General Info of Kangra

The Kangra valley is one of the most picturesque valleys of lower Himalayas. The valley, sheltered by the sublime Dhauladhar range, is green and luxuriant. It provides a tremendous contrast in nature of places to be visited. Dharamsala is full of Buddhist air whereas ancient Hindu Temples like Bajreshwari Devi, Chamunda Devi, Baijnath Shiva temple and Jwala Devi ji dot the country side. The history of Kangra valley dates back to the Vedic times more than 3500 years ago. The area was exposed to successive invasions, the last being the British domination of the princes of many small the hill states. Despite the onslaughts and political upheavals, the arts and crafts of the region continued to develop and found lyrical expressions.

Crafts like the exquisitely designed shawls and miniature paintings of this region are internationally appreciated making Kangra one of the prime holiday destinations.

Things to do

  • Visit the formidable Kangra Fort to retrace your steps back in time.
  • Vsit the Fort of Nagarkot to explore a rich historic past.
  • Sightseeing around the heritage village of Pragpur and explore the ethnic side of Himachal.
  • Indulge in recreational activities at The Taal.
  • Visit the Judge's Court to explore the splendor of Indo-European architecture.
  • Visit the Masroor Rock Cut Temples and explore their ancient architecture.
  • Set up a 'jungle camp' on the grounds of Taragarh Palace Hotel.

Adventure activities

  • In Kangra, Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake is an extraordinary destination for the adventure fanatics to feel the adrenaline rush. Various water sports like canoeing, rowing, sailing, and water skiing, apart from swimming are organized here.
  • Kangra valley is yet another famous place to indulge in adventure and sports activities like mountaineering, trekking, rock climbing and fishing; it is this valley which hosts annually hang gliding rally.

Weather and Climate

Winters (October to March): 0-20°C
Summers (April to September): 22°C-38°C
Best time to Visit: September to June

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