If you want to be away from home
during the summer vacations, and yet want to beat the heat, then Palampur is
the place to be. It is during this season that this photographic town smells
fresh with the Pine and Deodar trees.
The days are not sweltering hot like in
the many other cities in the country while the evenings and nights are rather
cozy and cold which is why this season is the best time to visit Palampur. You shall be successful in finding
some solace since this is not a densely populous or visited area.
Palampur experiences summer from March to June.
Flop into the Waterfalls: An icing on the cake reason to visit Palampur in
summer is to not just dip your toes, but to plunge into the many waterfalls
that flow to this city which find their source from the Dhaulandhar Mountains.
Palampur has copious short and long trek routes to keep the adventurer in you
alive. These routes offer the best view of the Dhaulandhar Mountain range and
the Himalayas that stand tall behind. Most of these routes exit from Palampur
that lead to Holi, Dharamshala and to Manali via the quaint passes in-between.
3.Paragliding: Imagine paragliding many feet
over the ground from where you can get the best view of the Kangra Valley,
Dhaulandhar range, the tea gardens, and the glistening waterfalls. You can put your
imaginations to rest, and hop on to one of the glides!
Plantations: Being in the tea
capital of Northeast India, it would be an utter guilt feeling if you do not
walk in the midst of the tea gardens that were initiated in the 19th
century. This plantation that is spread over several acres of land is the major
means of livelihood for the
population of Palampur.
Khad: The sparkling water that flows
in this 300m wide stream is an eye-catching tourist location for getting the
best clicks of your vacation and to just sit back and relive the beauty of the
Jong Monastery: What you will love most about this place is that it is less
like a temple, and more like a community of people living together. You can see
in here some artefacts, paintings and many other things that are of
significance to the Tibetans.
Ban Vihar: This area is most famous for being the residence of over 151 species
of flora and fauna. The children’s park, picnic sheds, OAT, Bamboosetum and the
Tiger Hill Bridge in the park is a great way to spend your time.
National Park: Since the weather is amusing, you can be in luck to spot as many
animals that this
National Park houses in the summer season.
Shiva Temple: Climb the stairs of this Shiva Temple and bow down before the
shrines installed in the massive hall with even more colossal balconies. The
inscriptions on the walls of the temple along with the images of other idols
attract many tourists.
Since there is no worry about the cold waves or the rainfall, take a walk in
the Andretta market, a little town in this charming city. This place represents
the best of pottery and crafts which you can witness in making and take back
Average Temperature: The
average temperature of Palampur hits a maximum of 35 degrees in April while its
lowest stays at an average temperature between 16-20 degrees.