Snuggled in the lap of the Sutlej River Valley, Kalpa is a beautiful town known for architectural marvels and panoramic vistas. Nestled at an altitude of 2,759 m above sea level, Kalpa is situated on the old Hindustan Tibet Road. We offer a wide range of tastefully crafted Kalpa tour packages with which tourists can explore the jaw-dropping locales and paradisiacal beauty of this quaint hamlet. The location of Kalpa makes it even more beautiful as to reach here tourists has to climb steep and narrow road besides Shimla Spiti highway and covers the distance of 16 km.
Encompassed by towering mountains and glistening peaks, Kalpa is an offbeat tourist destination of Himachal Pradesh. The mesmerizing peak of Kinnaur Kailash enhances the charm of this breathtakingly beautiful village. There are numerous temples in Kalpa that are the perfect example of Kinnaur art and craftsmanship. The historical sites of Kalpa attract tourists including Sapni Fort, which is known for its exquisite architecture. Roghi is another amazing place to visit during the Kalpa trip where one can visit Suicide Point. This place offers a panoramic view of the valley and owing to perilous trenches as well as vertical slopes.
With the majestic backdrop of the Kinnaur Kailash mountain peak, Kalpa is an amazing destination for nature lovers and adventure junkies. This Himalayan village is a perfect retreat for families and couples to delight in the tranquil aura of the serene environs. With our meticulously designed Kalpa travel packages, travelers can explore the enchanting beauty of this fascinating destination. There are a plethora of facilities provided during the Kalpa tour including meals, sightseeing tours, transfers, and accommodation. Kalpa holiday packages are tailor-made and tourists can customize the itineraries as per their requirements.
Best Places to Visit on your Kalpa Trip
Renowned for its ancient temples and Buddhist Monasteries, Kalpa houses some of the amazing architectural marvels and natural bounties. This tiny hamlet is among the most beautiful villages of the Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh. This offbeat tourist destination is home to numerous beautiful places. Kalpa is a haven for nature lovers, families, couples, solo travelers, and honeymooners. Some of the best places to visit during the Kalpa tour are:
- Suicide Point
- Kinnaur Kailash
- Reckong Peo
- Roghi Village
- Narayan Nagini Temple
- Hu Bu Lan Kar Monastery
- Sapni Fort
- Kamru Fort
Best Time to Plan a Visit to Kalpa
The best time to visit Kalpa is during the summer season from April to June when the region experiences moderate climatic conditions throughout the day. The weather of Kalpa remains comfortable during the daytime, however, it started to drop in the evening. So, it is advisable to carry light woolens in summer including scarves and caps. To enjoy the trip at its best, it is a perfect time to indulge in adventure activities including camping and trekking during the Sangla tour. This season starts in April and lasts till June when the temperature fluctuates between chilly 8? C and warm 24? C. This is the perfect time to indulge in stargazing and to witness the breathtaking views of Kinner Kailash peak.
Kalpa receives torrential rain, which makes the sightseeing tour difficult. However, the region is covered with thick fog, which makes the misty hills look fantastic. This is an amazing time to visit Kalpa for nature lovers, however, the Kinnaur district experiences landslides that can create obstruction in the Kalpa trip. The winter season starts in Kalpa in October and lasts till February. This season is a bit harsh and experiences minus temperature, which makes sightseeing tours in Kalpa difficult. Sometimes, the region experiences temperature as low as -15? C. Due to heavy snowfall, the roads also get blocked and excursion to this town becomes almost impossible.
How to Reach Kalpa for a Wonderful Vacation
Kalpa is nestled in the Kinnaur district and it does not have its own airport and railway station. The nearest airport from Kalpa is situated in Shimla that serves as the primary airport for the Kinnaur district. Jubbarhatti Airport in Shimla is located 244 km away from Kalpa and is easily accessible by well-maintained roads. Shimla airport receives numerous flights from all over the country throughout the year. From Shimla airport, tourists can board a shared taxi or hires a private taxi to reach Kalpa.
The nearest railhead from Kalpa is the Kalka railway station in Shimla, situated 311 km away. From the railway station, travelers can avail of numerous options to visit Kalpa by road. The trains from Delhi and Chandigarh are frequent for the Kalka railhead. From there, tourists can easily find HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) buses or private buses at the Kalka railway station for Shimla from where visitors can board a bus or hire a taxi are available to visit the valley. Sangla is connected with Shimla by a national highway, which is in a good state and makes the journey pleasant. The buses ply on the daily basis for Kalpa from Shimla, Delhi, and Chandigarh. Reckong Peo is the nearest major town, which has its own inter-state bus stand and receives daily buses from the nearest major cities and villages of Himachal Pradesh.
Best Accommodation to stay on your Sangla Tour
Kalpa is a quaint little hamlet nestled in the lap of the Kinnaur district. This is an offbeat tourist destination, which is a hidden gem of Himachal Pradesh and spotted by tourists in recent years. It is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure fanatics. There are limited staying options available in Kalpa where tourists can enjoy their vacations while relishing the basic facilities. To cater to the demand of the different kinds of travelers, Kalpa houses varied kinds of accommodation options. It is advisable to book the accommodation in advance if someone is planning to visit here during the summer season, which is the peak season of Kalpa owing to the limited availability of places to stay here. Tourists can stay in Reckong Peo, which is a major town near Kalpa. Some of the best places to stay in Kalpa are:
- The Monk Camps and Cottages
- Vishal Guest House
- Hotel Golden Apple
- Farmville Homestay
- Hotel Snowhill view
- The Big Pine Rana Guest House
- Hotel Kalpa Deshang
- Hotel Rakpa Regency
- Hotel White Nest
- Hotel Alpine Crest