Palampur – the ‘Green Valley of Himachal Pradesh’


Lovingly called the ‘Green Valley of Himachal Pradesh’, because of being famous for the plantation of tea gardens, Palampur, which is situated in the Kangra Valley in the Kangra district in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, is a green hill station in India. Covered with tea gardens and the forests of pine trees before merging with the Dhauladhar ranges, this charming green hill station, which is famous as the ‘Tea Capital of North India’, offers its visitors the breathtaking mountain scenery. Home to the several streams flowing from the mountains to the plains of it, this breathtaking green station, which remains snow packed for most time of the year, is counted among the most visited tourist destinations of India.

Things to See in and around Palampur

Endowed with the lush green tea gardens and the panoramic charm, this breathtaking hill station is home to several points of interest. Among them, the some main greenery places include the Saurabh Van Vihar, Birni Devi Temple, Tashi Jong Buddhist Monastery, Shiva Temple, and much more.

Under the tourist places of this hill station, you can visit the Devi Latti Jakhni’s Temple, Neugal Café, Old Vindhyavasini Temple, India’s 1st Bamboo Museum, Mata Bundla Devi Temple, Mata Ashapuri Temple, Sardar Shobha Singh’s Art Gallery, Chamunda Devi Temple, Gopalpur Zoo, Mata Ashapuri (Maa Ashapuri) Temple, Andretta, Bundla Tea Estate, Neugal Khad, Baijnath Temple, Bir and Billing, Naam Art Gallery, Brijeshwari Temple, Bharkudi, and so on.

Things to Do in Palampur

This green hill station is called the gateway to Bir Billing, situated at a distance of approx 35 km from it and the major Paragliding site in India. So, Palampur is a perfect hill resort for taking the unlimited enjoyment of the outdoor adventure activity of Paragliding as well as trekking. Because of being home to a number of routes for trekking, this destination has become famous for trekking. The main one of the trek passes over the Sanghar Pass to Bharmour via Holi.

Situated in the Kangra district in the northern Indian state of Himahchal Pradesh close to Baijnath, Bir and Billing, which fall at a distance of approx 14 km from each other, are perfect for Paragliding. Situated at an average altitude of around 2,290 m above the sea level, the Billing village is the take off site for Paragliding while the Bir village, which has its average elevation of 1,400 m above the sea level, is the landing site for this outdoor adventure activity.

Thus, it can be rightly said that Palampur is one of the top tourist destinations of India. If you are also willing to take the unlimited enjoyment of the tour of this charming green hill station, you can book Himachal Holiday Packages with Best Prices. Being affordable to the budget for all types of people, all of these tour packages are available at ARV Holidays, one of the leading tour and travel operators of India.


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