Sangla is one of the most picturesque town located in heart of Baspa Valley, in the Kinnaur district of Himanchal Pradesh. It is located at an elevation of around 8900 ft above sea level. This beautiful valley is surrounded by various glacial streams, breath-taking snowcapped peaks of the greater Himalayan range and lush green landscapes and rich orchards of apple, apricot, Wall-nut, Cedar trees. Some of the famous places in Sangla are Kamru Fort, which holds ancient Bering Nag temple, which is a temple dedicated to Lord Jagas is known for its unique architecture and Fulaich fair which is celebrated every year. Sangla is known for its meadows too popularly known as Sangla Kanda is known for its lush greenery. Some other places of interest in around Sangla are Buddhist Monastery, Chitkul Village and Tibetan Wood Carving Center.
Summer: 10°C to 20°C
Winter: -13°C to 5°C
Monsoon: 0°C to 15°C
The Baspa River is one of the major tourist attraction of Sangla. The river rises near the Indo-Tibetan border and forms the Baspa Valley which is also popular as the Sangla Valley. This amazing river are surrounded by lush green pine and oak forest, which offers the panoramic views of Sangla valley, apple orchards, streams, snow-capped mountains etc. It also gives the chance to view timely rainbows and brown trout. Baspa River is also popular for its large variety of fishes; hence fishing is another major charm of this place.
Kamru Fort is an ancient Fort in Himachal Pradesh, which is situated about 2kms from Sangka Valley. The fort is located at the height of 2600 m above sea level. It has various gates with a picture of Lord Buddha at the main gate of the fort. It is surrounded by breath-taking snow clad mountains, lush green fruit orchards and thick forests of deodar trees.
Often called as Sangla Kanda, which is another most beautiful tourist attraction in Sangla. Sangla Meadow is surrounded by lush greenery and snow-capped mountain ranges of the Himalayas. It offers the panoramic view of the Kinner Kailash.
Tibetan Wood Carving Centre
It is one of the major attraction of Sangla, located near the Saffron Farm in the outskirts of Sangla. It is the hub of items made out of wood carvings in Tibetan style. These items are available here for both display and sale purposes.
Situated near the Reckong Peo in Brelengi, hence it is also known as Brelengi Gompa. The Monastery was built in 1992 for facilitating the Dalai Lama to perform the Kalachakra ceremony by the Mahabodhi Society. The Monastery exhibits modern Buddhist edifice.
Bering Nag Temple
It is one of the most popular shrine of Sangla. Bering Nag Temple is devoted to God Jagas. It is visited by large number devotees every year, especially between the months of August and September to attend its most renowned event ‘Fulaich fair’.
Situated at the distance of about 25 kms from the Sangla, Roghi Village is one of the most beautiful village of the region. Here you will experience the culture and traditions of Kalpa along with amazing scenic beauty. The town is also known for the apple orchards, enjoy the nature walk through the enchanting surroundings.
Located at 39 kms from Sangla, Kalpa is a small town located on the banks of Sutlaj River in Kinnaur district. This beautiful town is located at elevation of 2960 meters, it is renowned for its apple orchards and are a major cash crop for the region.
Located near Indo-Tibet border at a distance of 20 km from Sangla, Chitkul is the last inhabited village of India. This beautiful village is situated on the bank of Baspa River. The major attraction of the village is Chitkul Maathi Temple, which is also known as Mata Devi.
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Sangla is a small hill station, hence there is no Malls and multiplex are available here.