City life can bog you down at times. Your routine work can be monotonous. It is important to take a break from city life and head to places that completely relax you and rejuvenate you.If you stay in Chandigarh, then you might have been to Manali and Shimla. Shimla offers a perfect weekend getaway to city-goers. But, have you been to a different place Kinnaur for a holiday yet? Well, Kinnaur in Himachal is also known as the 'Land of Gods'. The place is home to amazing temples and monasteries. The scenic locales of Kinnaur are a treat to the eyes.Kinnaur is 235 km away from Shimla so you can explore many places while on a drive. It has an assortment of culture, which is a major attraction to the place.
As Kinnaur is situated near the Indo Tibetan border, the place sees a major influence of Hindus, Tibetans, and Buddhists.There is a blend in eating habits as well. The hospitality of Kinnaur is simply amazing. You can talk to local natives to know more about its rich history. Most people who visit Kinnaur also opt for homestay options to get the complete taste of Tibetan cuisine and insight into the culture of Kinnaur.The Buddhist monasteries and gompas in Kinnaur district are a reflection of art and calm. You can feel a divine connection with these places. Sit at the monastery and seek the solace away from the chaos of city life.Kinnaur is also home to the famous Shiva temple. There are many lakes around the place that can be explored on your trip. Night camping adventures at these lakes will give you a different kind of high.Night camping with friends is fun when you talk about life and play games under the starry sky. It is like a lifetime memory for you.Apart from camping, you can try many other adventure activities in Kinnaur. River rafting and trekking both the activities are famous in the region.
As Kinnaur is surrounded by Spiti valley and Himalayas, the view from the region is simply surreal. You can catch a glimpse of Kinner Kailash from the place.During winters, the place looks magical with misty white mountains and open fields. Kinnaur has so much to offer if you are been to the place, you'll surely fall in love with the raw beauty of Kinnaur.You can also visit Sangla valley and Chitkul near Kinnaur. Both the places offer you an amazing adventure experience along with picturesque views of the mountains.Kinnaur region is a place that should be fully explored on your tour. The best time to visit the place is during summer and winter. Though in winters the temperature may fall to sub-zero. Kinnaur valley tour from Chandigarh will offer you a complete holiday experience.
Chandigarh To Kinnaur tour of 5 Nights - 6 Days:
Once you reach Chandigarh, our travel representative will welcome you. You'll be then driven towards Sarahan. The drive towards Sarahan will be captivating with amazing valley views. Once you reach Sarahan, you can check into the hotel for an overnight stay.
Have an early breakfast and head towards the wonderful Sangla valley. You can start by visiting the famous Bhimakali temple at Sarahan. It is a famous temple and most tourists visit it during the drive to Sangla.It will take about 4 hours to reach Sangla. Once you reach the place you can check into your hotel and freshen up. Have your lunch and go for a walk through Kamru and Sangla villages.Explore these places and talk to local people here to get an insight into the culture. You'll also get to see the sight of wonderful temples and Buddhist monasteries here.Spend some time in monasteries to seek tranquility. Sangla valley is also close to Bhaspa valley and the river. You can explore this place well. Have your dinner and head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Have a delicious breakfast and head to the local tour of picturesque Chitkul Sangla valley. You can start your tour by visiting the Kamru village and Kamru fort. Also, visit the temple near the place that is dedicated to Kamakshi Devi.As Sangla valley is situated close to Bhaspa, its soil is highly fertile. The houses here are also built on slopes so it gives a unique impression. You can also catch a glimpse of gigantic Raldang Peaks behind.Next, head to visit Chitkul that is a village in Kinnaur district. Its the last village that is situated near the Indo Tibetan border. The place near Chitkul is endowed with the beauty of nature.You can take a stroll in lush green fields and view amazing sceneries from this place. The highlight of this place is a glimpse of Kinner Kailash peak. Click some pretty pictures here as well. Head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Have an early breakfast and head to Kalpa. It will take about 3 hours to reach the place. Enroute to Kalpa, you can first stop at Recongpeo. Explore the nearby places and old markets to buy local stuff.Recongpeo is the district headquarters of Kinnaur district and also famous for its Tibetan food. You can have some authentic Indian and Tibetan dishes at this place. Next head to Kalpa village and the nearby Roghi village. Both the villages are famous for their apricot and apple orchards. Roghi village is also covered with thick pine forests making the place look amazing.You can also catch a glimpse of Mt. Kinner Kailash peak that is located 6000 m above sea level. The sunrise and sunset from this place are simply magical. The white sheath of snow on the mountains and places make it look surreal.You can also explore other villages near Kalpa in the evening. Kalpa came into eminence in the wake of British Governor-General Lord Dalhousie's visit in the 19th century. Head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Have your breakfast and head to Narkanda. The drive towards Narkanda will be a breathtaking one. It looks amazing, especially during the winter season. Check into your hotel in Narkanda for an overnight stay.
Today is the last day of your tour with many great memories. Have your breakfast and leave for Chandigarh. You'll be dropped at a preferred point in Chandigarh