Palampur is a beautiful place in the Kangra Valley, circled by tea plantations and pine forests. This place enjoys a fresh atmosphere and the pine-scented air is assumed to have healing characteristics. The scene presents a grand and glorious contradiction the meadow gives a picture of natural beauty and peace, while the hills are noble. Behind this town are high ranges of Dhauladhar ranges, whose peaks remain closed for most of the year. This city is being promoted as a large tourist hub. A ropeway and an amusement park are also on the to be built here. An Agricultural University is already working and some tea facilities are also coming up. There are also some pleasant walks around the city. A quick walk from here takes one to the exciting Bundla.
Bir Billing: This village is famous for its Buddhist monasteries. Hang gliding pilots use it as their arrival site. Bir, surrounded by tea gardens and an amphitheatre of low hills, is an attractive landing throughout for para-gliders. Bir has Buddhist Monasteries that are deserving of visiting. Fine Tibetan handicraft is also presented here. Billing, up in the hills 14 km. from Bir with an arena of 200 km. for high elevation and cross country flying, is one of the best aero sports sites in the country.
Baijnath: The Shiva lord temple at Baijnath is one of the various extraordinary masterpieces of the Kangra valley. The ancient name of this city was ‘Kirgrama’. Baijnath got its name from Shiva Vaidyanatha. The temple consists of an 'Adytum’ circled by a tower of the usual conical form with a 'Mandap’ covered with a low pyramid-shaped roof. The 'Adytum’ contains the Lingam. There is light sculpture work to be attached with Ravana, who praised Shiva at this place and got eternity. Baijnath is one of the 'Twelve Jyotirlingams’.
Neugal Khad: Neugal Khad gives a narrow view of the Dhauladhar mountains. It is growing in the rainy season and flowing all the year-round. Himachal Tourism cafe provides meals and a nice view of its restaurant. It is a famous picnic place and ideal for a day leave from a busy life.
Bundla Stream: Bundla stream with the wide gap of more than 100 meters, grows up and increase madly in monsoons carrying stones and boulders along with it creating a harsh noise like that of constant thunder.
Andretta: It is the house of the famous artist, late Sardar Shobha Singh, and late playwriter Norah Richards. This offers an exceptional view of the Dhauladhar Range.
Shobha Singh’s Art Gallery: It is placed in Andhretta which is 13 km. from the town. A chasm which falls over a 100mts to the Bundla stream.