Kangra Tourism & Travel Guide

Barely 18 kms from Dharamshala, Kangra is the perfect weekend getaway for tourists and explorers alike. This small bustling city hides away quite a few marvels within its Dhauladhar Ranges. Those looking to nestle amidst its simplistic beauty must make it a priority to visit Pragpur village, which is India's only heritage village, a place with an allure that can only be compared with those colourful little European hamlets one has only seen on TV or in children's books. Another not so well known gem in this city is the Masroor Monolith Rock temple, which is an 8th century archeological wonder made of a group of 15 temples carved out of rock, with a pond in the foreground. A location that remains a favourite with tourists is the Kangra Fort, with ramparts over a 4 km stretch protecting it, atop a hill at the conflux of Patal Ganga and Banganga river. A 200 metre walk up the road from the Kangra Fort is all that is needed for those wanting to delve more into the city's history, where they shall reach the Maharaja Sansar Chand Museum, which provides an insight into the luxurious lifestyle once led by the Katochs, the erstwhile Kangra Royal family. Adventure seekers will love the various treks that go through the Dhauladhar Ranges usually ending near the Chamba valley, providing picturesque views. The city houses some of the most charming little cafes that to every book worm's delight have a shelf full of books and cook everything from Himachali, Italian and Tibetan cuisines on the menu. Some renowned cafes and restaurants are Moonpeak, Peace Cafe, Nechung Cafe, Snow Lion Cafe, Jimmy's Italian Cafe and Indique, wherein one can also enjoy live music nights.
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Trips and Itineraries for Kangra

7 Days
The complete itinerary to explore Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is touted as one of the most beautiful places on Earth. The state is home to 14 ...

Sreshti Verma
3 Days
Of Nature and Faith: A trip to the Kangra Valley

In the lap of nature, close to Delhi, lies a quaint little hamlet called Palampur. It is a small ...

Aparajita
6 Days
McLeod Ganj and Kangra with backpack (INDIA)

 ()Day 1: Started from Ambala at pm. Got a bus to Dharmashala at 12 midnight from Chandigarh...

SHIMOJ
3 Days
Kangra Fort - Worth a Visit

Kangra Fort, when I first heard this name I decided to drop this spot from my planned trip t...

Amit
Backpacking solo  in Kangra Valley.

BACKPACKING SOLO KANGRA You can find everything here, from free to expensive things to do. ​ &n...

1 Day
Kangra fort- where history speaks for itself

karngra- Himachal Pradesh Kangra fort is one of those forts which remaind mostly unconcored for ...

Pooja

Top Places To Visit in Kangra

Kangra Fort
Near Dharamshala Town, Kangra
It is about 20 kms from Dharamshala and is one of the largest forts in the Himalayas and its history can be traced back ...
Bajreshwari Devi Temple
Kangra Centre, Kangra 176001
Maharana Pratap Sagar
On The Beas River, Siwalik Hills, Kangra

Hotels and Homestays in Kangra


Weekend Getaways from Kangra

Shimla
Best time to visit - January,February,March,April,May,June,October,November,December
Shimla is the capital and the largest city of the northern India state of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamsala being the other c...
Srinagar
Best time to visit - April,May,June,July,August,September,October
Gar firdaus ruhe zamin ast, Hamin asto, hamin asto, hamin ast. “If there is a heaven on earth, it’s here, it’s here, i...
Chandigarh
Best time to visit - August,September,October,November
Chandigarh is India's first planned city, quite distinct from the rest of the country and considerably better organized....
Leh
Best time to visit - June to September
This beautiful town happens to be located in Jammu & Kashmir and is an abode for those who wish to pursue Buddhism. The ...
Dehradun
Best time to visit - March,April,May,October,November
Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand, a state in the northern part of India. Located in the Garhwal region, Dehra...
Manali
Best time to visit - February,March,April,October
The land from where once an ancient trade route to China would be embarked on, Manali is an abode for modern creativity ...

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