Palampur is a hill station and municipal council which is located in the Kangra valley. It is lined with the Dhauladhar range and is surrounded by pine forests. The city gets its name from the local word palum, which means “a lot of water”. from the mountains to the plains from Palampur There are numerous streams flowing. The combination of water and greenery gives a special look to Palampur.
Kangra Valley is located in the western Himalayas. Administratively, it is mainly located in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is a popular tourist destination. And the peak season is around March and April. Kangri dialect is spoken there.
Saurabh Van Vihar
Saurabh Van Vihar is dedicated to Saurabh Kalia, a brave and valiant soldier who was martyred in the Kargil War. it is a nature park. This place is located at a distance of 4 km from Palampur. The park stands as a symbol of pride for all the soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country and the motherland.
Tea is one aspect that makes Palampur a place of special interest. Palampur is the tea capital of north-west India. The proximity of water and the proximity of the mountains equip it with a lighter atmosphere.
The main attraction of Palanpur is the tea gardens but they are not preserved like in Darjeeling and Assam.
Baijnath temple is a very famous Shiva temple which is located near Palampur. In the 13th century, it is believed that the temple was built by 2 merchants. whose named Ahuka and Manyuka.
Here Lord Shiva is remembered in the form of Vaidyanatha and is worshiped in the form of Linga. Temple water is also popular among devotees Because it has medicinal properties.
According to history, before the construction of this temple, there was another Shiva temple here. It is said in Hindu mythology that Ravana worshiped Lord Shiva in this temple.
Nugal Khad is a huge stream of water located near Palampur. It is also known as Bundla Chasm. It is a popular picnic spot located about 3 to 4 km from Palampur which gives a panoramic view of the Dhauladhar Range.