Palampur is the best place to take a retreat in a serene atmosphere. Nestled in the foothills of the great Himalayan Dhauladhar mountains,it is a small town and yet not a town. It is a village and yet not a village. It has all the facilities of a city but none of its ills. It has the raw beauty and freshness of a village but none of its backwardness and squalor. Set amidst the hills, this small exquisite town is bejeweled with lush green terraced fields, the majestic deodar trees, the beautiful tea gardens, pine forests, the snow clad breathtaking view of the Dhauladhar mountains with its imposing sky high peaks and the petite, dancing rivulets all around. With a moderate climate, it is cool and refreshing in summer , integrating with intermittent showers in the rainy season and the cold nip in the air during winter.