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Sangla Valley

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Sangla Valley is in Himachal Pradesh, India.


Sangla is a scenic small hill-town and a village in the Baspa Valley, also referred to as the Sangla valley, in the Kinnaur District of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, close to the Tibetan border. The valley is surrounded by richly forested slopes and offers delightful views of the high mountains notably the Kinnaur Kailash group of peaks. The 300MW Baspa hydro project is built at the base of the river valley.


  • Batseri - Devta Temple - fine example of Kathkuni architectural style.
  • Rakchham
  • Chhitkul
  • Rakcham
  • Sangla
  • Baturi
  • Boning Saring
  • Chansu
  • Kamru -- Renowned for Kamru fort and Devta Badri Vishal Ji Temple.
  • Kilba
  • Sapni

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The best time to visit the beautiful Sangla Valley is in the months between April and May and again in September and October. All these months are good for camping.


Get in[edit]

Sangla is connected to the rest of the world by a connecting road that branches off from the National Highway 5 at Karcham. The state-owned road transport corporation (HRTC) buses and some private buses run on NH5 and Sangla-Chitkul connecting road. One can get a bus to Sangla from Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla, Rampur Bushahr, and Reckong Peo.

Nearest Railway Station

Nearest Airport

  • Shimla Airport, Jubbarhatti

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Karmu Fort (Kamru Fort), Kamru, Himachal Pradesh 172106. A five-storeyed fort built in indigenous Kath-Kuni temple architecture. The fort is located above the Kamru village. (31.4366183,78.2558932) edit
  • Bering Nag Temple, Sangla (Sangla temple), Sangla, Himachal Pradesh 172106. A temple of the local deity of Sangla villagers. (31.4245432,78.2603788) edit
  • Shri Badri Narayan Ji Temple, Batseri (Batseri temple), Batseri, Himachal Pradesh 172106. A carved wooden temple built in Kath-Kuni architectural style. The temple is renowned for exquisite intricate designs carved on wooden doors and beams. (31.3927268,78,78.3539879) edit


Do[edit][add listing]

  • Sangla Kanda hike (Sangla kanda hike). A moderate hike to the meadows and lake of Sangla Kanda. The trail passes through the Himalayan cedar forest and ends at a small lake surrounded by the mountain meadows.  edit
  • Rupin pass trek (Rupin pass trek), Himachal Pradesh 171221. Rupin is a high altitude Himalayan pass connecting Sangla village of Himachal to Dhaula village of Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. (31.3535378,78.1365552) edit

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Spiti Valley - In the Trans-Himalayas of India, Spiti is a cold mountain desert, accessible via the small village of Reckong Peo. With some of the most rugged back country trails, warm mountain hospitality, and a unique mountain culture, Spiti is one of the best kept secrets of the Indian Himalayas.

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