Al-Hilal, situated at a distance of 12 km from the city of Palampur, is a popular tourist destination. The literal meaning of Al-Hilal is ‘land of the crescent moon’. From Al-Hilal, travellers are provided with a panoramic view of the Dhauladhar ranges.
This site acted as the military stronghold of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Visitors can avail accommodation at a guest house named Taragarh fort, which spreads across an area of 15 acre in proximity to Al-Hilal.