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Aavishkaar is located in the village Kandbari, in Kangra District of Himachal between Palampur and Baijnath - 11 kms from Palampur and 14 kms from Baijnath. When travelling by taxi or bus from Palampur ask for Dhraman bus stop (next to Munish Hotel). Dhraman is around 7 kms from Palampur and you’ll get a bus or taxi to reach Aavishkaar from Dhraman. Aavishkaar is 4 kms from Dhraman. (For more details see the proximity map)
Travel times given below are approximate.
From outside India:
Most international flights arrive in New Delhi. For Mumbai arrivals, transit to Delhi by domestic flight or train or take a direct train to Pathankot, then follow the directions below:
From Delhi to Palampur:
Volvo AC buses run overnight from Kashmiri Gate ISBT in Delhi to Palampur, Baijnath, Delhi to Bir. They can drop you at Palampur bus stand from where you can take a direct taxi to Aavishkaar or you can take a bus going to Baijnath get down at Dhraman then take a taxi to Aavishkaar (Dhraman to Aavishkaar is 4 kms).
All buses are operated by Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC). Tickets can be booked online at www.hrtc.gov.in , or www.redbus.co or www.makemytrip.com. Tickets can also be booked at Kashmiri Gate bus station (go to the Himachal Road Transport counter).
The overnight journey takes approximately 11-12 hours, arriving early morning at Palampur.
The nearest major railway station is Pathankot, about 116 kms from Palampur. It will take about 4 hours from there. There are buses & taxis available from Pathankot to Palampur. Local bus may take more time depending upon how often it stops along the way. Please visit www.indianrail.gov.in for latest timetables and fares.
Some of the popular trains are:
• 22429 – Pathankot superfast express departs Old Delhi at 8:25 am, arrives Pathankot at 6:30 pm (runs daily except Thursday)
• 18101 – Jammu Tawi Express departs Old Delhi at 9:50 pm, arrives Pathankot at 11am (runs daily)
• 14035 – Dhauladhar Express departs Old Delhi at 10:45 pm, arrives Pathankot at 8:20 am (runs only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
Air India and Spice Jet operate daily flights from Delhi to Dharamsala. The airport is actually located at Gaggal, a small town about 15km below Dharamsala and close to Kangra town, about 1 hour 30 minutes drive from Palampur. Bear in mind that this is a very small airport and flights may be delayed or cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. These flights can be booked on most flight booking websites.
FROM MCLEOD GANJ/DHARAMSALA TO Palampur:
Taxis and Buses take about 1 hour 30 minutes in this 36 km stretch. Fares are subject to frequent revision - check with Mcleod/Dharamsala Taxi Union for the latest fares.
Local buses are available anytime from Dharamsala bus stand to Palampur. Also there is a bus of HRTC which starts at 5 pm and reaches Palampur at 7 pm.
We look forward to seeing you at Aavishkaar Palampur– please feel free to contact us if you need any further information or assistance!
PS: Please note ALL INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE, so do check the latest information before you travel.
Last updated : 01/04/2018