Chitkul a tiny and probably most picturesque village in Baspa valley of Himachal Pradesh. The place is located in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Relatively new destination situated few KMs away from Sangla. The last village of in India near Indo-Tibet border of Himachal Prades offers awesome natural scenic beauty, mountain river across the village, super chilly and snowy weather, extreme diversified beauty and greenery with magnificent views of Kinnaur-Kailash. The tiny village with around 100 house of population is like a great nature wallpaper.
How to reach:
Chitkul is around 247KM from Shimla by road following the National Highway No.22 and old Indo-Tibet road, 22KM from Sangla of Kinnaur. To reach Shimla refer our Shimla photo story.
Near by Places to Stay/Visit:
Shimla, Sarahan, Rakcham, Sangla, Kalpa, Recong Peo
Things to Enjoy:
Magnificant view of Kinnaur-Kailash, one of the best pictureseque 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 very far away from city area of Himachal Predesh.
Food and Beverage:
Limited variety of food and drink available.
11400 feet around.
India -> Himachal Pradesh -> Shimla -> Rampur -> Sangla -> Rakcham -> Chitkul
Summer 1ºC to 20ºC, winter -9ºC to 5ºC.
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.