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Palampur, Himachal Pradesh




Fascination finds its true meaning in Palampur, which falls in the scenic Kangra valley. This hilly destination is famous for tea gardens that stretch along the pine forests. They are so beautiful that one cannot stay without getting spellbound with the awestruck beauty of the lush green valleys. Located at the height of 1220 meters, Palampur got its name from "Pulum" (lots of water) and was a part of Sikh kingdom, before coming under British rule. The most attractive thing in Palampur is the fragrance of tea leaves that feels so fresh.

One side of the valley is the raw stretch of rural lifestyle; whereas on the other end is the tea gardens symbolizing aromatic bloom. It is also famous for its colonial architecture and temples that present the picture of religious tranquility in every sense.


Climatic Conditions


The weather conditions is Palampur are moderate throughout the year. Summers are mild and Winters are pleasantly cold. Apart from this, this hill station witnesses rainfall between July and September.



Best Time to Visit


Palampur welcomes tourist throughout the year; still, the best time to catch-up with the nature's beauty is between March to June in Summers and Mid September to November in Winters.


Population


The entire population of Palampur is rural, which constitutes of 54 percent men and 46 percent women.


Places of Interest:


Coming close to nature and enjoying serenity in its lap is what a tourist will get at Palampur. This small town is well-known for exciting sightseeing places, temples and adventure sports options. One can enjoy their holidays without having to worry about anything.


Markets


Shopping while enjoying the peaceful atmosphere of nature is one of the best things a visitor can think. After all, no one would like to miss such an opportunity to make his or her vacation memorable

Local Market, Kangra Tea Factory


Getting Here


The Palampur region is well-connected with all the major states in India. Its nearest railway station is Maranda (2Km away) and closest airport is Gaggal n Kangra. Visitors can also access this region by luxury buses and stop at the bus station near south of main bazaar.