Top 5 Places To Visit In Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh

 Top 5 Places To Visit In Kangra Valley

Kangra valley is situated in the western Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh. It is a well-known tourist hub for its natural beauty and climate. Tourists can reach Kangra by plane or bus or by their own vehicles. There are lots of places to visit during your trip to Kangra, but there are also some must-visit places, where you should visit. We have a list of some places where you can visit during your trip to make it more enjoyable.

Kangra Fort

1. Kangra Fort

Kangra Fort is situated 20 kilometers away from Dharmshala. It is one of the oldest forts in Indian history, this fort traces its origins to the ancient Trigarta Kingdom, which is mentioned in the Mahabharata epic built by Katoch king Susharma Chandra in approximately 400BC. You can visit Kangra Fort from 9AM to 5PM with 150RS entry fees for Indians and 300RS for Foreigners.


2. Palampur

Palampur is one of the famous cities of Himachal Pradesh known for its Tea Garden and beautiful scenery. Palampur is approximately 34 kilometers from dharmshala by road. You will enjoy a panoramic view of the Dhauladhar range Mountains. 

Bir Billing

3. Bir Billing

Bir Billing is located 30 kilometers away from Palampur, It is a very famous place among fun-loving tourists. You will enjoy the fun activity paragliding here for which Bir Billing is known for. In the months of January and February, you can also enjoy fresh snowfall here. 

Maharana Pratap Sagar

4. Maharana Pratap Sagar

Maharana Pratap Sagar, also known as Pong Dam is made on the Beas River in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh. You will enjoy water sports activities in the dam. The Bathu Temples are a cluster of ancient temples, which remain completely submerged in the waters of the Maharana Sagar for 8 months of the year but emerge during March–June due to lower water levels in these months.


5. Mcleodganj

Mcleodganj is located approximately 5 kilometers away from Dharmshala at 2080 meters above sea level on the Dhauladhar range. It is also known as 'Little Lahasa' because of its large population of Tibetians. McLeod Ganj was named after Sir Donald Friell McLeod, a Lieutenant Governor of Punjab.


If you are planning to visit Kangra Valley then don't forget to visit the above five places. Hope you will enjoy a lot while your trip to Kangra Valley and explore a lot of things. While returning from Kangra Valley, you will have a mesmerizing memory with you.

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