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Sangla

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.  In Tibetan language, the word ‘Sangla’ means ‘Pass of Light’. Sangla is famous for its high fertile soil; at an elevation of 2621 m above the sea level. Little known fact, Sangla is a Tibetan wood carving center! Thanks to the Sangam of two cultures – Hinduism and Buddhism. The place is resplendent with amazing natural beauty and picturesque locations. The climate of the region remains pleasant all year round and is apt for sightseeing. Snow clad mountains surround you and you get to see the Kinner Kailash peak. The Baspa River flows through the valley and that is why it is also known as the Baspa Valley. The place attracts every tourist with its beautiful temples, gompas, and friendly habitants. The place is famous worldwide for Kinnauri caps and handmade shawls. The major source of livelihood for the locals is agriculture and related activities.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit is between March and October. The other months are when Sangla receives heavy snowfall. Also, during the rainy season, one needs to be careful because sometimes this region has cloudbursts which result in extremely heavy rainfall.

How to Reach ?

Sangla can be covered by two ways, either via Shimla or Manali.

By road: Once you reach Shimla it will take 8 hours to reach Sangla which is approximately 221 km. Cab will pass through Fagu, Theog, Narkanda and Rampur.

By Air: The nearest airport is Jubbarhatti, in Shimla and it is 230 km from Sangla.

By train: The nearest Railway station is in Shimla and it is 221 km from Sangla.

Content last updated in December 2019


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