Palampur is considered as the tea capital of North West India and one of the leading exporters of top quality tea which is known for its rich fragrance and taste. Al-Hilal is located at a distance of 12 kilometers from Palampur and the word Al-Hilal means the land of crescent moon. This place is known for its scenic beauty, which offers delightful views to the eyes of onlookers. Refreshing environment of this picturesque town, combined with mesmerizing sights of lush mountains and vast valleys leave the visitors spell bound and make it an ideal place for spending some moments in solitude. This place once served as a fortress for Maharaja Ranjit Singh during the invasion of Kangra. Al-Hilal has a marvelous guest house known by the name Taragarh fort. One can get an excellent accommodation in this fort and enjoy world class facilities, which are sure to make your trip to this place even more memorable.