Baspa Valley in Kinnaur

Baspa valley is one of the popular valleys of Himachal Pradesh. In this article, all the information related to Baspa or Sangla valley is provided. Also, the main attractions, famous things and access information about Baspa valley is given here. Hope, this article will be helpful to you!

Baspa Valley in Kinnaur

Baspa Valley is among the popular valleys of Kinnaur. This valley is also known by Sangla valley. The starting point of this valley is from Karcham(1899 mts).Sangla valley At this point, the Baspa River coming from the earthern side joins with Satluj River. This valley's branch is connected till Hindustan Tibet road at the river junction in north and Satluj Bridge towards the south. They little houses, temples and people of this valley together show the perfect scenery of this beautiful valley.

Sangla is one of the important villages of Baspa valley. This village is situated on the right bank of the Baspa River. Kamru Fort of Baspa is another attraction in this valley where thousands of tourists come to see this beautiful structure of early Rajas of Kinnaur. At this place, many kings of Kinnaur were crowned. Presently, this famous fort is dedicated to Kamakshi Temple where Goddess idol of Guwahati was brought.

This Sangla Valley located in Kinnaur at the upper HP. Kinner Kailash Peak is very popular in this valley is is also known as the Winter homw of Lord Shiva. The perfect example of Hill architecture is the Batseri village. The Chitkul village located on the Hindustan-Tibet trade route is a must see.

Attractions in Baspa Valley in Kinnaur

  • The villages in Baspa valley are the main attraction of most of the tourists.

  • People often come here to see the picturesque scenery created by Baspa Valley.

  • Most of them come here to experience the water sports in Baspa and Satluj river.

  • Sangla Meadows is very popular in this valley.

  • The beautiful walk between the Baspa river and Rakcham village is a must to be experience.

  • Famous in Sangla valley

  • Kinnauri Shawls: These shawls are very popular in Baspa valley. These shawls are purely handmade and decorated with colorful threads.

  • Kinnauri cap: The green and grey colored Kinnauri caps are used by most of the Kinnauris. These caps are lovely in its looks and also very warm.

  • Apples: One can find many apple orchards in this valley. These apples are among the best apples in the world. The harvesting of these apples are usually done in the month of October.

  • Chulli Oil: This oil is used for massage and cooking by Kinnauris.

  • Hotels in Baspa Valley

    Some of the hotels and lodges in Baspa valley are given below:
  • Amar Guest House
  • Hotel Mount Kailash
  • Hotel Thakur Guest House
  • Hotel Sangla Guest House
  • Hotel Trekker's Lodge

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