Kangra Tourism



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About Kangra

about Kangra

Nestled amidst massive range of Dhauladhar peaks in lower Himalayas, Kangra is a picturesque valley and a renowned hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Overlooking the Ban Ganga torrent, the serene and secluded town of Kangra is situated at the confluence of Bener and Majhi rivers. Endowed with lush greenery, tranquil ambience and heart- throbbed sceneries, Kangra valley is one of the most fascinating tourist spots of Himachal. Not only this, its snowy peaks, terraced fields and flourishing forests attract a number of people to enjoy various adventurous sports and activities from all the corners of the world. This small yet charming hill spot of Himachal Pradesh presents a fantastic conglomeration of deep valleys and high plateaus lying in the foothills of Himalayas.


Kangra was an important seat of administration and also the capital city of Chand dynasty. Primarily known as Nagarkot, the city of Kangra also carries historical importancewith a glorious past and has witnessed a number of great battles and invasions. Several times evil invaders tried to conquer the rich valley of Kangra by snatching away the accumulated wealth of its temples including the famous Brajeshwari Devi Temple. But despite tremendous upheavals, the town continued to develop and flourish and is still attracting a number of tourists every year. Apart from a rich and glorious past, the valley also feels proud of its cultural legacy and exquisite craftsmanship. Blessed with splendid temples, marvelous forts, superior handicrafts, miniature paintings and unmatched scenic beauty, Kangra welcomes you to unveil the secrets of Mother Nature in its full bloom. Blessed with all the essentials of a dream vacation, Kangra valley is undoubtedly one of the most pleasant and beautiful tourist destination of the country.

Kangra Fast Facts

City: Kangra

District: Kangra

State: Himachal Pradesh

Country: India

Known As: Kangra Valley

Famous for/as: Trekking

Best Season: March to Jun

Summer: 8 to 30°C

Winter: -10 to 10°C

Rain: Jul - Sep

Area: 5739 km2

Altitude: 733

PIN Code: 176208

STD Code: 01892

Kangra News Papers

Tibetan : Tibet Times

Languages: Himachali, Hindi

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