It is the tea capital of northwest India, surrounded by pine forests and flanked by the Dhauladhar ranges. The town derives its name from the local word palum, meaning lots of water.

There are numerous streams flowing from the mountains to the plains from Palampur. The combination of greenery and water gives Palampur a distinctive look.

This hill station is not only known for its numerous tea gardens and paddy fields but it also known for its colonial architecture and temples.

One can enjoy the scenic beauty of the Dhauladhar range and the slopes of the Kangra valley from Palampur.

Places To Visit

  1. Neugal Khad is a top picnic spot situated at a distance of 3-4 km from Palampur.
  2. Tashi Jong Monastery
  3. Baijnath Temple It has a unique architectural design, which resembles that of the Jagannath temple in Puri
  4. You can enjoy the climb and camp at the Triund base camp. Fall in love with the beautiful vistas of mountains and meadows on the way.
  5. Chamunda Devi Temple

Things To Do

  1. Palampur and places around it are popular for adventure sports like hang-gliding and trekking.
  2. You can view the tea making process elaborately here. For tea lovers, this is amongst the top things to do in Palampur.
  3. Enjoy the aroma of the tea fields and we are sure it would be a paradisiacal experience for all tea addicts out there.
  4. Have the most thrilling experience of flying aka paragliding at Bir, a picturesque hamlet in Himachal Pradesh located at a distance of 29.6 km from Palampur.

Best Time To Visit

Palampur has a mild climate and can be visited throughout the year. However, the best time to visit Palampur is between March to June and mid-September to November.


Other Information

  1. LOCATION : Palampur
  2. AREA (KM sqr) : 5739
  3. POPULATION : 70000
  4. LANGUAGE SPOKEN : Hindi , English & Pahadi
  7. RELIGION : Hinduism,Muslim, Sikhism, Christianity,Budhism and Jainism