Palampur is a hill station and a municipal council in the Kangra Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is the tea capital of northwest India, surrounded by pine forests and flanked by the Dhauladhar ranges. The town derives its name from the local word palum, meaning lots of water. There are numerous streams flowing from the mountains to the plains from Palampur. The combination of greenery and water gives Palampur a distinctive look.
The natural beauty of the surroundings could be a source of inspiration and tranquility for anyone.
This place attracts tourists mostly because of its scenic beauty. But more than that tourists use this destination as a halting point as day trips to all the tourist attractions of the valley albeit Dharamsala, Baijnath, Bir Biling, Andretta can be easily organized.