Places of Interest in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh

Places of Interest in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh


Kinnaur district is situated in very hilly area and in tribal conditions. It is one of the small district in population in India and situated in the height of the height of 2320 meters to 6345 meters. Kinnaur become a district in 1960.

Kalpa: Kalpa is the one of the famous tourist destination of the Himachal Pradesh. Kalpa is known as Chini in earlier times. It is situated in the altitude of 2760 meters from sea level. Kalpa is famous for its beauty and for ancient temples. Narayan Nagni temple is the famous temple of Kalpa. It is situated in lush green hills which are covered by snow in winter season.

Recong Peo: Recong Peo is the district headquarter of Kinnaur and it is situated in the height of 2670 meters from sea level. Buddhist Monasteries is the famous place of Recong Peo. Recong Peo is famous for its ancient temple. Lord Shiva temple is one of the famous temple of Kinnaur district. IT is situated in Kailiash mountain. It is 235kms from Shimla bus stand.

Sangla: Sangla is the beautiful place of Kinnaur known for its beauty or for natural scenes and its situated in the height of 2623 meters from sea level. It is situated in the bank of Baspa River.

Chitkul: Chitkul is the famous village which is situated in the height of 3450 meters from sea level. It is famous because it is situated in the highest point of Himachal Pradesh. There is a famous temple in Chitkul name Mathi temple which is 500 years old.

Reference: hpkinnaur.nic.in


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