Go here for: Hills, Adventure
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
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