Sangla Travel Guide Himachal

Beautifully nestled in the lap of the Himlayas, Sangla is a scenic and popular hilly area that is located in the Baspa Valley of Kinnaur district, Himachal Pradesh. Situated close to the Tibetan border, Sangla is surrounded by forest slopes and mountains. This valley is located at the distance of 30 km from the Tibetan border and stretches from Karcham where the Baspa River in the east joins Satluj. In Tibetan language, the word 'Sangla' means 'Pass of Light'. The villages in this place feature houses and temples that are built in Kinnauri wood and stone style. The serene Sangla valley is flanked by thick forests of Himalayan cedar and known as an abode to alder, spruce and the unusual birch. The place attracts every tourist with its beautiful temples, gompas, and friendly habitants.

Travelling to Sangla offers one the opportunity to take in the pleasant view of the region dominated by pine nut orchards, cherry trees and apples. The glacial streams and the villages in this region like Karchham, Chitkul and Batseri add charm to its beauty. Not only this, Kamru Fort in this region is also one of the prime attractions of Sangla, which is an ancient fort but now it has been converted into a temple which is dedicated to Goddess Kamakshi. Other attractions of this region include Kanda Trout Farm, Sapni, etc. Moreover, the popular festival 'Fulainch' is also celebrated with zest and many tourists crowd the region during this time to enjoy this annual flower festival. So, if you are also planning for Sangla Tour, then book your Sangla Holiday Package from Tour My India and enjoy holidaying amidst the natural beauty of the Himalayas.

Adventure Activities to do in Sangla One who is looking for some adventure activities may stay incamps located on the Baspa River banks. Camps of Banjara, Kinner, Igloo Nature and the Sangla Valley offer tent and cottage accommodation and offer various adventure activities like rappelling, rock climbing, river crossing for making your trip adventurous. Other activities include trekking to the beautiful Kinner-Kailash peak and angling at Baspa River.

Where to Stay in Sangla Sangla is filled with plenty of accommodation options that are offered with all modern amenities and services.

Few popular names of hotels in Sangla are:

  • Kinner Camps
  • Madhu Hotel
  • Banjara Camps
  • Prakash Regency
  • Hotel Rupin River View
  • Sangla Resort
  • Hotel Mount Kailash
  • Hotel Dev Bhoomi
  • Shrikhand Hotel

Where to Eat in Sangla Situated in the North Indian State of Himachal Pradesh, Sangla offers a huge variety of North Indian Cuisines. There are a few dhabas around the region where one may enjoy Tibetan dishes like dumplings, momos, thukpa, etc.

Best Time to Visit Tourists may visit in the months of April and May or in the months of September and October as these months are perfect for various activities like camping, trekking and sightseeing, etc.