Thursday, April 21

Travel Information Palampur Himachal Pradesh

Palampur is a calm and beautiful city in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh. Palampur is about 34 kms from Dharamshala City and 9 Kms from the famous Shiva Baijnath Temple. Palampur is famous for many attractions like Tea gardens and Tea factories, HP Agriculture University is also located in Palampur

Places to Visit in Palampur

Tea Factory at Palampur

Palampur tea Factory owned by a co-operative society manufactures Kangra Tea and also offers an insight to how Kangra Tea is being processed.

St. John Church Palampur

St. John Church Palampur is an eye-catching church that is built on a low rise. St. John Church Palampur was renovated in 1929. The splendid Church attracts number of visitors every day.

Temple of Bundlamata Palampur

Temple of Bundlamata in Palampur is just 2 Km from bus stand and the best way to enjoy the place is to take a walk through lush green tea gardens and open fields. The ancient Temple of Bundlamata was originally constructed about five centuries ago.

Neugal Khad

Neugal Khad Picnic Spot in Palampur is located close to the temple of Bundlamata.Neugal Café is the famous hangout spot for the youngsters on the banks of River Neugal flowing down from Dhauladhar Ranges.

Excursions in and around Palampur

Gopalpur Zoo near Palampur

Gopalpur Zoo is located around 13 Km from palampur on the Palampur Chamuda Devi Road. The zoo has several endangered animals and birds..

Chamunda Devi Temple Near Palampur


The famous temple of Durga, Chamunda Devi is located around 18 Km from Palampur on palampur Dharamshala highway.

Andretta Sobha Singh Art Gallery and Pottery


Andretta is famous for the art gallery of famous artist Sobha Singh whose notable painting Sohni Mahiwal is acclaimed all over world. Andretta is also home of artist Noarh orchards and is world famous for pottery and crafts centre.

Kangra Fort in Kangra near Palampur


Another historical monument near Palampur is the never conquered Kangra Fort. Kangra Fort is around 27 Km from palampur and is enclosed by high battlements. The walls of splendid Kangra Fort have a circumference of about 4 km. The ancient Kangra Fort was constructed about 1,000 years ago on the convergence of the River Banganga and River Manjhi.

Baijnath Temple Near Palampur


Just 15 km from Palampur is an ancient Baijnath Temple. The temple of Shiva Baijnath is jewel-like and is also revered as Vaidyanath also known as Lord of physicians.

Another tourist attractions near palampur include Bier, TashiJong, Sujanpur Tira and jaisinghpur

How to reach Palampur


Reaching Palampur by Air
The nearest airport is Goggal Airport around 37 km from Palampur.

Reaching Palampur By Rail
The nearest broad gauge railway station from Palampur is Pathankot around 115 km. The nearest narrow gauge railway station is Palampur Railway Station in Maranda, 4 km away from Palampur.

Reaching Palampur By Road
Palampur is around 250 Km from Chandigarh and around 540 km from Delhi and is well connected by National Highways from Delhi, pathankot, manali and other cities.

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