Palampur is a tourist spot in Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is surrounded by tea gardens and pine forests. All the hills around Palampur are said to be magistic. Behind the Kangra town there situated the beautiful rammie of Dhauladhar peaks who's peaks are always covered with snow. Headquates of Palampur is situated in Dharamshala.
Famous place to visit in Palampur
Bir and Billing
It is situated 35 kilometers from Palampur and is a very famous place of Buddhists. A famous Buddhist monestry is situated here. Tibetan handi crafts are manufactured here. It is one of the best aero sports spot in India.
It is situated at a distance of 16 kilometers from Palampur and is very famous for Shiva Temple. During past it was known as Kirgrama. The temple of Shiva is a masterpiece of Himachal building skill. It is said that Ravan had visited this place during his visit to Kailash.
It is situated at a distance of 2 kilometer from Palampur and it is famous for providing the best views of Dhauladhar peaks. It is a famous visiting and picnic spot of Himachal Pradesh.
One more place to visit in Kangra is Andretta. It is situated at a distance of 13 kilometer from Palampur it is very famous for Sardar Shobha Singh. This is also known for giving best views of Dhauladhar ranges.
How to reach Palampur
Palampur is situated in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh and is easily accessible from all the parts of Himachal Pradesh.
The nearest airport to Palampur is Gaggal situated in Kangra. It is 50 km away from Palampur.
The major rail line is situated at Pathankot which is 95 kilometers from Palampur. However there is also a narrow railway track situated at a distance of 5 km from Palampur.
Palampur is connected to every past of Himachal by means of Road. It is situated at distance of 35,40,235,176 kilometers from Dharamshala, Kangra, Shimla, and Dalhousie respectively.
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