Nestled on the bank of the Baspa River, Sangla Valley is also known as Baspa Valley owing to the name of the river which flows through the valley. With our meticulously crafted Sangla tour packages, tourists can explore the breathtaking beauty of the valley with their loved ones and enjoy a trip of a lifetime. They will be provided with a wide range of facilities which can make their trip relaxing and pleasurable.
Sangla Valley is a part of the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh and is located close to the Tibetan Border. The valley starts from Karcham and stretches till Chitkul, which is the last inhabited village of India before Tibet. Encompassed by snow-clad mountains, Sangla Valley offers the enchanting view of the Kinner Kailash Peak that is one of the most revered pilgrimage sites of Himachal Pradesh.
Boasts about the verdant forest of pine trees, vibrant apple orchids, and jaw-dropping locales, Sangla is blessed with paradisiacal beauty and serene environs. It is a wonderful tourist destination in Himachal Pradesh, which has everything a nature lover dreams of. This scenic town carries a rich Tibetan influence and is known for its hospitable environment. This mesmerizing valley is a scenic delight for nature lovers and adventure fanatics. There are numerous trekking trails, which can satiate the adrenaline rush of the thrill-seekers.
There are numerous fairs and festivals that are celebrated here with great zeal and vigor by the local dwellers. Tourists can attend those festivities to get glimpses of the rich cultural heritage of this quaint hill town. Sangla is also known for apricot orchards, architectural marvels, and ancient temples. Kinnauri topi, handmade shawls, handlooms, and fresh juicy fruits are the perfect souvenirs for travelers. The local cuisines of the region are also influenced by Tibetan culture and there are numerous cafes as well as restaurants that serve authentic and lip-smacking food. Also, do not forget to savor the mouthwatering food.
There are numerous outdoor activities in which tourists can indulge including fishing, camping, and hiking. Spend some quality time on the bank of the sparkling Baspa River, rejuvenate amidst the tranquil surroundings, enjoy a nature walk with loved ones, delight in the enthralling beauty, and be charmed by the vibrant lifestyle of the locals. We offer a wide range of tastefully curated Sangla holiday packages, which offer the opportunity to explore the valley at its best. These Sangla travel packages are customizable and one can modify the itinerary as per their requirements.
Best Places to Visit on your Sangla Trip
Encompassed by snowy mountain peaks, Sangla Valley is flanked by an enchanting river. This is among the most beautiful valleys in Himachal Pradesh and an offbeat tourist destination. However, there is no dearth of places to visit in Sangla and things to do here. Home to some of the amazing architectural wonders and natural bounties, Sangla is a haven for nature lovers, families, couples, solo travelers, and honeymooners. Some of the best places to visit during the Sangla tour are:
- Kamru Fort
- Bering Nag Temple
- Baspa River
- Apple and Apricot Orchards
- Tibetan Wood Carving Centre
- Buddhist Monastery
- Trout Farm
Best Time to Plan a Visit to Sangla
The best time to visit Sangla Valley is during the summer season when the region experiences salubrious weather throughout the day. The climate of Sangla remains balmy during the daytime, however, it started to drop in the evening. To enjoy the trip at its best, it is a perfect time to indulge in adventure activities including camping, rafting, paragliding, and trekking during the Sangla tour. This season starts in March and lasts till June when the temperature fluctuates between chilly 8? C and warm 30? C. The comfortable weather makes the sightseeing tour memorable.
In the monsoon season, the mountains get covered with thick fog and misty hills look surreal. This is an amazing time to visit Sangla for nature lovers, however, the Kinnaur district experiences landslides that can hinder the Sangla trip. The winter season starts in October and lasts till February. This season is a bit harsh and experiences minus temperature, which makes sightseeing difficult. The roads also get blocked to reach there due to heavy snowfall.
How to Reach Sangla for a Wonderful Vacation
It is situated in Kinnaur district, which does not have its airport and railway station. The nearest airport from Sangla is situated in Shimla that is Jubbarhatti Airport, which is 243 km away and is easily accessible from the valley by road. Shimla airport receives numerous flights from all over the country in all the seasons. From the airport, tourists can find shared and private taxis to reach Sangla.
The nearest railhead from Sangla is the Kalka railway station in Shimla, situated 309 km away. There are a lot of options available from there to reach Sangla by road. There are HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) buses and private buses available from Kalka to reach Shimla from where buses or taxis 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 comfortable. The buses ply on the daily basis for Sangla from Shimla, Delhi, and Chandigarh.
Best Accommodation to stay on your Sangla Tour
Sangla is an offbeat tourist destination, which is located in the lap of the mighty Himalayas in the Kinnaur district. In the last few years, people started to visit this hidden gem of Himachal Pradesh to rejuvenate amidst the surreal environs that leave everyone captivated. To cater to the demand of the different kinds of travelers, Sangla houses various kinds of accommodation options. However, the places to stay in Sangla are limited and 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 Sangla. Tourists can stay in Batseri Valley, Sangla, Chitkul, and Rakcham. Some of the best places to stay in Sangla are:
- Zostel Homes, Rakcham
- Monal Residency
- The Monk by LivingStone
- Sattva Pine Resort
- Hotel Devi Regency
- Mahima Hotel
- Hotel Sheetal
- Kinner Retreat Hotel & Restaurant
- Hotel Rock View
- Prakash Regency
- Aucktong Hotel