Know About Amazing cool splendid & adventurous Summer Holiday at Kangra – Himachal Pradesh – North India Hill Station

Ancient city Kangra, is home of world famous Bajreshwari Devi Temple and fort Nagarkot. Kangra  is one of the most picturesque and happening hill resort of Himachal Pradesh, North India.

Not just the Kangra city but entire Kangra Valley is most picturesque valley of lower Himalayas. Kangra is the land, where during the rule of Maharaja Sansar Chand Katoch, the Miniature and Rajpur Schools of hill paintings flourished. Beside the religious and historic importance Kangra tourism is also famous among the adventure lovers.

Kangra tour offers very excellent and exciting opportunities for trekking, rock climbing, mountaineering and fishing. Just to remember that nature has blessed this valley with such abundance that Kangra Summer holiday tour will generates magic and sensuous experience in your mind.

Surely Kangra is among the best place for Summer Holiday in India.


Vital Tourist Information : Kangra Hill Station

Location :
Hill resort Kangra is located in Kangra valley, close to Buddhist pilgrimage city Dharamshala [15 odd kms away] in Himachal Pradesh, North India.


Mountain Range : Dhauladhar range


Altitude : 1220 Meters


Near By City : Dharamshala


State : Himachal Pradesh [India]


Region : North India


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Weather & Climate :
Kangra experience alpine climate. City have mild summer and cold winters. July-September is the time of rainy season in Kangra.


Temperature :
Mean average temperature of Kangra remains in the range from 15°C to 19°C. Kangra valley have Snowfalls in winters (especially January) and during that mercury drops even below the 4°C.


Tourist Season : September to June


Spoken Languages : Pahari(Kangri), Punjabi, Hindi


Souvenir / Shopping :
Silk and woolen cloths, handicrafts and decorative wooden carvings etc. are the few items purchased by tourist as the Kangra tour souvenir


Trekking/Excursions :
Masrur - sandstone rock cut temples [15 km] and Jawalamukhi temple [34 Km] are the most popular excursions on the Kangra tour.


Fair & Festivals :
Navratra and Dushera are the most celebrated festivals of Kangra valley.


Travel Tips :
Visitors and tour makers often club Kangra, Palampur and Dharamshala tourism to a single tour.


Must Visit Places :
Brajeshwari Devi Temple - Jawalamukhi - Kangra Fort


How To Reach Kangra Hill Station Himachal Pradesh [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Kangra have two rail stations namely Kangra & Kangra Mandir. Kangra Queen, a narrow gauge train running between Pathankot and Palampur is the source of train journey to picturesque Kangra valley.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Buses ply regularly from Dharamshala, Palampur, Pathankot and other cities for getting tourist here.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Gagal is the nearest airport for air travel to Kangra.