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Situated in the Kangra valley, close to the Dhauladhar Range, Palampur has riches of both the world where plains have an unadulterated rustic charm and nearby high ranges of snow-clad Dhauladhar Mountains humbles with its majestic view. But the feather in Palampur crown is its verdant tea gardens which have earned it the sobriquet of “tea capital of North India”.

Its Pine-scented air is said to have curing properties and Kangra Tea of Palampur has been held in highest regard since the colonial times. Palampur got its name from the word pulum that means abundant water.

The town came into being when the tea bush was introduced in the 19th century and Palampur became a focus for the planters with the growing popularity of Kangra Tea.  + more about Palampur

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