Oct 8 2016
Keylong – small and beautiful town and headquarter of
Lahul district in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Distance from Manali 115
K.M through Rohtang-Pass, and distance from Kaza is 187 K.M, situated on 3,300
meter above sea level. Lahul region famous for rough and cool desert, Keylong
seems like an oasis into desert surrounded by willow and poplar trees.
Amazing view of ‘Lady of Keylong’ is visible from town.
Take a short trip to Khardang Gompa (11,300 ft. above sea level), distance only
6 K.M from town across the Bhaga River. Another attraction is Shashur Gompa
Monastery situated on 3 K.M away from Keylong town surrounded by far trees,
this was founded in 17th century. Again go another 3 K.M forward to Tayul
villge and 6 K.M from Keylong. Tayul Gompa or Tayul monastery located in this
village, a giant statue of Guru Padmasamvaba located here.
Now time to go outside of town, visit Jispa and Darcha
village, distance only 20 kms north from Keylong to Jispa through Leh-Manali
highway along with Bhaga River. Visit Jispa helipad, Jispa monastery, and folk
museum at Jispa, drive another 7 kms north for Darcha. Read More..
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. Read More..
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
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. Read More..
Nako is a small village and famous
adventure travel destination around Nako Lake, surrounded by willow and poplar
tree in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh on Indo-Tibetan border. Nako village
situated on 9,500 ft. above sea level at the end of Kinnaur and distance from
Kalpa is 110 K.M and 115 K.M from Sangla. Natural beauty of Nako is fabulous.
Nako with Lahul and Spiti can be visited after Kinnaur tour from Shimla. Water
shadow of snowcapped peaks in Nako Lake is a magical and memorizing scene for
your lifetime. Nako is last point of Kinnaur and gateway to Lahul and Spiti
region. Nako is a restricted destination and an inner-line permit needed for
foreign travellers. Eucalyptus trees are used to build roof of mud made houses,
an unique experice to see this roof.
Himalaya in Kinnaur region is green
wrapped and you can find rough nature as you go to Spiti and Lahul valley. The
nature is rough but the destination of unmixed beauty. You can visit Nako
monastery in a day trip, stucco statue or idol of guru Padmasambhava and mural
paintings are remarkable. Footprint of Guru (Saint) Padmasambhava in Nako
monastery is very holy and point of attraction. The Nako Lake is another
attraction of this village, this is an oval shaped lake and surrounded by
Nako is biggest village of Kinnaur
district, for your information: there is no urbanization in this district.
Eco-Tourism is the only source of income for locals, summer season (Jun – Sept)
is used to cultivation. The Nako is one the picturesque village of Kinnaur
region, also declared as heritage village. Two major trekking route starts from
this village one is ‘Reo Purguil peak’ trek and Tashigang trek. Read More..
Tabo is a typical Himalayan village
on Rekong Peo and Kaza highway in Lahaul-Spiti region of Indian state of
Himachal Pradesh around high mountains. The small village Tabo located at bank
of river Spiti and situated on 10,000 ft. above sea level. Distance from Nako
to Tabo is 64 K.M through Sumdo. At Sumdo, now you are in Spiti valley. The
entire route to Tabo is natural sculpture, carious stones made an amazing
landscape. The green valley will drastically disappear from the landscape once
you are in Spiti valley from Kinnaur.
Tabo is famous for its ancient
monastery, this monastery is awarded with World Heritage site by UNESCO. Tabo
Monastery also known as “Himalayan Ajanta “ due to number of collection of
fresco, painted on wall. These fresco was painted by Kashmiri artists by using
herbal colors, you can find “Jataka Tales” is painted throughout the wall.
Take a tour or sightseeing to
Dhankar Gompa and Dhankar fort, on the way to Kaza, situated on 12,700 ft.
above sea level. The Pin valley can be seen from rooftop of Dhankar monastery. Read More..