Sangla is a city in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in Baspa valley. If you are looking for a mind inebriate break from your busy and boring city life then come to Sangla and live couple days of your life. So many apple orchards are waiting for you across the mountain; local villagers are farming by step of the hill, the scenery like to see. Traditional Kinnauri style houses are so fantastic on down to slope of the hills.
One the best valley of Himachal Pradesh is Sangla, situated on 8700 ft. above sea level, Beas River flowing over this heaven valley. The distance from Shimla (The capital city) is 240 K.M.
Take a short trek (around 2 K.M.) on by mountain trail and reach to ancient Kamru Fort, one of the oldest forts of Himachal. Those who are traveling with car Kamru Fort is worth little bit of effort to find it out. The temple of Kamakhya Devi and a small museum are here, into this tower shaped fort.One the way to Kamru Fort you can find Badrinath Temple and a Buddhist temple or small monastery. Go to Berinag temple near Sangla bus stand on your foot, if you are staying near the stand. The wooden craft design of this temple is mind blowing and we will love this definitely.
Igloo Nature Camp: The camp located is just superb location, close to Sangla market but very peaceful area. You can see icy Himalayas from the camp, provided food is homely & according to your choice. Tent is good & specious, due to eco-camp, water pumps & generator is not there you must depend on water from nearby falls.
Negi Cottage: Owner Mr. Sh. Pyare Lal provides three cozy rooms with all basic facilities like hot water and western toilet, tariff starts from Rs. 500 for lodging only. The homestay located within lush apple orchards just a stone throw away from Baspa river barrage. You can enjoy scenic beauty from the terrace and memorizing sunrise from the roof top.
Ratan Cottage: This is a homestay situated in the fabulous destination of Sangla. Rooms are beautifully and furnished, guests can indulge in mouthwatering foods at the in-house restaurant. Tariff starts Rs.500 per person per day (room only).
Sangla situated from 240 K.M. away from capital city of Himachal, Shimla, a different road goes to Sangla from Karcham and distance of Sangla from Karcham is only 20 K.M. Booking an exclusive car is best option to visit this entire Kinnaur region, due to no or less bus accessibility.
Nearest domestic airport is Bhuntar airport, minimum 3 hrs. drive to Sangla and nearest international airport is New Delhi. Daily car and bus services are available from Delhi to Shimla, Manali and Karcham.Nearest railway station is Kalka; well connected to all major cites of India, Kalka to Shimla toy train ride will be a good idea.
Best time to visit Sangla, Himachal is summer (April to May) or in autumn September to November. Although weather of Sangla valley is pleasant throughout the year, but winter will be bit of harsh.