Popularly known as the gateway to the Kinnaur valley, it is situated at a height of 928 meters, and was the capital of the Bhushur kingdom. The padam palace, built in 1919 is at present closed to visitors. But you can check out the buddha temple built in the 19th century. The Lavi fair, a 300 year old fair, is held between 11th to 14th november, both days inclusive. Check out the Krishna and Laxmi Narayan temples, and the Rampuri Shawls. Niramanda village is 14 kilometers from Rampur and used to be the abode of Parashuram, according to the Puranas. Check out the wooden Parashuram Kothi and the different temples. Rampur is also a trekking destination as the Bosloi pass is trekked from here. It is a 3 days trekking route. The pathway also leads to Jalori pass, at 3106 meters.
How to reach: The route from Shimla leading to Theog and Narkanda reaches Rampur, a distance of 116 kilometers from Shimla. You will have to hire a car to reach here. Accessible only in summer months.
Where to Stay: There are quite a few private hotels other than HPTDC's Bushehar Residency. Refer to our hotel booking links below for checking out the options and online booking. Also take assistance of our free travel representative, link given below.