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In the State of Himachal Pradesh, India there is a beautiful hill station known as PalampurPalampur is situated in the Kangra velley. It is a small green hill station. Palampur is the Tea Capital of the North India. There are many temples in this place so this place is famous for its colonial architecture and temples. There are many Tea gardens and Peddy fields in Palampur. Palampur is situated 35 km from Dharamsala.

The name Palampur derives from the word "Pulum" which means "Abundant water or Lots of Water".

The altitude of this place is 1472 m above the sea level. The climate of the Palampur is moderate. The major attraction of Palampur is 20 minutes tour of tea making process in the Tea Cooperative factory. On the one side this place is plain and on the other side hills are covered with snow because of Palampur is at  confluence of both plain and the hill. Palampur is famous for its Scenic beauty and the there are many Religious places. Holi is the most important festival in Palampur and is celebrated with great gusto here. Kangri, English and Hindi languages are used in this place. The ideal duration of this place is 1 or 2 days. Palampur provides many stunning and beautiful views of snow. It is a perfect place for outing and the photoshoot.  



Palampur is a part of the local Sikh Kingdom and later come under British rule. It was the one of the leading hill station. In 1849  the town of Palampur came into established when Dr. Jameson introduced the tea bush from Almora. In the year 1941 our Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru visited in the Palampur. It was still under the British Raj. There is a Nehru Chowk in Palampur to commemorate this event. This place is known as the Tea Capital of the North India.

Places to Visit in Palampur


  • Chamunda Devi
  • Tea Gardens
  • Church of St. John
  • Dhauladhar National Park
  • Kangra Fort
  • Baijnath Shiva Temple
  • Tashi Jong Monestery
  • Neugal Khad
  • Saurabh Van Vihar
  • Shobha Singh Art Gallery
  • Birni Devi Temple

Places to visit Near Palampur

  • Dharamsala : This place is 23 km from Palampur.
  • Kangra : This place is 25 km from Palampur.
  • Chintpurni : This place is 50 km from Palampur.
  • Kullu : This place is 56 km from Palampur.


The climate in the Palampur is Moderate. In summer weather is pleasant and In winters weather is Chilly.

The  minimum and maximum temperature of Palampur is :

Minimum Temperature : 4 degree Celsius.

Maximum  Temperature :  28 degree Celsius.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit in the Palampur is March to June and September to November. Visitors can also visit Throughout the year. 

How to Reach

By Air : Gaggal Airport is the nearest airport. It is 27 km form the Palampur.

By Rail :  Palampur Railway Station is the nearest railway station. It connects the major cities.

By Road : Palampur is well-connected to the all major cities.