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Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Famous for

  • Hill Stations
  • Paragliding
  • Monastery
  • Temples

Weather

Summer 8°C to 30°C

Winter -10 to 10°C

Distance / Traveling Time

From Delhi: 476 kilometers / 8 h

Best Time To Visit

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Overview

Along with the natural beauty of the place, Palampur is a must visit travel destination due to its lush green tea gardens. Since the 19th century, Palampur has attracted tea planters. The area has also been acclaimed at international scale.

Moreover, being located in the lap of Dhauladhar Mountains, the place is bestowed with amazing Beauty. Palampur is therefore, one of the best weekend getaways from Delhi. Along with frequent bus services, there also are personal taxis and cabs available for hire.

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How to Reach Palampur

By Train

Pathankot, located at a distance of 120 km, is the nearest railway head to reach Palampur. The local transportation system is available to make transverse in and around the city easy.

By Air

Located at a distance of 40 km, Gaggal is the nearest airport to reach Palampur. At the airport, there are taxis and cab available to move in and around the city.

By Road

The Grand Trunk Road connects Delhi with Palampur via Ambala city and Una. The stretch is 476 km long. There are bus service, private cabs and taxis available for hire.



Attractions in Palampur

Tea Gardens

In Himachal Pradesh, Palampur is one destination, praised for beautiful tea gardens. The beautiful sight of tea gardens wins the hearts of the visitors.

 

 

Neugal Khad

Situated at a distance of 2 km, Neugal Khad is a favorite picnic spot in Palampur. The location is also popular as Bundla Chasm. The 300 m wide stream adorns the place.

 

Tashi Jong Monastery

The monastery is one of the major attractions in the area. The monastery includes stratum of the Tibetan refugees.

 

 

Shiva Temple

The temple is a popular Hindu pilgrimage site in Palampur. The temple is praised for featuring architectural designs resembling to that of the Jagannatha Temple in Puri.