In the heart of Kangra Valley, surrounded by beautiful tea gardens and green pine forests lies in the lap of Dhauladhar ranges. Palampur is the tea capital of northwest India but tea is just one aspect that makes Palampur a special interest place. Palampur is a green hill station in the Kangra Valley at a height of 1,470 meters above sea level in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The Palampur derived its name from the local word "palum", which mean lots of water. The combination of greenery and water gives Palampur a distinctive look.
Palampur is well connected by road from all part of India, Palampur is on NH-20 that's links Pathankot to Mandi. Palampur is 519 km from New Delhi and 260 km from Chandighar. The Journey time by road is 11 hours from New Delhi and 7 hrs of Chandighar. Nearest airport is at Gaggal, Kangra 38 km. A taxi to Palampur costs 500 Rs approx.