Sangla a small hilly city in Baspa valley of Himachal Pradesh. The place is located in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. This small mountain town offers affluent natural scenic beauty, ample apple orchards, apricot, Wall-nut, Cedar trees, and glacial streams, pleasant to chilly even snowy weather, Pine trees and greenery with magnificent views of Kinnaur-Kailash, nice nearby mountain villages like Kamru is around the town. The place is also known for growing the world’s best quality apples.
How to reach:
Sangla is around 225KM from Shimla by road following the National Highway No.22 and old Indo-Tibet road, 95KM from Rampur of Kinnaur. To reach Shimla refer our Shimla photo story.
Near by Places to Stay/Visit:
Shimla, Sarahan, Chitkul, Rakcham, Kalpa, Recong Peo
Things to Enjoy:
Magnificant view of Kinnaur-Kailash, Nice small mountain town of Kinnaur, Great Himalaya Kamru Fort, 14th Century Lord Badri Nath Ji Temple ,Mata Devi Temple & Bearing Nag Temples, Green Hills around, a bird’s eye view of stretched Himachal mountains.
Nature Walk, worship in Temple, explore nearby village and local people’s life style etc.
Moderate range of accommodations available, limited quantity hotels available.
Moderately available, as away from city area of Himachal Predesh.
Food and Beverage:
Moderate variety of food and drink available.
8530 feet around.
India -> Himachal Pradesh -> Shimla -> Rampur -> Sangla
Summer 3ºC to 24ºC, winter -7ºC to 8ºC.
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.