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Taragarh Palace
Taragarh PalaceTaragarh Palace is situated by a forested estate surrounded by tea gardens of the Kangra valley, one of the most scenic and unexplored areas of Himachal Pradesh. Located at a height of 1000 metres, Taragarh Palace is at the foot of the Dhauladhar mountains with splendid views of surrounding snow-capped peaks. Formerly known as Alhilal, the palace was built in the early 1930's as a summer resort. It was acquired by the royal family of Jammu & Kashmir in 1951.

The town of Palampur came into being when Dr. Jameson, Superintendent Botanical Gardens, North-West Frontier Province. introduced the tea bush from Almora in 1849. The bush thrived and so did the town which became a focus of the European tea estate owners. Palampur can serve as the fulcrum for excursions further afield. You can visit the Tibetan monestry at Bir and carry on to Billing, arguably the finest site for hang and para gliding in the country.
Hotel Amenities
Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisine is served.

Facilities and Services
Business Services

Conference Hall
Doctor on Call.
Leisure and Other Services

Swimming pool

Fitness Centre.
Running hot and cold water
Swimming pool.
Tea/Coffee maker
Telephone with direct dialling
Television in the room with satellite channels

Meeting & Conference Facility

Conference facilities are available at the hotel
Hotel Accommodations
Taragarh offers 26 stylish and modern rooms and air-conditioned suites with break-taking views of sweeping green cultivations against the backdrop of the rugged Dauladhar

mountain range.
Location Info.
Getting There
By Air
The nearest airport in Kangra is Gaggal, 58 km from the Palace.

By Rail
Amritsar Swarn Shatabadi to Jalandhar, thereafter a drive of 195 km which is about 4 1/2 hrs. Delhi - Chandigarh and thereafter a drive of 270 km by road. Delhi - Pathankot

by Kangra Queen. Pathankot to Taragarh is 125 km which is about a 3 hrs. drive. The closest railway station on the narrow guage line is at Moranda, thereafter a 11 km

drive to the Palace which takes 15 minutes.

By Road
Delhi - Taragarh, 530 km (approx. ten hour drive). You can drive via Chandigarh - Ropar - Nangal - Una - Kangra - Palampur or via Chandigarh - Kiratpur Saheb - Bilaspur -

Mandi - Joginder Nagar - Baijnath. The closest bus depot is at Palamapur, 11 km away.

Some important road distances:
Delhi 530 kms
Ludhiana 300 kms
Palampur 11 kms
Chandigarh 270 kms
Pathankot 125 kms
How To Reach Palampur
Delhi - (238 kms) - Chandigarh - (42 kms) - Ropar - (40kms) - Anadpur Sahib - (21 kms) - Nangal - (16 kms) - UNA - (95 kms) - Kangra - (53 kms) Palampur
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