On your Kangra trip, you get to explore several attractions along with its natural beauty
and rolling mountains. See what this picturesque town allows you to visit.
Kangra Art Museum:
Kangra Art Museum is located close to the bus station of the town. It displays some
great miniature paintings from the Kangra School, along with temple carvings, fabrics,
weapons and palanquins that belong to the local kings.
Built by Bhuma Chand, Kangra Fort is the main attraction of the town. It is located
on the bank of the River Banganga at an altitude of 350 feet. The temple of 'Laxmi
Narayan' and 'Adinath' is located in the foreyard of the Kangra fort. There is a pond
inside the fort called as Kapur Sagar'. At present, the fort is managed by 'Archaeological
Survey of India'.
There are many other attractions in Kangra that should be visited on your visit to this
place. Those attractions are Mannuni Lake, Nurpur Fort, Chamunda Devi Temple and
Best Time to Visit Kangra
Kangra is beautiful right through the year but the best time for Kangra tour is summer.
Summer arrives in April and remains till June and temperature moves around 30°C to
15°C. This time, the valley becomes really pleasant. Monsoons months are from June
to August and offer a climate that is ideal for outdoor activities. The winter months are
between October and March that makes the visitors feeling frozen to due to drop in
How to Reach Kangra
Kangra valley is a popular tourist destination of Himachal Pradesh and this is the
reason, it is well-connected with various means of transportation. Before booking
Kangra holiday packages, know about how to reach Kangra.
Gaggal Airport in Kangra Valley is the nearest air base for Kangra. It is located at a
distance of 13 km from the town. Jammu Airport and Amritsar Airport are other airports
in the proximity of Kangra at a distance of 200 km and 208 km respectively. Taxis and
cars on rent are available for Kangra at reasonable rates.
Pathankot Railway Station is the nearest railway station from Kangra that is located at a
distance of 90 km from it. Taxi service is available from the station at reasonable rates
to reach Kangra in 2-3 hours.
Kangra is well-connected with excellent network of roads and one can visit the
destination by buses. Government and private buses ply to/from Kangra for nearby
destinations of Himachal Pradesh.