Palampur is the green Hill station in the kangra valley in Himachal pradesh. The most amazing city is located at the altitude of 1220 meters near Dhauladhar range just 35 km from Dharamshala. It is also Known as the tea capital of north west India. This hill station is not only known for its tea gardens and paddy fields but it also known for its temples. Tourist places in Palampur is also popular for adventure sports like hang-gliding and trekking. This beautiful city deriving the beautiful name from the popular word “Palum” that means plenty of water. Palampur city is located in between the middle of kangra valley and Dhouladhar range mountains. This place enjoys the healthy climate and pine sented air. Behind this city stands the high range of Dhauladhar range mountains with pine nad deodar trees. Palampur is just 32 km far from Bir Billing paragliding site. October 2015 Bir Billing hosted the paragliding world cup in India. There are so many tourist places in palampur tourism :
Tourist Places to visit in palampur tourism:
Neugal cafe : is the most famous eating joint in city, from this town where one can have an view of Dhauladhar range mountains. Neugal khad stream is also flow near by at this town. Food Beverages and snacks are also available here.
Saurabh kalia ban vihar : It is situated at near by Neugal cafe , it is famous for the Zoo. its named after the valiant Army officer, Captain Saurabh Kalia. The area is surrounded by the Dhauladhar mountains and offers a scenic view.
Baijnath Temple : It’s ancient temple, which was built in 804 A.D. and dedicated to Lord Shiva. As per the story said by peoples this temple is made by Pandavas. This temple is far 16km from palampur and 56 km from Dharamsala. Every year during the Shivratri fair, thousands of pilgrims descend on Baijnath for the colourful fair and festivities.
Chamunda Devi Temple : The famous temple dedicated to the goddess Chamunda is 25-kms away from Palampur
Al-Hilal : A few kilometres from the city is Al-Hilal, a place of unparalleled charm. During the conquests of Kangra by Maharaja Renjit Singh, this place was a military bastion. In front of this militory bastion a long tea garden is there.
The climate is avg summer temp. 34 °C and avg. winter temp. −4 °C. It is the good place to visit for honeymooners, couples, adventure lovers and nature lovers. Palampur is 40 km far from Dharamsala where airport is situated at Gagal airport. Delhi to Dharamsala distance is 491.3 km and delhi to Palampur is 503 km by road. There are so many resorts in palampur, hotels. Touristers are visited to see the nature beauty and calmness of Palampur.