Things to Do in Palampur.
Places to visit Palampur and nearby.
Sourabh Ban Bihar
– suspension bridge – Named after the name of Martier Sourabh Kalia for Kargil war. Memorial park blown in 2018 cloudbust. Park is built on bolders and have a suspension bridge over Nugal Khad have amazing view of mountains from here. Located 5 km from Palampur.
Nugal Cafe – Khad
– Cafe and restaurant run by Himachal Tourim.
Old Vindyabasini Temple
— Temple is earlier accessed by trekking, but now due to hydro-poject temple acessed via road. There is tunnel near Temple which connect with hydroproject and waterfall. Route is off-road with amazing views of valley. Drive is 15 km.
Jakhni Mata Temple
—- The Jakni Temple is famous drive point for nearby people. Temple at hill top with view of valley down.
Pottery at Andreta
Andretta is famous for pottery workshops and Art gallery of Sobha Singh. Village Andretta is 12 km from Palampur near Panchrukhi.
Wah Tea Estate
Estate is at village Deo Gran at 7 km from Palampur. Tea Estate is well mentained Tea garden and also providing factory and Garden tour with Tea tasting Tour.
Tea Estate Rajpura
– Rajpure Tea factory located at 3 km from Palampur at National highway near Kalu de hatti – by pass road.
Paragliding in Bir Billing
The Paragliding spot at Bir Billing is 30 km from Palampur. Bir Billing is world famous paragliding site hosted Paragliding world cup in 2015.
Horse Riding in Sullah Tea Gardens
Sullah is providing horse riding spot in Tea gardens and village routes. Riding in Tea garden provide amazing experience of horse riding in Palmapur valley.
Adventure sports in Thakurdawar
— Sport and Adventure activities at Thakurdwara for barma bridge, scooter, shooting, paintball. Thakurdwara at 6 km from Palampur
Palampur Toy train station at Maranda
– Toy train station of Palampur located at Maranda at 5 km from Palmapur. Railway station is very beautifull.
India’s 1st Bamboo Museum at CSIR
– Bamboo musium is located at 3 km from Palampur at IHBT/ CSIR. every thing in musium built by Bamboo and this is India’s only Bamboo museum. Need to take permission to visit.
9th Century old Shiva Temple at Baijnath
– Temple is located at 18 km from Palampur and 9th century old temple near Binwa river.
Famous Suside point is located at the edge of Nugal river and cliff is near Nugal Cafe. Nor the point is fenced after some susides.
Kayakalp – Rejuvination center
The Kayakal is centre for Naturopathy in Vivekananda Medical Research Trust. People visit here for message, sirodhar and other natural refreshment treatments. VMRT is trust hospital and Kayakalp is its unit. Kayakalp is located 3 km from Palampur.
Monstery in Pine forest at Jia is one of the best point to spend time in mountains. Monastery closed as of now due to Covid.
Akaisna Mahadev Temple Sullah
– Temple Akaisana Mahadev is located near Sullah village. Temple is located at the confluence of Nugal and Moul Khad. Temple as Idol of Lord Shiva, Devi Parvati and Shree Ganesha. This is the Temple from where Ganesha once start drinking milk.
Garh Fortress ruines and Temple
Fortress is located at the hill top of Parour vilage. Garh is watch tower built to keep eye on movement of invaders during King rule. View from Garh is amazing and has temple at top.
Asha puri Temple
Temple Asha Puri Devi is located at hill top towards Panchruki. Location of temple is at top having all round valley view. This is best point for the view of Himalaya’s in the valley.
Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake – Bird century
Bird century located the distance of 70 km. This is man-made lake built over Pong Dam at Himalchal – Punjab Boarder. From Dec to Feb many migratory birds from syberia reach here and banks full of birds. April, May and June is the time when Group of Temple called”Bathu de Ladi” emerged from dam and accessible by road. .
Hotels and Stay Option in Palamapur
Wah Tea Lodge – Deogran – 8 km from Palampur
Lodge is located near Tea garden and constructed of mud and slates. Wah Lodge provides Tea Tours and local Pahadi meals. Price from ₹7500 to ₹12000/-. Lodge has 6 rooms for guests and 3 rooms for their own stay. Wah Lodge is a home stay in Tea Garden of Deo Gran Village.
Taragarh Palace — 14 km from Pamapur
Tragarh Palace is located 12 km from Palampur and home of Raja of Kashmir. Property provide royal feel. Price ₹ 3500 to ₹ 9000/- Per night.
Aranaya Hotel — 6 km from Palampur
Property is located at the end of Palampur near Sourabh Ban Bihar towards mountains. This is the property where Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan stayed during their stay in Palampur. Price raning ₹ 4500 to ₹ 7000 Per night.
Camp Oak View – Machaan Tents — 34 km from Palampur
Camp Oak View id very famous Camp located at 35 km from Palampur. Camp Oak View provide amazing Machaan Tents in the wilderness. Machaan Tents are very luxurious and has Royal styled from inside. Bonfire in evening and Handi mutton cooked on local mud chullah is attraction. Price Ranfing from ₹4000/- to ₹6000/-
The Mirage — 13 km from Palampur
Mirage is located at Anretta village and built over old house of village. The Mirage pricing ₹4500/- to ₹7000/-
Eating points at Palmapur
Lunch at Wah Lodge
Local Pahadi Dham with various dished.
Dinner at Camp Oak View – Special Handi
Handi mutton cooked over Mud chullah and Bonfire in wilderness.
Restaurant at Palampur at Villa Camila.
Sweet Nangli have variety of sweets and special is Kurkure Momo.
Lemon Goli Soda at Palampur old bus stand
Located at bus stand, home recipe rum by family. serve and prepare drink in style.
Meat Chawal at Maranda
:- Meat Chawal at Maranda is very famous. Meal is cooked in brass vessel.
Connectivity to Palampur
Palampur is well connected by road. its connected by National High way from Pathankot and Chandigarh. Nearest Airport is Dharamshala airport (Gaggal airport) at 40 Km. Nearest Broad gauge railway station is Pathankot at 100 km away and narrow gauge railway station is Palampur is 5 km away.