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
Beautiful valley in Kinnaur
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.
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.
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.