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Places Near Palampur

There are numerous places near Palampur, which one can visit on a day trip and some of them are listed below.

Taragarh is one of the places near Palampur that is situated at a distance of 12 kms and is set in the foothills of the Dhauladhars. It is a must visit for a walk around sprawling tea estates.

Another interesting place near Palampur is Andretta, which is situated at a distance of 13 kms from Palampur and is the former residence of renowned artist Sobha Singh and late playwright Norah Richards. It houses Sobha Singhs’s personal art collection.

An iconic monument representing the Kangra Valley, the Baijnath Temple is situated 16 kms from Palampur and is dedicated to Vaidyanatha, an incarnation of Lord Shiva.

The venerable Dalai Lama has chosen his seat as Mcleodganj, Upper Dharamsala. It is popular as a tourist destination and is home to a number of monasteries of the Mahayana Buddhist Order. It is also known for TIPA or the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts, which routinely showcases Tibetan culture and folklore. Mcleodganj is at a distance of 24 kms from Palampur.

The villages of Bir and Billing, 35 kms from Palampur are known for their monasteries and aero-sports events.

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