Today I will share little information about Kalpa, Himachal Pradesh, a hidden paradise and apple bowl in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. In next few bit of text you will get how to reach Kalpa, what to see around along with accommodation available in Kalpa.
Kalpa – dream land of Kinnaur, located at Kinnaur-Kailsh mountain range, at 2700 meter above sea level. You can enjoy huge snowfall in winter season. Previous name of Kalpa was ‘Chini’, and Kalpa was headquarter of Kinnaur district, now this is replaced by Reckong Peo, which is located just 10 kms away from Kalpa.
The Monk Kalpa: A very highly recommended property to everyone with good views of the Kinnar Kailash peak. They provides Swiss tent with an attached bathroom. The Monk-Kalpa has 18 well-furnished guest rooms including 11 double rooms. The resort has 2 Cottages and 5 Swiss Cottage Tents. The in-room amenities include television and hot water facility. The Monk-Kalpa has an in-house restaurant serving Indian and traditional delicacies. Room and laundry services are provided by the resort. The other facilities comprise of doctor on call and travel desk.
Kailash View: This is A Cozy And Comfortable Shelter. A Symbol Of Warmth, Luxury And Mountain Hospitality. Every Room At Kailash View Is Styled Differently Keeping In Mind The Different Tastes And Preferences Of Our Guests. Fully Furnished Rooms with attached Luxury Bathrooms. All Rooms Have A Balcony Overlooking Snow Clad Mountains. Blending Gracefully With The Local Settings, Hotel Kailash View Kalpa Provides You With A Range Of Services.
Inner Tukpa: If you want to experience super 180 degree panoramic view of the majestic three high mountains ranges i.e. Zanskar, Greater Himalayas and Dhauladhar, enclosing valleys of Sutlej, Spiti, Baspa and their tributaries. Inner Tukpa, has an imposing architecture and enjoys a stunning location. Tariff starts from Rs.3000 for deluxe, Rs.3500 for super deluxe and Rs.4000 for suits.
Kalpa can be reached from Shimla, distance 260 kms. Nearest airport of Kalpa situated at Shimla (Jubbar Bhatti airport), regular cars are available from Shimla to Kalpa.
Regular Government owned bus service is available from Shimla to district headquarter Rekong Peo or Peo, 14 kms away from Kalpa, one can take local vehicle or taxi to Kalpa from Rekong Peo.A direct bus service (almost regular) is available from Delhi to Rekong Peo through Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla, Rampur, Karcham, Rekong Peo and Kalpa.
Best time to visit Kalpa is summer (June, July, August and September) and spring (April – May), in summer temperature remains between 100C to 150C. In spring you can see fresh and colorful flowers are blossoming throughout the valley.