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Kinnaur - The Land of Apples

6N/7D

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All year round

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Kinnaur, a captivating district in Himachal Pradesh, offers a journey through breathtaking landscapes, rich traditions, and serene valleys. Nestled in the Himalayas, it’s known for its rugged terrain, lush orchards, and vibrant culture.

Places Covered

Kinnaur district is a Himalayan gem with rugged landscapes, lush orchards, and vibrant culture, perfect for adventure and tranquility seekers alike.

You’ll experience:

  • Narkanda: A serene hill station in Himachal Pradesh known for skiing and apple orchards.
  • Hatu Peak: Majestic peak near Narkanda, offering panoramic views of the Himalayas.
  • Sangla: Picturesque valley in Kinnaur with lush landscapes and the Baspa River.
  • Batseri: Quaint Kinnauri village known for its traditional architecture and culture.
  • Rakcham: A charming village in Kinnaur, offering a tranquil escape amidst mountains.
  • Chitkul (Last Village): The last inhabited village near the Indo-Tibetan border, known for its stunning scenery.
  • Kamru Fort: A historic fort in Sangla Valley, featuring intricate woodwork and ancient temples.
  • Kalpa: A scenic village with breathtaking views of the Kinner Kailash range.
  • Roghi: A serene village in Kinnaur known for its apple orchards and tranquility.
  • Sarahan: A picturesque village famous for the Bhimakali Temple and stunning landscapes.
  • Bhimakali Temple: An ancient and architecturally significant temple in Sarahan.
  • Chail: A serene hill station known for the Chail Palace and lush deodar forests.
  • Kufri: A popular destination for winter sports and a wildlife zoo, near Shimla.
Day Day Plan Travel Time
Day 1 Chandigarh to Narkanda via Shimla, Kufri 6-7 hrs
Day 2 Narkanda to Sangla via Hatu Peak & Hatu Temple 6-7 hrs
Day 3 Sangla to Chitkul (Last Village) via Rakcham, Batseri. Hike to Glacier Point, if you want 2-3 hrs
Day 4 Sangla to Kalpa via Kamru Fort, Recong Peo, Narayan Nagini Temple, Monastery & Roghi 3-4 hrs
Day 5 Kalpa to Sarahan. Visit Bhimakali Temple, attend Evening Prayers 5-6 hrs
Day 6 Sarahan to Chail via Kufri, Chini Bungalow, Himalayan National Park, Cricket Ground  5-6 hrs
Day 7 Chail to Chandigarh drop  4-5 hrs

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Here is the ultimate packing list for your Himachal trip.

If you are travelling the in winter – please carry

Kinnaur district is a Himalayan gem with rugged landscapes, lush orchards, and vibrant culture, perfect for adventure and tranquility seekers alike.

You’ll experience:

  • Narkanda: A serene hill station in Himachal Pradesh known for skiing and apple orchards.
  • Hatu Peak: Majestic peak near Narkanda, offering panoramic views of the Himalayas.
  • Sangla: Picturesque valley in Kinnaur with lush landscapes and the Baspa River.
  • Batseri: Quaint Kinnauri village known for its traditional architecture and culture.
  • Rakcham: A charming village in Kinnaur, offering a tranquil escape amidst mountains.
  • Chitkul (Last Village): The last inhabited village near the Indo-Tibetan border, known for its stunning scenery.
  • Kamru Fort: A historic fort in Sangla Valley, featuring intricate woodwork and ancient temples.
  • Kalpa: A scenic village with breathtaking views of the Kinner Kailash range.
  • Roghi: A serene village in Kinnaur known for its apple orchards and tranquility.
  • Sarahan: A picturesque village famous for the Bhimakali Temple and stunning landscapes.
  • Bhimakali Temple: An ancient and architecturally significant temple in Sarahan.
  • Chail: A serene hill station known for the Chail Palace and lush deodar forests.
  • Kufri: A popular destination for winter sports and a wildlife zoo, near Shimla.
Day Day Plan Travel Time
Day 1 Chandigarh to Narkanda via Shimla, Kufri 6-7 hrs
Day 2 Narkanda to Sangla via Hatu Peak & Hatu Temple 6-7 hrs
Day 3 Sangla to Chitkul (Last Village) via Rakcham, Batseri. Hike to Glacier Point, if you want 2-3 hrs
Day 4 Sangla to Kalpa via Kamru Fort, Recong Peo, Narayan Nagini Temple, Monastery & Roghi 3-4 hrs
Day 5 Kalpa to Sarahan. Visit Bhimakali Temple, attend Evening Prayers 5-6 hrs
Day 6 Sarahan to Chail via Kufri, Chini Bungalow, Himalayan National Park, Cricket Ground  5-6 hrs
Day 7 Chail to Chandigarh drop  4-5 hrs

Your trip includes:

Your trip excludes:

Here is the ultimate packing list for your Himachal trip.

If you are travelling the in winter – please carry

Detailed itinerary

Arrive in Chandigarh and head towards Narkanda. Take appropriate breaks on the way and enjoy the beauty as you leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind. View the lush green valleys and apple orchards on both sides of the road. Stay in the midst of nowhere in Narkanda.
Have a nice breakfast with a view of the mountains and head to Sangla via Rampur. Before heading out of Narkanda, visit the famous Hatu Temple and Hatu Peak. You can see 180º views of the surroundings from Hatu Peak. As you head towards Sangla you shall meet the Sutlej river at Sainj and from there on it will be with you till Kalpa. Sangla is one of the most beautiful valleys in India. We recommend a walk to Baspa river from your hotel.
Go for an early morning walk to Basteri village from your hotel if you are up for it. Batseri is a beautiful, rustic village with traditional local architecture worth exploring. After the Batseri Village on the route to Chitkul, your final destination for the day is Rakcham, a picturesque village in Sangla valley known for its pink fields of buckwheat. Spend some time taking photographs before we head to Chitkul- the last village on the Indo-Tibet border. Reach and relax, you can explore the village and spend some time with the locals before heading back to Sangla.
A short drive today from Sangla to Kalpa. On your way we stop Kamru Fort in Sangla. Kamru fort famous for its local tower like structure is famous for housing 33 CR gods and goddesses and also has a shrine for goddess Kamakhya Devi brought all the way from Assam. The next stop is Reckong Peo which is the headquarters of Kinnaur district. It is a buzzing town full of shops and a market for you to pick up souvenirs and have lunch. The next stop is Roghi village and the famous suicide point at Roghi which has become a popular tourist attraction for its views and Instagram worthy pictures. Reach Kalpa and rest. You can go for a village walk in the evening and visit the local monastery and temple in Kalpa.
Have a leisure breakfast before you head fo Sarahan today. On your way you can stop at Tapri for some local lunch at a dhaba. Enjoy the drive to Sarahan as you move across the famous apple belt of Himachal. Sarahan is a small village famous for the Bimakali temple- the kuldevi of the Bushahr kingdom and is visited by hundreds of devotees every year. Sarahan used to be the summer capital of The Bushahr kingdom and houses the kings and queens palace next to the temple.
Leave for Chail this morning and on your way make a stop at Kufri. Kufri is famous for its Amusement park which has the world highest go-kart track, the Chini bungalow which is famous for its statues and architecture and the Kufri zoo. You can spend your day in Kufri before heading for Chail. Chail is known for the famous cricket ground, Chair Palace and for its bird sanctuary. Stop by for a visit before you head to your hotel.
Head back to Chandigarh this morning after breakfast and catch your flight back home. Trip ends today.

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