Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh


The information of Kinnaur district.

About Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh


Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh is the tribal district of Himachal Pradesh. Kinnaur district lies in a mountain area. This district situated at the height of 2320 meters to 6345 meters. Kinnaur is the one of the small district of India in population. Sutlej River is the famous river of Kinnaur district. The temperature of Kinnaur district is very low. Kinnaur district is one of the districts of Himachal Pradesh in which a heavy snowfall is experienced every year. There are many famous tourist places in Kinnaur district. These famous places are Kalpa, Kaza and Recong Peo. Recong Peo is one of the most famous tourist places of Kinnaur district. The all over Kinnaur district are covered by the forests of pine and oak. Kinnaur district was established a district of Himachal Pradesh in 1 May 1960. Tika Raghunath Singh is the king of Kinnaur district who find this princely place in 1560.

Best time to visit in Kinnaur district


Kinnaur district is the beautiful district of Himachal Pradesh. In Kinnaur district there are many great natural scene, river, valley High Mountain and lakes are creating a mesmerizing scene for tourist. Best time to visit in Kinnaur district is July to October.

Places of Interest in Kinnaur district


Kalpa: Kalpa is the famous tourist place of Kinnaur district. It is situated in the center of Kinnaur district. Chini is the oldest name of Kalpa. Kalpa situated at the altitude of 2759 meters from sea level. It is 14kms from district headquarter from Recong Peo. The Narayan Nagni temple is the famous temple of Kalpa. This temple is very beautiful. This temple located at the center of Kalpa. This temple is covered by many big mountains. There are many beautiful scenes in Kalpa like Mountain View and snowy peaks.

Recong Peo: Recong Peo is situated at an altitude of 2670 meters from sea level. It is located at the distance of 235kms from Shimla. Buddhist Monasteries which is situated in Recong Peo. Lord Shiva Temple is the famous temple of Recong Peo which is situated in the Kialash Mountain.

Sangla: Sangla is the one of the most famous place of Kinnaur district. Sangla is a populous village. It is situated inside the bank of Baspa River. It is situated in the altitude of 2621 meters from the sea level. Sangla is located at the distance of 17 kms from Karcham. Sangla is situated in a very picturesque location. There are many mountains of Sangla which re covered by snow and glacier, this scene was giving a beautiful scene.

Chhitkul: Chhitkul is the last and situated in highest place, village of Kinnaur district. It is situated in Baspa valley. Mathi temple is the famous temple of Chhitkul which is built in 500 years ago. Chhitkul situated at the altitude of 3450 meters.

Kothi: Kothi is the ancient village of Kinnaur district. It is situated in tehsil Kalpa. It is located in the center of way of Kalpa to Recong Peo. Chandika temple is the famous temple of Kothi. The people of village which thinks the Chandika Goddess is one of the most powerful goddess of the Kinnaur district.

Festivals of Kinnaur district


Lossar: Lossar is one of the most famous festival of Kinnaur district. It is famous in all over Himachal Pradesh. Lossar festival came in the month of October, to welcome the New Year. In this festival at the night people performs their local culture dance and ancient culture dances. This festival held for three days.

Tribal festival: Tribal festival is another famous festival of Kinnaur district. It is held in Recong Peo. This is the very famous festival of Recong Peo and Kalpa. This festival is also got national festival honor. There are many peoples of Kinnaur district are come to Recong Peo and see this fir with very happiness. It celebrated with great pomp and show.

Sazo and Dakhraini: Sazo is a name of festival which celebrated in the month of January. It is held in the bank of Satluj River. Dakhraini festival celeberated in the month of July and this festival related with Buddhist people.


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