Overview/Itinerary

 

About Sangla Valley Tour

Sangla Valley in Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh is the well-kept secret of the Himalayas. Known locally as Baspa Valley or Sangla Valley located near the banks of Baspa river. It is home to some of the most trekking routes in Himalayas, India. Roads are steep almost hugging the valley at 6000 feet they offer amazing views of Himachal. Cedar trees or Deodhar are lush green in Rakchham Chitkul Wildlife Sanctuary. 

Baspa Valley has been carved by the Baspa river, It has mountains on both the side which are covered with cedar trees, pinewood forest. Locals grow fruits like apricot, apples, walnut in the valley. Popular treks are conducted in the alpine meadows and alpine lakes in the Sangla region. Peaks are covered with snow almost throughout the year. One of the most beautiful areas in Himachal Pradesh. Villagers built houses using Kath-Khuni technique architecture using local wood and stones.  The tour lets you explore Sangla at your own pace it will introduce to the Kinnauri way of life and traditions.   

 

Day One - Drive to Narkanda - 180 km - Approx 5.5 hours

Our Driver will meet you today at Chandigarh, We will start our drive to the beautiful ski resort town of Narkanda. You will be passing the beautiful city of Shimla, Kufri, Chail, Solan on your way towards Narkanda. On arrival, you will check at the hotel, Rest of the day you can spend at your leisure time. You will stay tonight in Narkanda. 


 

Day Two - Drive from Narkanda to Sangla Valley - 165 km - 6 hours 

Narkanda is famous for apples orchard and skiing we will drive to Sangla Valley our journey starts early morning today we will cross Rampur, Jeori and enter Kinnaur district the famous Kinnaur gateway welcomes you. Upon reaching Kinner camps at Sangla in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, enjoy your lunch with your welcome drink. Spend rest of the day exploring the Kinner camps and surrounding area. Evening you can relax by the campfire later followed by your Dinner. Stay will be in comfortable tents at Kinner camps tonight. 

 

Day Three - Chitkul the last village on India Tibet China Border

Today we will visit Chitkul village in Baspa Valley. It is the last village on India Tibet Border. Later walk till Nagasti 2 km last civilian point near the border. You can also visit the Last Indian Dhaba in Chitkul for quick Maggi and Hot Coffee. Lunch will be at Kinner camps enjoy delicious food after a long walk. Post Lunch we will visit Kamru village in Kinnaur District, famous for Kamru Fort and Kamakhya Devi temple.  You will reach camp for evening tea. The evening is free you can relax at the campsite and enjoy adventure camp activities. Post dinner, your overnight stay will be at camp.

 

Day Four - Glacier Walk and Picnic 

Wake early morning and go bird watching yourself count the number of specifies you were able to identify. Your breakfast will be served at 8 am. Today you will visit Batseri Village famous for apple orchards and Lord Badrinarayan temple followed by Glacier trail walk. 

After your Glacier walk, next stop will be Rakchham village a charming disconnected town, you can feel the Pahari way of life here. Enjoy a small picnic near the banks of the Baspa River a few minutes walk from Kinner camps.  Afternoon you can visit Hurba famous for spring water. Post high tea relax at the campsite or take part in adventure camp activities. Night stay and Dinner will be at Kinner camps.  

 

Day Five - Kalpa and Kinnaur Kailash 

Good morning enjoy your morning walking in the Sangla meadows of Kinnaur Camps. After breakfast, you will head towards Kalpa the lush green town. This ancient town is famous for the beautiful views of Kinnaur Kailash and Jorkanden peak at 6473-meters in the Himalayan range. Kinner Kailash is one of the most beautiful sights in Himachal Pradesh. You can walk around Deodar or Cedar Trees on various trails in Kalpa 

Kalpa receives good snowfall in winter is famous for apples, and chilgoza or pine nuts stay tonight at Kalpa. Reckong Peo is the administrative head of Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh. Kalpa town is located 12 km above Reckong Peo. 

 

Day Six - Sunrise view of Kinnaur Kailash, Drive to Shimla 

Wake up early and enjoy the breathtaking sunrise with Kinnaur Kailash mountains. Kinnaur Kailash is snow-clad throughout the year. Today will be a long drive we will exit the Baspa Valley Sangla valley for Shimla. We will cover 260 km over 8 hours and reach Shimla for Overnight stay. You can explore Shimla on your own in the evening. 

Day Seven - Tour Ends Drive from Shimla to Chandigarh. 
Your breakfast will be provided early, you will leave for Chandigarh you can depart towards your home journey as planned from Chandigarh. Sangla Himachal Pradesh Tour ends with happy memories. 


 

6 Nights 7 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

Breakfast and Dinner at the hotel 
Accommodation in 3-star hotels 
Innova for local transport 

What is NOT included in the tour

Lunch on all days 
Entry tickets  or Entry Monument charges 
Extra activity not mentioned in price includes 
Personal expenses 

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

Things to do in Sangla Valley? 

  • Bering Nag temple
  • Visit Trout farm
  • Visit Buddhist Monastery 
  • Trout Fishing 
  • Alpine Meadows trek 

 

Shimla to Sangla Valley Distance? 

Total Distance, 225 km via National Highway 5, takes about 8 hours ideally to be covered during daylight.

 

Sangla Valley Weather? 

Sangla Temperature during summer between 4 to 25 degree, Monsoon valley sees deficient rainfall 
During winter it will be between 10 to -20 Sangla Valley can get cut off  due to significant snow periods not recommended to travel during winter 

 

Sangla Valley Hotels?

You would be staying in comfortable tents with all the comforts. Sangla is famous for camps stay by the Baspa River. Where campsite stay is not possible, we have arranged 3-star hotels. 

 

Hotels in Sangla Himachal Pradesh?

In case you are not comfortable with tent stay, we can customize hotel stay for you during your Sangla Valley Tour depending on availability. This can only be done before booking is completed 

 

Chitkul Weather? 

Chitkul Temperature during summer between 4 to 25 degree, Monsoon sees deficient rainfall 
During winter it will be between 10 to -20. Chitkul, India in Baspa Valley can get cut off due to significant snow periods not recommended to travel during winter.

 

Best time to visit Chitkul?

During summer and monsoon would be an ideal time to visit Chitkul village. During winter all camps and hotels are closed, and Chitkul Himachal Pradesh can be cut off due to snowfall. 

 

Delhi to Chitkul road distance?

Distance is 600 km one way can take up to 16 hours non stop journey. The road can be closed in winters and bad weather. 

 

Chitkul Hotels?

We can arrange chitkul hotel stay is required as per your requirements please email us highfive@treksandtrails.org 

 

 

Activity
Offbeat Tour
Destination
Himachal Pradesh
Duration
5-7 Days