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Judges Court Pragpur

Pragpur is a classified heritage village and therefore popular destination for a variety of tourists. The heritage feel of the town which draws travellers interested in craft and heritage tourism.

The town has unchanged shops, cobbled streets, ornamental village tank, mud plastered and slate roofed houses, giving it a unique old world charm.

Judges Court Pragpur, a heritage hotel and a country manor spread over 12 acres is an excellent heritage getaway. A Judges court itself is nothing short of an experience for anyone looking for a quiet getaway full of charm and character.

Experiences around Pragpur for guests comprise Village Walks, Craft village visit, Bird watching, fishing and Trekking. Festivals are enjoyed in the area with much fanfare and traditional pomp.

# Fishing (within 20 kms)- The picturesque Kangra valley has several spots (30 kms radius) that offer mahaseer and river carp.
# Birding - Pong Dam Wetland Sanctuary (40 kms) which is the largest fresh water sanctuary in India with a water area of 475 sq. km. The sanctuary, a haven for resident and migratory birds besides a wide variety of aquatic fauna, and has been listed as a wetland of international ecological importance by the Ramsar Foundation.
# Village walks - 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).
# Festivals - Guests can attend one of the many fairs and festivals from Heritage Village Pragpur (dates vary every year as per lunar calendar).
# Trekking - There are several areas where one can pursue soft trekking. Chamba Pattan - 5 kms, Balihar - 4 kms, Lag Baliana - 5 kms, Lower Sunhet natural beauty and glen of mint - 7 kms, Kaleshwar - 7 kms, Bharwain - 11 kms
Besides the above activities conducted at the Pong Dam can be exciting as well
# Water and River Sports (within 20 kms)- The Maharana Pratap Sagar reservoir in Kangra with its 42 km length and 2 km breadth, offers a variety of activities such as water-skiing, surfing, kayaking, rowing, canoeing and sailing.

Pragpur can be an excellent experiential heritage getaway for those looking to explore and experience heritage / rural character of the area and do a bit of fishing / bird watching / trekking.

Typical stay - 3 nights Season - Oct-March

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