for paragliding. Let us know that Paragliding has a bir take-off site and Billing, which is located about 14 km from it, which is landing. Site. If you are fond of paragliding then definitely visit this place. The Paragliding World Cup was first held in India in 2015 in Bir-Billing. Bir-Billing is equally famous with the people of the country as well as foreigners for their paragliding experiences.


CHAMUNDA DEVI TEMPLE

Chamunda Devi Temple is an ancient temple and a major attraction in the district of Chamba in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Chamunda Devi Temple was built in the year 1762 by Umed Singh. Situated in the forest of Patidar and Lahla, this temple is completely made of wood. Situated on the banks of river Baner, this temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali, who is known as the Goddess of War. Earlier there were only cut stone ways at this place, but now you have to climb 400 stairs to see this temple. As another option, you can easily reach Chamba via a 3 km long concrete road.


BAIJNATH TEMPLE

The Baijnath Temple is one of the most popular temples in Himachal Pradesh, and here, Lord Shiva is worshiped as the 'God of Healing'. Baijnath or Vaidyanath is an avatar of Lord Shiva, and in this incarnation he takes away all the sorrows and sufferings of his devotees. This temple holds great importance for the devotees of Lord Shiva and is considered extremely sacred. It is believed that medicinal properties are found in the water of this temple, which cures many diseases. This temple attracts millions of tourists every year.


KALESHWAR MAHADEV TEMPLE

Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple, located 8 km from the village of Paragpur, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main attraction of this temple is Lingam which is situated at the ground level. This temple is adorned with beautiful sculptures and attracts tourists immensely.


HOW TO REACH

BY AIR
If you want to go to Palampur by air then please tell that the nearest airport is Gaggal Airport. Which is located at a distance of 25 km from Palampur city. Gaggal Airport is well connected with most airports in the country. From the airport, you can take help of autorickshaws, buses, and taxis to reach Kangra. It will take you 1 hour to cover the distance from Gaggal to Palampur by road.


BY TRAIN
For any tourists who want to travel by train, then tell them that the nearest railway station of Palampur is Pathankot railway station which is at a distance of 90 km from Palampur. To reach Palampur from Pathankot, it would be best to hire a taxi or travel by bus.


BY ROAD
Palampur is well connected to all major cities of Himachal Pradesh. Direct buses run from Dharamshala, Manali, Kangra, Chandigarh and the capital city. For deluxe and semi-deluxe buses are charged up to Rs 500-1000.

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