Rakcham a very small picturesque village in Baspa valley of Himachal Pradesh. The place is located in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Relatively new destination situated on the way from Sangla to Chitkul. This small mountain village offers mind-blowing natural scenic beauty, mountain river across the village, chilly and snowy weather, diversified beauty and greenery with magnificent views of Kinnaur-Kailash.
How to reach:
Rakcham is around 238KM from Shimla by road following the National Highway No.22 and old Indo-Tibet road, 13KM from Sangla of Kinnaur. To reach Shimla refer our Shimla photo story.
Near by Places to Stay/Visit:
Shimla, Sarahan, Chitkul, Sangla, Kalpa, Recong Peo
Things to Enjoy:
Magnificant view of Kinnaur-Kailash, Nice small mountain village of Kinnaur, river across the village Green Hills around, a bird’s eye view of stretched Himachal mountains.
Nature Walk, explore nearby village and local people’s life style etc.
Limited range of accommodations available, limited quantity hotels available.
Limited available, as far away from city area of Himachal Predesh.
Food and Beverage:
Limited variety of food and drink available.
10000 feet around.
India -> Himachal Pradesh -> Shimla -> Rampur -> Sangla -> Rakcham
Summer 1ºC to 22ºC, winter -7ºC to 6ºC.
Best time to go:
April end to November can be visited, better to avoid July, August due to rainy season and landslide. Road remains closed due to snow in December to March, need to check before going.