Kalpa, a beautiful village in the Kinnaur Valley, is a bucket list destination for every traveler. It is a small, remote village above the Reckong Peo in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Inhabited by kinnauri people, this place is famous for apple orchards, views of Kinner Kailash, and the raw beauty of the Himalayas.
Sangla to Kalpa Route
The distance from Sangla to Kalpa is around 38 km. The entire route up to Reckong Peo and Kalpa is really beautiful and is nothing less than a dream road trip in the Himalayas. During your journey, you will get sight of Kinner Kailash which is among many rewards of traveling to Kinnaur. Watch the video to know more about roads up to Kalpa, and whether self-drive would be possible or not? And how safe are these routes?
Must visit places
Narayan Nagini Temple
Narayan Nagini temple is situated on the top of Chini village in the Kinnaur district. The temple is supposed to be 5000 years old and holds significant importance to Mahabharata. You will get a beautiful view of Kinner Kailash from the main courtyard of the temple. It is definitely a must visit Kinnaur.
Hu Ba Lan Kar Gompa
Hu Ba Lan Kar Gompa is less than 500 mt from the temple. During our visit, the main prayer hall of the Monastery was closed, but the outer courtyard is full of prayer wheels, flags, and a huge Buddhist stupa. The main road that leads to the Monastery and temple is full of old-style shops and houses on one side, and on the other side is the beautiful sight of the Himalayas.
Stroll in Kalpa Village
Kalpa is a perfect postcard village surrounded by the snow-capped Himalayas. While visiting Kalpa, keep some time to explore the village on foot. You can buy traditional caps and shawls from the market of Kalpa, as well as from Reckong Peo. This village where Narayan Nagini temple and Gompa are located is Batseri village, and watch out the video to experience the breathtaking beauty of this remote village.
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