Located close to Kangra (35km) and Dharamshala (17km)
Palampur is well linked by road. Pathankot (115 km) is the
nearest broad gauge railhead. Kangra Airport is around 30
Palampur (1219m), just 35 km from Kangra is a quiet town
situate on a plateau with the backdrop of the dramatic
Neugal chasm and the Bundla stream cutting across on one
edege, Surrounded by green tea estates and forests of pine
and deodar, Palampur has several interesting trails for
travelers to trek. Some of these paths leading to the hill
are often used by Gaddis the nomadic shepherds of the
area. With a number of interesting areas in the vicinity,
angling in the river Bundla, or hang gliding and paraglind
at Billing Bir 35 kms away Palampur is an inviting
destination for travelers old and young.
Neugal Khad :
Situated close to Palampur is the dramatic Bundla
chasm where the river spills through the gorge in splendid
fury during the monsoons.
The Saran Kalia an Vihar is another interesting place
worth a visit.
The charming village once home to the famous painter
Sardar Sobha Singh and playwright Ms. Norah Richards, is
now a centre for varied artistic activities, Well know for
pottery, Andretta must be visited by all those with an
interest in the art from.
Noted for ancient temple built in 804 AD, Baijnath (16km)
is dedicated to Lord Shiva Vaidyanath, its tall shikhara,
carved carved in capped peaks of the Dhauldhar range, The
Linga enshrined in its sanctum is one of the 12
Jytirlingas in the country . Every year during the
Shivratri fair, thousands of pilgrims descend on Baijnath
to enjoy the colourful fair and festivals.
Bir and Billing :
Sheltered by the mountains and surrounded by tea gardens,
Bir serves as a playground for hang para gliders and is
well known for its Buddhist monasteries and Tibetan
handicrafs. One of the best aero sport sites in the world.
Billing is 14 kms away from Bir. With the mountain ranges
serving as a amphitheatre, Bir Billing offer great
opportunities for high altituede and cross country flying
for a stretch that extends to 200 kilometers.