• ecology activities and events

    temple1 Pragpur offers a host of activities. It has a quaint market where several silversmiths ply their trade and will quickly modify trinkets to satisfy individual taste. The several village weavers will make shawls and blankets to order and tailors will make up dresses overnight.
    dalilama kanga paintingEasy excursions are possible, including visits to Kangra Fort, Dharamsala and
    Mcleodganj, the seat of His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Dada Siba and the river Beas.

  • Fishing, Walking, Biking, Watching

    Angling. The picturesque Kangra valley has several spots that offer mahaseer river carp. The reservoir of the Maharana Pratap Sagar right up to the town of Dehra has good spots. Nadaun along the river Beas has some good beats, besides Chamba Pattan near Garli (accessible from Nadaun or Jwalamukhi), Amtar (2 km from Nadaun), Harsi Pattan (30 km from Tira Sujanpur) and Lambagaon (15 km from Tira Sujanpur). Water and River Sports The Maharana Pratap Sagar reservoir in Kangra with its 42 km length and 2 km breadth, offers a variety of activities in close collaboration with the Directorate of Mountaineering and Allied Sports. Year long activities include swimming, water-skiing, surfing, kayaking, rowing, canoeing and sailing. Three levels of courses are conducted - beginner, intermediate and advanced. The countryside is ideal for low-level treks and walks. Those interested in nature study and bird watching will get their fill. The Beas River is within 6 kms. and offers the possibility of angling during season ( winter to early summer). Picnics and visits to local historical sites and monuments are arranged, and satisfying hours can be spent exploring nearby Garli (lovely old houses in Simla architecture) and Pragpur (cobbled streets and ancestral homes).
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Fairs and Festivals

There are possibilities to attend many fairs and festivals from Heritage Village Pragpur.

The festival of "Lohri" has been designated by the Government as Festival of Heritage Village Pragpur and falls each year on the 13th January.

The chart of Fairs and Festivals will help in determining itineraries to Heritage Village Pragpur. The Dates of Festivals can change by a day or so specially as some are based on the Lunar Calendar.

Aprox Date
Lohri-Festival of Heritage village

Heritage Village,Pragpur

Jan 13

A community Festival of joy celebrated with bonfires.
Signifies the movement of the sun from the Southern to Northern hemisphere.


Basant Panchami
Jan 23

Heralds Spring. Celebrated with wearing yellow, kite flying & music


Heritage Vllage, Pragpur
Chintpurni and Jwalamukhi
Feb 16

The Darkest Night that is also the night of Shiva.
Celebrates the union of the positive and the negative that is also the enternal moment.




Sujanpur Tira (50 Kms.)
Baba Bharwag Singh 12 km
Anandpur Sahib
(100 Kms.)
Mar 3

Exorcising the evil spirit.

A fabulous festival of Punjab


Baisakhi "Ralli"


Kalesar (walking: 6 Kms.
16 Kms. by road )
April 13

Celebrates the commentcement of harvesting and the New Year.


Spring Navratra
Fair & Ram Naumi
Jwalamukhi and Chintpurni (25 Kms)
Mar 19 
- 28

Marks the change of season and 9 nights of worship of Shiva


Summer Festival
Dharamshala (60 Kms)
June 1 week

Tourist attraction


Monsoon Fair
Chintpurni (25Kms)
Aug 7
& 8

Tourist attraction


Janamashthami, Local Gugga Naumi
Heritage Village

Birth of Lord Krishna & Fair at local shrines known as Guggas


Wrestling Fair
Heritage Village Pragpur
7 -

Special fair of Pragpur at which Wrestlers from far and near participate.


Autumn Navratra Fair
Jwalamukhi and
(25 Kms)
Oct 6

Marks the change of season and 9 nights of worship of shiva



(10 Kms)
Heritage Village


A Fair that celebrates victory of Good over Evil


Heritage Village

Hindu New Financial Year and Festival of lights.


Some Visitor Comments:

It was a beautiful stay in your house. We felt very happy and enjoyed every single minute.
Tanja Strange - Germany

Lovely place and warm and affectionate people. Enjoyed the stay...
CV Singh - New Delhi

It was...the most enjoyable stay - the history of the place, pictures of the family and the kind hospitality of the staff was highly appreciated. Looking forward to coming again very soon.
Sagar Chadha - USA

What a delightful home with very friendly and efficient staff. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Michael Suckling - Australia

A glorious experience in a wonderful setting. The staff were attentive and informative and the accomodation comfortable. We enjoyed a real holiday here.
Robert Wilson - Australia

Truly Marvellous experience - culturally rich, deeply quiet and the finest service and hospitality.
Tara Doyle - USA

It is a wonderful place, a wonderful service. We enjoyed it very much!
A.B. Ben-David - Israel

We have had a very pleasant stay here. The staff has been the best we have met in India. The place is very quaint and beautiful.
Lisbeth Ryddor - Denmark

Lovely peaceful stay. Very Quiet! Good food and company.
Marilyn Peterkin - England

What a wonderful end to a fantastic holiday in India. Marvellous surrounds, wonderful welcome. Good food. Hospitality second to none.
Pauline and Bob Settle - UK